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Capcom Plans ‘Monster Hunter’ Special for 2019

Video game giant Capcom is teaming up with Pure Imagination Studios to create an animated special based on a hit action RPG franchise, titled Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild. The ... 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 →
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Aardman Expands Partner Content Division, Adds Directors

Aardman has hired visual production company and animation studio Jungler to represent the studio and its pool of directors in France. Based in Paris, Jungler creates commercials, music ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Byes: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Trailer, HBO Execs Tease ‘Thrones’ Massacre, Nigerian Animation on the Rise & More

’Tala’ Is a Gorgeous 2D Mix of Nature and Animation Melbourne-based developer The Garden Well is creating a beautiful, bugs-eye-view adventure which blends sweet doodle-y cartooning ... Continue Reading →
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Jorge R. Gutiérrez Breaks Off from ‘Billion Brick Race’

The Book of Life helmer Jorge R. Gutiérrez revealed via Facebook that he has left his gig as a director at Warner Bros. Animation, and is no longer attached to direct LEGO Movie spinoff ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Animation Group Names Abbate EVP, Leahy SVP

Warner Animation Group has appointed two senior-level creative executives to shepherd its upcoming feature animation and live-action hybrid production and development slate. Veteran ... Continue Reading →
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Atomic Cartoons Bringing ‘Last Kids on Earth’ to TV

Thunderbird Entertainment announces that its animation studio, Atomic Cartoons (Beat Bugs, Little Charmers, Rocket Monkeys), has optioned the TV adaptation rights to Max Brallier’s ... Continue Reading →
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New Kidz Global Study: SpongeBob, Peppa Pig, Doraemon Among Top Toons

LIMA has released its bi-annual Kidz Global Study, providing a snapshot of children’s favorite brands and characters across more than 40 countries. Calculated from consumer surveys ... Continue Reading →
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Games Vet Martin Carrier Named CEO of Frima

Canadian digital entertainment studio Frima has brought on videogame industry veteran Martin Carrier as its new President & Chief Executive Officer. The announcement was made by ... Continue Reading →
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WB, LEGO Group Build ‘Ninjago Movie’ Global Program

Warner Bros. Consumer Products and The LEGO Group have joined forces with a crack squad of licensing & merchandising partners to harness the Ninja Warrior Spirit in a comprehensive ... Continue Reading →