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Youth Media Alliance 2017 Awards of Excellence Winners Revealed

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance presented its 2017 Awards of Excellence to deserving kids’ content creators at a “fancy”-themed gala at CBC Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto on ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Toons Score Raft of VOD, Linear & In-Flight Deals

Corus Entertainment’s world-class kids’ content producer-distributor Nelvana has secured a range of new partnerships for several of its key animated series, plus live-action titles. ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Daytime Emmy Award Winners

The 44th Daytime Emmy Awards were held Sunday night at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in southern California, presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Hosted by actors ... Continue Reading →
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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 →