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PR: MCM Enjoys Record-Breaking 2014 — UK & EU Expansion on 2015 Agenda

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MCM Enjoys Record-Breaking 2014 — UK & EU Expansion on 2015 Agenda Three brand new shows, record-breaking attendance figures and a first foray into mainland Europe; 2014 has proved to be a milestone year for MCM Expo Group; unquestionably the most successful to date. Overall, 401,000 visitors came to MCM events throughout 2014, compared to […]

Disney Orders Second Season of "The 7D"

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HEIGH-HO FOR “THE 7D!” DISNEY ORDERS SECOND SEASON OF HIT ANIMATED SEVEN DWARFS SERIES “THE 7D” Disney has ordered a second season of “The 7D,” the hit animated TV series which takes a comedic look at the world of the Seven Dwarfs. Fourteen-time Emmy Award-winner Tom Ruegger (“Animaniacs,” “Tiny Toon Adventures”) is executive producer. Returning […]

Canada's DHX Media to Acquire Nerd Corps

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The Hollywood Reporter covers DHX Media’s acquisition of the Nerd Corps animation studio and its library of 11,000 half-hours of kids’ content for $57 million. The acquisition will add shows like Slugterra, League of Super Evil, and Storm Hawks to DHX’s media library, and will place Nerd Corps co-founder Asaph Fipke and president Ken Faier […]

"The Boxtrolls," "Wander Over Yonder" Lead 42nd Annie Award Nominations

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ASIFA-Hollywood has released the list of nominees for the 42nd annual Annie Awards, with LAIKA’s The Boxtrolls leading the pack in feature films with 13 total nominations including Best Animated Feature, and Disney’s Wander Over Yonder leading TV productions with 6 total nominations including Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production For Children’s Audience (Fox’s The Simpsons would […]

CLIP: The Future of Hand-Drawn Animation in the Making of Glen Keane's "Duet"

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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce December Highlights

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The UK family of Cartoon Network channels (CN, Boomerang and Cartoonito) have announced their schedule highlights for the final festive month of 2014. From 1st-22nd, the Mega Mondays lineup will be restyled as Mince Pie Mondays promising festive and funny episodes of Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball, Regular Show, Johnny Test, Billy and […]

PR: Cartoon Network UK Launches Anti-bullying Initiative In Partnership With ChildLine and Tinie Tempah

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Over 40,000 children and young people across the UK have called ChildLine about bullying in 2014  350,000 online visits from children looking for information on bullying in the past year  Bullying confirmed as top issue for children aged 11 and younger LONDON, UK – [17th November 2014] – British rapper Tinie Tempah is calling on […]

Len Uhley to Receive Animation Award from Writer's Guild of America

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Veteran animation writer Len Uhley is set to receive the Writers Guild of America, West’s Animation Writers Caucus’ 2014 Animation Writing Award on November 19, 2014, at the AWC’s annual meeting and awards ceremony. Uhley’s career stretches for more than 30 years, and includes work as a staff writer for Disney on DuckTales, Adventures of […]

Thor Actor Chris Hemsworth Named Sexiest Man Alive by "People"

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E! Online reports that Thor actor Chris Hemsworth was named the “Sexiest Man Alive” in the upcoming issue of People magazine which hits newsstands on Friday.  The 31 year old actor will join the honor that include past winners like Mel Gibson, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Ben Affleck, and Hugh Jackman. Hemsworth will don the Thor […]

Studio Ghibli Documentary "The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness" Theatrical Release on November 28, 2014

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GKIDS ANNOUNCES RELEASE DATE FOR STUDIO GHIBLI DOCUMENTARY THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND MADNESS OPENING THEATRICALLY NOVEMBER 28 AT NEW YORK’S IFC CENTER FOLLOWED BY DIGITAL RELEASE DECEMBER 9, 2014 NEW YORK (November 19, 2014) – GKIDS, the distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, will release THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND […]

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