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Watch the 43rd Annual Annie Awards Live!

Nominees for this year’s best animated feature are ‘Anomalisa,’ ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie,’ ‘The Good Dinosaur’ and ‘The Peanuts Movie.’

Technicolor Animation Productions Headline News

Technicolor Announces New CG-Animated Series ‘Monchhichi’

Technicolor Animation Productions and France’s TF1 to co-produce new CG-animated children’s series ‘Monchhichi’ in collaboration with Japan’s Sekiguchi.

Events Headline News

‘Justice League vs. Teen Titans’ Feature Set to Premiere at WonderCon

Latest DC Universe original movie to have its world premiere at WonderCon during the March 25-27 weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

The Jim Henson Company Headline News

Zuckerberg’s ‘Dot’ Lands on Sprout

Tech-savvy animated original series from Industrial Brothers and The Jim Henson Company is based on the book by author and executive producer Randi Zuckerberg.

Business Headline News

‘Winnie & Wilbur’ Headed to Discovery Kids Latin America

Winduna Enterprises secures co-production agreement with Discovery Kids Latin America for new 2D animated children’s series based on the ‘Winnie the Witch’ books by Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul.

Hoho Entertainment Headline News

Grid, Hoho Sign Co-Production Agreement for ‘Mimi and Bibi’

Belgium’s Grid Animation to co-produce animated vlogs for multimedia girls fashion brand from ‘Whissper’ and ‘Waybuloo’ creator Dan Good.

Documentaries Headline News

‘Floyd Norman: An Animated Life’ to Premiere at Santa Barbara Film Fest

Feature documentary by Michael Fiore and Erik Sharkey following the life and career of legendary animator and story artist Floyd Norman to have its world premiere at the 2016 Santa Barbara International Film Festival on February 5.

Disney Television Animation Headline News

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Joins Disney Series ‘Milo Murphy’s Law’

Disney Television Animation comedy series from ‘Phineas and Ferb’ creators Dan Povenmire and Jeff ‘Swampy’ Marsh features star-studded voice cast including Christian Slater, Vanessa Williams and Sarah Chalke.

Books Headline News

Mercer Mayer’s ‘Little Critter’ to be Developed into Global Entertainment Property

All global rights to the ‘Little Critter’ IP acquired by the newly-established Little Critter LLC formed by John R. Sansevere-headed investment group.

Awards Headline News

Filmakademie Short ‘Citipati’ Wins 2016 VES Award

Diploma film directed by Andreas Feix and produced by Francesco Faranna wins the VES Award for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project.

Cartoons Headline News

Jetpack Distribution Enters Production on ‘The Sisters’

French commissioning broadcasters secured for animated kids series based on the comic book series by Cazenove and William; Samka Productions and Bamboo Productions to serve as co-production partners.

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