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Hulu Gets Exclusive ‘South Park’ Deal

Streaming service Hulu has scored another library-boosting deal with a multiyear exclusive agreement for the smash hit Comedy Central toon South Park. Hulu will make all 17 seasons ... Continue Reading →
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BYU Students’ ‘Owned’ Tops Student Academy Awards

Owned, an animated film by BYU students Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, won the gold medal placement in the animation category at the 2014 Student Academy Awards. The silver medal ... Continue Reading →
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Student Oscars Winners Announced

The three winning animated films in the 2014 Student Academy Awards have been announced. The filmmakers of the three winning animated films — plus the winners in four other categories ... Continue Reading →
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9 Toon Finalists for Student Academy Awards

Nine animated films have been nominated as finalists for the 2014 Student Academy Awards. Academy members will now vote to determine up to three winning films in each category. The ... Continue Reading →
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Ringling Duo Nab Toon Gold Medal at Student Oscars

Ringling College of Art and Design students Lindsey St. Pierre and Ashley Graham won the gold medal in the animation category at the 40th Student Academy Awards for their film Dia De ... Continue Reading →
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Spike & Mike Launches 20th Anniversary Kickstarter

The animated anthology festival Spike & Mike has launched a 20th Anniversary edition Kickstarter campaign to raise $15,000. The show will feature all-time favorite “Sick and Twisted” ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces Student Animation Oscars Finalists

The 47 finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Student Academy Awards competition were announced on Wednesday. The winners will come to Los Angeles for a ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Orders ‘Moonbeam City’ Pilot

Comedy Central continues its search for more animated series. The Viacom-owned cabler has ordered a new pilot about a handsome, yet stupid private eye who does everything he can to ... Continue Reading →
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Fox TV’s Animation Head Jennifer Howell Exits

Twentieth Century Fox TV’s head of animation Jennifer Howell is leaving the studio to pursue other ventures, says Deadline.com. Howell, whose contract ends in May, has been at her ... Continue Reading →
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‘South Park’ Shrinks Upcoming Fall Season

Trey Parker and Matt Stone are reducing the number of South Park episodes from the usual 14 episodes split into two mini-seasons of 7 to one complete season of 10 episodes, beginning ... Continue Reading →