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Skydance Forms Animation Division in Ilion Partnership

US film and TV producer Skydance Media has announced the launch of an animation division and multi-year partnership with Madrid-based Ilion Animation Studios (Mortadelo & Filemon, ... 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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Disney Junior Re-Ups ‘Roadster Racers’ & ‘Lion Guard’

Disney Junior has place orders for more of its hit toons for tots, Mickey and the Roadster Racers (season 2) and The Lion Guard (season 3). Roadster Racers has topped 41 million viewers ... Continue Reading →
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Disney-Pixar Reveals New ‘Coco’ Poster, Trailer Coming Soon

Director and Pixar brain-trustee Lee Unkrich unveiled a colorful new poster for Disney-Pixar’s upcoming underworld adventure, Coco (due out Nov. 22). The helmer also noted in his ... Continue Reading →
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Take a First Look at the Next Wave of ‘Hanazuki: Full of Treasures’ Nine new episodes of Hasbro’s recently launched digital series premiere on YouTube this Sunday, March 12 at ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio’s Mikael Hed Forms Kaiken, Buys TV & Pub Depts.

Mikael Hed, founder and former CEO of Rovio Entertainment (Angry Birds), has formed a new venture focused on animation, digital apps, and publishing: Kaiken Entertainment. The new outfit, ... Continue Reading →
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Second Irish Animation Awards Attracts Int’l Pros

Global broadcast leaders including Amazon, Netflix, BBC and Disney are expected to join in the festivities as the second Irish Animation Awards recognizes outstanding creative talent ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy 2017 – Check Out the Official Poster! French illustrators Kevin Manach and Ugo Bienvenu (currently working on Miya Prod.’s Domenica) delivered this year’s defining ... Continue Reading →
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Ice Cube Eyed for Miles Morales’ Dad in the Animated ‘Spider-Man’ Movie According to Meet the Movie Press co-host Jeff Sneider, Sony Pictures Animation is considering ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at Disney XD’s ‘DuckTales’ Already Re-Upped for Season 2

Oh boy! Ahead of the highly anticipated summer premiere of the all-new modern take on classic cartoon DuckTales, Disney XD has ordered a second season of the animated comedy. To celebrate, ... Continue Reading →