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Second Annual LAIKA Animation Fellowship Announced

Non-profit arts organization Film Independent (producers of the Spirit Awards and LA Film Festival) and Oscar-nominated studio LAIKA announce the second year of the LAIKA Animation ... Continue Reading →
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’Stranger Things’ Star Matthew Modine Joins Animated Film ‘My Love Affair with Marriage’ Recent SAG Awards nominee (and no stranger to voice acting for animation) signs on to ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Ghibli’s ‘Ronja’ Coming to Amazon Prime Video Jan. 27

Amazon Prime Video will be launching its original kids’ series Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter on January 27 for subscribers in the US and UK. The new animated adventure from ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix, Amazon, DHX, LEGO & YouTube Kids Lead Kidscreen Hot50

Kidscreen has unveiled the results of its 2016 “Hot50″ ranking of the year’s best in broadcasting, production, distribution, licensing and digital media. The list ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Studios First Feature Toon: ‘Emily the Strange’

Retail’s iconic Goth girl may finally be getting the feature animation treatment after years of quiet shuffling. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the character created by Rob ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Writers Guild Awards Nominees Announced

The Writers Guild of America, West and Writers Guild of America, East have revealed the nominations for the 2017 Writers Guild Awards, recognizing outstanding writing for TV, new media, ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Orders Two New Prime Kids Originals

Amazon Studios has ordered two new Amazon Original Kids Series, which will be coming to download and streaming exclusively on Prime Video. The shows are animated series Bug Diaries, ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Debuts Original Holiday Specials Nov. 25

Amazon Studios has marked down Friday, November 25 for its original kids’ holiday programming launch. Three brand-new specials will be debuting on Prime Video in the US and UK: animated ... Continue Reading →
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Matthew Berkowitz Named Head of Development at Atomic Cartoons

Thunderbird announces the appointment of Matthew Berkowitz as Head of Development at subsidiary Atomic Cartoons. The former Arc Productions exec has been brought onboard to develop ... Continue Reading →
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A Brief History of Animation Screwing with the Real World Now that the hybrid sitcom Son of Zorn has made its TV debut, it’s time to look back at some other times the live and animated ... Continue Reading →