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Magic Light Producing ‘The Highway Rat’ for BBC One

Magic Light Pictures — the Oscar nominated and BAFTA award-winning production company behind The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child and Stick Man — has announced it is crafting ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Vets Form Astro-Nomical Entertainment

Animation industry veterans Jay Ahn and Chris Henderson have partnered to form Astro-Nomical Entertainment, a full-service development and production company geared for high-quality, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Disney and DreamWorks Animation Want Appeals Court to Stop Fight with 10,000 Animation Workers With Sony and Blue Sky dealing out, other heavyweights in the anti-trust legal conflict ... Continue Reading →
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DHX and Mattel Creations Ink Content Deal for ‘Rainbow Magic’

DHX Media has licensed much-loved children’s publishing property Rainbow Magic from Mattel, Inc., in a long-term, exclusive, worldwide agreements managed under the Mattel Creations ... Continue Reading →
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Rachel Bader Named Licensing Director for Random House

Random House Children’s Books has appointed industry veteran Rachel Bader as its new Licensing Director. The new role tasks her with building and managing a consumer products ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Partners with Netflix, Scholastic on ‘Magic School Bus’ Reboot

9 Story Media Group has partnered with Netflix and Scholastic to produce a new version of the Emmy Award-winning 1990s animated children’s series The Magic School Bus — set ... Continue Reading →
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‘Saga,’ ‘Lumberjanes,’ ‘Nemo’ Top Eisner Award Winners

Saga, Lumberjanes and various incarnations of Winsor McCay’s Little Nemo were the top honorees at the 2015 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, presented July 10 at Comic-Con International: ... Continue Reading →
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Softline Licensees Cozy Up to ‘Little Charmers’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has signed on five industry-leading softline licensees to its growing roster of partners for the CG preschool series Little Charmers, which follows ... Continue Reading →
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‘Little Charmers’ Casts Spell on Licensees

Nelvana Enterprises — the sales, brand-management and consumer products arm of Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana — has won over several notable licensees with its new CG animated ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Home Unpacks ‘Boxtrolls’

Last fall, LAIKA’s third stop-motion feature The Boxtrolls proved once again that there is room for all genres of animation on the box-office charts. Painstakingly hand-crafted ... Continue Reading →