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Daily News Bytes: Anime’s Industry Illness, Original Force Prods Depart, Best of NW Animation Fest & More

Japan’s Animation Industry Failing to Cultivate Next Generation of Talent Nippon.com‘s culture section dissects the problems behind the country’s impending talent ... Continue Reading →
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New Kidz Global Study: SpongeBob, Peppa Pig, Doraemon Among Top Toons

LIMA has released its bi-annual Kidz Global Study, providing a snapshot of children’s favorite brands and characters across more than 40 countries. Calculated from consumer surveys ... Continue Reading →
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2017 World Animation Celebration Judges Announced

The official judges panel for The World Animation Celebration 2017 international short film animation festival have been announced, with pros from across the animation and visual effects ... Continue Reading →
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Nick to Launch Interactive Videos on Preschool Noggin App

Top kids’ entertainment brand Nickelodeon is introducing a sparkling new collection of interactive, curriculum-driven preschool content to its NOGGIN ad-free subscription service ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Inks Multiyear Deal for ‘P. King Duckling’

Shout! Factory and Chinese entertainment company UYoung have secured an agreement that will bring preschool series P. King Duckling to the North American home entertainment market. ... Continue Reading →
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Taichung Int’l Animation Festival Calls for Entries Three-year-old Taiwanese fest has opened an international call for entries this year, introducing new categories International ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nella,’ ‘Digby,’ ‘Trucktown’ Coming to Nick Channels

Nickelodeon networks are off to an animated start in 2017 with the announcements that new preschool series Nella the Princess Knight is heading to the Nickelodeon channel (premiering ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Opens Burbank Studio Expansion

Nickelodeon officially opened Wednesday its newly expanded studio in Burbank — a state-of-the-art 200,000-square-foot expansion that will house more than 700 jobs and more than 20 ... Continue Reading →
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Nick UK Vet Launches Larkshead Media

Tim Patterson, formerly VP and director of programming for Nickelodeon UK, has officially launched his end-to-end children’s media service company, Larkshead Media. Headquartered ... Continue Reading →
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Cal State Fullerton Exhibit Celebrates 25 Years of NickToons

Hundreds of visitors arrived at the California State University, Fullerton campus on Saturday April 16th to celebrate an event 25 years in the making. Nickelodeon’s Happy Happy ... Continue Reading →