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Why Matthew McConaughey Chose Kubo and the Two Strings as His First Animated Film The voice of insect samurai Beetle cites the appeal of “Laika’s quality” during red ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Channel Coming to MENA

beIN Network and DreamWorks Animation are joining forces to launch the first DreamWorks channel in the Middle East and North Africa, with the new channel joining beIN’s service ... Continue Reading →
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DWA’s ‘Noddy Toyland Detective’ Set for Sprout

DreamWorks Animation’s first original preschool series Noddy Toyland Detective will premiere on NBCUniversal’s Sprout in the U.S. this fall. Co-produced by DWA and Gaumont ... Continue Reading →
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Russia Plans Tax Cut for Local Animation Industry The international success of Russian produced toons like the Snow Queen movies, Kikoriki and Masha and the Bear have spurred government ... Continue Reading →
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The World’s First Snoopy Museum Is Opening in Tokyo Charles Schulz’s work-famous beagle gets the recognition he deserves with a new Rippongi attraction featuring original ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Sky Is First to Settle in Animators’ Anti-Poaching Suit

Blue Sky Studios — the Fox-owned CG feature powerhouse behind The Peanuts Movie, Rio and the hit Ice Age franchise — last week became the first studio to pursue a settlement ... Continue Reading →
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Our First Ever Look at Bruce Timm’s Animated Adaption of The Killing Joke Voice star Mark Hamill shares sneak peek teaser of the film, due out some time this year. April and the ... Continue Reading →
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Huayi Bros. Partner with Hollywood Vets for Animation Venture

Chinese film production company Huayi Brothers has announced plans to expand its international presence by setting up an animation outfit with the help of some Stateside industry veterans, ... Continue Reading →
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Playmates Revs Up for ‘Voltron’ Toys

Playmates Toys and DreamWorks Animation announce they are collaborating on a new toy line based on DWA’s upcoming series Voltron: Legendary Defender, a reimagining of the classic ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News: DreamWorks, FremantleMedia, One Animation, Sesame Workshop, Shaboom!, Squeeze, ZAG

DreamWorks Animation and France’s Lagardere Active TV have inked a deal for free-to-air and basic pay-TV rights for the latter’s kids and family channels to broadcast the ... Continue Reading →