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Imira’s Toons Take Over Latin America

Barcelona-based Imira Entertainment has sold over 200 hours of its animated shows to Latin America and Spanish-speaking U.S. networks. In pan-Latin America deals, Pay TV channel Yups ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Lines Up Scribes for ‘Smurfs 3'

Only a few weeks after announcing details about The Smurfs 2 feature (set to be released on July 31, 2013) Sony has revealed info about the third outing of the little blue guys. It ... Continue Reading →
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Plot and Cast Announced for ‘Smurfs’ Sequel

Sony Animation began production on the sequel to its 2011 hit The Smurfs today. Most of the cast and crew from the original movie, which made over $560 million at the global box office, ... Continue Reading →
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Costumed Toons Glitz Up White House Easter Egg Roll

Animated characters will help the first family and the nation celebrate Easter this year, with costumed characters ranging from Babar, the Cat in the Hat and the Smurfs to Spider-Man, ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Announces Kids’ Choice Nominees

Nickelodeon has released the list of nominees for the 25th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards, hosted this year by Will Smith and airing live from USC’s Galen Center in Los Angeles ... Continue Reading →
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‘Care Bears’ Ready for TV Reboot

American Greetings Properties, holder of such popular ‘80s toy & toon lines as Transformers, ThunderCats and The Smurfs, is preparing a new television reboot of cuddly favorites ... Continue Reading →
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Spidey Tops Teletoon Retro’s Crush List

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Teleteoon Retro fans have picked their favorite Top 5 Crushes of all time, which will be inducted into the Teletoon Retro Hall of Fame. Spider-Man ... Continue Reading →
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Who Won The 2011 Animated B.O. Derby?

Now that we have embarked on a brand new year, it’s a good time to look back and see how our favorite animated movies performed at the box office in 2011. Here’s a quick snapshot ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Animation Branch Snubs ‘Smurfs’

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Animation Branch has decided not to qualify Sony’s live-action/CG hybrid blockbuster The Smurfs for the Best Animated Feature Category, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Chico and Rita’ Wins Best Euro Animated Film Prize

As we’re waiting to hear about Annie Award nominations on Monday (Dec. 4), we can update you on some of the recent animation noms and wins that happened over the past few days. Over ... Continue Reading →