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Animation Magazine’s Rising Stars of 2018

***These profiles were written by Ellen Wolff and Ramin Zahed for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** We are so proud to highlight this year’s talented, diverse ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Pushes Live ‘Mulan’ to 2020, Dates Multi-Studio Slate

Walt Disney Studios has penciled in its feature film calendar, announcing dates for its release slate through 2022. This includes openings for Disney-Pixar animated projects, live-action ... Continue Reading →
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BoxLunch Serves Up ‘Mulan’ Apparel & Exclusives

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Mulan — which debuted June 19, 1998 — as well as Chinese New Year on Friday, BoxLunch has launched a collection inspired ... Continue Reading →
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NorAm Partners Cuddle Up to Genius Brands’ ‘Llama Llama’

Genius Brands International is fluffing up the North American consumer products program for its preschool brand Llama Llama, signing on new partners for 2018. Based on the New York ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands Taps APC Kids for EMEA Distribution of ‘Rainbow Rangers’

Genius Brands International has appointed APC Kids as the exclusive content distribution agent for its new preschool series Rainbow Rangers throughout EMEA, including Russia and ex-CIS ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Saloon Hosts Hometown Film Festival

Old world Irish architecture and innovative modern animation are set to exist side by side in Kilkenny, Ireland this February with the first annual Kilkenny Animated film and arts festival. ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands’ ‘Llama Llama’ Premieres on Netflix in January

Genius Brands International has announced the global premiere of its new animated preschool series Llama Llama on January 26, 2018 via Netflix. Based on the award-winning, bestselling ... Continue Reading →
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Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Chows Down on ‘Animal Crackers’

Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures, the theatrical film distribution arm of comedian/producer Byron Allen’s company, has snapped up rights to CG animated family feature Animal ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Disney Casts Mulan, Lasseter Scandal Unfolds, & More

Liu Yifei to Star in Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’ The multitalented actress, musician and singer also known as Crystal Liu seems the perfect choice to lead the film, which will ... Continue Reading →
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Astro-Nomical Ent. Opens Beijing Office

LA-based Astro-Nomical Entertainment is setting up a new office in Beijing, headed by experienced producer and film industry executive Jay Ahn (The Nut Job 1 & 2, Spark: A Space ... Continue Reading →