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Michael Palin to Narrate New ‘Clangers’ Series

Award winning comedian, actor, writer and Monty Python alumnus Michael Palin has been confirmed as the narrator for a new version of the classic BBC animated series Clangers. The stop-motion ... Continue Reading →
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Vishnu Athreya Named VP of Program Scheduling at CN

Cartoon Network’s chief content officer Rob Sorcher announced that the channel will be shipping in one of their top programming directors from Hong Kong and installing Vishnu ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC, FremantleMedia Revive ‘Danger Mouse’

Danger Mouse is back! After many years away, one of the most popular animated series in the United Kingdom is set to return to TV screens in a new 52 x 11 min. Series. Commissioned ... Continue Reading →
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Tele 5 Scores with Cartoon Broadcast System

German channel Tele 5 will be serving up fresh World Cup animations three time a week thanks to FlickerLab’s innovative live-animation tool, the Cartoon Broadcast System. The ... Continue Reading →
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Milk Shakes Up BAFTAs with ‘Doctor Who’

London based indie visual effects house Milk has won a British Academy Television Craft Award for its outstanding vfx work on the BBC’s Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special: Day ... Continue Reading →
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Yeun, Day Sign on to Toon ‘Chew’ Feature

The popular Image Comics series Chew — about a cibopathic detective who derives clues from the things he eats — is getting an animated feature with The Walking Dead star Steven Yeun ... Continue Reading →
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Turn It Up to Eleven

A list of 10 plus 1 shows to watch for on the floor at MIP during the annual market, set for April 7-10 Angel’s Friends Produced by: Play Entertainment, RTI Mediaset, Mondo TV Created ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC to Air Nelvana’s ‘Sidekick’ This Summer

Nelvana Enterprises has signed a broadcast deal with the BBC for its animated series Sidekick to air on its kids channel CBBC beginning in summer 2014. The license includes seasons ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Fest Reveals Animated Com Noms

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS), which attracts over 80,000 visitors and 2,500 industry professionals to the German city each year, has made its selection for the Animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mr. Hell’ Trio Reunites for ‘Unstable’ Feature

Unstable, a 2-D animated feature film to be co-directed by Phineas & Ferb co-creator Jeff “Swampy” Marsh, has moved into development for production and a theatrical ... Continue Reading →