‘Sausage Party’ Animators Claim Wurst Practices

R-rated CG comedy Sausage Party proved a surprise hit over its first weekend in release, boasting strong box office numbers well over the film’s reported $19 million budget. But ... Continue Reading →

Australian Kids Media Consumption Up

Cartoon Network’s annual research study into children and parents, “New Generations 2016,” has found that kids’ media consumption in Australia has increased over the past year, ... Continue Reading →

Video: Fans React to ‘Batman: Arkham VR’ Demo

At the one-and-only Comic-Con International in San Diego earlier this summer, Warner Bros. Interactive took to the exhibition floor to demo the upcoming Batman: Arkham VR game for eager ... Continue Reading →

Big Bad Boo Renews International ’1001 Nights’ Deals

Big Bad Boo Studios has secured renewed agreements for its animated folktale series 1001 Nights with Discovery Kids Asia and RTP Portugal. The popular 2D comedy series for kids 6-9 ... Continue Reading →

CN LatAm, Anima Estudios Announce Contest Winners

Cartoon Network Latin America and top production house Ánima Estudios (Top Cat: The Movie, Legend of the Mummies, El Chavo) have announced the winners of their joint venture animation ... Continue Reading →

First Libo Children’s Animation Fest Winners Announced

The inaugural International Children’s Animation and Comics Festival took place August 6-8 in Libo, a county of China’s Guizhou Province, awarding a truly global assortment ... Continue Reading →

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Tegan and Sara Meet BoJack Style Animation in Hang on to the Night Acclaimed musical duo’s new music video is designed and directed by animated series artist Lisa Hanawalt, and ... Continue Reading →
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CBC Kids Content Director Martin Markle Exits

Martin Markle, Senior Director of Children’s Content for Canadian public broadcaster CBC Television, has vacated his post after less than a year on the job, Kidscreen reports. ... Continue Reading →

‘Sausage Party’ Earns Sizzling No. 2 Opening

Moviegoers apparently had an appetite for irreverent, adult animation over the weekend, as Sausage Party managed to score the No. 2 box office slot for its opening run, beating low ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Play OTT Heads to Singapore

The Nickelodeon Play app is launching in Asia through its first regional partner: Singtel Mobile in Singapore. Play will debut over the telecom’s over-the-top video portal, Cast. ... Continue Reading →