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Academy Presents ‘Animation Showcase’ in NYC

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present “An Animation Showcase: From Celluloid to CGI,” an event series running April 24 through May 29, 2015, in New York. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Little Charmers’ Casts Spell on Licensees

Nelvana Enterprises — the sales, brand-management and consumer products arm of Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana — has won over several notable licensees with its new CG animated ... Continue Reading →
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Millimages’ ‘Molang’ Scores Presales

Paris-based animation producer Millimages has secured a nice assortment of presales for its non-dialog short format series Molang (104 x 3’30”), ahead of the MIPTV content market ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Inks Multi-Year Deal with Orchard

DHX Media has teamed up with innovative music, video and film distribution company The Orchard to serve up more than 8,000 episodes of DHX’s library content, along with newly produced ... Continue Reading →
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Comcast, GBI Launching Kid Genius Channel

Genius Brands International has partnered with Comcast to launch Kid Genius, a new channel on Xfinity On Demand, with the goal of delivering “Smart TV for Kids” starting fall 2015. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Uncle Grandpa’ and ‘Steven Universe’ Crossover Premieres April 2

Worlds will collide this Thursday, April 2 at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT as Cartoon Network premieres the first-ever Uncle Grandpa and Steven Universe crossover episode. In “Say Uncle,” Uncle ... Continue Reading →
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2015 Daytime Emmy Nominations Announced

The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations are in — some 350 of them all together — as well as the individual Achievement in Animation honorees, who will be presented ... Continue Reading →
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Corus Ent. Nabs Nick Content Rights for Canada

Corus Entertainment and Viacom Int’l Media Networks’ Nickelodeon have broadened their partnership with a new long-term agreement granting Corus exclusive rights to all of ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Begins Unveiling Selection

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival (June 15-20; annecy.org) has revealed part of its official selection, culled from a record-setting 2,600 films from 95 countries. The ... Continue Reading →
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Stoopid Buddy, WWE Go to ‘Camp’

WWE Network will be adding to its premium monthly live pay-per-view events with a new programming lineup, just announced to launch over the remainder of the year. Among the eight new ... Continue Reading →