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MarcoPolo Secures $8.5M in Funding, Video Partnership with Boat Rocker

Mobile-based early childhood education company MarcoPolo Learning has raised $8.5 million in Series A funding to expand its award-winning suite of apps, and produce premium animated ... Continue Reading →
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Don Hahn to Address Dodge Commencement, Receive Honorary Degree

Academy Award-nominated producer Don Hahn will receive an honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Dodge College’s commencement ... Continue Reading →
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Visegrad Animation Forum Unveils 2017 Highlights

The 5th edition of Visegrad Animation Forum — a key industry gathering for professionals, mainly from in Central and Eastern Europe — will take place May 2-4 in Trebon, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Available Now: Studio Ghibli’s ‘Ocean Waves’ on DVD GKIDS has issued the home entertainment release of the acclaimed studio’s “forgotten” film, directed ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Tweets ‘Pokemon Sun and Moon’ Premiere Date The latest series in the smash-hit pocket monster franchise will bow on Disney XD in the US on Saturday, May 13 at 9 a.m. Animated ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Clips & Trailers

League of Legends “God Fist Lee Sin” Cinematic by director Golden Wolf and Blacklist studio for Riot Games. My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea: Clip #1, Clip #2, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Underdog’ Animator Joe Harris Dies at 89

The advertising artist who brought to life some of the most iconic cartoon characters of the mid-20th century, Joe Harris, died March 26 at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, Deadline ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Titles and Dates ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Sequel

Wreck-It Ralph is busting out of the arcade and venturing into the expansive universe of the internet for the pixel-powered sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2, coming ... 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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With Animation in Her Blood, Claire Keane is Ready to Bring Disney’s ‘Tangled’ to TV Fast Company talks with the artist behind Rapunzel’s amazing handpainted ... Continue Reading →