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Breakthrough Ent.’s Crash Canyon To Land On MTV’s International Channels

The International broadcast rights for Crash Canyon, the all-new original prime time animated series developed by The Simpson’s co-executive producer Joel Cohen, and produced by Breakthrough Entertainment in association with Shaw Rocket Fund and TELETOON Canada, have been secured by MTV’s international channels (excluding North America) for debut in 2012.

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Disney Set For National Press Club’s First-Ever Animation Panel

Disney Television Animation is slated to present the Emmy Award-winning and BAFTA-nominated series, "Phineas and Ferb," and hit innovative comedy series, "Fish Hooks," at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. on WEDNESDAY, JULY 13 (7:00 – 9:00 p.m., ET/PT).

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Disney Developing Matterhorn Feature

The next Disneyland attraction to get a film might be the Matterhorn. Heat Vision reports that Jason Dean Hall (GRAND THEFT AUTO) has been hired to pen a script that weaves the ride's bobsled theme into the plot, reports Heat Vision.

Effects Headline News

I.E. Effects Making Movies Work for Michigan

Since opening its Traverse City, Michigan location in the fall of 2010 I.E. Effects has drawn high-profile projects to the facility, including stereoscopic conversion work on big-budget Hollywood films such as Fox’s Gulliver’s Travels and, more recently, Warner Brothers’ Green Lantern.

Cartoon Headline News

Cartoon Network, MDA Announce SNAPTOONS In Singapore

Cartoon Network today announced a joint agreement with Singapore’s Media Development Authority (MDA) to launch SNAPTOONS (Short New Asia Pacific Cartoons), an initiative that calls for creative pitches for original series from professional and budding animators.

Idea Headline News

Big Idea Enters Production Deal With Huhu Studios

Big Idea Entertainment ,a leading studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, announced today that they have signed a brand-new multi-million dollar production deal with New Zealand based animation company, Huhu Studios.