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VIDEO: Moana – Dwayne Johnson Sings “You’re Welcome” Enjoy a delightfully hubristic ditty from Dwayne Johnson’s demigod character Maui from Disney’s ... Continue Reading →

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 →

Amazon Gets ‘Stinky & Dirty’ Sept. 2

One of the latest titles in Amazon Prime Video’s growing roster of greenlit original series, The Stinky & Dirty Show will introduce preschool viewers to a mess of animated fun ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: Shotgun Announces Pipeline Award Winners

Shotgun Software announced the winners of the third annual Pipeline Awards at SIGGRAPH in Anaheim on Tuesday. The Pipeline Awards recognize tools and individuals exhibiting excellence ... Continue Reading →

Studio 100 Picks Up Cyber Group’s ‘Mirette’, ‘Gilbert & Allie’ for GSA

Studio 100 Media is expanding its home entertainment business in German-speaking territories with third-party content being added to its library. Announced Wednesday, the company has ... Continue Reading →

Acamar Taps El Ocho to Rep ‘Bing’ in Iberia

British indie studio Acamar Films has appointed El Ocho as the licensing and merchandising agent for its International Emmy-winning preschool series Bing in Spain and Portugal. The ... Continue Reading →

Brown Bag Opens New Flagship Studio

Award-winning animation producer Brown Bag Films — a subsidiary of Toronto’s 9 Story Media Group — inaugurated a new, 30,000 square foot studio in Smithfield, Dublin on ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Ramps Up Preschool Offerings

Nickelodeon is doubling its preschool-targeted programming with its latest series and specials slate, which will begin to debut on-air this summer, as part of the network’s multiyear ... Continue Reading →

‘Watership Down’ Mini-Series Get All-Star Cast

Richard Adams’ beloved novel Watership Down continues to inspire new feats of entertainment, with BBC One and Netflix announcing the classic tale will be reinterpreted into a four-part ... Continue Reading →

Ballyfermot to Open Ireland’s First VFX/3D Course

Dublin’s Ballyfermot College of Further Education (BCFE), which has built a reputation over the years for preparing students for a range of entertainment industry careers, including ... Continue Reading →