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2017 Writers Guild Awards Nominees Announced

The Writers Guild of America, West and Writers Guild of America, East have revealed the nominations for the 2017 Writers Guild Awards, recognizing outstanding writing for TV, new media, ... Continue Reading →
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PBS KIDS Gets Animated for the Holidays

Kiddy favorites are embarking on festive seasonal adventures on PBS KIDS, with new and returning holiday-themed episodes and movies airing throughout December. These include premiere ... Continue Reading →
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Diving In

Henson mixes digital puppetry and animation to grand educational effect for its MIP Junior World Premiere series Splash and Bubbles. Making its world premiere screening at MIP Junior ... Continue Reading →
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LIMA Names Sesame Workshop’s Maura Regan EVP

Maura Regan has stepped down as SVP and General Manager of International Media at Sesame Workshop to join the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) as ... Continue Reading →
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FilmBuff to Release ‘Floyd Norman: An Animated Life’

Digital entertainment curator FilmBuff has licensed the rights to distribute Floyd Norman: An Animated Life on Digital HD and On Demand platforms on August 26 — the same day it ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

SGN Buys TinyCo, Maker of ‘Marvel Avengers Academy’ Mobile Game SGN, founded by MySpace and Fox vets, marks its third acquisition since its 2010 founding with the company also behind ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Unveils 2016 Program

The 13th annual Animation Block Party is returning to Brooklyn July 28-31, and organizers have revealed the full programming lineup for this year’s celebration of animated artistry. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars’ Sweeps Licensing Awards

Disney Consumer Products’ Star Wars continues to prove its constant appeal (and reinvigorated dominion over merch-hungry fans) having won four awards at Tuesday night’s 2016 LIMA ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

ThunderCats and the Impact of Japanese Animation on Film Den of Geek‘s Ryan Lambie looks at the 1980s cult classic and its long shadow in popular entertainment. Go Behind the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tumble Leaf’ Leads Animated Daytime Emmy Creative Winners

On Saturday night, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented the 43rd Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards at a gala ceremony held in the California Ballroom ... Continue Reading →