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‘Room on the Broom,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Win BAFTAs

BBC’s acclaimed TV special Room on the Broom, Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time and BBC/Aarmdan’s Timmy Time were among the top TV winners at last night’s British ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me 2′ Helps Deliver Universal’s Best Year

Universal Pictures announced this week that the studio has set a new record for its highest-grossing year ever at the North American box office with a total of $1.352 billion through ... Continue Reading →
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Bela Lugosi Meets a Hollywood Animator

Halloween is upon us once again, which set me thinking about Walter Lantz. What, you may ask, does the purveyor of Woody Woodpecker and Andy Panda cartoons have to do with Halloween? ... Continue Reading →
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New DVDs: ‘DreamWorks Holiday Classics’ and More

It’s one of those off weeks in which we don’t have a lot of high-voltage animated titles hitting the home entertainment market. However, if you look closer, you can still ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Croods’ Is First DVD Mailed to Voters

The team at Fox/DreamWorks are hoping that being the first studio to send out their DVD screeners to Academy members will get them a head start in the wide-open Oscar race this year. ... Continue Reading →
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Rupert Grint Leads English ‘Foosball’ Cast

Harry Potter‘s Rupert Grint will be leading the voice cast for the English-language version of Juan Jose Campanella’s Spanish-Argentine co-pro CG feature, Foosball. Variety ... Continue Reading →
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‘Minions’ Movie Pushed Back to July 2015

Universal has decided to push back its Minions spinoff movie from Dec. 19, 2014 to July 10, 2015. The Hollywood Reporter points out that the shuffle will leave the studio without an ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ SLR Productions and co-producers Telegael and Top Draw Animation have welcomed Nine Network and ZDF Enterprises as broadcast partners for the new kids animated series Captain Flinn ... Continue Reading →
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Baumbach Working on DreamWorks’ Breathed Feature

Noah Baumbach, the quirky filmmaker behind indie features such as Frances Ha and The Squid and the Whale is working on a new animated feature for DreamWorks Animation, per Bleeding ... Continue Reading →
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Bowers In Talks to Direct ‘Clifford’ Movie

Veteran animation director David Bowers is in talks to helm a hybrid feature film take on the classic children’s book series Clifford the Big Red Dog. The Wrap reports that Universal ... Continue Reading →