The Deep

‘The Deep’ Dives into 4-D Attraction, Simba Toy Line Ahead of Netflix Debut

Things are really churning up for undersea animated adventure series The Deep, with announcements of a new agreement to create a 4-D theatrical experience and the appointment of the ... Continue Reading →
Locksmith Animation

20th Century Fox & Locksmith Animation Strike Production Agreement

Twentieth Century Fox Film and London-based Locksmith Animation have struck a multi-year production partnership, with the first project already greenlit and a planned release schedule ... Continue Reading →
Ferdinand

No Bull: New ‘Ferdinand’ Trailer Adds Starpower, Nick Jonas Tune

20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios are spreading the message “Don’t judge a bull by its cover” with the release of a new trailer for upcoming animated family feature Ferdinand ... Continue Reading →
The Croods

DreamWorks Re-Slates ‘Croods 2,’ Dates ‘Spooky Jack’

Nearly a year after DreamWorks Animation’s then-new owner NBCUniversal axed plans for the sequel, Universal Pictures has announced that The Croods 2 is back on the feature release ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Introduces New Powerpuff Girl Bliss

After much teasing and speculation, Cartoon Network finally introduced fans to its official fourth Powerpuff Girl this weekend, with new pint-size hero Bliss making her debut in part ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Kevin McTurk Takes Swing at ‘Haunted Swordsman,’ Turner Joins FupiToons, Toys ‘R’ Us Files Bankruptcy & More

AAN Partners with Turner for DISCOP Joburg & FupiToons Festival The global broadcasting giant will reunite with African Animation Network during the South Africa content confab, ... Continue Reading →

Tencent Invests in FZ Ent.’s ‘CoNaBLUE’

Chinese technology and media giant Tencent has agreed to invest in local producer FZ Entertainment’s original animated series, CoNaBLUE, to the tune of 30% of the project’s ... Continue Reading →
Tehran Taboo

Kino Lorber Snags NorAm Rights to Challenging ‘Tehran Taboo’

Kino Lorber has picked up rotoscope-animated festival favorite Tehran Taboo for distribution in the US and English-speaking Canada, with plans for a February theatrical release. The ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

VIEW Conference to Premiere Making of ‘The Breadwinner’ Presentation

With the 18th annual edition rapidly approaching, VIEW Conference organizers have announced that the Turin, Italy confab of animation, gaming, VFX, VR and computer graphics will present ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA & AEF Select 2017-18 Animation Scholarship Recipients

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum have selected seven animation students to receive a total of $31,000 in scholarships for the academic year 2017-2018. AEF judges reviewed ... Continue Reading →