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eOne Rejects Billion Pound ITV Bid

International production and distribution company Entertainment One (eOne) has rejected a takeover offer from U.K. broadcaster ITV, which had bid about 1 billion GBP ($1.3b USD). In ... Continue Reading →
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FXX to Make Push in Animation – TCA FX Networks CEO John Landgraf says rapidly growing channel will “aggressively” go for more animated content. Chronicles of Narnia ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars’ Sweeps Licensing Awards

Disney Consumer Products’ Star Wars continues to prove its constant appeal (and reinvigorated dominion over merch-hungry fans) having won four awards at Tuesday night’s 2016 LIMA ... Continue Reading →
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TeamTO Suits Up for ‘PJ Masks’ & ‘Skylanders’ Seasons

French CG studio TeamTO has been confirmed it will be back in the production saddle for the second seasons of two high-profile animated series: Activision’s Skylanders Academy, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney and DreamWorks Animation Want Appeals Court to Stop Fight with 10,000 Animation Workers With Sony and Blue Sky dealing out, other heavyweights in the anti-trust legal conflict ... Continue Reading →
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Humanizing Girls: Conversation with The Emily & Ariel Show Filmmakers Emily Hoffman and Ariel Noltimier Strauss Selected for the Shorts Program 2 lineup at LA Film Fest, this stop-motion ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channel Dons New ‘PJ Masks’ for Summer

Kids from coast to coast can look forward to some superheroic action on Disney Channel this summer as new two-part episodes of animated series PJ Masks arrive beginning Monday, June ... Continue Reading →
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How Homer Will Make His Live Debut on The Simpsons Sunday night’s Simprovised episode will use mo-cap to let Homer answer live current event Qs. Why It Costs Some Animation Shows ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Home, eOne Ink Multi-Territory Pact

Entertainment One (eOne) and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment have entered a multi-territory home entertainment agreement, which will also see the launch of a joint venture in Canada. ... Continue Reading →
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Just Play Named ‘PJ Masks’ Master Toy Partner

Entertainment One has tapped Just Play LLC as the global master toy partner for its new animated preschool series PJ Masks, which launched on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in the ... Continue Reading →