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“Peg + Cat” Top 2014 Daytime Creative Emmys

by Ed Liuon June 23, 2014
The Academy for Television Arts & Sciences has announced the winners of the 2014 Daytime Creative Emmy Awards, with the PBS animated series Peg + Cat winning three awards for Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Animated Program, Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for Peg actor Hayley Faith Negrin, and Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation for Jennifer […]
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More Details Emerge on Pixar’s “Inside Out”

by Ed Liuon June 23, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter has covered an advance look at Pixar’s Inside out screened in Hollywood last week for members of the press. Present were film director Pete Docter and producer Jonas Rivera, detailing how the film will use the mind of an 11-year-old girl named Riley as the setting, as five of her emotions struggle […]

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Nickelodeon Scouting For Raw Talent At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 23, 2014
Nickelodeon will have their usual heavy presence at the annual Comic Con in San Diego next month and part of that heavy presence will include members of the Nickelodeon animation department manning the official Nickelodeon booth with the express intent of soliciting the raw talents of anybody who thinks they are an animator and might […]
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Nickelodeon to Premiere “The Legend Of Korra” Book 3 on June 27

by Todd DuBoison June 21, 2014
Days after releasing the official trailer for Book 3 of The Legend of Korra, Nickelodeon has revealed that the television premiere for the season will be Friday, June 27 at 7 PM Eastern time. Production on the entire season has been completed, and the production of the unnamed Book 4 is underway. Nickelodeon will marathon […]

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The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Joy” Recap

by on June 21, 2014
When the boys show up to school in an unusually happy mood, Miss Simian begins to suspect that they are infected with some sort of virus. I’ve always preferred comedy over horror. I can appreciate the classics, but most forms of media that are meant to be scary just try too hard. Fortunately, I am […]
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Pixar Releases “Inside Out” Logo & Synopsis, Announces “Lava” Short

by Ed Liuon June 21, 2014
Walt Disney Studios has released the official logo and plot synopsis for Inside Out, the upcoming animated feature film from Pixar coming in 2015. The studio also announced details for “Lava,” the new short film scheduled to premiere alongside Inside Out. Inside Out and “Lava” are scheduled for release on June 19, 2015. Disney’s official […]

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Zagtoon Expands Into the United States, Pitches New Properties

by Todd DuBoison June 20, 2014
There will be a new big player in America’s animation business soon, if the folks at Zag Studios have anything to say about it. Founded by Jeremy Zag and Saban Entertainment co-founder Jacqueline Tordjman, Zag is an entertainment firm based in France that has expanded into a global enterprise with offices in Paris, Brussels, Seoul, […]

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China’s Light Chaser Animation Raises $20 Million

by Ed Liuon June 20, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter notes that China’s Light Chaser Animation Studios has just closed a $20 million round of Series B funding, with studio chief Gary Wang stating his ambition to be China’s answer to Pixar Animation Studios, “creating world-class animated films with a Chinese cultural touch.” The studio’s first animated feature, Little Door Spirits, is […]
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“SMART” Deal for Xing Xing Digital and Pelagius Entertainment

by Ed Liuon June 20, 2014
XING XING DIGITAL AND PELAGIUS ENTERTAINMENT GET SMART BEIJING, CHINA, JUNE 20 — Beijing Based Xing Xing Digital and L.A. Production Company Pelagius Entertainment announced today an international co-production for the animated movie SMART. Budgeted at $22M, the adventure comedy will be directed by John A. Davis (JIMMY NEUTRON; THE ANT BULLY) from a script […]