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DHX Media Snaps Up ‘Peanuts’ & ‘Strawberry Shortcake’

Canada-based kids content company DHX Media has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the entertainment division of Iconix Brand Group, which includes an 80% controlling interest ... Continue Reading →
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Zac Posen ‘Betty Boop’ Line Launches with New Short

For the first time in nearly 30 years, Max Fleischer’s iconic cartoon starlet Betty Boop has appeared in a new animated project with the debut of A Betty Boop Cartoon: “Betty ... Continue Reading →
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Int’l Emmy Kids Nominees, Short Form Category Announced

At a MIPCOM press event on Monday, the nominees for the International Emmy Kids Awards were announced by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, totally 28 nominees ... Continue Reading →
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Fox & Blue Sky Adapting ‘Frogkisser!’ as Hybrid Flick

Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios will be producing a live-action/animation musical feature based on Garth Nix’s upcoming book, Frogkisser! — a tongue-in-cheek take on the ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Rob Moore Out at Paramount Pictures The vice chairman is resigning from his post after eight years — Moore had been a major proponent of former Viacom chairman Philippe Dauman’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Charlie Brown’s All Stars’ Deluxe 50th Anniversary DVD Dated

This year marks the golden anniversary of beloved Peanuts television special Charlie Brown’s All Stars, which was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards after it premiered on ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con News: ‘Stan Lee’s Cosmic Crusaders’, WB Booth, Sanrio & More

+ Stan Lee’s Cosmic Crusaders — the new adult-targeted action/comedy animation series from POW! Ent. and Genius Brands — has launched July 19 on The Hollywood Reporter‘s ... Continue Reading →
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Auctionata Presents ‘Icons of Animation & Illustration’ May 27

Leading online auction house Auctionata will present “Icons of Animation & Illustration” on Friday, May 27, offering an extensive collection of vintage animation art, production ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’16 Sets Attendance Record

The 2016 FMX conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia wrapped up in Stuttgart on Friday, with the 21st edition welcoming 3,500 attendees — an all-time high for attendance ... Continue Reading →
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All-New ‘Peanuts’ Premiering on Boomerang

A brand-new animated series based on one of the world’s most iconic brands is heading to Boomerang, with Peanuts set to premiere Monday, May 9 at 11:30 a.m. ET / 8:30 a.m. PT. Viewers ... Continue Reading →