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Fantasia Fest Honors ‘King of Pigs,’ New Hertzfeld Short

Korean film The King of Pigs won the top prize for animated features at the Fantasia International Film Festival, while animator Don Hertzfeld’s latest won the best animated short ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon Offers 6-Week Preview to Canadian Cable Viewers

Teletoon Canada will offer Canadians free access to Teletoon during the Teletoon Free Preview event, running Aug. 15  to Sept. 30. During this six-week preview, subscribers of participating ... Continue Reading →
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TAC Continues PItch THIS! Program at Ottawa Fest

The Television Animation Conference, held each year for industry insiders at the Ottawa International Animation Festival, is continuing its Pitch THIS! program. Presented by 9 Story ... Continue Reading →
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Thunderbird, Flux, Telegael Team on ‘Wiki the Kiwi’

Vancouver’s Thunderbird Films is joining forces with New Zealand’s Flux Animation Studios and Ireland’s Telegael on a new CGI preschool series called Wiki The Kiwi. The companies ... Continue Reading →
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HIT Scores Big Deals for ‘Mike the Knight’

HIT Entertainment reports 10 new TV sales and three licensing agent deals for its CG-animated preschool property Mike the Knight. The series has been sold to Super RTL in Germany, and ... Continue Reading →
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Sales for ‘Poppy Cat,’ ‘Ben and Holly,’ ‘Oscar’s Oasis’

Here’s the word on three of the most-recent animated series sales from around the globe: • Coolabi has secured a terrestrial broadcast deal for Poppy Cat with CITV in the ... Continue Reading →
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Ameba Brings Kids’ Content to LG Smart TV Platform

Canadian internet TV company Ameba has launched on the LG Smart TV platform its channel of commercial-free children’s programming that includes such animated series as Sid the ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon at Night Sets English, French Pilot Project Finalists

Teletoon Canada has set five finalists in each of its English and French contests for the Teletoon at Night Pilot Project. The project solicited aspiring and professional animators ... Continue Reading →
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Arc Prods. (Formerly Starz Animation) Adds Denton in L.A.

Toronto-based animation house Arc Productions, recently acquired by a Canadian ownership group from Starz Media, has hired Stephanie Denton to head its Los Angles office as senior VP ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Animation Fest Spotlights Top Talent, Projects

The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival has announced its interactive sessions spotlighting some of the most innovative talent and projects in animation and visual effects. “Once ... Continue Reading →