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Shane Mang to Oversee Global Licensing for Jim Henson Co.

Shane Mang has joined The Jim Henson Company as Executive Director of Global Consumer Products, charged with overseeing licensing activities for JHC’s beloved children’s brands, ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Plans 4K Debut & Blu-ray Return of ‘Dark Crystal’

Fans of Jim Henson and Frank Oz’s masterful fantasy epic The Dark Crystal are in for a treat next spring, as Sony Pictures Home Entertainment brings the film to 4K Ultra HD for the ... Continue Reading →
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VES Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Honorees

Marking its milestone 20th anniversary, the Visual Effects Society has announced the inaugural VES Hall of Fame, and the industry luminaries set for the first round of inductions. The ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Licensing Showdown

The annual Licensing Expo brings the biggest brands from across the country and abroad to Las Vegas next week, May 23-25. Plenty of animated properties are getting in on the action ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Sony’s Barbie Movie Gets May 2017 Release Date Studio makes announcement as part of schedule reshuffle that includes The Dark Tower, Bad Boys 3. Toby Froud’s New Puppet ... Continue Reading →
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New York Museum to Pay Tribute to Henson Puppets

A special gallery devoted to the art of Jim Henson and his puppets will be built at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York City. Henson’s family has donated nearly 400 puppets, ... Continue Reading →
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Gallat Launches Indiegogo Campaign for New Game

Veteran animation director Lionel Gallat (Despicable Me, The Lorax, Flushed Away) has launched an Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign for a game he created titled Ghost of a Tale. Gallat ... Continue Reading →