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Daily News Bytes

Funimation Releases Entire Samurai Champloo Series for Free on YouTube NorAm anime giant releases Shinichiro Watanabe’s seminal series to the huddled internet masses. Nick’s Layla ... Continue Reading →
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MIPTV News Bytes

Anima Kitchent and Famosa’s animated comedy PINY, PinyPon Institute of New York (52 x 11) has been picked up for broadcast in Mexico and Russia. The transmedia property set in an ... Continue Reading →
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Cogswell Ranked Among Top NorAm Game Schools

Cogswell College has been named one of the top schools in North America to study game design in 2016, according to new rankings from The Princeton Review. The San Jose college ranked ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Creations Trailers New ‘Thomas & Friends’ Movie at MIPTV

Mattel Creations — the new centralized theatrical, TV and digital content creation company from Mattel, Inc. — gave MIPTV attendees a first look at the newly announced CG-animated ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Supervisor Dan Akers Joins Blur Studio

Academy Award and Emmy-nominated animation, VFX and design house Blur Studio has hired on Dan Akers as Visual Effects Supervisor. With nearly 15 years of experience in VFX, Akers has ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Zagreb Announces 2016 Line-Up

Organizers of the 26th edition of the World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb (taking place June 6-11, 2016) has revealed this year’s official festival lineup, featuring ... Continue Reading →
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Guillermo del Toro to Give Annecy Masterclass

The 2016 Annecy festival and market will welcome a very special guest to the charming French burg this summer, with organizers announcing that award-winning filmmaker and master storyteller ... Continue Reading →
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‘BFG’ Trailer Gives Tour of Giant Country

Disney has released the latest trailer for Steven Spielberg’s The BFG — arriving in theaters July 1. The new feature adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic is produced by ... Continue Reading →
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INK and Deprente Launch ‘Anansi’ at MIPTV

Media strategy and brand management company INK Global together with award-winning South African production company Diprente announce the launch of a brand-new kids’ animated ... Continue Reading →
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Emmy Kids Awards Winners Celebrated in Cannes

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented the fourth annual International Emmy Kids Awards in Cannes during a special ceremony held in conjunction with the ... Continue Reading →