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Around the World in Animation: Leanne Passafonti

Globe-trotting animation professional Leanne Passafonti reflects on a decade in Toon Town during a brief respite between travels. The founder of Bright Box Creative (UK) has recently ... Continue Reading →
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NFTS Takes BAFTA Prize, Announces New Diploma

This weekend marked a new triumph for London’s National Film and Television School, as student Anushka Naanayakkara’s graduation film A Love Story was awarded the British ... Continue Reading →
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BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced this year’s British Academy Children’s Awards nominees. Live-action educational parody Horrible Histories snagged three ... Continue Reading →
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BLE: Simpsons Baby, Digby Dragon, Gumball, Maya, Thunderbirds

+ 20th Century Fox Consumer Products (BLE stand E30) has launched the first-ever baby and nursery line for The Simpsons in Europe, with the first licensees to deliver in 2017. Showcasing ... Continue Reading →
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Manchester Animation Fest Reveals Program

Taking place in the northern English city from November 15-17 this year, Manchester Animation Festival has revealed a lineup of special programs presented by leading European producers ... Continue Reading →
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Alix Wiseman Named 9 Story VP Business & Acquisitions

9 Story Media Group has appointed international media professional Alix Wiseman to the newly created position of Vice President, Business Development & Acquisitions. Based out of ... Continue Reading →
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Mercis Commissions ‘Miffy’ Season 3

Mercis has commissioned a third season of popular CG-animated series Miffy’s Adventures Big and Small from London’s Blue-Zoo animation studio. The 26-episode order will ... Continue Reading →
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Snapper Taps Abbey Home for ‘Q Pootle 5′ in U.K.

Snapper Productions has signed a deal with Abbey Home Media for the U.K. home entertainment rights to its animated preschool series Q Pootle 5. Abbey will release a first DVD, Pootle ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Zoo Presents ‘More Stuff’ with Redshift

Redshift got to play Santa’s helper by delivering high-quality image rendering with a quick turnaround for Blue Zoo animation studio’s shiny new CG Christmas short, More ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Unwraps ‘Q Pootle’ Xmas Special

Closing out a successful first season of out-of-this-world animated series Q Pootle 5, Snapper Productions has inked a deal with CBeebies giving the kids’ channel U.K. rights ... Continue Reading →