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Youth Media Alliance 2017 Awards of Excellence Winners Revealed

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance presented its 2017 Awards of Excellence to deserving kids’ content creators at a “fancy”-themed gala at CBC Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto on ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Celebration ’17 Calls for Entries

Submissions for The World Animation Celebration 2017 are now open! Presented by Animation Libation Studios and Animation Magazine and hosted by Sony Pictures Animation, WAC is an international ... Continue Reading →
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‘Office’ Creator Ricky Gervais Joins Bron’s ‘The Willoughbys’

Canadian studio Bron Animation has signed on Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning series creator, writer and actor Ricky Gervais (Special Correspondents, The Office, Derek) to narrate its ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Upfronts Fresh Toon Slate for 2017-18

Global kids brand Cartoon Network has announced a well-plotted slate of content for the 2017-18 upfront season designed to offer fans something new every day across a variety of platforms. ... Continue Reading →
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Pam Marsden Upped to Head of Production at Sony Animation

Longtime producer and executive Pam Marsden has been promoted to the role of Head of Production at Sony Pictures Animation, where she had previously held the post of Executive VP Production ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: Cartoon Network Blooms with New March Episodes

Cartoon Network is springing into action with all-new episodes of fan-favorite series throughout the month of March. The Powerpuff Girls premieres new girl-powered adventures on Fridays, ... Continue Reading →
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CN Serves Up ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’ Series First Look

Cartoon Network will premiere the new Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs TV series on Monday, March 6 at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT. Based on Sony Pictures Animation’s 2009 feature hit and the ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Mitchell Is Directing ‘LEGO Movie’ Sequel

Trolls and Shrek Forever After helmer Mike Mitchell has signed on as Master Builder for Warner Animation Group’s The LEGO Movie sequel, replacing formerly attached director Rob ... Continue Reading →
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Original Force Taps GFM to Take ‘Duck Duck Goose’ Global

Original Force Animation co-Presidents Sandra Rabins and Penney Finkelman Cox, and CEO/Founder Harley Zhao, have appointed GFM Animation and GFM Films to handle international sales ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Dominates MIPJunior Top 30

The list of the top 30 most-viewed projects at the MIPJunior market this year was completely dominated by animated series — 29 out of 30! — with an unprecedented showing ... Continue Reading →