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Kids’ Delhi Safari Hits U.S. Theaters December 7

Delhi Safari

Delhi Safari,” directed by Nikhil Advani, will be in theaters across the United States in the top 20 regional markets featured on over 70 screens starting December 7, Applied Art Productions announced Wednesday.

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NFB Offering Free Animation Films and Workshops

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB)

The National Film Board of Canada is launching the sixth edition of Get Animated!, bringing many of the country’s finest and funniest animated films to communities across Canada in celebration of International Animation Day (Sunday, October 28).

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Nick Teams With NFL… Again!


Nickelodeon and the National Football League continue their relationship with NFL Rush Zone: Season of the Guardians, the second season of the first-ever original half-hour animated series developed by a major U.S. sports league and a cable network, the two entities jointly announced today.

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“Hotel Transylvania” opens early at Toronto fest

Hotel Transylvania

Genndy Tartakovsky’s “Hotel Transylvania” and the 3D version of “Finding Nemo” will both have their world premieres during the TIFF Kids program of the 37th Toronto International Film Festival, which runs from September 6 to 16.

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Ghibli’s Arrietty has record-breaking U.S. release

Karigurashi No Arietti (The Secret World of Arrietty")

The Secret World of Arrietty” will open on at least 1,200 screens in the United States, more than any previous Studio Ghibli film.

Disney, which distributes Ghibli pictures in North America, had Ponyo (2008) open on about 900 screens. Also in comparison, Sen To Chihiro No Kamikakushi (Spirited Away) opened on 750 screens.

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Nick Brings In “Mike The Knight”

Mike the Knight

Nickelodeon unveils Mike the Knight, a brand new CG-animated preschool series that invites viewers into a fantastical world of castles, missions, dragons and trolls, on Friday, Feb. 3, at 10:30 a.m. ET/PT). The half-hour, adventure series teaches kids about friendship, loyalty, and determination as they join Mike, a young knight-in-training, on his missions to protect his kingdom, serve his Queen and become a full-fledged knight.

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Oscar-nominated “Rango” set for limited re-release


The now Academy Award-nominated “Rango,” from director Gore Verbinski and starring the voice of Johnny Depp, saddles up for a one-week limited engagement at the ArcLight Hollywood beginning this Friday, January 27.

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