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Daily News Bytes: ‘Sea of Thieves’ Cinematics, Sexism at Pixar, Family Separation Short ‘Estrellita’ & More

How Pixar’s Open Sexism Ruined My Dream Job Former studio artist Cassandra Smolcic comes forward in a Variety guest piece about the harassment and discrimination that created a toxic ... Continue Reading →
The Magnificent Cake!

‘La Chute,’ ‘Magnificent Cake’ Among Winners at Annecy

An eclectic group of animated shorts and features received special prizes at the 2018 Annecy Animation Festival today. Boris Labbé’s La Chute, Lucia Bulgerhoni’s Inanimate, Steve ... Continue Reading →
Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter

Serious Lunch Serves Second Raft of Deals for Ghibli’s ‘Ronja’

London-based exec production and distribution company Serious Lunch Ltd. has secured a second raft of major territory deals for Studio Ghibli’s 26-part animated series Ronja, the ... Continue Reading →
Wishfart

Teletoon Saturday Mornings Will Be a Gas with ‘Wishfart’!

After getting a whiff of global success, Corus Entertainment network Teletoon and Wishfart Productions announce that the weird, wonderful, magical world of animated series Wishfart ... Continue Reading →
This Magnificent Cake!

Vivement Lundi! Toasts 20 Years at Cannes and Annecy

Brittany-based French prodco Vivement Lundi! is jazzing up its 20th anniversary celebrations with a strong showing of its recent projects coming to two of the most prestigious film ... Continue Reading →
The Deep

Season 3 of DHX, A Stark, Technicolor Series ‘The Deep’ Gets Greenlight

DHX Media, A Stark Production and Technicolor is diving back into The Deep with a new 13 x half-hour season 3 order from ABC ME in Australia. This re-up will bring the total number ... Continue Reading →
Grizzy and the Lemmings

Hari’s ‘Grizzy and the Lemmings’ to Play in China

Hari International has announced the first sales for its flagship series Grizzy and the Lemmings in China. The program will be aired on Mango TV, the digital platform operated by Hunan ... Continue Reading →
Oggy & the Cockroaches

Xilam Strikes 230+ Episode Deal with De Agostini Editore

Xilam, an award-winning animation company based in France, has announced the licensing of more than 230 episodes of children’s content to Italian TV network De Agostini Editore. ... Continue Reading →
The Deep

‘The Deep’ Season 2 Sells Across Seven Seas

DHX Media, Technicolor and A Stark Production announce a raft of international broadcast deals for season 2 of CG-animated underwater adventure series, The Deep. The fresh catch of ... Continue Reading →
Grizzy and the Lemmings

Hari Bears Up ’Grizzy and the Lemmings’ Season 2

Hari International has announced at a 78 x 7 minute second season of its flagship animated series Grizzy and the Lemmings will go into production, bringing the show’s total episode ... Continue Reading →