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World Animation Summit: Building Your Brand

The issue of branding excites and confounds the most savvy of animation creators and executives and at the World Animation and VFX Summit on Tuesday five of the industry’s top professionals ... Continue Reading →
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‘Showside’ Creator McGinty Talks Double Barreled Launch

This past week was a good one for Ian McGinty. Best known for his work on the comic book versions of Adventure Time and Bravest Warriors, McGinty rolled out his original property Welcome ... Continue Reading →
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Spark Animation 2015 Kicks Off Oct. 21

Spark CG Society will present the 2015 edition of the Spark Animation Festival, Conference and Job Fair in Vancouver, BC from October 21-25 (sparkfx.ca). This year, festival screenings ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Acquires Rainbow’s ‘Regal Academy’

Italy-based Rainbow’s new animated series Regal Academy will air on Nickelodeon channels around the world, beginning in of 2016. Regal Academy takes the familiar world of fairy ... Continue Reading →
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Weiss-led Universal Kids Productions Announced

Universal Pictures has launched a new children’s entertainment division, which will be overseen by former Nickelodeon executive Teri Weiss. Dubbed Universal Kids Productions, the ... Continue Reading →
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Rainbow Acquires Bardel

Rainbow, the largest studio in Europe, has acquired Canadian animation studio Bardel. Rainbow is a content powerhouse with a presence in more than 150 countries through hit shows that ... Continue Reading →
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M4e Deal Brings ‘Wissper’ to Nick Jr. in the U.S.

Wissper is coming next year to Nick Jr. viewers in the United States under a deal struck between the broadcaster and German brand management and media company m4e AG, which is co-producing ... Continue Reading →
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‘Geronimo Stilton’ Set for TVE, TV3

Atlantyca Entertainment’s Geronimo Stilton is packing his bags for Spain with two broadcast deals secured for the internationally popular toon — which has sold to 130 territories ... Continue Reading →
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‘90s Nick Destination Launching Oct. 5

Praise be to the gods of pop culture nostalgia: The rumors were true, and Nickelodeon will launch The Splat — a new block featuring iconic 1990s content — on Monday, October ... Continue Reading →
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Corus Launches YTV, Nick Apps

Corus Entertainment announces the launch of the latest apps in its suite of kids services rolling out this year: YTVGo and NickGO. The two newcomers join TreehouseGO, which had a successful ... Continue Reading →