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Here’s How ‘The Little Mermaid’ Saved Disney & Launched a Renaissance Era of Animation In the wake of continued chatter about a live-action remake from Disney, Kristin Lai ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior EMEA Picks Up ‘Claude’

Disney Junior Europe, Middle East, Africa & Australia/New Zealand has snapped up Claude, a new 52 x 11 animated series from BAFTA-winning and Emmy nominated studio Sixteen South ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shaun the Sheep,’ ‘Stick Man’ & ‘Gumball’ Score at BAAs

The 2016 British Animation Awards have wrapped up, having successfully celebrated 20 years. Top honors were bestowed on internationally acclaimed actor Martin Freeman, Aardman Animation’s ... Continue Reading →
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BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts, or BAFTA, has revealed the nominees for its British Academy Children’s Awards, taking place in London on Sunday, November 22. While ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum Sets Cartoon d’Or, Tributes Nominees

Cartoon Forum has announced the nominees for the 2015 Cartoon d’Or as well as the companies vying for the 2015 Cartoon Tributes. The six nominees for the Cartoon d’Or 2015 are: A ... Continue Reading →
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Emily Whinnett Appointed VP Creative for Cake

London-based Cake has appointed Chapman Entertainment’s former director of production & development Emily Whinnett as its new VP – Creative. Whinnett will work closely ... Continue Reading →
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Brown Bag Tops Inaugural Irish Animation Awards

Brown Bag Films was the big winner at the first Irish Animation Awards, presented this past weekend in Dingle, Ireland. Dingle has been home to the Dingle Film Festival and specifically ... Continue Reading →
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Premiere Irish Animation Awards Set for March 13

The first ever Irish Animation Awards will be presented on Friday, March 13 at the Dingle Skelligs Hotel in Dingle, County Kerry. The inaugural awards from Animation Ireland aim to ... Continue Reading →
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Soho Square Names Emily Whinnett Director of Programs

Soho Square Productions, part of Soho Square Studios Group, announces the appointment of Emily Whinnett to the new company as director of programs. Calling on her 13-plus years of experience ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum Wraps Up 25th Edition

Cartoon Forum celebrated a successful 25th edition of the important European toon event, which presented 84 new projects to the local industry and enjoyed a record participation of ... Continue Reading →