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Licensing Award Nominations Reflect ‘Star Wars’ Fever

Representatives of top brands and major merchandise partners will convene on Las Vegas this summer for Licensing Expo 2016, and trade association LIMA will be presenting the annual ... Continue Reading →
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Pam Westman Appointed Head of Nelvana

Industry veteran Pam Westman has been tapped to fill the role of Head of Nelvana Enterprises, tasked with overseeing global brand development and management across the Corus Entertainment-owned ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media Unveils WildBrain Network

DHX Media has revealed its latest venture, Wild Brain Family International Limited (or WildBrain), a wholly owned subsidiary of DHX which has been an incubator project since 2012. WildBrain ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Princess and ‘Star Wars’ Boost Hasbro Sales

Global toymaker Hasbro is crediting major Disney brands for its better than expected growth of sales in Q1, taking in $831.2 million in overall revenue so far this year — a 16% ... Continue Reading →
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ECCC Exclusive: IDW’s New Powerpuff Girls Team Talks Comics/Animation Revival IDW announces at Emerald City Comic Con that the Cartoon Network reboot will be bolstered by an ongoing ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Creations Trailers New ‘Thomas & Friends’ Movie at MIPTV

Mattel Creations — the new centralized theatrical, TV and digital content creation company from Mattel, Inc. — gave MIPTV attendees a first look at the newly announced CG-animated ... Continue Reading →
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MIPTV News Bytes

+ Imira Entertainment in Spain is teaming up with Italian studio Just for Kids Factory to co-produce Dummysaurs (104 x 2), a non-dialogue slapstick comedy series. The first 13 chapters ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Launches Digital Content Division Led by Catharin Balsam-Schwaber Mattel Creations launches ahead of MIPTV with American Girl’s WellieWishers and new Barbie Dreamtopia TV movie. ArtCenter ... Continue Reading →
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Nicolas Atlan and Terry Kalagian Head Gaumont Animation Biz

Gaumont Vice-CEO Christophe Riandee has announced that the company is expanding its animation activities in the U.S., growing its animated feature division and increasing activity for ... Continue Reading →
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David O’Reilly Talks Creative Career, Atypical Animation at Penny Stamps CG animation and videogames maverick spent St. Patrick’s Day reflecting on his career in Michigan ... Continue Reading →