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Headline News Disney Junior To Debut In February 2011

In February 2011, Disney Channel will debut Disney Junior, a new multiplatform brand devoted to children ages 2-7 and their families, it was announced today by Carolina Lightcap, president, Disney Channels Worldwide.

Headline News Hasbro & Corus Reach Broad Animation, Live-Action Programming Deal

Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc., has reached a comprehensive programming and marketing agreement with Canada's leading kids and family TV broadcaster, Corus Entertainment.

Headline News Beyblade: Metal Fusion Vol. 1 Descends on DVD

The fate of the universe will be in the hands of a hero when the wildly popular anime series BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion Vol. 1, unleashes its power onto DVD November 9th from Nelvana Enterprises and Vivendi Entertainment.

Headline News Red-Nosed Reindeer Flies With U.S. Postal Service

Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, and the U.S. Postal Service today announced that DVDs of iconic holiday special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer will be available at more than 5,000 post offices nationwide as part of the U.S. Postal Service’s A Simpler Way to Holiday program.

Headline News DreamWorks Animation Selects Nuke

Leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry (, today announced that CG animation studio, DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) has purchased a site license of Nuke to enhance its in-house pipeline beginning in 2012.

Headline News Craft Animations Introduces Annual Licensing Program

Providing a risk-free opportunity for artists and studios to integrate next-generation toolsets into existing pipelines, Craft Animations today announces an Annual Licensing Program for Craft Director Studio (CDS) Complete, and all Special Edition Packages.

Headline News Panda's Stevenson Joins Vanguard's Alien Rock Band

John Williams, the original producer of Shrek and President and CEO of Vanguard Films, announced today an overall producing/directing deal with Kung Fu Panda co-director John Stevenson.