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AMBI, Barajoun Join Forces for 5 Film Venture

Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi’s AMBI Group has formed a joint venture partnership with Ayman Jamal’s Dubai-based animation and vfx house Barajoun Entertainment to co-finance ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Gives First Look at New Powerpuff Girls

Cartoon Network has unveiled a first look at the highly anticipated reboot of classic girl power toon The Powerpuff Girls. Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup will return to the small screen ... Continue Reading →
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TAAFI ‘16 Provides Studio Recruitment Opportunity

The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) has announced that it will hold the Animation Arts Maarket (no, that’s not a typo, just clever branding) as part of its 2015 ... Continue Reading →
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Shout!, Studio 100 Ink Multi-Picture Pact for ‘Maya the Bee’

Shout! Factory and Studio 100 Media are expanding their distribution alliance with a new multi-picture deal for Studio 100’s upcoming Maya the Bee feature film series. The announcement ... Continue Reading →
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Betty Boop Returns in New TV Series

Max Fleischer’s iconic cartoon flapper Betty Boop will be returning to animation nearly 90 years after her debut in Dizzy Dishes. Betty will be starring, for the first time in 30 ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

’Winx Club’ to Get Big Screen & Live-Action Treatment Via Hollywood Gang Rainbow’s smash hit animated property will be adapted for live-action by Gianni Nunnari’s in-demand ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nature Cat’ Names New Distribution, Licensing Partners

Spiffy Pictures has appointed two key partners for its hit animated PBS KIDS series Nature Cat. HiHat Media will handle brand licensing in the U.S., while 9 Story Media Group tackles ... Continue Reading →
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Brain Zoo Unveils ‘Nora’

Brain Zoo Studios, this year celebrating its 20th anniversary, has released the first teaser for its animated film Nora. The original CG project is a comedic sci-fi action-adventure ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Partners with Netflix, Scholastic on ‘Magic School Bus’ Reboot

9 Story Media Group has partnered with Netflix and Scholastic to produce a new version of the Emmy Award-winning 1990s animated children’s series The Magic School Bus — set ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Prime Orders Four Seasons of ‘Thunderbirds Are Go’

Amazon has placed an order for four 13-episode seasons of new Amazon Original Kids Series Thunderbirds Are Go. The first season of this modern reinvention of the 50-year-old property ... Continue Reading →