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CAKE Teams with Triggerfish for Action-Comedy ‘Mama K’s Super 4’

Kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE is partnering with South Africa’s award-winning Triggerfish Animation Studios to co-produce a new animated comedy-action series, Mama K’s Super ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum: TeamTO & Nexus Spin ‘House of Magic’ into Series

Paris-based CG shop and content producer TeamTO and Belgian producer Nexus Factory are developing School of Magic, a new 52 x 11 min. animated series spin-off of Studio Canal’s international ... Continue Reading →
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Larkshead Media Takes on ‘Numberblocks’ UK Management

Media services company Larkshead Media has been appointed to manage UK licensing for hit animated CBeebies series Numberblocks by brand owner and creator Alphablocks Ltd. Larkshead ... Continue Reading →
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Encounters Fest Reveals 2017 Program

Encounters Film Festival has issued the program lineup for the 2017 edition, taking place in Bristol from September 19-24. Over 3,000 submissions have been narrowed down to 247 films ... Continue Reading →
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Orlando Jones Serves Up HOT Chocolate with Animation & Tech Vets

Actor and comedian Orlando Jones — who most recently appeared as the trickster Anansi in American Gods for Starz — is pioneering a new kind of animation content with the ... Continue Reading →
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Kay Benbow Says Goodbye Amid BBC Children’s Overhaul

A major restructuring of the BBC’s Salford, UK-based children’s division will see CBeebies Controller Kay Benbow departing, along with several other senior staff. The revamp ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Nut Job 2’ Trailer, ‘Black Panther’ Pics, ‘Rilakkuma’ on Netflix, & More

VIDEO: ‘The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature’ – Animals vs. Humans Featuring the voices of Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, Jackie Chan, Maya Rudolph, Katherine Heigl, Gabriel Iglesias, ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Bond, Creator of ‘Paddington Bear,’ Dies Age 91

English author Michael Bond, creator of the globally beloved series of Paddington Bear adventures, died June 27 at his home in London not far from Paddington Station. His passing was ... Continue Reading →
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Axis Group Launches Unified Axis Studios Brand

UK-based animation and VFX collective Axis Group is officially reinventing itself as Axis Studios — a new powerhouse identity that unites its three branches and locations across ... Continue Reading →
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BGF Invests $2.5 million in U.K. Effects House Milk

The Business Growth Fund has invested an initial £2 million ($2.5 million) in Milk Visual Effects, an Oscar winning independent visual-effects company in the United Kingdom. The funding ... Continue Reading →