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Turner Ups Cecilia Persson to VP of Programming Kids EMEA

Turner Europe, Middle East and Africa has promoted Cecilia Persson to Vice President of Programming and Content Strategy Kids EMEA, Acquisitions and Co-Production International. The ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’16 Sets Attendance Record

The 2016 FMX conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia wrapped up in Stuttgart on Friday, with the 21st edition welcoming 3,500 attendees — an all-time high for attendance ... Continue Reading →
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APOS News Round-Up

APOS 2016 has wrapped up in Bali, with some notable deals taking place at the international media conference: Viacom International Media Networks Asia agreed to a multi-year Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Jamie Foxx May Star in a R-Rated Jim Henson Puppet Movie The Oscar-winning actor is reportedly in early talks to play the lead in The Happytime Murders. Former FEN Execs Launch StoryArc ... Continue Reading →
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All-New ‘Peanuts’ Premiering on Boomerang

A brand-new animated series based on one of the world’s most iconic brands is heading to Boomerang, with Peanuts set to premiere Monday, May 9 at 11:30 a.m. ET / 8:30 a.m. PT. Viewers ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Full Program Revealed

Taking place June 13-18, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (accompanied by the MIFA market, June 15-17) will once again offer the very best in animation from around the ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Zone Details for Dubai Park Revealed

Turner’s Cartoon Network EMEA has dished the dirt on the dedicated Cartoon Network Zone within IMG Worlds of Adventure; Dubai’s first major themed entertainment destination. ... Continue Reading →
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Sky Inks Kids Programming Deal with Turner

Sky in the U.K. has secured a long-term deal that will bring over more kids’ content from Turner Channels Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito. Sky TV customers will be able ... Continue Reading →
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Bridging the Gap Animation Lab Deadline Extended

The second annual international Bridging the Gap animation lab — being held this year in Valencia, Spain July 18-23 — has extended its call for projects deadlines. The new ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

ECCC Exclusive: IDW’s New Powerpuff Girls Team Talks Comics/Animation Revival IDW announces at Emerald City Comic Con that the Cartoon Network reboot will be bolstered by an ongoing ... Continue Reading →