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Nelvana Shells Out ‘Franklin’ to Germany, Turkey

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has signed two new licensing agents for its popular preschool brand Franklin and Friends: Euro Lizenzen in German-speaking territories, and FILMA ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon to Debut ‘Butt’ Import June 12

Teletoon has set June 12 as the Canadian premiere date for the Australian animated comedy series The Day My Butt Went Psycho. The Day My Butt Went Psycho is based on Scholastic’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Franklin’ Gets White House Invite for Easter

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana will be participating in this year’s White House Easter Egg Roll, with the star of its popular preschool brand Franklin and Friends attending ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC to Air Nelvana’s ‘Sidekick’ This Summer

Nelvana Enterprises has signed a broadcast deal with the BBC for its animated series Sidekick to air on its kids channel CBBC beginning in summer 2014. The license includes seasons ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Inks SVOD Deals in France, U.K.

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana studio has signed deals for over 345 half-hours of content with subscription video-on-demand partners in Europe. In France, SVOD rights have been ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA Unveils List of 41st Annie Awards Nominees

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood has announced the nominations for the 41st Annual Annie Awards. In the Best Animated Feature category, 2D is holding its own ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ kaboom! Entertainment has three animated properties set for a Halloween DVD retail launch. The properties are: Daddy I’m a Zombie, a feature-length animation from Porchlight ... Continue Reading →
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Rising Stars of Animation

2013’s crop of up-and-coming animators proves there’s still room for originality and inventiveness in the toon landscape.       Graham Annable Graham Annable Co-director, ... Continue Reading →
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Culbert Appointed VP of Production at Mercury Filmworks

Ottawa-based animation studio Mercury Filmworks has hired industry veteran Marianne Culbert to the post of Vice President of Production, joining the Company’s industry-leading ... Continue Reading →
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‘Muppet Movie’ Blu-Ray Arrives on Tuesday

It’s (nearly) the 35th anniversary of James Frawley’s hugely popular feature The Muppet Movie, you know the one in which we find out how Kermit and the rest of the gang ... Continue Reading →