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Alleged $285 Plot to Steal <i>Mars Needs Moms</i> DVDs Foiled

Alleged $285 Plot to Steal Mars Needs Moms DVDs Foiled

Bob Lincoln April 5, 2012 0

Two men are in custody after they were apprehended stealing 40 palettes of Mars Needs Moms DVDs, worth an estimated $285.00, from the shipping dock of a Texarkana Walmart. The pair planned to rob.... 

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Top Chinese Court Backs Steep Fee Increase for DVD Piracy Licenses

Top Chinese Court Backs Steep Fee Increase for DVD Piracy Licenses

Bob Lincoln April 3, 2012 3

The Supreme People’s Court in Beijing ruled on Monday that the government was justified in increasing the annual license fee charged owners of shops that sell pirated DVDs and software programs.  At issue was.... 

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Exec Miraculously Rescued from Unscheduled MIPtv Pitch Meeting

Exec Miraculously Rescued from Unscheduled MIPtv Pitch Meeting

Bob Lincoln April 2, 2012 1

A Canal + development exec, trapped against a hallway support beam for more than 15 minutes in conversation with a Bollywood producer pitching a kid’s animated TV special, was miraculously rescued yesterday by members.... 

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Olbermann Joins Cartoon Network to Anchor New Primetime Nightly Newscast

Olbermann Joins Cartoon Network to Anchor New Primetime Nightly Newscast

Bob Lincoln April 1, 2012 3

In an unprecedented move sure to ripple throughout Hollywood, Cartoon Network has lured top controversial commentator Keith Olbermann to anchor their new nightly primetime national news broadcast.  Coming on the heels of Olbermann’s messy.... 

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TV Animation Producers Taking Diverse Measures to Ensure Long-Term Profitability

TV Animation Producers Taking Diverse Measures to Ensure Long-Term Profitability

Bob Lincoln April 1, 2012 0

With MIPTV starting today, an independent market research firm has released the results of its most recent television animation production industry survey.  According to Copenhagen-based market research firm International Institute for a Better Tomorrow,.... 

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Banks on High Alert after <i>Hoodwinked 3</i> Finance Attempt

Banks on High Alert after Hoodwinked 3 Finance Attempt

Bob Lincoln April 1, 2012 0

Banks were on high alert across Europe and Asia after Volker van Volk, chief executive of EuroBank Potsdam, was targeted by a producer attempting to secure funding for a third Hoodwinked movie. Police and.... 

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European Web Toon Distributers Fined €85 for Price Fixing

European Web Toon Distributers Fined €85 for Price Fixing

Bob Lincoln April 1, 2012 0

A French competitive business watchdog has imposed its largest web toon distributor price fixing fine in history on four of the biggest European web entertainment portals after it found they worked together to fix.... 

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