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GKIDS Heads to Exec Produce ‘Breadwinner’

New York-based animation distributor GKIDS announces that CEO/Founder Eric Beckman and SVP of Distribution David Jesteadt will executive produce — along with Angelina Jolie Pitt ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Joins ‘Breadwinner’ Production

Toronto-based Guru Studio has come on board international animated feature co-production The Breadwinner, joining co-producers Aircraft Pictures (Canada), Cartoon Saloon (Ireland) and ... Continue Reading →
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International Co-Pro ‘The Breadwinner’ Enters Production

Canada’s Aircraft Pictures, Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon and Luxembourg’s Melusine Productions in association with Angelina Jolie Pitt’s Jolie Pas Productions have begun key animation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Puffin Rock’ Hatches First Picture Book

Award-winning preschool animated series Puffin Rock is heading to book shelves as Puffin Books announces the release of the first of a new series of picture books centered on the character ... Continue Reading →
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Cape Town Animation Fest Welcomes the World

South Africa’s largest animation event will welcome shining personalities and buzzworthy films from around the world this week as the Cape Town International Animation Festival runs ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Awards Winners Announced

The 2016 Kidscreen Awards took place Tuesday evening in Miami during this week’s Kidscreen Summit, with DreamWorks Animation and Sesame Workshop coming away as the major winners ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Graphic India to Expand Blockbuster ‘Baahubali’ to Comics, Animation Akira Mediaworks teams up with Graphic India for transmedia expansion of hit historical fiction epic. Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Cape Town Animation Fest Announces Details

The Cape Town International Animation Festival, kicking off in South Africa from February 18 to 21 at the River Club, has announced plans for an African premiere, multiple award winners ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Lord Named Prez of European Animation Pride

Last year, top players in the European animation industry announced the intent to found an annual award event to celebrate the best in the artform from across the continent, the European ... Continue Reading →
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Superights Plucks ‘Puffin Rock’

Superights Kids & Family Entertainment has been appointed as international distributor for animated preschool series Puffin Rock (78 x 7). The show is a co-production of Cartoon ... Continue Reading →