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Headline News Postman Pat Delivers New BBC Commitment Through 2015

Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, today announced that it has secured an ongoing commitment from premium children’s platform, CBeebies, for the UK’s favourite postie and popular pre-school series, Postman Pat®, until 2015.

Blogs Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum (podcast) x 20

Special Guest: Ottawa International Animation Festival - Part 1. Full laurels, keys to capitals, and banks of international accolades might weigh down other comedy podcast journaltarians of animation, but never for the lion-hearted, docu-brave, master news-making martyrs (and hyperbolically humble) Joel Frenzer and Alan Foreman. Join them as they interview animation's brightest and best about books, inappropriate cartoons, competing podcasts, pirates, and pumpkins - live from North America's largest festival of international animation in Ottawa, ON in 2010 at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2010.

Headline News Classic Media Teams With RadioShack For The Holidays

Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, and RadioShack, a leading national retailer of innovative mobile and technology products, today announced that DVDs of popular television specials Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman are available at 4,600 RadioShack stores nationwide this holiday season.

Headline News 23D Films Produces, Eden FX Provides VFX for Community Stop-Motion Special

In late July of 2010, Joseph A. Russo II, James Fino, Dino Stamatopoulos and Dan Harmon, sat around on a lazy afternoon contemplating on how we could join forces on future projects.

Dan mentioned that he received a call from an NBC executive who said he had a dream about a special Christmas episode of Community. He asked Dan what he had in mind.

Headline News Click 3X Builds with LEGO Systems for Stop-Motion Spot

New York-based Click 3X and its interactive division, ClickFire Media, has produced an integrated, stop-motion animated campaign to help LEGO Systems, Inc. launch a new online experience for consumers.

Headline News DHX Media Signs New International Deals For Rastamouse

DHX Media, a leading international producer and distributor of television programming and interactive content, has signed a hat trick of deals to bring much-anticipated new preschool show Rastamouse to new international territories.

Headline News Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, today announced that the classic holiday television special featuring the voice talents of Fred Astaire and Mickey Rooney, Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town, that airs on ABC and ABC Family television every holiday season, will celebrate its 40th Anniversary.

Headline News Comedy Central Picks Up Robot Chicken Producer Pilot

Comedy Central has bought the rights to a new untitled animated anthology show from ShadowMachine, the producer of ROBOT CHICKEN and MORAL OREL, reports Deadline.com.

Blogs Final Thoughts on the Films at Ottawa

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 5:22pm

No other festival I’m aware of consistently generates as much controversy as does the Ottawa Festival. People may scratch their heads at the judging decisions in Annecy (insert favorite French joke here), but in Ottawa, beer-fueled grumbling and incessant whining are as much a part of the annual festivities as head-scratching competition screening introductions and the cavalcade of toothless panhandlers lining Rue Rideau.

Blogs Gary Schwartz - Stop Motion Mayhem in a Single Ottawa Day

By Dan Sarto | Monday, November 1, 2010 at 11:07pm

I’ve known Gary Schwartz since, well, since he was a much younger zany filmmaker and animation teacher. In the Webster’s Dictionary, under the word “energy,” there is a picture of Gary with his infectious grin, a camera and a tripod. This year at the Ottawa Animation Festival, as he does every year, Gary made an extremely cool stop motion short – in one day! Fa Fha Pha Ottawa!, inspired by the Ottawa festival award designed by sculptor Tick Tock Tom, is his best yet!

Headline News Engine Ent. Closes Deal For Glenn Martin DDS

Engine Entertainment announced today that they have concluded a deal to represent the popular U.S. stop-motion animated series GLENN MARTIN, DDS, worldwide, for Michael Eisner’s production company, Tornante Animation, a division of The Tornante Company, LLC.

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