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Aardman Preps ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Movie for 2015

Following in the footsteps of Wallace and Gromit, another popular Aardman character is getting ready for its big movie adventure. The Bristol-based animation studio announced today ... Continue Reading →
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Double Negative Opens New TV Branch

VFX company Double Negative has launched Double Negative TV, a new division of Dneg dedicated to visual effects creation for television. Dneg TV will be headed up by 20-year VFX veteran ... Continue Reading →
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The Mill Shuts Down TV VFX Department

Another day, another troubling news item about the beleaguered vfx industry. This time it’s London-based studio The Mill which revealed that it will close its TV visual effects unit, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peter Rabbit’ Hops to Nickelodeon

A new CG-animated series based on the works of Beatrix Potter is high-tailing it to Nickelodeon as the preschool-targeted show Peter Rabbit debuts on the channel Tuesday, February 19 ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Launches New Math-Based Show

A new math-themed animated series is slated to debut on U.K’s children channel CBeebies and the BBC Worldwide Channels later this year. The show, which is called Numtum Adventures, ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Toons to Stream on Amazon’s LoveFilm U.K.

Amazon.com-owned streaming video service LoveFilm has signed a deal with Disney in the U.K. and Ireland to air animated shows featuring Marvel characters. U.K. and Irish subscribers ... Continue Reading →
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New on Disc Today

Plenty of family friendly toon goodies are out on home entertainment shelves this week. Here’s the rundown:       The Amazing World of Gumball – The Mystery [Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mike the Knight’ Is Google U.K.’s Top TV Trender

File this one under the special “Who Knew?” file. Mike the Knight, the CG-animated series from Hit and Nelvana has beaten such heavy-hitters as Showtime’s CIA thriller Homeland ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Delivers Gothic New Short Starring Morph

Everyone’s favorite Bristol-based studio, Aardman Animations, has unveiled a new gothic online film starring Morph, a classic character first introduced in 1977 in the show Take Hart. ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Gruffalo’s Child’ Gets U.S. Premiere on Sprout

Preschool television channel Sprout will offer the U.S. premiere of The Gruffalo’s Child on December 22nd. Based on the classic children’s picture book written by Julia Donaldson ... Continue Reading →