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CALL FOR ENTRIES: TOFUZI 2017 Submit your animated films and series by June 30, 2017 for consideration in the 9th annual international festival of animated films, taking place Oct. ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Snags Exclusive VOD Rights to ‘Camp Lakebottom’

9 Story Media Group has struck a deal with Hulu for the exclusive streaming rights to its global animated hit, Camp Lakebottom (26 x 22). The agreement includes Hulu’s retention ... Continue Reading →
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Groupe PVP Ropes Interactive Rights to ‘Zorro the Chronicles’

Groupe PVP and Cyber Group Studios have inked a worldwide interactive license agreement with Zorro Productions Inc. for Zorro the Chronicles, the new CG-animated TV series that has ... Continue Reading →
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CES 2017: The Consumer Tech Takeaway

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show has come to a close in Las Vegas, having unleashed a flurry of innovations that could prove the next major shakeup of modern life. Some of the key ... Continue Reading →
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50+ Animated and Live-Action Disney Features Set for Hulu

Hulu struck a significant blow in the war for digital streaming dominance over the holiday break, announced a new licensing deal with Walt Disney Studios that will give the platform ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Unveils 2017 Awards Nominees

The shortlisted finalists for the 2017 Kidscreen Awards, honoring the best in children’s television and digital media, have been announced. Contenders in the Programming, Broadcasting ... Continue Reading →
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‘Powerpuff Girls’ Blasts off to Hulu

Hulu as picked up exclusive streaming VOD rights for Cartoon Network’s entire The Powerpuff Girls franchise in a new multi-year deal encompassing both the original series and this ... Continue Reading →
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Tonko House, Fox Animation Team for ‘Dam Keeper’ Feature

L.A.-based Tonko House and Fox Animation are partnering to develop a feature film based on The Dam Keeper, the 2015 Academy Award-nominated animated short written and directed by Tonko ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Orders Season 5 of ‘Doc McStuffins’

Disney Junior is following doctor’s orders, re-upping its Peabody Award-winning animated hit Doc McStuffins for a fifth season. Since its March 2012 premiere, the show has received ... Continue Reading →
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AT&T Reaches Deal for Time Warner Buy

American telecom AT&T has reached an agreement to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion, with a per share price tag of $107.50 split between cash and stock. The deal is expected by ... Continue Reading →