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Ottawa Animation Festival 40th Anniversary Look-Back: ‘Two Sisters’ Experimental animator Kelly Gallagher (Pen Up the Pigs) discusses the meaning and impact of Caroline Leaf’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Elena’ Continues Disney Junior Reign with Second Season

Latin culture and folklore-inspired CG animated series Elena of Avalor has been greenlit for a second season, following its successful premiere on Disney Channel and Disney Junior last ... Continue Reading →
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Pop Star Sia Joines ‘My Little Pony’ Movie Cast

Mysterious wig-wearing music star Sia has signed on to the voice case of Hasbro and Lionsgate’s My Little Pony: The Movie, playing a pony pop star named Songbird Serenade in the ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Rolls Out Its ‘Trolls,’ and Alec Baldwin Too – Comic-Con DWA rang in the first of the big Hall H panels at Comic-Con in San Diego with a deluge of unseen ... Continue Reading →
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BLE Registration Now Open for 2016

Registration is now open for Brand Licensing Europe 2016, the continent’s largest and most prestigious licensing event. Now in its 18th year, BLE returns to the Olympia in London ... Continue Reading →
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Here’s Why Hasbro Just Bought an Animation Studio Fortune dishes the details on the potential opened up by the acquisition of Boulder Media announced yesterday, with Hasbro planning ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Details Holiday Goodies

It’s Christmas in July as Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media has presented its annual Holiday Toy Preview in New York, dishing details on dozens of products — ... Continue Reading →
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MarVista Sets ‘Yo-Kai Watch’ for LatAm Disney XD Debut

MarVista Entertainment has secured a pan-regional broadcasting deal on Disney XD Latin America for Yo-Kai Watch — the kids series phenomenon breaking ratings and retail records ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio Takes ‘Angry Birds Movie’ Licensees Under Wing

Rovio Entertainment’s first ever theatrical feature release will fly the coop on May 20, and ahead of the launch the company announces an impressive roster of licensees across multiple ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Award Nominations Reflect ‘Star Wars’ Fever

Representatives of top brands and major merchandise partners will convene on Las Vegas this summer for Licensing Expo 2016, and trade association LIMA will be presenting the annual ... Continue Reading →