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Daily News Bytes: Casting ‘Pooh,’ Stone Newman Joins Pocket.Watch, SCAD Wraps 1st Fest, & More

Disney’s Live-Action ‘Christopher Robin’ Has Cast Winnie the Pooh, Eeyore and More This return to the fictional world created by A.A. Milne will star Ewan McGregor ... Continue Reading →
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Nora Twomey’s ‘Breadwinner’ Premiering at TIFF

A first round of film programming picks for the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival was announced during a live-streamed press conference Tuesday, with Cartoon Saloon’s upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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‘Puffin Rock’ Flocks to Milkshake! UK

Award-winning animated preschool series Puffin Rock will be feathering a new nest when it migrates this month to Channel 5′s Milkshake! programming block in the UK. Narrated by ... Continue Reading →
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Carole Brin Named Chief Digital Officer for Superprod

French producer Superprod has tapped Carole Brin to lead its newly-created digital department as Chief Digital Officer. Brin will develop digital strategy for the company’s TV ... Continue Reading →
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Nathalie Pinguet to Head Sales & Acquisition for Superights

International kids & family content sales company Superights is welcoming Nathalie Pinguet onboard as its new Deputy General Manager. Pinguet will be heading the company, leading ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

GLAS Presents Georges Schwizgebel Retrospective Swiss indie animation legend (and this year’s Annecy Honorary Cristal recipient) will be celebrated with a special screening and ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Teases ‘The Breadwinner’ Coming This Fall

GKIDS has unveiled the first teaser trailer for The Breadwinner — the third theatrical feature from Oscar nominated studio Cartoon Saloon, directed by Nora Twomey (co-director, ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Irish Animation Awards Winners Announced

The second edition of the biennial Irish Animation Awards took place in Dingle over the weekend at a ceremony in The Skellig Hotel. The well-attended event included representatives ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Dingle Sets 2017 Speakers

Animation Dingle and JAM Media are preparing to welcome high-profile international media companies to the Irish coastal town for the fifth edition of the industry event. Offering conference ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Wraps a Successful Bordeaux Debut

Premiere European pitching event for animated features Cartoon Movie took place last week in its new host burg of Bordeaux, France, welcoming 850 participants (up 14% from last year) ... Continue Reading →