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Disney Launches Global Female Empowerment Shorts Initiative

Disney today announced a new global project giving 21 talented young women from different parts of the world the chance to make digital shorts telling the stories of inspiring female ... Continue Reading →
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Apple Places Multi-Series Order with Sesame Worshop

Apple is striding forward in its march to join the original content players with a confirmed order for multiple series from Emmy-winning nonprofit entertainment and education outfit ... Continue Reading →
Nimble Collective

Nimble Collective Offers Toon Boom Software to Cloud Community

Cloud-based animation production platform Nimble Collective has partnered with Toon Boom Animation to offer the software company’s industry-standard Harmony and Storyboard Pro programs ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Apple in Talks with Cartoon Saloon, Scooby Stamps, Award Winners & More!

Apple Is Close to a Deal for an Animated Movie Apple is reportedly looking to dip its toes into animated feature production in a bid to take on Netflix, Amazon and Google. The company ... Continue Reading →
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Will Apple Release Cartoon Saloon’s Next Movie?

Bloomberg reports that Apple has been in talks with acclaimed Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon. Insiders believe that the tech company is in hopes of striking a distribution deal ... Continue Reading →
Yoko

‘Yoko’ Producers and Jetpack Launch Free Kids App

Jetpack Distribution, Wizart Animation, Dibulitoon and Somuga have launched a newly created free (and advertising free) app based on top pre-school show Yoko, that promotes outdoor ... Continue Reading →
Gosha

Designer-Director Gosha Joins Method Studios as LA Creative Director

Accomplished 3D designer/director Gosha (Georgiy Kuznetsov) has joined Method Studios as Creative Director in Los Angeles. He adds his talent to the company’s eclectic, bi-coastal ... Continue Reading →
Boomerang

Boomerang Streams into Year 2 with New Series, Spanish Launch & More

As Turner’s premium SVOD toon service Boomerang embarks on its second year, subscribers are in store for a slate of new series for kids, families and animation fans, renewed original ... Continue Reading →
Jeffrey Katzenberg

Katzenberg’s NewTV Video Startup Raises $800 Million

Former DreamWorks Animation leader Jeffrey Katzenberg has secured about  $800 million in financing for his video startup NewTV. Bloomberg reports that the company will use the money ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Details 2018 Horror Program

Marking the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Gothic novel Frankenstein, one of the highlights of the World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb ... Continue Reading →