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Mercury & Cartoon Saloon form Lighthouse Studios

Canada’s Mercury Filmworks and Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon have joined forces to create a new, full-service animation venture: Lighthouse Studios. Based in Kilkenny, Ireland, the studio ... Continue Reading →
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Superights Feathers ‘Puffin Rock’ Sales Nest Worldwide

Superights Kids & Family Entertainment is sending the two-time Kidscreen Award-winning preschool series Puffin Rock (78 x 7). Initially commissioned by RTEJr (Ireland) and Nick ... Continue Reading →
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Dingle Dates Irish Animation Awards 2017

The second Irish Animation Awards — celebrating outstanding talent in Ireland’s animation, VFX and gaming industries — will take place Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the ... Continue Reading →
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Be There! Corfu Animation Festival 2017 Greek toon fest is seeking short films, shorts for kids, student films and features completed after Jan. 1, 2015 for its 6th ... Continue Reading →
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Syracuse LA Hosting Pixar-DisneyToon Panel

Syracuse University Los Angeles will be hosting a conversation with Pixar and DisneyToon studio executives (and Syracuse alumni) for the benefit of current students and aspiring storytellers. ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Rolls Out Its ‘Trolls,’ and Alec Baldwin Too – Comic-Con DWA rang in the first of the big Hall H panels at Comic-Con in San Diego with a deluge of unseen ... Continue Reading →
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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 →