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‘DreamWorks Trolls Holiday’ Musical Special Set for NBC

A funky-fresh new half-hour seasonal special DreamWorks Trolls Holiday is heading to screens, bringing back the hit feature film’s A-list talent for another animated musical adventure. ... Continue Reading →
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Fox and Locksmith Reveal First Team-Up As ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’

Having last month announced a multi-year production partnership, 20th Century Fox and U.K.-based CG shop Locksmith Animation have announced their first joint project will be Ron’s ... Continue Reading →
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New Kidz Global Study: SpongeBob, Peppa Pig, Doraemon Among Top Toons

LIMA has released its bi-annual Kidz Global Study, providing a snapshot of children’s favorite brands and characters across more than 40 countries. Calculated from consumer surveys ... Continue Reading →
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‘Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters,’ Flo Rida & More Guests Set for HASCON

Hasbro has added even more special guests and performers to its lineup for the first-ever HASCON “fan-mily” event, set for September 8-10 at the Rhode Island Convention Center adn ... Continue Reading →
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Mireille Soria Named President of Paramount Animation

Roughly eight months after stepping away from DreamWorks Animation, industry vet Mireille Soria is taking on a new role in the feature toon business as President of Paramount Animation. ... Continue Reading →
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Skydance Forms Animation Division in Ilion Partnership

US film and TV producer Skydance Media has announced the launch of an animation division and multi-year partnership with Madrid-based Ilion Animation Studios (Mortadelo & Filemon, ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Scraps Tim Minchin’s ‘Larrikins’

DreamWorks Animation has made its second cancellation announcement since being purchased by Comcast and absorbed into the NBCUniversal family: Australian comedian-actor-writer-musician-director ... Continue Reading →
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‘Trolls 2′ Gets 2020 Release Date from Universal

Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation have officially announced a sequel to 2016′s mega-colorful musical comedy Trolls, which will see Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake ... Continue Reading →
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LIVE! Oscars go to ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Piper,’ ‘The Jungle Book’

Disney’s Zootopia won the best animated feature award at the 89th annual Academy Awards. Disney-Pixar’s Piper won the best animated short film category. Another Disney project, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Moana’ Wins MPSE Golden Reel for Animation

The 64th Golden Reel Awards, presented by the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE), took place Sunday to celebrate the best in cinema and television soundcraft from 2016. The feature ... Continue Reading →