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And Now, For Something Completely Different…

A Liar’s Autobiography uses various animation techniques to shed light on the outrageous life and career of the late Monty Python player, Graham Chapman. It sounds like a classic ... Continue Reading →
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British Animation Icon John Coates Dies at 85

We are saddened by the news that beloved British animator John Coates, the man behind such revered projects such as The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine and the Oscar-nominated special The ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story, NCircle Partner on ‘Wibbly Pig’

9 Story Entertainment has announced a new partnership with NCircle Entertainment for home entertainment sales of its hit animated preschool show Wibbly Pig in the U.S. “NCircle is ... Continue Reading →
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BBC Unveils Animated Olympic Games Trailer

The BBC offered a sneak peek at the titles sequence and marketing campaign for the London 2012 Olympic Games this past weekend. A 60-second trailer was broadcast during half-time in ... Continue Reading →
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Tapping in to The Grid

Disney XD puts a fresh spin on a sci-fi classic with the new series TRON: Uprising. You can’t keep a good franchise down: Two years after the theatrical reception of Disney’s TRON: ... Continue Reading →
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BBC Says Good-Bye to Children’s Blocks

The BBC Trust has confirmed that children’s programs will no longer be shown on BBC One and Two following the org’s digital switchover. Shows such as Horrible Histories and Blue ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tree Fu Tom’ Debut Scores Big on CBeebies

Animated preschooler series Tree Fu Tom is a hit in the United Kingdom, becoming CBeebies’ No. 1  show of the year since its debut last month. The show for kids 4-6 attracted ... Continue Reading →
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New Tax Credits Introduced for U.K. Animation

The U.K. government announced yesterday that it’s working on offering tax credits for high-end dramas and animation produced in the country. Chancellor George Osborne outlined a new ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Rose Discusses ‘The Gruffalo’s Child,’ ‘Chico & Rita’

Producer Michael Rose discusses his well-received animated projects, The Gruffalo’s Child and Chico & Rita About seven years ago, Aardman veteran Michael Rose set up Magic Light ... Continue Reading →
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Chris Newby Animates Dickens for BBC Radio

In celebration of the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens, Film London, BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio Drama have commissioned five films and five radio plays—Dickens In London—to be broadcast ... Continue Reading →