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eOne’s ‘Zak Storm’ Gets Greenlight

Entertainment One (eOne)’s latest animated kids’ series Zak Storm has been greenlit for production, and is set to air on France’s leading kids network Gulli starting ... Continue Reading →
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Squint/Opera and Genevieve Dexter Form Eye/Present

Following the collaboration between Squint/Opera and Serious Lunch to finance the 4.5m GBP ($7.2m USD) animated series Messy Goes to Okido — coming to CBeebies in Spring 2015 ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Goes Wild for ‘Kratts’ Season 4

Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Entertainment announce production of a fourth season of hit animated wildlife adventure series Wild Kratts for PBS KIDS. Created by real life brothers ... Continue Reading →
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Platinum Pursues Fourth ‘Matt Hatter’ Season

Platinum Films announces a new fourth season of its boys’ action-adventure toon Matt Hatter Chronicles. Leading U.K. kids’ free-to-air broadcaster CITV has greenlit a further ... Continue Reading →
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‘Justin Time’ Jets Off to China

Guru Studio has appointed Ciwen Media Group to manage all rights in China for the studio’s popular preschool series Justin Time (52 x 11). Ciwen will be the show’s exclusive ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Boots Up Newest ‘Transformers’ Toon

L.A.-based Hasbro Studios is putting its latest animated series in good hands as Cartoon Network is set to be the U.S. home of the brand-new Transformers: Robots in Disguise, which ... Continue Reading →
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‘Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab’ To Debut in 2015

Genius Brands International announces the U.S. television premiere of its animated children’s series Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab (26 x 30) will come to national pubcasters ... Continue Reading →
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Submissions Open for VES Awards

The Visual Effects Society is now accepting submissions for the upcoming 13th Annual VES Awards, taking place February 4, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Submissions will be open ... Continue Reading →
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BLE News Bytes

A quick look at some of the exciting toon brands heading to Brand Licensing Europe in London (October 7-9) + BRB Internacional will present the latest from Invizimals, including trading ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough Keel Hauls ‘Pirate Express’

Breakthrough Entertainment is expanding its children’s library with the acquisition of Pirate Express, which will debut at the MIPCOM market in Cannes this month. The 2D animated ... Continue Reading →