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Gorillaz Share a Mysterious Video Story, “The Book of Noodle” Everyone’s favorite collaborative cartoon band has released a rather odd series of tearers in recent ... Continue Reading →
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‘Archer,’ ‘Robot Chicken’ & ‘Charlie Brown’ Nab Creative Emmys

The 68th annual Creative Emmys were celebrated this weekend over two evening ceremonies Saturday and Sunday. Game of Thrones managed to dominate in nine categories, helping HBO to its ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ollie & Moon Show’ Secures Pan-American Deals

Kids content producer-distributor Federation Kids & Family and its sister production company Cottonwood Media announced two new pre-sales for animated preschool series The Ollie ... Continue Reading →
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FuseFX Expands New York Operations

Riding the rising wave of TV production demand for visual effects, FuseFX has expanded its footprint in New York. The studio has moved its operations into a larger facility, able to ... Continue Reading →
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Video: LAIKA and Focus Features Debut Two New ‘Kubo’ Featurettes Learn the lineage of the movie’s villains in “Creatures of Darkness” and discover the “Myth of Kubo” ... Continue Reading →
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Fox and CN Toons Dominate Emmy Nominations

The nominations for the 2016 Prime Time Emmy Awards are in, with few surprises in the running this year — at least where animation is concerned. Fox TV / FX series nabbed three ... Continue Reading →
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Jeremy Whitham Named Dev Director at Shout!

Shout! Factory has appointed industry vet Jeremy Whitham as Development Director, a newly created role that expands Shout!’s development and production team. The announcement ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Hero 6′ Writer Daniel Gerson Dies Age 49

Daniel Gerson, a long-time story and script writer for Disney and Pixar feature films who co-wrote the 2015 Oscar winner Big Hero 6, has died at age 49 after being diagnosed with brain ... Continue Reading →
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Golden Globes Nominations, Reactions

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association nominated Dec. 10 five films for the Best Motion Picture — Animated category in the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards. The nominees are: Anomalisa ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: Michael Hirsh Master Class

In the world of animation production few names inspire as much awe and respect as Michael Hirsh, co-founder of Nelvana, Cookie Jar, and current vice chairman of DHX Media and chairman ... Continue Reading →