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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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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 →
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GoldieBlox Boosts Entertainment & Marketing Teams

Children’s multimedia company GoldieBlox has expanded its entertainment and marketing teams with the hiring of kids’ entertainment veterans Kenny Davis (Chief Marketing Officer), ... Continue Reading →
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UPHE Snags Exclusive ‘Barbie’ SVOD Rights from Mattel

Mattel Creations has announced a new deal granting Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Content Group exclusive worldwide SVOD rights to the Barbie movie catalog for the next seven ... Continue Reading →
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MIPJunior Speakers, Screenings Unveiled

MIPJunior 2016 kicks off this weekend, running October 15-16 in Cannes ahead of the MIPCOM content market. But this two-day appetizer has plenty to offer attendees, with an impressive ... Continue Reading →
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Cheryl Gresham and Justin Richardson Join Mattel Creations

Mattel Creations announces the appointment of Cheryl Gresham as Vice President of Global Media and Marketing Integration, and Justin Richardson as the Vice President of Global Content ... Continue Reading →
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New Zealand Animation Pioneer Brent Chambers Dies

The New Zealand Herald has reported that comics and animation creator Brent Chambers died suddenly at age 54 on Saturday, October 1. Chambers was the founder and creative director of ... Continue Reading →
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A Brief History of Animation Screwing with the Real World Now that the hybrid sitcom Son of Zorn has made its TV debut, it’s time to look back at some other times the live and animated ... Continue Reading →
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Nick UK Vet Launches Larkshead Media

Tim Patterson, formerly VP and director of programming for Nickelodeon UK, has officially launched his end-to-end children’s media service company, Larkshead Media. Headquartered ... Continue Reading →
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Flaunt Delivers First Feature Project ‘Welcome to Monster High’

Glasgow-based animation studio Flaunt is celebrating its first feature-length project arriving in theaters as Welcome to Monster High has bowed in select cinemas around the world. Directed ... Continue Reading →