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Oscar-Winning Chilean Studio to Debut ‘Guitar & Drum’ Series at MIP

Punkrobot Animation Studio in Santiago, Chile — the shop behind Oscar-winning animated short Bear Story — will be presenting the pilot for a new short-form series called ... Continue Reading →
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Fred Seibert, Netflix’s Andy Yeatman to Keynote MIPJunior

MIPJunior (www.mipjunior.com) has announced that two major influencers in the kids’ animation industry have been confirmed a keynote speakers for the 2017 confab: Fred Seibert and ... Continue Reading →
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FILM.UA Inks ‘Stolen Princess’ Deals, Stirs ‘Mavka’ Interest at AFM

Ukraine’s FILM.UA Group is toasting a successful American Film Market showing, with more distribution deals secured for its headliner animated feature The Stolen Princess and significant ... Continue Reading →
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Imira Heads to MIP Cancun with 8 New Kids Series

Madrid-based Imira Entertainment has strengthened its catalogue of premium kids’ content ahead of the MIP Cancun confab, adding eight new series and over 250 half-hours of programming ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEOS: GREY Canada for El Jimador Tequila Toronto studio helps the tequila brand celebrate Día de los Muertos in style with some fun-loving skeletons — and a little help from ... Continue Reading →
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Portfolio Strikes New ‘Freaktown’ Deals

Portfolio Entertainment departs MIPCOM with a new grip of international deals for kids’ animated comedy series Freaktown in its pocket. Aimed at kids 6-11, the 26 x 30 toon is produced ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Moana – Dwayne Johnson Sings “You’re Welcome” Enjoy a delightfully hubristic ditty from Dwayne Johnson’s demigod character Maui from Disney’s ... Continue Reading →
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Donald Glover Cast as Young Lando Calrissian in Upcoming Han Solo Star Wars Stand-Alone Film Lucasfilm announced the Grammy nominated artist will join previously announced star Alden ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Shows Off New Look, New Shows at MIP

Premiere Canadian animation company Nelvana — part of Corus Entertainment — made a splash at MIPCOM, announcing an exciting brand refresh, including a new logo and a slate ... Continue Reading →
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Euro Animation ‘Super Union’ Coheres at MIP

A “super union” of 14 different European animation organizations has been unveiled at MIPCOM in Cannes. Dubbed Animation Europe, the united force is comprised of production ... Continue Reading →