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Antitrust Officials Clear Comcast’s $3.8B DreamWorks Animation Acquisition It’s smooth sailing for the major Toon Town takeover as far as the Justice Department is concerned. The ... Continue Reading →
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TeamTO Suits Up for ‘PJ Masks’ & ‘Skylanders’ Seasons

French CG studio TeamTO has been confirmed it will be back in the production saddle for the second seasons of two high-profile animated series: Activision’s Skylanders Academy, ... Continue Reading →
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Corus and Cartoon Network Expand Canada Partnership

Corus Entertainment in Canada has extended its partnership with Turner’s Cartoon Network in a new multi-year broadcast and merchandise deal that taps Corus’ Nelvana as the exclusive ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Taps 14 Regional Agents for ‘Trucktown’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has named 14 new licensing agents for its popular CG-animated preschool series Trucktown. These partners will represent the brand on a wide-ranging consumer ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Announces MIPTV Highlights

International kids’ content producer and distributor Nelvana (part of Corus Entertainment) has revealed the titles it will be showcasing at this year’s MIPTV market, just ... Continue Reading →
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Marie-Laure Marchand Named EVP Global Consumer at Xilam

Award-winning French animation company Xilam has appointed Marie-Laure Marchand to the position of Executive Vice President, Global Consumer Products. Marchand’s duties will include ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Taps 39 Projects for Animation Production Day

A healthy total of 39 animation projects representing the efforts of 14 different countries have been selected to take part in the 10th edition of Animation Production Day at the Stuttgart ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Guru Al Kahn Forms Entertainment Company

Alfred R. Kahn, founder of 4Kids Entertainment, Inc., and writer, actress and producer Jillian Crane have teamed up to form CraneKahn — an international children’s entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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TAAFI ‘16 Provides Studio Recruitment Opportunity

The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) has announced that it will hold the Animation Arts Maarket (no, that’s not a typo, just clever branding) as part of its 2015 ... Continue Reading →
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Final Call: Stuttgart Int’l Festival of Animated Film Competitions Submission deadline for AniMovie Feature competition and Animated Com Award is January 15 ’The Chonicles of Narnia’ ... Continue Reading →