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2022 BAFTA Children & Young People Award Winners Announced

Magic Light Pictures’ animated special ‘The Snail and the Whale’ garners two awards in the Animation and Director categories; the annual event is a celebration of UK and international content for children and young people spanning film, games, and television.

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‘My Father’s Dragon’: A Timeless, Truthful Take on Facing Fears

For head of story and animation director Giovanna Ferrari, Nora Twomey’s touching animated feature film’s depiction of how turmoil can upend a child’s life, and how parents face their own doubts while trying to stay strong for their kids, strikes a very personal chord.

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Getting to the Heart of ‘My Father’s Dragon’

At the recent VIEW Conference 2022, director Nora Twomey talked to AWN about what moved her to chose Ruth Stiles Gannett’s 1948 children’s book for her new film, Cartoon Saloon’s first non-co-produced feature, a delightful 2D animated fantasy dropping on Netflix November 11.

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Andrew Goldberg Talks Nick Kroll and ‘Big Mouth’ Season 6

The co-creator, co-writer, and co-executive producer of the hit animated comedy series, whose sixth season drops October 28 on Netflix, tells all, from the introduction of a new asexual character to the premiere of the three-dads musical, ‘Dada Dia.’

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Netflix Drops ‘Big Mouth’ Season 6 Trailer

The fun and rather raunchy travails of puberty return in an all-new 10-episode season launching later this month; Adam Levine, Annaleigh Ashford, Amber Ruffin, Brian Tyree Henry, and Chris O’Dowd lead the always stellar guest cast.

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Netflix Drops ‘My Father’s Dragon’ Trailer

Inspired by Ruth Stiles Gannett’s Newbery-honored children’s book and directed by Academy Award nominated Nora Twomey, the film tells the tale of a young boy’s adventures of discovery - ferocious beasts, a mysterious island, and the friendship of a lifetime – coming to the streamer in November.

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Netflix Reveals ‘My Father’s Dragon’ Cast and First Look Image

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 8:02am

An all-star acting lineup joins Oscar-nominated director Nora Twomey’s upcoming animated feature about a young boy who runs away to rescue a young dragon.

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‘Big Mouth’ and ‘Human Resources’ Renewed at Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 6:54am

Award-winning animated series about the nightmare of puberty and its ‘edgier and adultier’ spin-off series both picked up for another season.

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‘Human Resources’: Just Another Day at the Office, If You Happen to Work with Shame Wizards and Hormone Monsters

Creators Kelly Galuska and Andrew Goldberg share the joys of working on the ‘edgier and adultier’ ‘Big Mouth’ spin-off series, which premieres March 18 on Netflix.

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Helen Mirren and Hugh Jackman Guest Star on Netflix’s ‘Human Resources’

‘Big Mouth’ spin-off nabs A-list voice talent including Janelle Monáe, Lupita Nyong'o, and Ali Wong; check out the official trailer for the ‘even edgier and adult-ier’ animated comedy streaming March 18.

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‘Puffin Rock’ Migrates to Milkshake!

The award-winning animated pre-school series co-produced by Cartoon Saloon, Penguin Random House and Dog Ears, licensed by Hoho Rights and narrated by actor Chris O’Dowd, will launch this month on Channel 5’s Milkshake! as part of the refresh of the popular pre-school block.

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Superights Announces New Sales for Cartoon Saloon’s ‘Puffin Rock’

Preschool co-production from Oscar-nominated Cartoon Saloon, Dog Ears and Penguin Random House traveling to Australia, Denmark, Scotland, Israel, Taiwan, South Korea and more.