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Emily Whinnett Appointed VP Creative for Cake

London-based Cake has appointed Chapman Entertainment’s former director of production & development Emily Whinnett as its new VP – Creative. Whinnett will work closely ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Open for Submissions

Animation Block Party is open for submissions to its 12th annual film, set to run July 30-Aug. 2 at Rooftop Films and BAMcinématek in Brooklyn, N.Y. Submissions are open until June ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Jr. App Comes to iPad

Following the success of the Emmy Award-winning Nick App, which launched in 2013 and has already had 11 million downloads globally, Nickelodeon announced the launch of the Nick Jr. ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Releases More ‘Creative Galaxy’

Amazon Prime Instant Video continues to roll out its original streaming content with the release Oct. 3 of six new episodes of its animated preschool series Creative Galaxy. The series, ... Continue Reading →
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Soho Square Taps Award-Winning Team

Soho Square Studios partners Kim Goody and Alan Coates announce the launch of its new television production company, Soho Square Productions. The pair plans to take on the children’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dora and Friends’ Premieres August 18

The next big adventure with Nickelodeon’s ever-popular bilingual starlet, Dora and Friends: Into the City!, will premiere on the kids’ channel Monday, August 18 at 8 p.m. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Looney’ Releases, ‘Wolverine’ Return

Apparently, that was NOT all, folks! After a five-year gap, Warner Bros. has released Looney Tunes: Spotlight Collection Volume 8 (Warner Bros., $19.98), featuring 30 classic cartoons ... 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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Kidscreen Summit Offers Panel on New Narrative Rules

If you’ve been thinking about the evolving nature of narrative rules in children’s media and how and if the brave, new multiplatform universe is shaking up the old standards, ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ DHX Media has announced a raft of deals for its hit preschool series Yo Gabba Gabba! across several key territories. The award-winning series has been picked up by Free-To-Air Pan-Arab ... Continue Reading →