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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 →
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World Animation Summit: The Business of Show Business

The business model of entertainment has been disrupted, and studios and individuals are seeing that the old way of creating engaging content must change in order to attract the hearts ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: Awards Gala Spotlight

Animation Magazine honored entertainment luminaries at the World Animation and VFX Summit Awards Gala, which opened the growing industry event at the California Yacht Club in Marina ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: Looking Beyond Network TV

The era of the Big 3 networks as the only conduit for animated television is a thing of the past. Content creators and executives are now faced with the boon of the internet age, video ... Continue Reading →
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Superights Plucks ‘Puffin Rock’

Superights Kids & Family Entertainment has been appointed as international distributor for animated preschool series Puffin Rock (78 x 7). The show is a co-production of Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Adding 7 New Shows for Older Kids

Netflix has announced that it will be adding seven new, original series — the majority of which are animated — to its streaming offerings in the next couple of years. Beginning ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Adds Up ‘Peg + Cat’ Sales

9 Story Media Group has secured multiple sales of award-winning animated preschool series Peg + Cat (80 x 12) — which originally debuted on PBS Kids in 2013 and has earned 4 Emmy ... Continue Reading →
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Imira Inks LatAm Deals

Madrid-based Imira Entertainment has signed four key deals across Latin America and Spanish-speaking U.S. for several of its children’s content titles. Cartoon Network (Latin ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Flags First Latin American Toon

Netflix has announced that Mexico’s Anima Estudios (Teenage Fairytale Dropouts, Top Cat: The Movie) will produce the SVOD outlet’s first animated original series to be produced ... Continue Reading →
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Animaccord Announces ‘Masha’s Scary Tales’

Russian kids’ property Masha and the Bear is getting another spin-off series as Animaccord Studio — the Moscow-based producers behind the animated Masha and the Bear and ... Continue Reading →
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