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Taichung Int’l Animation Festival Calls for Entries Three-year-old Taiwanese fest has opened an international call for entries this year, introducing new categories International ... Continue Reading →
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Second Irish Animation Awards Attracts Int’l Pros

Global broadcast leaders including Amazon, Netflix, BBC and Disney are expected to join in the festivities as the second Irish Animation Awards recognizes outstanding creative talent ... Continue Reading →
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GKMC in Angouleme Presents International Perspective

Next week, an international consortium of children’s entertainment professionals and analysts will collect in Angoulême, France for the third edition of the Global Kids Media Congress. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wissper’ Season 2 Gets Milkshake! Greenlight

CG-animated preschool series Wissper has received a commission for a second 52 x 7 season package from the UK’s Channel 5, for its popular pre-k block Milkshake! The series debuted ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Counts on ‘Numberblocks’

A new animated series that asks, what happens when numbers come to life?, has launched on CBeebies in the UK with the Monday arrival of Numberblocks — a 30 x 5 sister series to ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Judge Animated Country Music Series Greenlighted by Cinemax Creator of Beavis & Butt-head and King of the Hill is returning to animation with an eight episode order for Mike ... Continue Reading →
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‘Justice League Dark’ LA & NY Premieres – Free Fan Tix Available!!! RSVP ASAP to JLDarkLA or JLDarkNY at gmail.com for your chance to grab a free ticket to the ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC Adds Tiger Aspect’s Tim Searle, Ups Anna Davies

UK’s CBBC Productions has boosted its scripted production team with the appointment of Tim Searle, formerly of Tiger Aspect, to oversee its animated comedy division; and the elevation ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Launches in East Africa

The BBC’s preschool channel CBeebies is coming to young audiences in East Africa through a new deal between BBC Worldwide and pay TV platform Zuku TV. The kids’ channel is available ... Continue Reading →
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Pixelatl ‘16: Storytelling Makes Us Human

In the past five years, I’ve seen the animation, video games and comics event, Festival Pixelatl, develop into a serious contender by connecting, building and promoting the Mexican ... Continue Reading →