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Daily News Bytes: ‘Sea of Thieves’ Cinematics, Sexism at Pixar, Family Separation Short ‘Estrellita’ & More

How Pixar’s Open Sexism Ruined My Dream Job Former studio artist Cassandra Smolcic comes forward in a Variety guest piece about the harassment and discrimination that created a toxic ... Continue Reading →
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Acamar’s ‘Bing’ Is on the Hop

Acamar Films’ Bing continues to bound around the world with new broadcast sales and renewals secured in key territories. Acamar, now handling all global sales for the hit series, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Masha’ S3 Bids Guten Tag to KiKA

Ink Media has secured a deal that will send the cutely comical adventures of Animaccord’s Masha and the Bear season 3 to top German kids’ channel KiKA. The new season will debut ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart: Successful FMX and 12th APD Come to a Close

The 23rd FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media wrapped up Friday having provided some 4,000 attendees to a varied, well-balanced program featuring 264 speakers ... Continue Reading →
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Portfolio Sets Sail for Kidscreen with Raft of New Deals

Worldwide content producer-distributor Portfolio Entertainment has secured a slew of international sales ahead of the Kidscreen confab in Miami. These cover new third-party properties ... Continue Reading →
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Meta Media Sets Off Stampede of Deals for ‘Animanimals’

Meta Media Entertainment has secured a raft of new broadcaster and platform pick-ups for award-winning series Animanimals. The London-based distributor specializes in quality children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100 Takes Over Emmy-Winning Little Airplane Productions

European powerhouse Studio 100 has taken another step in its international expansion by acquiring New York-based animation studio Little Airplane Productions. Known for bringing hit ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM: Global TV News Bytes

Co-pro partners Cartoon Saloon, Dog Ears and Penguin Random House and international distributor Superights have secured a new overseas nest for preschool toon Puffin Rock, just nominated ... Continue Reading →
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One Animation’s ‘Insectibles’ Going Strong in Germany

Insectibles is shaping up to be the next big thing from CG studio One Animation (Oddbods), with the 3D HD animated series scoring top kids’ TV ratings in Germany. The show is a co-production ... Continue Reading →
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Cyber Group Hosts Int’l Emmy Kids Awards Semi-Final

For the sixth time, Paris-based Cyber Group Studios had the honor of presenting the Semi-Final round of judging in the International Emmy Kids Awards competition for two categories: ... Continue Reading →