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‘Poupelle Of Chimney Town’ Coming to Premium VOD May 3

The film, based on the popular book by Akihiro Nishino, tells a tale of friendship, courage and hope; coming to digital May 17 and Blu-ray + DVD combo May 31.

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FOX Entertainment Greenlights Berkeley Breathed’s ‘Bloom Country’

The Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist will co-write and executive produce the new series along with Miramax, Spyglass and Project X, with animation produced by Bento Box.

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Watch the Clip: ‘Big Nate’ Now Streaming on Paramount+

Yesterday, football fans got a halftime treat - a sneak peek of Nickelodeon’s New Original CG series based on the best-selling books by Lincoln Peirce; the show follows Nate, a precocious 11-year-old boy and his misadventures in middle school.

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Paramount+ Releases ‘Big Nate’ Trailer and Art

Based on the popular kids’ book and comic strip by Lincoln Peirce, the all-new animated series about a precocious 11-year-old boy and his misadventures in middle school hits the streamer February 17.

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‘Poupelle of Chimney Town’ Challenges Us to Look Up, Not Down

Akihiro Nishino’s award-winning 3D/CG film features a young chimney sweep who hides his dream of seeing the stars - and world - beyond the smoke-filled town where he lives, until he meets an odd man made of garbage; film hits U.S. theaters December 30.

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Nelvana Launches ‘Talent Incubator: Black Write Edition’

The initiative, developed in partnership with Kids Can Press, is designed to discover, support, and mentor emerging Black storytellers and illustrators in Canada; selected creatives interested in kids’ TV animation with receive support in pitch development and an introduction to industry professionals.

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Simon Otto to Helm Locksmith Animation’s ‘That Christmas’

Renowned ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ head of character animation makes his animated feature film directorial debut on CG animated adaptation of Richard Curtis’ children’s book series.

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‘The Runaway Bunny’ Tells a Classic Story of a Mother’s Love

Based on Margaret Wise Brown’s iconic 1942 children’s book, Amy Schatz and Maciek Albrecht’s 2D musical special, now playing on HBO Max, is a gentle tale of a little bunny who eventually realizes there’s no place like home.

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Magic Light Pictures’ ‘Zog’ Launches Today on Amazon Prime

Latest animated short from the studio behind Oscar-nominated ‘The Gruffalo,’ ‘Room on the Broom,’ ‘Revolting Rhymes’ and ‘Chico & Rita’ is now available to stream or download.

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Benedict Cumberbatch and David Oyelowo Cast in Animated ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’

Half-hour special from Lupus Films, airing on Channel 4 this Christmas, brings classic children’s book to life with distinctive hand-drawn animation style.

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Dreamwork Animation Announces Voice Talent for Netflix Original Series, ‘Archibald’s Next Big Thing’

Created by Tony Hale, the new animated comedy celebrates the joy of the journey, not just the destination.