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Jim Gianopulos Tapped to Head Paramount Pictures

Viacom has announced that Jim Gianopulos has been appointed the new Chairman and CEO of its Paramount Pictures, effective April 3. The former Fox head is stepping in for Brad Grey, ... Continue Reading →
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Around the World in Animation: Leanne Passafonti

Globe-trotting animation professional Leanne Passafonti reflects on a decade in Toon Town during a brief respite between travels. The founder of Bright Box Creative (UK) has recently ... Continue Reading →
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Daytime Emmys: DreamWorks’ 21 Nominations Tops Animation Competition

The nominations are in for the 2017 Daytime Emmy Awards, and DreamWorks Animation has emerged as the top toon producer with 21 nods. This includes seven for Guillermo del Toro’s Trollhunters ... Continue Reading →
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Market Showcase: Animgram ApS / Animgram Inc.

Animgram ApS / Animgram Inc. Denmark/Copenhagen: Jagtvej 157, 1st floor, 2200 Copenhagen N US/Brooklyn: 68 Jay Street, # 320, Brooklyn, 11201 New York. Animgram is on the Media stand ... Continue Reading →
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Vivid Crowned Master Toy Partner for Nick’s ‘Nella the Princess Knight’

Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products has appointed Vivid Group as the international master toy licensee (excluding US) for its recently debuted preschool series Nella the Princess ... Continue Reading →
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Children’s Global Media Summit ’17 Announces First Speakers

Organizers of the Children’s Global Media Summit 2017 have already announced the first high-profile keynote speakers of the next edition of the event, taking place December 4-7 ... Continue Reading →
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44th Daytime Creative Emmys for Animation Achievement Named

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) has announced the honorees for outstanding achievement in animation, who will be celebrated at the 44th Daytime Creative ... Continue Reading →
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‘SpongeBob,’ ‘Dory,’ ‘Pets’ Are Kids Choice Winners

Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards were celebrated on Saturday, with host WWE Superstar John Cena bringing the slime in a big way to the pop-culture fete. This year’s ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon & Plan Int’l Pursue Gender Equity with ‘Together We Rock’

Nickelodeon has teamed up with child rights organization Plan International for a new pro-social campaign dedicated to promoting gender equity this spring, inviting kids to “rock ... Continue Reading →
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Millimages Titles Sweep Asia in Raft of Deals

Veteran French producer Millimages has secured a number of deal for its best-selling titles which will bring them to audiences across Asia. “Asia is a proven market and we are very ... Continue Reading →