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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 →
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Farshid Almassizadeh Named SPYR Chief Strategic Advisor

SPYR, Inc. — a holding company with wholly owned subsidiaries in the mobile game and app development/publishing industry (as well as restaurants) has hired on Farshid Almassizadeh ... Continue Reading →
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Kid Genius Cartoon Channel Expands to 42M US Homes

Genius Brands International has partnered with multi-platform video distribution company Future Today, Inc. to deliver the Kids Genius Cartoon Channel to an additional 20 million homes, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Lin-Manuel Miranda Joining ‘Little Mermaid’ as Producer and Songwriter Hamilton creator and star will team up with legendary Disney composer Alan Menken for the live-action reboot’s ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Kung Fu Panda 3 Is Expected to Fortify DreamWorks Animation’s Ties to China LA Times looks at Jeffrey Katzenberg’s investment strategy ahead of sequel’s simultaneous ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ratchet & Clank’ Trailer Debuts

The first trailer for the animated feature adaptation of popular PlayStation videogame franchise Ratchet & Clank has debuted exclusively on Apple iTunes. The film will be released ... Continue Reading →
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FatRedCouch Producing ‘Edison’s Secret Lab’ Apps

Genius Brands International is partnering with FatRedCouch, Inc. on the production of apps for animated children’s series Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab. A master app release ... Continue Reading →
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Greg Talmage Joins Blur as EP

Animation, VFX and design company Blur Studio has hired on Greg Talmage as Executive Producer. An entrepreneur with over 15 years experience in creative services, Talmage joins the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer Arrives

Well, it was 88 seconds of Force-fueled nostalgia as Disney and Lucasfilm released the first look at footage from Star Wars: The Force Awakens in a teaser trailer. The trailer was screened ... Continue Reading →
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ShortsHD Presents Plympton Catalog on TV, Online

The ShortsHD TV network will air a week’s worth of animation by Bill Plympton starting Oct. 11. The weeklong event begins with the network’s Editors Pick program, airing ... Continue Reading →