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Daily News Bytes: ‘Camp Camp’ S3 Trailer, ‘Simpsons’ go to Upfest, Hannibal Buress Joins Adult Swim Fest Lineup, & More!

Atlantyca Ent. Secures ‘Geronimo Stilton’ Deal with Apparel Leader BIOWORLD The globe-trotting mouse character will grace a line of boys and girls (4-12) apparel — including ... Continue Reading →
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James L. Brooks to Receive Writers Guild 2018 Laurel Award

Screenwriter, director and producer James L. Brooks — who has crafted iconic feature films Terms of Endearment, Broadcast News and As Good as It Gets in addition to being a driving ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Animating ‘The Ray,’ ‘Simpsons’ Predicted Disney-Fox Deal, Patty Jenkins Receiving PSIFF Honor & More

‘Wonder Woman’ Director Patty Jenkins to Receive PSIFF Award Palm Springs Int’l Film Festival will honor the first female recipient of its Creative Impact in Directing Award in ... Continue Reading →
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Writers Guild to Honor Animation Writer Len Wein

Late comic book co-creator of Marvel’s Wolverine and DC’s Swamp Thing and animation writer Len Wein will receive the Writers Guild of America West’s Animation Writers Caucus Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Manchester Animation Fest Gets Buzzing Nov. 14

Having released a rundown of programming highlights for the 2017 edition back in September, organizers of the Manchester Animation Festival are putting on the finishing touches ahead ... Continue Reading →
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Syfy Takes Delivery of Matt Groening’s ‘Futurama’

Syfy has long attempted to cultivate an audience of fans of cult and genre television, and they’ve done well by picking up the show that has spoken most clearly to that audience ... Continue Reading →
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Manchester Animation Fest Reveals 2017 Program

The Manchester Animation Festival returns to the city’s HOME venue for the third year in a row November 14-16, 2017, bringing a three-day celebration of the best and brightest ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Futurama: Radiorama’ Arrives, Execs Move Up at Deluxe, New Chitose Airport Lineup, & More

New Chitose Airport Animation Festival 2017 Official Selection The still young fest has attracted an impressive lineup of films from internationally renowned animators, including Koji ... Continue Reading →
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Jam City Delivers ‘Futurama’ Podcast Extension on Nerdist

Jam City (via its game studio TinyCo), FoxNext Games and Matt Groening are expanding the Futurama universe with a double-length podcast episode, arriving on Nerdist, SoundCloud and ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Simpsons’ Composer Dischord, Sparks Fly in “Edith Piaf” MV, Fox TV Shakeup, & More

’The Simpsons’ Composer Alf Clausen Fired Double Emmy winner to exit the record-setting show after 27 years in what speculators peg as a cost-cutting measure. The show has recorded ... Continue Reading →