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‘Rick and Morty’-esque Animation Will Make You Appreciate Your Morning Routine Joseph Bennett and Charles Huettner’s bizarre and beautiful sci-fi short Scavengers ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Offerman Voices a Sympathetic Policeman with a Mustache in New ‘My Life as a Zucchini’ Clip Put your tissue supply within grabbing distance. GKIDS releases Claude Barras’ ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Presents ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Character Posters

Enchanté! Walt Disney Studios is introducing cinema guests to the enchanting (and mostly enchanted) cast of characters awaiting them in the live-action reimagining of Beauty and the ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Nomination Reactions: The Class of 2017 Checks In

The nominees are in! Read what the finalist filmmakers have to say about being recognized by the Academy, below. The 89th Oscars will take place February 26. Best Animated Feature Kubo ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kikoriki: Legend of the Golden Dragon’ Arrives in Korea

Russian animation company The Riki Group announces that family feature Kikoriki: Legend of the Golden Dragon will open theatrically in South Korea on Wednesday, January 25 — coinciding ... Continue Reading →
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Kerry Shea Named Head of Deluxe’s Vancouver Studio

Deluxe Entertainment Services has tapped veteran production executive Kerry Shea to head its 500-person Vancouver studio, overseeing day-to-day operations for the company’s global ... Continue Reading →
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Media I.M. Inks More Disney Deals for ‘Sunny Bunnies’

London-based animation & family entertainment distributor Media I.M. has closed a raft of new territory agreements with Disney channels for the Belarus-produced CG series Sunny ... Continue Reading →
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Preliminary Approval Granted in DWA Settlement

US District Judge Lucy Koh has given her preliminary approval to the $50 million payment proposed by DreamWorks Animation back in October as settlement for the ongoing animators’ ... Continue Reading →
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More Theaters Added for ‘Sailor Moon R: The Movie’ VIZ Media has secured additional theaters and new cities to the nationwide cinematic debut of the magical girl movie! ... Continue Reading →
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Deirdre Brennan Named GM for Sprout

Deirdre Brennan has been tapped as General Manager of 24-hour preschool network Sprout, overseeing all aspects of Sprout’s programming, marketing, business strategy and performance. ... Continue Reading →