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Titmouse Spreads Its Wings

Behind the ivy-covered walls of a large contemporary building ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Courts Director Joachim Ronning for ‘Maleficent 2’

Norwegian writer/director Joachim Rønning is about to become a very busy man now that he’s established in Hollywood. And it’s good news for those in the mood for more live-action ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, Altice Reach Last-Minute Carriage Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and multiple-system operator Altice (the fourth largest in the nation) have resolved their Carriage Dispute. Their contract was originally set to lapse last ... Continue Reading →
The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular

Disney Details NOW App, October On-Air Highlights

The WATCH apps for Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior have been rolled up into one new destination, dubbed DisneyNOW. The combo app provides access to full episodes of series ... Continue Reading →
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Mercury Filmworks Makes Key Promotions, Management Hires

Mercury Filmworks — one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios, which boasts the likes of Disney, Netflix and Amazon among its media partners — is expanding its ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: ‘Star Wars Forces of Destiny’ Specials Ready to Blast Off

New tales from a galaxy far, far away are ready to take off on screens, with the debut of two half-hour Star Wars Forces of Destiny specials coming to Disney Channel and the Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Rediscovering Oswald

Like many in the animation industry, I was very aware that Oswald the Lucky Rabbit was an early and popular animated character that ... Continue Reading →
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Pushing Real Diversity in Kids’ Toons: Chris Nee and Jennifer Oxley in Conversation at TAC

One of the highlights of this year’s TAC conference in Ottawa was an inspiring panel featuring two highly regarded TV animation creators: Chris Nee (Doc McStuffins, Vampirina) and ... Continue Reading →
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Rebecca Campbell Named President of Walt Disney Co. EMEA

Walt Disney International has announced that Rebecca Campbell, President, ABC Owned Television Station Group and ABC Daytime, will take on the role of President, The Walt Disney Company ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Futurama: Radiorama’ Arrives, Execs Move Up at Deluxe, New Chitose Airport Lineup, & More

New Chitose Airport Animation Festival 2017 Official Selection The still young fest has attracted an impressive lineup of films from internationally renowned animators, including Koji ... Continue Reading →