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‘Clifford’ Creator Norman Bridwell Dies

Norman Bridwell, who achieved incredible success with his seminal children’s book creation Clifford the Big Red Dog, has died at age 86. According to an announcement from his ... Continue Reading →
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News Bytes: Merged Animafest, ‘Belladonna’ Restored and More

Wrapping up the week with the following desk-clearing news items: • After years of alternating its focus, The World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb has merged features ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Goes Wild for ‘Kratts’ Season 4

Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Entertainment announce production of a fourth season of hit animated wildlife adventure series Wild Kratts for PBS KIDS. Created by real life brothers ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Lands Four New ‘Peg + Cat’ Sales

9 Story Entertainment has secured multiple sales of its award-winning animated preschool series Peg + Cat (80 x 12′). The show has been acquired by TFO (French-speaking Ontario), ... Continue Reading →
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Growth Spurt

Canada’s deep talent pool, excellent infrastructure and generous tax incentives are fueling a new boom in animation and visual-effects work. Michael Hefferon Few countries as ... Continue Reading →
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‘Arthur’ Returns to PBS for 18th Season

PBS KIDS will welcome back its Emmy Award-winning animated series Arthur with the season 18 premiere set for September 29. Young viewers and their families can expect everything from ... Continue Reading →
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PBS to Air ‘Dinosaur Train,’ ‘Daniel Tiger’ Specials

PBS KIDS has scheduled two preschool-friendly television specials based on a couple of its most popular animated series for next Monday, August 18. The specials, attached to shows Daniel ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wild Kratts’ Muck About in Swamp Special

Young viewers will get to learn all about the country’s slimiest denizens as a new special, Wild Kratts: Swamp Things!, launches on PBS KIDS today, July 21. The hour-long special ... Continue Reading →
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PBS KIDS Offers New Streaming Options

PBS KIDS has announced families now have new ways to stream the tot-friendly programming on more platforms as PBS KIDS launches on Apple TV and the PBS KIDS Video App debuts on Android ... Continue Reading →
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Partners Re-up With 9 Story for ‘Arthur’

9 Story Entertainment has secured multiple international sales of the award-winning children’s animated series Arthur (20 x 22′). Longstanding broadcast partners for the ... Continue Reading →