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Mobile Games Outfit Boomlagoon Explodes with $3.6M Investment

Finnish mobile games company Boomlagoon has announced it has secured $3.6 million USD in its latest Series A investment round. The new investors were led by Northzone, with additional ... Continue Reading →
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Viddiverse Offers Kid-Friendly Social Video Network

A brand new COPPA-compliant social network called Viddiverse has hit the digital media scene, officially premiering today with a raft of tween-targeted video content from partners including ... Continue Reading →
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ToonSeum Celebrates Little Golden Books

The ToonSeum, a.k.a. Pittsburgh’s Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, will be celebrating seven memory-making decades of Little Golden Books on Saturday, May 17 from 4 – 7 ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: NFL Stars Get Animated in Nick Special

In honor of NFL Draft Day, Nicktoons is presenting a one-hour animated special of NFL Rush Zone: Guardians Unleashed, “Knights of the Sky.” Premiering Wednesday, May 7 at ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Sells 75+ Half-Hours to CSC

Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has signed licenses with the U.K.’s CSC Media for over 75 half-hours of new programming to be aired on the growing broadcaster, including ... Continue Reading →
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Stephen Hawking Develops Kids Cartoon

Nerd Corps Entertainment has begun development on a new computer-animated kids’ series based the George Greenby book series created by Stephen Hawking and his daughter, Lucy Hawking, ... Continue Reading →
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Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Voice of Animated Alfred, Dies

Actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr., best known as a suave leading man of 1950s-1970s television who also provided the voice of Alfred in Bruce Timm’s Batman: The Animated Series (1992-95) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Untitled Smurfs Movie’ Pushed to 2016

Director Kelly Asbury (Gnomeo & Juliet, Shrek 2, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron) announced on his official production blog this morning that the franchise-remodeling Untitled ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Launching YouTube Channel

DreamWorks Animation is stepping deeper into the streaming game by launching a new, family-oriented YouTube channel called DreamWorksTV that will feature original, live-action and animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peter Rabbit’ Leads Animated Daytime Emmy Noms

Nick Jr.’s charming new take on the classic Peter Rabbit property is leading the Daytime Emmy Award nominations pack with eight nods, the National Academy of Television Arts & ... Continue Reading →