‘Dreamworks Dragons’ Moving to Netflix

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Dreamworks Animation announced that new episodes of its popular DreamWorks Dragons series will debut and play exclusively worldwide on Netflix beginning in the spring of 2015. The series currently plays on Cartoon Network in the U.S.A.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 66: AF News Special – Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6’

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Tom Fonss and Stanford Clark join Marc Vibbert to discuss Big Hero 6. From its Marvel comic book origins to what Disney has released so far about the film, we cover it all.

Also Discussed: Sequels to Cars and The Incredibles, Blue Sky’s Peanuts teaser trailer, and Party Central / Muppets Most Wanted.

(Recorded on 03/24/14)

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DreamWorks Announces New Netflix Series Titles

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As part of their mammoth original content deal with Netflix, DreamWorks Animation officially announced three new series currently in production that will debut in late 2014.

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‘Turbo’ Turns Animated Series…FAST

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It feels like only yesterday I was seeing the first previews for DreamWorks’ Turbo, but the film about a snail who dreams of being a racer that debuted this summer has already leant itself to a spinoff cartoon series to premiere this month. The show, titled Turbo FAST, will premiere on Netflix as their first original series for kids and will likely be a hit with very young children. I found the movie to be a predictable rehashing of far better scripts, but there were some moments and characters enjoyable to watch.

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‘Rocky and Bullwinkle’ To Make Cinematic Return

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DreamWorks Animation announced today that a brand new Rocky & Bullwinkle short film will be released in 2014, to coincide with the theatrical release of Mr. Peabody & Sherman, the much-anticipated 3D animated film hitting theaters next March.

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DreamWorks Animation Adds Chapman Library

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DreamWorks Animation is continuing its recent string of content acquisitions by taking on the Chapman Entertainment Library, which includes pre-school-aimed fare such as Roary the Racing Car, Raa Raa the Noisy Lion, Fifi and the Flowertots, and Little Charley Bear.

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DreamWorks Hires New TV Division Leader

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DreamWorks Animation is building up their TV animation business in a big way. This week, DreamWorks announced that Marjorie Cohn will be the new head of its TV division. Cohn has worked for Nickelodeon for the last 26 years, helping to build it into the kids’ programming powerhouse that it is today.

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