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Weinstein Co. Tries to Find New Parent for ‘Paddington 2′

StudioCanal’s live-action/CG-animated feature Paddington 2 enjoyed a great opening box office in the U.K, beating heavy-hitters such as Murder on the Orient Express and Thor: ... Continue Reading →
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Cinesite Tapped to Animate MGM’s ‘Addams Family’

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures has announced that digital entertainment outfit Cinesite Studios will provide CG animation and VFX for its upcoming feature film based on the macabre panel ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sausage Party’ Director Conrad Vernon Conjures ‘Addams Family’ Flick

Veteran animation artist, writer, director and voice artist Conrad Vernon has signed on to direct MGM’s upcoming animated The Addams Family feature, according to Variety. Vernon, ... Continue Reading →
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Shellhut and Tiny Island Pics Sign 10-Feature MOU with WingsMedia

Shellhut and Tiny Island Pictures took a moment in Cannes to sign a hefty 10-feature film co-production MOU with WingsMedia — a member of the Oriental Pearl Group and wholly owned ... Continue Reading →
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Jinkies! WB, Boomerang & BoxLunch Plot “Get Animated!” Pop-Up in NYC

Classic cartoon character fans will want to head to the Big Apple next week for a chance to experience tooned up installations and get their hands on distinctive, officially licensed ... Continue Reading →
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Mireille Soria Named President of Paramount Animation

Roughly eight months after stepping away from DreamWorks Animation, industry vet Mireille Soria is taking on a new role in the feature toon business as President of Paramount Animation. ... Continue Reading →
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Sundance Feniger Appointed VP & GM of Boomerang SVOD

Turner and Warner Bros. have named Sundance Feniger as Vice President and General Manager of their new Boomerang premium SVOD service in the US. Feniger is charged with heading the ... Continue Reading →
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Turner & WB to Launch Boomerang SVOD in US

Time Warner’s Turner and Warner Bros. have announced a new domestic premium video subscription service, featuring an extensive collection of timeless cartoons: Boomerang. Set ... Continue Reading →
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Richard Goldsmith to Lead LA Cyber Group Subsidiary

Cyber Group Studios is extending and globalizing its France-based operations with the opening of its North American subsidiary, located in Los Angeles. Veteran kids’ entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pink Panther’ Pounces on YouTube Kids

DePatie-Freleng’s classic cat has made his streaming debut, with MGM bringing episodes of the 2010 Pink Panther & Pals animated series to YouTube and the YouTube Kids app. Fans ... Continue Reading →