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MarcoPolo Secures $8.5M in Funding, Video Partnership with Boat Rocker

Mobile-based early childhood education company MarcoPolo Learning has raised $8.5 million in Series A funding to expand its award-winning suite of apps, and produce premium animated ... Continue Reading →
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PBS KIDS Sets New ‘Daniel Tiger’ Special for May 8

An all-new one-hour special from the Emmy-nominated preschool series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood is heading for PBS KIDS, with “Tiger Family Trip” set to premiere ... Continue Reading →
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Zoic Ups VFX Supe Jeffrey Baksinski to Creative Director

Visual effects house Zoic Studios has promoted Emmy-nominated VFX supervisor Jeffrey Baksinski to Creative Director. With continued series growth across all three of the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Picks up Trio of Kids’ Series Ahead of MIPTV

9 Story Distribution International has acquired three children’s series for global distribution, and will present them at MIPTV. This includes animated series Vivi, created by ... Continue Reading →
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Daytime Emmys: DreamWorks’ 21 Nominations Tops Animation Competition

The nominations are in for the 2017 Daytime Emmy Awards, and DreamWorks Animation has emerged as the top toon producer with 21 nods. This includes seven for Guillermo del Toro’s Trollhunters ... Continue Reading →
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44th Daytime Creative Emmys for Animation Achievement Named

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) has announced the honorees for outstanding achievement in animation, who will be celebrated at the 44th Daytime Creative ... Continue Reading →
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Turner & WB to Launch Boomerang SVOD in US

Time Warner’s Turner and Warner Bros. have announced a new domestic premium video subscription service, featuring an extensive collection of timeless cartoons: Boomerang. Set ... Continue Reading →
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Second Irish Animation Awards Attracts Int’l Pros

Global broadcast leaders including Amazon, Netflix, BBC and Disney are expected to join in the festivities as the second Irish Animation Awards recognizes outstanding creative talent ... Continue Reading →
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New UK Partners Bring ‘Powerpuff Girls’ to Catwalk & High Street

Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA announced its latest raft of apparel and accessories partners for The Powerpuff Girls in the UK, following the recent unveiling of London-based fashion ... Continue Reading →
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Cosmic Forces Taps Mark Caplan to Grow VR/AR Offerings

Cosmic Forces, the LA-based creators of mobile VR hit Goosebumps: Night of Scares, has brought on entertainment industry veteran Mark Caplan to help lead the company’s aggressive ... Continue Reading →