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9 Story Rebrands Toronto Studio as “Brown Bag Films”

9 Story Media Group is rebranding its Toronto animation studio as Brown Bag Films. The parent company remains IDed as 9 Story Media Group, which also holds 9 Story Distribution International ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: Vampirina, Your Friendly Neighborhood Vampire

What do you do after creating one of the most popular, trail-blazing animated preschool shows in recent memory? If you’re Doc McStuffins creator and exec producer Chris Nee, you embark ... 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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Daily News Bytes: Sofia Carson Meets ‘Spider-Man’, DUST’s ‘Afrofuturism’, Aardman’s ‘Early Man’ & More

‘Marvel’s Spider-Man’ Guest Starring Disney Channel’s Sofia Carson Descendants 2 star and recording artist Carson will voice “Keemia,” the estranged daughter of Flint ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon’s Fall Kids Originals Revealed, with New ‘Wishenpoof’ Trailer

Amazon has detailed its fall slate of kids’ original series set to launch exclusively on Prime Video. These include a new season of Wishenpoof (Sept. 26, trailer below), Sigmund and ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: ‘Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You’ out Nov. 14

Announced back in March, Universal 1440’s holiday hit song-inspired CG tale has received a home entertainment debut date and a spunky, snowy trailer. Narrated and executive produced ... Continue Reading →
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‘Vampirina’ Sinks Teeth into Disney Junior Oct. 1

The new, cutely blood-curdling kids’ show Vampirina has been slated for its broadcast premiere on Sunday, October 1 at 11 a.m. ET, with two back-to-back episodes simulcast on Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Wanda Sykes & Portia de Rossi Voice Couple on ‘Doc McStuffins’

Two of Hollywood’s most famous queer women, Wanda Sykes (Black-ish) and Portia de Rossi (Scandal), made a house call with Disney’s Doc McStuffins this weekend, voicing a ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: Amazon Original ‘Niko and the Sword of Light’ Bows July 21

A new original animated fantasy-adventure is heading to Prime Video, as Amazon Original Kids Series Niko and the Sword of Light is set to premiere on July 21. The show has already scored ... Continue Reading →
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James Van Der Beek, Lauren Graham & Isabella Crovetti Star in ‘Vampirina’

The undead are anything but unfriendly in the animated family comedy series Vampirina, premiering this fall on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and the new Disney NOW app. The CG-animated ... Continue Reading →