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Animation Block Party Launches 2017 Program

The full film lineup for Brooklyn’s Animation Block Party festival — which will take over the borough for its 14th edition July 27-30 — is now live, and as ever there’s ... Continue Reading →
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Nathalie Pinguet to Head Sales & Acquisition for Superights

International kids & family content sales company Superights is welcoming Nathalie Pinguet onboard as its new Deputy General Manager. Pinguet will be heading the company, leading ... 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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BGF Invests $2.5 million in U.K. Effects House Milk

The Business Growth Fund has invested an initial £2 million ($2.5 million) in Milk Visual Effects, an Oscar winning independent visual-effects company in the United Kingdom. The funding ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Unveils ‘Apollo Gauntlet’ at Rooster Teeth

Adult Swim is heading to Austin, Texas, to premiere two episodes of its upcoming series Apollo Gauntlet at the Rooster Teeth Animation Festival. Set for July 6-9 at the Austin Convention ... Continue Reading →
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Imira Announces Multiple Distrib Deals Ahead of Annecy

Spain-based Imira has announced the closing of a number of distribution deals in advance of this week’s MIFA at Annecy. Imira has closed with Netflix a deal for multiple titles, ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix’s ‘Castlevania’ to Screen at Rooster Teeth Fest

The dead will rise in Austin, Texas when Rooster Teeth Animation Festival presents an exclusive theatrical screening of the new Netflix Original Series Castlevania. Set for July 7 at ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Official Trailer While noble houses play the game of thrones, only chaos truly reigns in the Seven Kingdoms! (Although a dragon or three certainly ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix ‘Castlevania’ Teaser Has Risen…

The first look at the eagerly awaited Castlevania animated series has finally arrived, and it seems like a safe bet to say that there will be blood when the show hits streaming on Netflix ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Licensing Showdown

The annual Licensing Expo brings the biggest brands from across the country and abroad to Las Vegas next week, May 23-25. Plenty of animated properties are getting in on the action ... Continue Reading →