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Daily News Bytes: New ‘Gotham by Gaslight’ Trailer, ‘Simpsons’ Squabble, DC Editor Axed, & More

Conservative Website Howls at ‘Simpsons’ for Mocking “Right-Wing Nutjobs” and Ayn Rand Don’t shoot the messenger — or, err, smash the Keurig? NewsBusters, ... Continue Reading →
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ZAG Bolsters Executive Team; Marlin Prager Named COO & CFO

Award-winning global independent animation studio ZAG announced the appointment of key executives to its team to steer the company’s rapid expansion. Headlining is former Legendary ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Licensing Expo

Continuing coverage of the announcements coming out of the Las Vegas Licensing Expo and related industry this week. Prior snippets can be found here. + Activision Blizzard Consumer ... Continue Reading →
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: BIAF2017 The Bucheon Int’l Animation Festival in South Korea is now accepting shorts, graduate films, TV & commissioned works and online animations until ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Licensing Awards Nominees Selected from Record Entries

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) has revealed the nominees for the 2017 International Licensing Awards, selected from a record number of submissions ... Continue Reading →
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Hello Kitty Theme Park Taps InstaVR for VR Content

San Francisco-based authoring, publishing and analysis company InstaVR, Inc. has been announced as the virtual reality content producer for the Sanrio Puroland theme park, per a new ... Continue Reading →
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Silvergate Taps Lisa Macdonald as EMEA VP

Silvergate Media has appointed Lisa Macdonald as its Vice President of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In this role, she will manage the company’s business across the region, ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Animation’s Intiatives Aim to Boost Female Creative Talent in the Biz Karen Idelson digs into WIA’s “50/50 by 2025″ gender parity initiative with co-chair ... Continue Reading →
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Loot Crate and Sanrio Unveil “Sanrio Small Gift Crate” Subscription at New York Comic-Con Fans of Hello Kitty, Chococat, Gudetama and the rest of the gang can join up for “small ... 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 →