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News Bytes: ‘Bat Pat’s’ New Home, ‘Masha’s’ World Cup Fever, Fox’s Diversity Push and More

‘Bat Pat’ Flies to Toon-A-Vision Atlantyca’s animated series Bat Pat is flapping its wings to the launch of Toon-A-Vision, the new free cable TV service and only kids and family ... Continue Reading →
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19th Annual Golden Trailer Award Nominees Announced

The Golden Trailer Awards — celebrating outstanding achievement in motion picture and television marketing — announced the nominees for the 19th annual competition. The ... Continue Reading →
Trolls

Sam Rockwell, Chance the Rapper Get Down with ‘Trolls 2’

DreamWorks Animation has announced Oscar-winning Actor Sam Rockwell and Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper have joined the cast of Trolls 2, the sequel to the highly successful ... Continue Reading →
Mia and Me

Constantin Picks Up Three Studio 100 Flicks

Studio 100 Media and m4e have closed an agreement with Constantin Film, which has acquired distribution rights to three upcoming animated features: 100% Wolf, Quixotes – The Heirs ... Continue Reading →
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Chilemonos Fest to Honor Blue Sky Director Carlos Saldanha

The Chilemonos International Animation Festival will be bestowing its “Iconic Director” award on Carlos Saldanha, the Brazilian-born filmmaker behind many of Blue Sky Studios’ ... Continue Reading →
Koati

Timeless Films Selling ‘Koati’ at Cannes, Starring Sofia Vergara

Timeless Films has announced it will kick off worldwide rights sales to upcoming animated feature Koati at the Cannes Film Festival in May. The plucky animal adventure is directed by ... Continue Reading →
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FMX: Meet ‘Blade Runner’s Rachael, Explore Tunnel AR & Go Commercial

We are (thisclose) to the next FMX conference in Stuttgart (April 24-27), but there’s still new program highlights to explore. Recent additions have been announced for the “Digital ... Continue Reading →
American Gods

Stuff We Love: April’s Must-Have Books, Discs and Toys

***This feature was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** TROLL-TALLY RAD PARTY PACK With the new Trolls: The Beat Goes On DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
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And the Oscar Goes to…

The 90th Academy Awards were held Sunday night, and unsurprisingly Pixar’s Coco was the big animated feature winner, giving director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla K. Anderson ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Ferdinand’ Hoofs It to Digital Platforms Today

Ole, film fans! Fox Animation/Blue Sky Studios’ Oscar nominated animated storybook adaptation Ferdinand makes its entry into the home entertainment ring today, available on Digital ... Continue Reading →