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Around the World in Animation: Leanne Passafonti

Globe-trotting animation professional Leanne Passafonti reflects on a decade in Toon Town during a brief respite between travels. The founder of Bright Box Creative (UK) has recently ... Continue Reading →
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Activision Blizzard Announces Consumer Products Dept., ‘Skylanders’ S3

Activision Blizzard has launched a new consumer products division with the aim of supporting its global growth strategy by creating new avenues for fan engagement with its game franchises ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Brands on Top in APAC

Turner’s children’s brands in Asia Pacific — Cartoon Network, Boomerang, POGO and Toonami — combined forces over the last year to create the region’s No. ... Continue Reading →
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CN Takes CAKE, TeamTO & Thuristar’s ‘My Knight and Me’ on Global Crusade

Cartoon Network is taking viewers back to the “Dark Ages” with the global acquisition of CG comedy series My Knight and Me, distributed by international kids’ entertainment specialist ... Continue Reading →
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TeamTO & CAKE Prep Production for ‘Angelo Rules’ Season 4

Leading French CGI studio TeamTO and kids entertainment company CAKE have announced they will produce a fourth season of International Emmy Award-nominated, hit animated series Angelo ... Continue Reading →
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TeamTO’s ‘Yellowbird’ Soars to China

European CG studio TeamTO has secured a distribution agreement with Taikong Works for all rights to its debut theatrical feature Yellowbird in China — a triumphant first deal ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEOS: GREY Canada for El Jimador Tequila Toronto studio helps the tequila brand celebrate Día de los Muertos in style with some fun-loving skeletons — and a little help from ... Continue Reading →
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‘Oscar’s Oasis’ Bids Ciao to Italy

Kids entertainment company CAKE has inked a deal with Discovery in Italy for multi-award-winning CG animated series Oscar’s Oasis, which will debut on free-to-air channel K2 in November. ... Continue Reading →
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TeamTO Launches ‘Angelo Skate Away’ for Mobile

French CG studio TeamTO announces the launch of Angelo Skate Away, its second mobile game based on its international hit series Angelo Rules. The first Angelo-inspired game, A Busy ... Continue Reading →
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TeamTO Suits Up for ‘PJ Masks’ & ‘Skylanders’ Seasons

French CG studio TeamTO has been confirmed it will be back in the production saddle for the second seasons of two high-profile animated series: Activision’s Skylanders Academy, ... Continue Reading →