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Matthew Berkowitz Named Head of Development at Atomic Cartoons

Thunderbird announces the appointment of Matthew Berkowitz as Head of Development at subsidiary Atomic Cartoons. The former Arc Productions exec has been brought onboard to develop ... Continue Reading →
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Marv Newland Curates Toon Showcase for VIFF

Canadian animation legend Marv Newland (Postalolio, Bambi Meets Godzilla) has been charged with curating Vancouver International Film Festival’s second annual “Kooks and Legends” ... Continue Reading →
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‘Counterfeit Cat,’ ‘Talking Tom’ Win Cablefax Awards

Tricon Films & Television’s original animated comedy series Counterfeit Cat snapped up the 2016 Cablefax Program Award for Best Children’s Series. The 2D series is a ... Continue Reading →
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People on the Move: Blink Ink, Disney/ABC, FuseFX, marblemedia, Post Factory, ZDF

• Academy Award nominated animator PES has signed on to Blinkink following recent spots for Honda and Android. Known for his ability to reimagine everyday objects in wholly new ... Continue Reading →
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SXSW Winner Tower Gets October Release Kino Lorber picks up U.S. rights for Keith Maitland’s animated documentary about the 1966 University of Texas massacre. Jennifer Twiner-McCarron ... Continue Reading →
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Vancouver Animation Biz Takes on Annecy

The Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) and nine top animation studios from “Hollywood North” have ascended the French alps for the 56th Annual Annecy International Animation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Counterfeit Cat’ Curls Up in Disney XD’s Lap

Tricon Kids & Family and Wildseed Kids have sold animated shorts series Counterfeit Cat to Disney XD for broadcast in the U.S. The comedy spots will debut on Monday, June 20 at ... Continue Reading →
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Boy & The World Directing Team on Discouraging Current Trends in Animation Alê Abreu and AD Priscilla Kellen weigh in on the state of the artform, the film’s blended techniques ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix will Get Down with ‘Beat Bugs’

Netflix, Grace: A Storytelling Company, Thunderbird and Beyond Screen Production announce that original kids series Beat Bugs will arrive on the streaming platform this summer. Created, ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News: 9 Story, Gaumont, Komixx, Marblemedia, Portfolio, SLR, Splash

9 Story Media Group has secured multiples licenses for the animation/live-action hybrid series Monkey See Monkey Do (26 x 11, preschool). The second season has sold to Turner’s ... Continue Reading →