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Just Two Days Left to Show Your Shorts to Saban Brands

by Ed Liuon January 13, 2015
Saban Brands extended their deadline for submissions for their first “Show Us Your Shorts!” contest to January 15, 2015, meaning you super-late procrastinators have 2 days to get your entries in. Original animated shorts can be submitted at www.sabanshorts.com. Each animated short will be judged by a Saban Brands executive committee, with the top 10 […]
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PR: Nickelodeon UK Debuts New Online Game ‘SpongeBob QuestPants’

by Grant Whiteon January 12, 2015
SpongeBob QuestPants launches exclusively in the UK today. Now available to play on – nick.co.uk/questpants London, Monday 12th January 2015 – Nickelodeon UK today unveils the new online adventure game series, SpongeBob QuestPants.  The first episode in the series, The Legend of Dead Eye Gulch, is now available to play on nick.co.uk/questpants. Compatible with desktop, […]

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Right Stuf, Inc. to Distribute Pony Canyon Productions in USA and Canada

by Weathermanon January 9, 2015
Right Stuf, inc has announced that they will be the distributor of all Pony Canyon media and merchandise for the USA and Canada. Pony Canyon currently produces Yuki Yuna is a Hero and Denki-Gai, and has previously been a part of Free!, K-On!, and the CLANNAD, Kanon, and AIR series. Yuki Yuna is a Hero […]
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Entering the Land of the Remembered in “The Book of Life”

by Ed Liuon January 8, 2015
Animation Scoop has posted a brief interview and several video clips with director Jorge Gutierrez discussing the scene of Manolo entering the Land of the Remembered in the CGI animated feature film The Book of Life. Gutierrez discusses the many challenges of the scene (which received a very prominent place in the trailers for the […]

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NY Times on the Prescience of “The Wizard of Watts” Episode of “Black Dynamite”

by Ed Liuon January 7, 2015
The New York Times has taken note of “The Wizard of Watts,” the upcoming premiere episode of the Adult Swim series Black Dynamite, and how its updated take on The Wiz eerily predicted the current state of American race relations in the wake of police officers killing unarmed black men without criminal consequence. Episode director […]
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Amazon Studios’ Pilot Season of 2015 Premieres January 15, 2015, on Amazon Instant Video

by Ed Liuon January 7, 2015
Amazon’s First Pilot Season of 2015, Featuring Slate of 13 Original Comedy, Drama, Docuseries and Kids Offerings, will Debut January 15, 2015 on Amazon Instant Video in the US, UK and Germany Seven new comedy, drama and docu-series pilots will be available including hour-long shows Cocked, Mad Dogs, Man in the High Castle and Point […]

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The Art of LAIKA Offered by Heritage Auctions on February 12, 2015

by Ed Liuon January 7, 2015
The Art of LAIKA Offered For First Time By Heritage Auctions Production Puppets, Models, Props and Original Handmade Art from Oscar®-Nominated Animation Studio to Be Auctioned on February 12, 2015; Portion of Proceeds to Benefit The Art of Elysium Non-Profit Arts Group [Portland, OR and Beverly Hills, CA; January 6, 2015] – LAIKA, the visionary […]
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Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria Named Co-Presidents of DreamWorks Feature Animation

by Ed Liuon January 6, 2015
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., has named producers Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria as co-presidents of feature animation, replacing current chief creative officer Bill Damaschke who will be stepping down from his position. Both Ms. Arnold and Ms. Soria are animation industry veterans with 31 years of experience in film, with Ms. Arnold having 12 years […]

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Play Cube Steam Box Unveiled At CES 2015

by Alex Beanon January 5, 2015
PC gaming just got more interesting with Emtec revealing their new home video system for PC gamers called the Play Cube Steam Box. The tiny, hand-sized box eliminates the need for a gaming-only PC by transforming your current PC into a gaming machine due to their partnership with Gigabyte’s motherboard and graphics card technologies. The […]
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PR: Anime Limited Welcomes Jeremy Graves to Team AL

by Grant Whiteon January 5, 2015
Glasgow, UK January 05, 2015 –  Anime Limited are thrilled to announce the addition of Jeremy Graves to its growing team in Glasgow. Jeremy joins Anime Limited as Marketing Executive, taking over community management, supporting ongoing marketing activities, PR and promotional work. Growing the team to a whole 4 full time people, we are incredibly […]