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VIDEO: SIGGRAPH Now ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Join Weta Visual Effects Supervisor Anders Langlands as he discusses the body and facial performance capture used to create ... Continue Reading →
Kings of Atlantis

YouTube Red Offers 5 Family Series Free Through Holidays

As a special gift to families across the US and select markets, SVOD service YouTube Red is offering five kid-friendly series for free through January 2 — no subscription required. ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: ‘Trolls Holiday’ in UK, David Soren Interview, YouTube Sics 10K Staff on Questionable Content, & More

Short Animation Explores Racial Oppression Neely Goniodsky’s Behind the Bars, based on a poem by Edward Smyth Jones, delves into themes of prejudice and the power of art to communicate ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: ‘Little Mermaid’ Told by Emoji, ‘Equestria Girls’ Debuts, ‘Breadwinner’ Arrives & More

15 Years Later, ‘Clone High’ Creators Look Back at Their Cult-Classic Cartoon EW catches up with Phil Lord and Chris Miller, now accomplished filmmakers behind hit features The ... Continue Reading →
Fireman Sam

‘Fireman Sam’ Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Royal Pontypandy Pomp!

International kids’ TV icon Fireman Sam is celebrating his 30th onscreen anniversary on Friday with a special Royal Episode debuting on Cartoonito and Channel 5’s Milkshake! in ... Continue Reading →
Marvel Funko Hulk and Black Widow

New Hulk/Black Widow Funko Short Debuts

Marvel and Funko have collaborated to create a second season of the popular Marvel Funko animated shorts, the third of which, Tick Tick Smash, was released today. In the new offering, ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: ‘Moana’ in Maori, Disney vs. LA Times, Bots Create Nightmare Kid Vids & More

’Thor: Ragnarok’ – 12 Revelations from Director Taika Waititi For example, the helmer of Hunt for the Wilderpeople and What We Do in the Shadows has set a new self-cameo record ... Continue Reading →
The Fixies

Aeroplane Announces ‘The Fixies’ Live Show US Tour

Moscow-based production and licensing company Aeroplane Productions (www.aeroplaneproductions.com) announces the North American premiere of live stage show The Fixie Show: How Tom Thomas ... Continue Reading →

Sony Animation & Cartoon Hangover Launch 1st Incubator Film ‘The Summoning’

Sony Pictures Animation and Frederator Networks (a WOW! Unlimited Media company) has debuted its first GO! Cartoons incubator short: The Summoning. The fruits of the program, first ... Continue Reading →

MoMedia Herds ‘Simon’s Cat’ S2 into Digital Stores

Digital distributor/content management company MoMeda has inked a string of VOD deals for season 2 of comedy cartoon Simon’s Cat. The series of agreements will see the Endemol ... Continue Reading →