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If Comcast Deal Happens, How Would DWA and Illumination Co-Exist? If the $3 billion-plus acquisition goes through, will Chris Meledandri do for DWA-Illumination what John Lasseter has ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands Expands Asian Broadcast Reach

Genius Brands International has expanded its reach in Asia with a new multi-property broadcast licensing agreements secured in the region for animated series Thomas Edison’s Secret ... Continue Reading →
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Debra Pierson Appointed GM of Kid Genius Channel

Genius Brands International has named former Kabillion executive and respected distribution, production, licensing and merchandising expert Debra Pierson as General Manager of its Kid ... Continue Reading →
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Q&A: Andrew Berman of Genius Brands International

Last week, Genius Brands International announced an important new partnership with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, covering distribution and opening the doors for future co-development ... Continue Reading →
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Bradley Wald Named CFO, SVP Business Ops for LAIKA

Portland stop-motion studio LAIKA has appointed former NBCUniversal exec Bradley Wald as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Operations. The announcement was ... Continue Reading →
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Aaron Sparrow and James Silvani Return to New Darkwing Duck Comics Fresh Darkwing titles from Joe Books due out in April. Hit TV Drama My Fair Princess to be Made into Animation Popular ... Continue Reading →
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ShortsHD Presents Oscar Nominees in Theaters & On Demand

For over 10 years, ShortsHD has been bringing the Oscar nominated short films in the Animation, Live Action and Documentary categories to audiences across the globe with exclusive theatrical ... Continue Reading →
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‘Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab’ Earns Big U.S. Public TV Rollout

Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab, a new animated series created by Genius Brands International in association with Georgia Public Broadcasting, has cleared to date 161 public television ... Continue Reading →
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Kid Genius Channel Launches on Xfinity On Demand

Genius Brands International has launched the Kid Genius children’s entertainment channel on Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand platform, making it available to roughly 21 million households ... Continue Reading →
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Jeff Wolfe Joins Nathan Love as EP

Motion design and animation studio Nathan Love has hired on Promax BDA Award-winning producer Jeff Wolfe as Executive Producer. Wolfe joins the studio after working with top companies ... Continue Reading →