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News Bytes: ‘Bat Pat’s’ New Home, ‘Masha’s’ World Cup Fever, Fox’s Diversity Push and More

‘Bat Pat’ Flies to Toon-A-Vision Atlantyca’s animated series Bat Pat is flapping its wings to the launch of Toon-A-Vision, the new free cable TV service and only kids and family ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lucas the Spider’ Snares Fresh TV in Its Adorable Web

Fresh TV Inc. (creator of the Total Drama franchise) has joined forces with animator Joshua Slice and snagged exclusive rights to “web” phenomenon Lucas the Spider. The company ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ferdinand,’ ‘Jumanji,’ ‘Last Jedi’ Win at 1st PETA “Oscats” for CG Animals

A new industry recognition with a message has entered the annual awards season, as PETA’s Animals in Film and Television Division has announced the winners of its first-ever Oscats ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Sky Announces First Female-Directed Movie ‘Foster’

Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios (Ferdinand, Ice Age, Rio) have announced their 15th animated movie, working titled Foster, being co-directed by Karen Disher and Steve Martino (The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Coco’ Win PGA Film & Animation Awards

The Producers Guild of America held its 29th annual Producers Guild Awards on Saturday night, bestowing the prestigious Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical ... Continue Reading →
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‘Coco’ Wins Pixar’s 8th Golden Globe for Animation

Pixar Animation Studios’ magical, music-filled ode to Mexican traditions Coco was announced as the winner of the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture – Animated at Sunday ... Continue Reading →
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It’s a ‘Jedi’ vs. ‘Jumanji’ Christmas Weekend!

Audiences are expected to flock to movie theaters this holiday weekend to catch up on the latest family movies served up by the studios. Industry observers are predicting Disney’s ... Continue Reading →
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The Making of ‘Ferdinand’

Ferdinand The story of Ferdinand, the peace-loving ... Continue Reading →
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CTN Expo to Offer Many Panels, Sneaks & Artist Events

It wouldn’t be November without another exciting edition of the CTN Animation Expo held at the Burbank Marriott convention center. We had the pleasure of speaking to super-busy ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Race Heats Up with 26 Animated Films

Twenty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 90th Academy Awards. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: The ... Continue Reading →