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Margo Georgiadis Named CEO of Mattel

Margo Georgiadis has been tapped as the next CEO of US-based toy giant Mattel, effective February 8. She will also join the company’s board of directors. Georgiadis will step ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Toys Reveals Wonder Women Awards Nominees

Women in Toys, Licensing and Entertainment has revealed the nominees for its 13th Annual Wonder Women Awards, honoring top female executives who have had a positive impact on the business ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix, Amazon, DHX, LEGO & YouTube Kids Lead Kidscreen Hot50

Kidscreen has unveiled the results of its 2016 “Hot50″ ranking of the year’s best in broadcasting, production, distribution, licensing and digital media. The list ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel, Sesame Among Tangible Play’s Osmo Investors

Tangible Play’s mixed-reality game and experience outfit Osmo has received $24 million in funding from a collection of high profile investors, including toy giant Mattel, publisher ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Creations Inks First LatAm Deal for ‘WellieWishers’

Mattel Inc.’s entertainment content division Mattel Creations has secured its first Latin American broadcast partner for WellieWishers (26 x 11). Aimed at girls 5-7, the new 2D ... Continue Reading →
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Laurent Guérin, Frank Falcone Join YMA Board

The Youth Media Alliance in Montreal announces the appointment of two new members to its board of directors: Laurent Guérin, Vice President, Chief Content and Digital Officer for Groupe ... Continue Reading →
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Film Roman & Boxel Studios Form Film Roman Baja Studio

Film Roman has entered a joint venture with leading Baja California animation facility Boxel Studios to create full-service animation and visual effects studio Film Roman Baja in Tijuana, ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Monster Trucks’ (2017) Trailer Paramount Pictures has released the preview for its kooky CG vehicular-critter flick, in theaters January 13, 2017. Borivoj Dovniković Wins ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Studio Dives into ‘Big Blue’ with CBC

Toronto-based toon shop Guru Studio has announced its latest project Big Blue is now in development with Canadian pubcaster Kids’ CBC. The original series comes from the creative ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Call for Entries: ITFS ’17 Submit your animated shorts, student films, kids’ fare and features by December 1 for the 24th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (May 2-7, 2017)! SAG-AFTRA ... Continue Reading →