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Nick’s ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ Wins Another Emmy

Nickelodeon’s popular animated series Penguins of Madagascar took home the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Animated Program on Saturday (June 23). The National Academy of ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Finds the Way to ‘Sesame Street’ Movie

It looks like Bert, Ernie and Big Bird are going to be starring in another big-screen adventure. The Hollywood Reporter announced that 20th Century Fox has picked up the movie rights ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Legend June Foray Wins Her First Emmy

Dynamic voice actress June Foray finally took home her first Emmy last night at age 94. The animation legend, who is best known for voicing Rocky the Flying Squirrel in the Rocky and ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Expo Spotlights Coming Toon Attractions

We had the chance to visit the colorful Licensing Expo in Las Vegas this week, where thousands of our favorite animated and vfx-driven brands were basking in the limelight (June 12-14). ... Continue Reading →
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Sesame Workshop Lays Off A Dozen Staffers

Thursday wasn’t a happy day at Sesame Workshop as 12 staffers were laid off, according to Deadline.com. A company spokesperson said the job cuts at the company’s New York offices ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Spotlight on Mari Jaye Blanchard

Animation Block Party (www.animationblock.com) is the premier animation festival of the East Coast. In this interview series, the founder of ABP, Casey Safron will be introducing Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Broadwater Promoted to CTO of Sesame Workshop

Noah Broadwater has been promoted to VP and Chief Technology Officer at Sesame Workshop. He will report to Daryl Mintz, the company’s exec VP and CFO. Broadwater determines the strategic ... Continue Reading →
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Random House, Sesame Workshop Partner for Digital Pubs

Random House Children’s Books and Sesame Workshop have announced the launch of a new digital publishing initiative focused on early learning and reading readiness. Select titles from ... Continue Reading →
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Tintin Takes Home Another Best Animated Trophy

Continuing its winning streak after taking the Golden Globe Award a week ago, Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin took home the Producers Guild Award for Best Animated Feature ... Continue Reading →
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Producers Guild Reveals Five Animated Movie Nominees

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has announced the five titles nominated in the Best Animated Feature Award category. In what many awards watchers say may be a foreshadowing for ... Continue Reading →