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Disney EMEA Commissions ‘Hive’ Season 2

Disney EMEA — covering U.K., Germany, France, Scandinavia, Spain, Italy, Central/Eastern Europe, Poland, Middle East, Turkey and Africa — has commissioned a second season ... Continue Reading →
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Dispatches from TAC in Ottawa

Attendance is high and the discussions vigorous at this year’s Television Animation Conference, a two-day industry event that kicked off Sep 16 and is held in conjunction with Ottawa ... Continue Reading →
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Glen Keane Creates ‘Nephtali’ for Paris Opera’s Digital Stage

Glen Keane Productions announced the launch of animation luminary Keane’s newest film, Nephtali, which was created for the Paris Opera for the launch of its new digital stage called ... Continue Reading →
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Live ‘Jungle Book’ Gets Trailer

Disney has unveiled the official trailer for its live-action-with-CG-accompaniment take on Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. This more serious action-adventure take on the story ... Continue Reading →
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Veteran Writer, Storyboarder Robert Lence Joins ‘Snow Queen 3′

Veteran Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks filmmaker Robert Lence has joined Wizart Animation’s The Snow Queen 3 as writer. In cooperation with director Alexey Tsitsilin, Lence is set ... Continue Reading →
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Glen Keane Demos VR Drawing for Future Summit

The annual Future of Storytelling Summit is always a fascinating event for the insights it offers into the evolving technology and art of storytelling. And this year, animation legend ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Hive’ Premieres on Clan

The Hive, an animated series about the everyday adventures of a family of bees, will make its debut on TVE’s kids channel Clan in Spain this Sunday, September 13 as part of its Back ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Guild Ratifies Contract

Members of Animation Guild have ratified a new three-year contract with management with an overwhelming voter majority. The deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers ... Continue Reading →
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McPherson, Welt Out at Maker

Disney-owned multi-channel network Maker Studios has bid farewell to two senior executives this week. The departures of chief content officer Erin McPherson and SVP of marketing Jeremy ... Continue Reading →
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Disney TV Animation Appoints Key Execs

Following up Disney Television Animation’s most successful year ever, the company has made several key executive appointments to help further the content development pipelines ... Continue Reading →