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Tintin Marks Biggest Animation Opening in India

After opening over the weekend in India, THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN had the largest opening weekend for an animated feature in the country's history, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Framestore Headline News

Framestore Opens Regional Satellite With Arts University College Bournemouth

Oscar-winning visual effects house, Framestore, is embarking on a joint enterprise with Arts University College Bournemouth (AUCB) to create a regional outpost for visual effects preparatory work.

Films Headline News

The Academy Screens the Next Oscar-Winning Animated Short

By Dan Sarto | Monday, November 14, 2011 at 10:41am

Yesterday, the Motion Picture Academy screened 45 qualified animated short films for short list voting in a program from which the eventual 2011 Oscar winner will be chosen.

Reel Headline News

Reel FX Creates 3-D for Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Reel FX [www.reelfx.com] reveals details of its stereoscopic CG animation for “Humbugged: Rockettes to the Rescue” – a unique scene within the 2011 Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring the world-famous Radio City Rockettes –“The Rockettes Magical Journey” which opens Friday, November 11th, 2011.

Syfy Headline News

Wonder Years' McKellar & Olympic Champ Ohno To Star In Syfy's Tasmanian Devil

Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years, The West Wing) and Olympic speed skating champion Apolo Ohno will take on a deadly mythical beast in the new Syfy Saturday Original Movie Tasmanian Devil, which will begin production in British Columbia this month.

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Belfast Nursery Awarded £20,000 by Nick Jr.’s Help Dora Help Campaign

Nick Jr., Nickelodeon’s award winning pre-school channel, today announces that Hope Nursery School in Belfast will receive £20,000 funding, as they drew the greatest number of public votes in the channel’s nationwide social responsibility campaign Help Dora Help.

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An Evening with Animator Bill Kopp at Egyptian Theatre

The American Cinematheque presents an evening of madcap Animated Entertainment with Animator BILL KOPP and Voice Talent Brad Garrett, Tom Kenny, Jess Harnell, Jeff DeGrandis & Margaret Loesch In Person!

Effects Headline News

Visual Effects Society: Autodesk Student Award Submissions Now Open

Students around the world attending an accredited school are encouraged to submit a maximum of two minutes of a media project — visual effects sequences, short films and more — created Jan. 1, 2011, through Nov. 30, 2011.

Series Headline News

Pocoyo Creator To Be Listed On NY Stock Exchange Over-The-Counter Markets

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 10:35am

Zinkia, a Spanish company specializing in entertainment brand production and management and creator of the multi award-winning property Pocoyo, has received authorization from the US securities market regulator, SEC (the Securities Exchange Commission), for an issue of Level-1 ADRs (American Depositary Receipts) on Zinkia shares earmarked for placement among US investors.

Entertainment Headline News

Imira Ent. Sells The Smurfs To Cartoon Network Spain

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 10:29am

Imira Entertainment, Spain’s leading production and distribution company specialising in youth programming, has signed Latin American and Iberian sales for timeless animated series The Smurfs (256x26’) from distributor IMPS, including a deal with Cartoon Network in Spain which has acquired 104 episodes of the series for Free and Pay TV.

Dark Headline News

A&E Launches Bag of Bones Interactive Web Prequel

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 10:27am

A&E Network has launched an online narrative prequel, 'Dark Score Stories,' to "Stephen King's Bag of Bones," a four-hour epic miniseries based on The New York Times #1 bestselling novel, and featuring Pierce Brosnan's return to television.

Holiday Headline News

Cartoon Network Unwraps Holiday Lineup

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 10:24am

It’s time to laugh as if you had a belly full of jelly and cuddle up in a blanket and enjoy that warm, fuzzy holiday feeling when Cartoon Network kicks off its holiday programming on Monday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. (ET, PT) with the premiere of all new holiday specials from Monday night original series Johnny Test, Adventure Time and MAD.

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