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Beloved Disney Songwriter Robert Sherman Dies at 86

Iconic songwriting legend Robert Sherman has passed away at the age of 86 in London. Sherman and his brother Richard were behind such timeless classic tunes as Disneyland’s “It’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jungle Book’ Musical Set to Premiere in Chicago

A new musical based on the Rudyard Kipling book and 1967 Disney adaptation of The Jungle Book will premiere at Chicago’s Goodman Theater, reports Variety. The new production will ... Continue Reading →
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SMC Ent. to Handle DQE’s ‘Jungle Book’s Licensing

SMC Entertainment (SMC), the recently launched brand management division of Sun-Mate Corp. will attend and the American Toy Fair in February 2012, with its latest property, DQ Entertainment’s ... Continue Reading →
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Ollie Johnston: Even ‘Old Men’ Need a Lift!

Those of us who grew up in the 1950s and 1960s became familiar with the smiling, warm fellow who chatted with us over the airwaves every Sunday evening on The Wonderful World of Disney. ... Continue Reading →
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DQ Entertainment Announces Post-MIPCOM Deals

India’s animation powerhouse DQ Entertainment has announced its impressive list of post-MIPCOM market co-pro and distribution deals. JCCTV and Nickelodeon India have acquired the ... Continue Reading →
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Must-Sees at the MIPCOM Market

Each October, thousands of TV programming execs, buyers, animation producers and children’s entertainment pros gather at the MIPCOM market in France (Oct. 3-6) to buy and sell programming ... Continue Reading →
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A Fin-de-Siècle Fantasy: ‘A Monster in Paris’

DreamWorks veteran Bibo Bergeron goes back to his French roots with A Monster in Paris, an elegant CG-animated feature set in 1910. French director Bibo Bergeron has directed two very ... Continue Reading →
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A Classic Tale Gets a 21st Century Reboot

DQ Entertainment prepares a 3-D CG-animated version of Edith Nesbit’s family classic, Five Children and It. Indian animation powerhouse DQ Entertainment is one of many studios that ... Continue Reading →
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Al Jazeera Children’s Channel Buys DQE Series for 22 States

The Al Jazeera Children’s Channel has acquired broadcast rights for 22 Arabic states to multiple properties from DQ Entertainment, including  The Jungle Book, The New Adventures ... Continue Reading →
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DQE Plans ‘Jungle Book,’ ‘Peter Pan,’ ‘Phoenix’ Features

India’s DQ Entertainment has announced plans to release three stereoscopic 3D feature films between 2012 and 2014. The first film on the slate is a feature version of The Jungle ... Continue Reading →