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New ‘Sausage Party’ Trailer Might Ruin Your Appetite

A poppin’ fresh new trailer for R-rated CG comedy Sausage Party has dropped, and it might make you want to drop your snack and take a good, hard look at yourself. The film, coming ... Continue Reading →
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Darren Walsh to Helm ‘Danny Diamondback’

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution has taken on worldwide sales for Siege Train Studios’ animated feature film Danny Diamondback, which is to be directed by Aardman Animations alumnus ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sonic Boom’ Launches on Hulu with 52 Episodes

SEGA and Technicolor Animation Productions (formerly OuiDO! Productions) have launched top-rated animated series Sonic Boom for streaming in the U.S. exclusively on Hulu. All 52 episodes ... Continue Reading →
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FILM.UA Secures Poland Release for ‘Stolen Princess’

Ukrainian media group FILM.UA closed a deal for the distribution of its animated feature The Stolen Princess with Poland’s Polsat during the Marche du Film in Cannes. The production ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH ‘16 Previews Tech Papers

SIGGRAPH 2016, taking place July 24-28 at the Anaheim Convention Center under the tagline “Render the Possibilities,” will once again present its renowned Technical Papers program ... Continue Reading →
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Skyrocket Taps Jared Wolfson to Lead New Media Division

L.A.-based Skyrocket Toys, a leading domestic manufacturer of tech toys and consumer products, has appointed kids and family entertainment executive and producer Jared Wolfson to lead ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Cannes: Animation Is a Rare Bright Spot for Russian Film Industry Russki toon franchises Snow Queen, Kikoriki and Masha continue to net strong sales worldwide. The Children’s Media ... Continue Reading →
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GBI’s Stone Newman Takes on Global Marketing

Genius Brands International has promoted industry vet Stone Newman from President of Global Consumer Products to President of Global Consumer Products & Marketing, per an announcement ... Continue Reading →
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Animasia’s ‘Harry & Bunnie’ Hits Disney in Asia

Kuala Lumpur-based Animasia Studio’s original animated series Harry & Bunnie arrives on Disney Channel in Southeast Asia on May 20, with new episodes to air every Friday. The ... Continue Reading →
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Sprout Picks Up ‘Magic Hockey Skates’ Special from eOne

Entertainment One has inked a broadcast agreement in the U.S. with NBCUniversal’s Sprout preschool network for the animated TV special, The Magic Hockey Skates. The half-hour mini ... Continue Reading →