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Downtown Burbank Arts Fest Highlights Animation

In just under two weeks, 200 award-winning artists from around the US and some 20,000 visitors will mingle at the annual Downtown Burbank Arts Festival, taking place Saturday and Sunday, ... Continue Reading →
Misho and Robin

‘Misho and Robin’ Go Worldwide

Following the launch of 2D animated series Misha and Robin at the fall MIP Junior market, Monster Entertainment has inked a spate of deals that will see the charming cat and bird friends ... Continue Reading →
BabyRiki

FUN Union Expands Asian Footprint with Mast Licensing Deal

Children’s animation content creator-distributor FUN Union has secured an exclusive master licensing agreement with Promotional Partners Worldwide which will help the company grow ... Continue Reading →
Yellow Submarine

‘Yellow Submarine’ Returns to Theaters for 50th Anniversary

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Yellow Submarine — a psychedelic 2D adventure inspired by The Beatles — Apple Corps Ltd. has joined forces with Abramorama and Universal ... Continue Reading →
Lupin the 3rd

‘Lupin the 3rd Part 5’ Steals onto Crunchyroll Streaming

TMS Entertainment US has sent the latest installment of one of anime’s most iconic antiheros to streaming as Lupin the 3rd Part 5 launches on Crunchyroll today, simultaneously with ... Continue Reading →
The Ollie & Moon Show

Cottonwood’s ‘Ollie & Moon’ Make New Broadcast & Licensing Pals

Distributor Federation Kids & Family and its sister production company Cottonwood Media have brought on another raft of broadcast and licensing partners across Europe for animated ... Continue Reading →
Louie & Yoko Build

France TV Commissions ‘Louie & Yoko Build’ from Millimages

Having launched the flagship series Louie Draw Me, France Televisions has commissioned Millimages’ brand-new 2D preschool series Louis & Yoko Build (70 x 7’), which puts a new ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: GLAS Grants Open, Anim’est Call for Entries, Facebook VR Gets an Avatar Makeover & More

Applications Open for GLAS Animation Grant Program Launched at the 3rd GLAS Animation Festival, the program will fund independent animators living and able to work in the US, making ... Continue Reading →
Deadpool test footage

Watch: ‘Deadpool’ Test Animation Leaked

As if we weren’t sad enough that Donald and Stephen Glover’s adult animated Deadpool series for FXX has disintegrated like so many grenade-munching bad guys, now we’re being tantalized ... Continue Reading →
Catsaway

Production Gets Purring on ‘Catsaway’ at Abu Dhabi’s twofour54

Production has commenced at Abu Dhabi media hub twofour54 on Catsaway, the first animated feature for twofour54-based company Tent Pictures Productions and Emirati director Fadel Saeed ... Continue Reading →