All Hail King Julien

DreamWorks Toons, ‘Deep’ & ‘Masha’ Animate Universal Kids Debut

NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment is officially launching rebranded kids’ network Universal Kids (formerly Sprout) on Saturday, September 9. Highlighted in the expanded content offerings ... Continue Reading →
Africa’s Lost Classics

Rare & Pioneering African Animation Shines in UK Film Tour

Five of the UK’s leading festivals of world cinema will bring a touring show of rare, forgotten and sometimes suppressed pioneering African films to audiences across the country. ... Continue Reading →
Marlène Jobert

Superprod Signs on to Animate ‘Tales by Marlène Jobert’

The best-selling audiobooks series Tales by Marlène Jobert (Les Contes de Marlène Jobert) will be getting an animated makeover from Paris-based Superprod, with an eye to create digital-targeted ... Continue Reading →
Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You

Trailer: ‘Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You’ out Nov. 14

Announced back in March, Universal 1440’s holiday hit song-inspired CG tale has received a home entertainment debut date and a spunky, snowy trailer. Narrated and executive produced ... Continue Reading →
Magic School Bus

Trailer: Netflix Unveils ‘Magic School Bus’ Re-Do

Hang on to your childhoods, ‘90s kids. Netflix has released the first trailer for its much anticipated revamp of Emmy-winning The Magic School Bus. Produced by 9 Story and Scholastic, ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars Rebels

Trailer: Disney XD Sets Premiere for 4th & Final ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season

Lucasfilm Animation’s Emmy-nominated series Star Wars Rebels is returning to screens for its fourth (and final) season, premiering Monday, October 16 on Disney XD and the Disney ... Continue Reading →
Angry Birds Blues

CAKE Inks Multiseries Deal with Virgin TV Following App Launch

Kids entertainment co. CAKE has secured a distribution deal with Virgin TV which will bring programs from the CAKE catalog — nearly 500 episodes in all — to Virgin TV Kids’ ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Anifilm, Oaxaca & VIEW Developments; ‘Napping Princess’ Out Friday, ‘Gotham by Gaslight’ Sneak Peek

Buy Tickets for ‘Napping Princess,’ in US Theaters Sept. 8 GKIDS is presenting a theatrical release of Kenji Kamiyama’s acclaimed sci-fi anime adventure in select ... Continue Reading →
Ivana Sebestova

Slovak Filmmaker Ivana Sebestova’s Latest Debuts at Projekt 100

Acclaimed director, animator and artist Ivana Sebestova — two-time winner of the Slovak National Film Award, for Four (2007) and Snow (2013), and a driving creative force behind ... Continue Reading →
Luo Bao Bei

9 Story Distribution Int’l Boards Magic Mall’s ‘Luo Bao Bei’

9 Story Distribution International and China’s Magic Mall Entertainment have joined forces for a new animated children’s series, Luo Bao Bei. Created and produced by Magic ... Continue Reading →