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Mickey’s Fantastic 3-D Comeback

How director Lauren MacMullan and her team crafted the wonderful new Mickey Mouse short, showcasing a remarkable marriage of 2D and ... Continue Reading →
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Favreau in Talks to Helm Live-Action ‘Jungle Book’

In today’s edition of “Hollywood Has No New Ideas,” we find out that Disney is planning a live-action version of Rudyard Kipling’s beloved The Jungle Book. Actor/director ... Continue Reading →
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DQ Details Q2 Deals

Entertainment producer/distributor DQ Entertainment has released a summary of its raft of co-production and licensing deals completed during its second fiscal quarter and at the MIPCOM ... Continue Reading →
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The Shrinking Vocal Middle Class

One hears about the shrinking middle class all the time on the news, though a similar phenomenon is going on in the animation biz: professional voice over specialists are becoming the ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ SLR Productions and co-producers Telegael and Top Draw Animation have welcomed Nine Network and ZDF Enterprises as broadcast partners for the new kids animated series Captain Flinn ... Continue Reading →
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Sherman, Menken Team Up for ‘Disney Songbook’

A special musical treat is in store for attendees of this year’s D23 Expo—the premiere Disney fan event—as two celebrated songwriters and composers take the stage for “Richard ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes: Guru, DHX, Imira

+ Canadian indie Guru Studio and publishing partner Immedium have released a second book based on the toon house’s Emmy and Annie-nominated kids series Justin Time (52 x 11), now ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal Debuts on Nicktoons: Popular series Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal has officially joined the Nicktoons lineup in the U.S. The new deal with Nicktoons includes a pick-up of two seasons ... Continue Reading →
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DQE Swings New ‘Jungle Book’ L&M Deals

Producer-distributor DQ Entertainment has announced a slew of new licensing and merchandising partners for its CG reimagining of classic adventure property The Jungle Book. The most ... Continue Reading →
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DQE’s ‘Jungle Book’ Wins Top TV Animation Prize

DQ Entertainment’s The Jungle Book won the Best Indian Animated TV Series Award at the Infocom/Assocham EME ceremony last weekend. Creative director Siddharth Vasudev, received the ... Continue Reading →