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Ben Pyne Departing Disney Media Distribution

After 25 years with the company, Ben Pyne has announced his plans to step away from his post as President of Disney Media Distribution. Pyne will continue to fill the role he’s held ... Continue Reading →
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Activision Blizzard Announces Consumer Products Dept., ‘Skylanders’ S3

Activision Blizzard has launched a new consumer products division with the aim of supporting its global growth strategy by creating new avenues for fan engagement with its game franchises ... Continue Reading →
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Wage-Fixing Suit Draws to Close with $100M Disney Settlement

The end is in sight for the class-action lawsuit that shook up the animation industry. Holdout defendants Disney, Pixar and Lucasfilm (all under The Walt Disney Company umbrella) have ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Toys Reveals Wonder Women Awards Nominees

Women in Toys, Licensing and Entertainment has revealed the nominees for its 13th Annual Wonder Women Awards, honoring top female executives who have had a positive impact on the business ... Continue Reading →
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NBCU’s Sprout Appoints Three New Executives

NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment’s 24-hour preschool network Sprout has named three industry veterans to key executive roles. Chanon Cook, Dea Connick Perez and Shane Lindley ... Continue Reading →
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Jeremy Renner Joins ‘Arctic Justice’ Cast

Two-time Academy Award nominated actor Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker, The Avengers, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol) has signed on to voice the lead character “Swifty” ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Ups Dion Vlachos to EVP Retail

Nickelodeon has promoted Dion Vlachos to the position of Executive Vice President, Retail Sales, Marketing and Publishing. Based in New York, Vlachos will manage the development of ... Continue Reading →
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Cyber Group Hosts Semi-Final Judging for International Kids Emmys

On Monday, June 27, Cyber Group Studios for the fifth time played host to the semi-final round of judging for the International Emmy Kids Awards in two categories: Kids Preschool and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, Alibaba Bringing DisneyLife OTT in China

The Walt Disney Company and online mobile commerce giant Alibaba Group have inked a multiyear license agreement to bring over-the-top content service DisneyLife to users in China. The ... Continue Reading →
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Triggerfish Makes Story Lab Selections

South Africa’s Triggerfish Animation Studios has selected four features and four TV series to be developed through the inaugural Triggerfish Story Lab incubator, established with ... Continue Reading →