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Industry Organizations React to Brexit IFTA calls the EU referendum results “a major blow” to the U.K. film and TV industry, while Pact promises to work with the government ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: ‘Dragons: Race to the Edge’ Season 3 Now on Netflix

Season 3 of DreamWorks Animation’s Dragons: Race to the Edge has launched exclusively on Netflix today. To celebrate, DWA has shared a couple intriguing clips — including a ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Unveils 2016 Program

The 13th annual Animation Block Party is returning to Brooklyn July 28-31, and organizers have revealed the full programming lineup for this year’s celebration of animated artistry. ... Continue Reading →
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Girl Effect Confronts ‘Invisible Barriers’ in Animated Short

Girl Effect, the empowerment organization born out of NIKE Foundation and multiple partners, has launched a new animated short film: Invisible Barriers. The piece dramatizes the cultural ... Continue Reading →
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3QU Kicks Off Production on ‘Gnome Alone’

L.A.’s 3QU Media is now in production on its second feature, Gnome Alone, a CG-animated comedy starring singer and actor Becky G (Power Rangers 2017) and Josh Peck (Grandfathered). ... Continue Reading →
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‘Beauty and the Beast’ 25th Anniversary Set Coming This Fall

Walt Disney will celebrate the quarter-century mark for its widely acclaimed animated classic Beauty and the Beast with a special 25th anniversary home entertainment release this fall ... Continue Reading →
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LEGO ‘JL: Gotham City Breakout’ Premiering in NYC

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment invites New York fans to attend the World Premiere of its newest animated adventure, LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes – Justice League: Gotham City ... Continue Reading →
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Viacom Employees Become Casualties of Corporate Chaos The boardroom battle over who controls the media giant — which encompasses Nickelodeon, Paramount, Comedy Central et al — ... Continue Reading →
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m4e Inks International Broadcast Deals for ‘Wissper’

In the long-rippling wake of the MIPTV show, German brand management and media company m4e AG has kept busy securing a number of international broadcast deals for its fresh CG animated ... Continue Reading →
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Komixx Snags Rights for ‘Stanley’ Series

U.K.- and L.A.-based family entertainment production company Komixx Media Group has secured worldwide rights to Stanley — the stylish, colorful children’s book series from author-illustrator ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Wraps Up a Successful 2016 Event

Organizers of the Annecy festival and market have issued their wrap-up report for the 2016 edition, which on all accounts was another tremendous success for the grande dame of European ... Continue Reading →
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‘Regal Academy’ Makes U.S. Debut on Nick August 13

The U.S. debut of new animated series Regal Academy was announced during Licensing Expo on Thursday, with European family entertainment powerhouse Rainbow (booth #U242) and No. 1 U.S. ... Continue Reading →
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Teen Titans Meet Powerpuffs in Night of Premieres on CN

Thursday, June 30 is set to be an epic night of animated premieres on Cartoon Network. CN’s superheroic sisters will soar into Jump City for the first ever crossover episode of Teen ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hardboiled’ Director Holds AMA Amid Funding Campaign

Award-winning Brooklyn animation director Peter Sluszka (virtually) headed over to Reddit today for an Ask Me Anything session. Users chimed in with questions about the science and ... Continue Reading →
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CN Collective Offers Artsy Character Goods

Cartoon Network Enterprises announces the launch of The Cartoon Network Collective, an exclusive, limited-edition product line that looks at Cartoon Network Original Series through ... Continue Reading →
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Antitrust Officials Clear Comcast’s $3.8B DreamWorks Animation Acquisition It’s smooth sailing for the major Toon Town takeover as far as the Justice Department is concerned. The ... Continue Reading →
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Boomerang Coming Soon to Hong Kong

Turner’s second flagship kids’ channel Boomerang will be coming to Hong Kong through Now TV as part of the platform’s Junior Pack. Effective July 1, the agreement increases distribution ... Continue Reading →
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eigoMANGA Originals Stream on Steam

San Francisco-based eigoMANGA has begun streaming English-subtitled, original animation videos (or OAVs) on Valve’s interactive content platform, Steam. The first two titles, Demian ... Continue Reading →
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Season 2 of ‘Yo-Kai Watch’ Arrives August 1

The second season of LEVEL-5 abby Inc.’s hit series Yo-Kai Watch will have its North American premiere on Disney XD on Monday, August 1 at 12:30 p.m. ET/PT. The new season is expanded ... Continue Reading →
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New Arendelle Tale ‘Frozen Northern Lights’ Announced

Disney has announced Frozen Northern Lights — an original story set in the kingdom of Arendelle that will span a collection of books, animated shorts from LEGO Group and digital ... Continue Reading →