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MIP Cancun: Imira Heads South with 9 New Series

Spain-based Imira Entertainment is landing in Mexico this week with nine new series on offer to buyers at MIP Cancun (www.mipcancun.com). The kids & family content distributor already ... Continue Reading →
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IMPS & Dupuis Plan New ‘Smurfs’ Series

Peyo’s little blue mushroom-dwellers are going to return to the small screen once more, as official licensor IMPS announces it is joining forces with Dupuis Audiovisuel to create ... Continue Reading →
Sandra, the Fairytale Detective

Imira Announces Multiple Distrib Deals Ahead of Annecy

Spain-based Imira has announced the closing of a number of distribution deals in advance of this week’s MIFA at Annecy. Imira has closed with Netflix a deal for multiple titles, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ozzy’ Gets Exclusive US Pre-Run on DIRECTV

AT&T will be giving DIRECTV customers an exclusive early look at Spanish-Canadian CG feature, Ozzy, ahead of its theatrical debut on April 21. The English language voice cast features ... Continue Reading →
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Cosmic Forces Taps Mark Caplan to Grow VR/AR Offerings

Cosmic Forces, the LA-based creators of mobile VR hit Goosebumps: Night of Scares, has brought on entertainment industry veteran Mark Caplan to help lead the company’s aggressive ... Continue Reading →
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Rocket Inks First UK Partners for SPA’s ‘Emoji Movie’

Rocket Licensing has secured its first UK partners for Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming animated feature The Emoji Movie. Rocket is managing the UK and Eire licensing program for ... Continue Reading →
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Gordon Hunt, Voice Director and Acting Coach, Dies at 87

Gordon Hunt, who is credited as recording director on hundreds of TV cartoons, has died. Also highly regarded for his live-action sitcom directing, the multitalented California native ... Continue Reading →
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Fox & Blue Sky Adapting ‘Frogkisser!’ as Hybrid Flick

Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios will be producing a live-action/animation musical feature based on Garth Nix’s upcoming book, Frogkisser! — a tongue-in-cheek take on the ... Continue Reading →
Alan Young

Voice of Scrooge McDuck Alan Young Dies Age 96

Actor and comedian Alan Young, best known for starring as Wilbur on the classic 1960s sitcom Mr. Ed and as the voice of Scrooge McDuck in Disney’s DuckTales and other television ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’ Cast Revealed

Sony Pictures Animation has announced three new voice cast members (and released a jolly new still) for the next Smurfy feature adventure, Smurfs: The Lost Village, hitting theaters ... Continue Reading →