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Clip: NFL Stars Get Animated in Nick Special

In honor of NFL Draft Day, Nicktoons is presenting a one-hour animated special of NFL Rush Zone: Guardians Unleashed, “Knights of the Sky.” Premiering Wednesday, May 7 at ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peter Rabbit’ Leads Animated Daytime Emmy Noms

Nick Jr.’s charming new take on the classic Peter Rabbit property is leading the Daytime Emmy Award nominations pack with eight nods, the National Academy of Television Arts & ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Presents: The Frederator Retrospective

Back when the Animation Block Party film festival was a curly haired infant, I had a day job managing the School of Visual Arts Animation Department. SVA Animation shared its facility ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: New ‘TMNT’ Episodes Arrive Sunday

Nickelodeon will welcome back its heroes in a half-shell this Sunday, April 27 when new episodes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles kick off with “Mazes & Mutants” at 11 ... Continue Reading →
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ACA Offers Free Class with Sam Hood

Online school Art Connection Academy is presenting April 26 a free public lecture on animating with Flash from acclaimed storyboard artists Sam Hood. Hood is an Annie Award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak UK Kids CEO Pickard Steps Down

Zodiak Media has announced that Nigel Pickard is departing his role as CEO of Zodiak UK Kids and Chair of The Foundation, but will return as a consultant on a range of projects for ... Continue Reading →
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Brenda Freeman Named Head of TV Marketing for DWA

Former Turner Animation chief marketing officer Brenda Freeman is joining DreamWorks Animation as the acclaimed studio’s new head of television marketing. Freeman brings extensive ... Continue Reading →
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Toons Score Ratings for Nick, Disney Jr.

In the battle of the kid network ratings, it was an eventful first quarter as both Nickelodeon and Disney Junior cited animated hits as a key to their success. Nick reports that SpongeBob ... Continue Reading →
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Dustys Add SVA Alumni Awards

The School of Visual Arts will present at the 25th annual Dusty Film and Animation Festival the inaugural Dusty Alumni Awards to animation director Yvette Kaplan (Ice Age, King of the ... Continue Reading →
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Biz Markie to Guest on ‘SpongeBob’

Following Nickelodeon’s 27th annual Kids’ Choice Awards, American rap star Biz Markie (“Just a Friend”) will take a guest starring role on the network’s ... Continue Reading →