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ITV Commissions Puppet Comedy ‘Newzoids’

U.K. network ITV has commissioned a new, topical puppet animation sketch show which promises to poke fun at pop culture, politics and celebrities: Newzoids. The six-part series, set ... Continue Reading →
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EFM Deals Send Wizart’s ‘Snow Queen 2′ Worldwide

Russia’s Wizart Animation has closed several new deals for its latest feature production and distribution project during the European Film Market (EFM) event this year. The Snow ... Continue Reading →
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‘Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood’ Gets Complete Euro Free TV Carriage

PGS Entertainment has secured 100% free TV carriage for Method Animation and DQ Entertainment’s Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood (52 x 11) throughout Europe, the international ... Continue Reading →
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Cloth Cat Is World’s Largest CelAction Installation

U.K.-based Cloth Cat Animation is now the largest single installation of CelAction2D software in the world, snapping up 100 licenses for its Cardiff studio. Cloth Cat is currently in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kingsman’ Trailer Gets Animated

To help promote its soon to be released comic-book inspired feature Kingsman: The Secret Service, 20th Century Fox has tapped animator/illustrator Rachel Ryle to create a stop-motion ... Continue Reading →
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Rocket Named U.K./Eire Agent for Smurfs

Rocket Licensing has been appointed the exclusive U.K. and Eire agent for globally beloved brand The Smurfs by brand owner International Merchandising, Promotion & Services (IMPS) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dalmatians’ Diamond Leads Home Entertainment Pack

You don’t have to bust out your best tricks to get a great treat from the Disney vaults this week (Sit! Roll over! Open your wallet!) as 101 Dalmatians: Diamond Edition arrives ... Continue Reading →
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‘Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo’ Season 1 Coming April 28

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release Scooby-Doo! and Scrappy-Doo!: The Complete Season 1 on DVD in stores April 28, 2015 (SRP $19.97). The disc brings together everyone’s ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Ups Tom Staggs to COO

Disney has promoted Tom Staggs to the role of chief operating officer from his position of chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. The appointment tags Staggs as the most likely ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Acquires ‘The Prophet’ for NA

GKIDS has picked up the North American rights to Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, the animated passion project of actress Salma Hayek-Pinault based on the classic book by the acclaimed ... Continue Reading →