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Rocket Dog

Frederator and Studio Moshi to Co-Produce "Rocket Dog" for Television

by Ed Liuon February 25, 2015
FREDERATOR STUDIOS AND STUDIO MOSHI ENTER CO-PRODUCTION AGREEMENT TO BRING SHORT-FORM ONLINE HIT ROCKET DOG TO TELEVISION Part of the Frederator’s Too Cool! Cartoons Incubator that also Launched Online Sensation “Bee & PuppyCat,” “Rocket Dog” Becomes Frederator’s First Incubated Series to Be Developed and Primed for International Broadcast Distribution NEW YORK — (February 24, 2015)—A […]
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HIT Entertainment Adds Televisa to New "Bob the Builder" CGI Series

by Ed Liuon February 25, 2015
HIT ENTERTAINMENT EXPANDS BROADCAST PARTNERSHIP WITH TELEVISA WITH DEBUT OF ALL-NEW CG ANIMATED BOB THE BUILDER® SERIES IN 2016 Mexico’s #1 Free to Air Broadcaster to Add Reimagined Series to its All-Star Preschool Programming NEW YORK, NY—February 24, 2015— HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading pre-school entertainment companies and a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc., […]

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Review: "Gladiators of Rome" Needs More Training

by Todd DuBoison February 24, 2015
“So why do you need a personal trainer for? You wanna beat somebody up, get the girl, and live happily ever after? One of those deals?” That fourth wall-shattering, imperfectly written line really exists in Gladiators of Rome, and it aptly symbolizes the simplicity and indifference to internal logic that characterizes the rote zero-to-hero story […]
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PR: 'Take That' Singer Howard Donald Brings Magic To Nick Jr. UK

by Grant Whiteon February 23, 2015
Take That Singer Records Voice for Preschool Series Wallykazam!  Monday, 23rd February, 2015 –Take That star Howard Donald lends his vocal talents to Nick Jr. as the singer records a voice for the showWallykazam! Recording his part in a central-London production house on Friday, Howard worked with the Nick Jr. team on determining the perfect […]

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PR: 'Covert Affairs' Star Christopher Gorham And Stars Of 'Sleepy Hollow' To Attend MCM Birmingham This March

by Grant Whiteon February 23, 2015
MCM BIRMINGHAM COMIC CON – THE NEC – 21-22 MARCH Covert Affairs star Christopher Gorham to infiltrate MCM Birmingham Comic Con There’s nothing undercover about Covert Affairs lead Christopher Gorham’s next mission; the spy drama star will be joining the special guest line-up at next month’s MCM Birmingham Comic Con! California native Gorham plays field […]
Twiddly Studios Has Sum Idea

Twiddly Studios Has Sum Idea

by Alex Beanon February 23, 2015
“Sum Idea” – the numerical puzzle game from UK’s Twiddly Studios – will be launching the iOS version of their game on February 26, 2015…

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Review: The 2015 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

by slaion February 20, 2015
For the past 10 years, ShortsHD has made all the short films nominated for the Academy Awards available for viewing across the country just before, and sometimes after, the Oscar broadcast via local small theaters for the general public to watch and enjoy. I myself only discovered the joys of watching their releases a few […]
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Want Diversity in Casting and Roles in Hollywood? Look at Animation

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2015
The Los Angeles Times makes note of ethnic diversity in both on-screen characters and the actors portraying them in current-era animated features, in comparison to a live-action selection which turned out all-white nominees in the all acting categories for the Academy Awards and one non-white nominee in the Best Director category. In contrast, Disney’s Big […]

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PR: Prepare For Monster Truck Adventures In "Blaze and the Monster Machines" On Nick Jr. UK

by Grant Whiteon February 16, 2015
Ready, Set, Go! Join Blaze and his monster machine friends as they race their way on to Nick Jr. UK this March.  Fasten your seatbelt and hold on tight for brand new animated series Blaze and the Monster Machines,racing onto Nick Jr. with an hour-long premiere on Friday 6th March at 4:00pm. The series follows […]
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Animated "The Prophet of Mercy" in Production to Counter Negative Western Impressions of Islam

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2015
The Egypt Independent reports on “Nabi al-Rahma” (“The Prophet of Mercy”) an Egyptian short film in production now about the life of the Prophet Muhammad, aimed at non-Muslim foreign audiences and intended to provide a counter-narrative to negative images of Islam in Western nations. Scriptwriter Alaa Thabet is quoted as saying, “It’s time to respond […]