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Deep Panels Set Apart World Animation and VFX Summit

It was just two days, but the third annual World Animation and VFX Summit seemed to jam several lifetimes worth of experience in for the attendees. Staged at the California Yacht Club ... Continue Reading →
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TELETOON Commissions Third Season of ‘Rocket Monkeys’

Corus Entertainment’s TELETOON network has commissioned a third 26 x 30 season of animated kids’ comedy Rocket Monkeys from Breakthrough Entertainment. The announcement ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough Keel Hauls ‘Pirate Express’

Breakthrough Entertainment is expanding its children’s library with the acquisition of Pirate Express, which will debut at the MIPCOM market in Cannes this month. The 2D animated ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit to Honor Phil Roman, Bonnie Arnold

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit will honor Phil Roman, iconic animator and founder of Film Roman, and How to Train Your Dragon 2 producer Bonnie Arnold at ... Continue Reading →
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Growth Spurt

Canada’s deep talent pool, excellent infrastructure and generous tax incentives are fueling a new boom in animation and visual-effects work. Michael Hefferon Few countries as ... Continue Reading →
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Market Showcase: Atomic Cartoons

Award-winning Atomic Cartoons is an independent full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District with a satellite studio in beautiful downtown Kelowna. Atomic ... Continue Reading →
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U.K. Studios, Canadian Companies Explore Co-Pros

Pact (Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television), the U.K. trade association for independent film, TV, digital and media producers, has announced that British animation companies ... Continue Reading →
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The Mixel Invasion Has Begun!

Cartoon Network and LEGO join forces to introduce the world to cute, collectible monsters called Mixels. Last summer, right around Comic-Con, ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes Part II

+ Atomic Cartoons will be bringing three new animated treats along in its luggage to the MIPCOM market, including the studio’s first live-action hybrid series Minimum Wage, a ... Continue Reading →
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Atomic Expands with Yeti Farm

Vancouver’s Atomic Cartoons has inked a joint venture agreement with Kelowna, BC-based animation studio Yeti Farm Creative. The exclusive three-year deal–worth up to $3 ... Continue Reading →