Trolls: The Beat Goes On

Score One for Animation

***This article originally appeared in the June/July issue of Animation Magazine (No. 281)*** Probably no area of filmmaking has changed so much over time as animation, the art form ... Continue Reading →
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Scholastic’s ‘Clifford’ Makes Big Return to Small Screen

Scholastic Entertainment is bringing back beloved kids’ property and Emmy-winning TV icon Clifford the Big Red Dog for an all-new, 39-episode animated series. Based on the best-selling ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Features Factor Amid Song and Score Oscar Contenders

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 70 songs are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 90th Academy Awards, and 141 Original ... Continue Reading →
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112 Original Scores Advance Towards Oscar Nominations

The Academy has announced that 112 feature scores are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the upcoming 88th Academy Awards, taking place in Hollywood February ... Continue Reading →
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CN to Increase Australian Originals in 2016

Cartoon Network will be expanding its original animation program line-up in 2016 by producing four new projects in Australia. Set to join the toons produced at the company’s brick-and-mortar ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Orders Three Original Kids Series & Aardman Special

Amazon has greenlit three new Amazon Original Kids Series for next year, as well as a half-hour animated special that will debut soon. The two animated series, Dino Dana and Lost in ... Continue Reading →
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Six New Pilots Now on Amazon

Amazon has launched six new kids’ pilots on its Instant service in the U.S., U.K. and Germany. The projects include animated projects The Adventures of Knickerbock Teetertop, Lost ... Continue Reading →
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Six Kids Pilots Coming to Amazon June 26

Amazon Instant Video users in the U.S., U.K. and Germany will have access to six new kids’ pilots as of Friday, June 26. The 2015 pilot season includes animated fare for kids ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Greenlights Six New Kids Pilots

Amazon Studios is looking to build on its success with original kids’ series like the multi-award winning Tumble Leaf by trying out six new kid-targeted pilots in its upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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Settling the Score: The 2014 Musical Oscar Race

The big Toon Town players are not just concerned with the coveted Best Animated Feature trophy—the genre also tends to be well represented in the Score and Song categories come awards ... Continue Reading →