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BENT Image Lab Produces New Animated Short of Hallmark

Internationally acclaimed animation and digital arts studio BENT Image Lab has recently announced the release of a new original holiday short for Hallmark. Titled ‘Polariffic: Yeti or Not,’ the short is set in the North Pole and focuses on a quartet of Arctic friends on a journey. The characters in the holiday short consist of […]

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Rainbow Brite Returns as a Web Series

Originally created by Hallmark in 1983, the Rainbow Brite franchise and its TV series and movie adaptations became one of the most recognizable kid’ properties in the world, particularly during the years 1984 to 1986. The Internet made it possible for a generation that wasn’t even born during its time to know about and appreciate […]

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Bent Image Lab’s Jingle and Bell’s Christmas Star Clip

Bent Image Lab has just released a new clip for their brand new stop motion animated TV special for the Hallmark Channel, titled “Jingle and Bell’s Christmas Star”. The TV special is a follow up to their previous year’s critically acclaimed “Jingle All the Way”.

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Bent and Hallmark Celebrates Halloween with Hoops & Yoyo Halloween

Portland-based animation studio Bent Image Lab has just teamed up with Hallmark in order to produce a Halloween-themed 2D animated special titled Hoops & Yoyo’s Haunted Halloween, which is scheduled to air today.

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Hallmark Channel to Premiere Hoops & Yoyo’s Haunted Halloween

The Hallmark Channel will be premiering a new original animated half-hour special titled Hoops & Yoyo’s Haunted Halloween on Friday, October 26 at 7pm. The new comedy will follow the hallmark e-card green bunny and pink kitty characters as they set out for a last minute shopping of holiday costumes at the mall.

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Jingle the Husky Pup in Hallmark Channel’s Jingle All The Way Nov 25th

The weather outside is… actually, delightful. OK, so maybe it’s a bit too early to start with all the snow and winter and Christmassy type stuff, but this little tidbit was just too cute to pass up! This year, the Hallmark Channel will be padding it’s Countdown to Christmas with all types of animation, including […]

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Hallmark brings Out of the Blue’s Asteroid Andy to TV

For awhile now, Asteroid Andy has developed quite a following on Hallmark’s website. The Flash animated series takes a future environment, and puts Andy, his family, and his intergalactic friends on all sorts of adventures. Now, Out of the Blue Enterprises, the folks behind Super Why, are looking to bring the web toon to television […]

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Fox has Rio fly to theaters April 15th

Twentieth Century Fox has a lot on it’s plate. With all types of Ice Age related news on the horizon, their most immediate concern, Rio, steps out of the cold and into the Blue Sky … literally, via Blue Sky Studios. In addition to partnering with Toys R Us, THQ, HarperCollins, and Hallmark for a […]

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Products for Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Fox Licensing & Merchandising is planning its biggest ever film campaign for the upcoming release of Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. The film, which opens July 1st, will have a number of partnerships and products ready to go with the opening weekend. HarperCollins will be creating puzzle books for the movie, and Hallmark will […]

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Rainbow Brite returns!

Waaay back in the distant history of 1984, there was a doll and cartoon based on the then-popular character Rainbow Brite.  Now, nearly 25 years later, a new Rainbow Brite cartoon is being readied for tv, featuring Rainbow Brite and her friends.  And what comes next?  Toys!  Playmates Toys has already started looking into the […]