Oscar Winner Eddie Redmayne on Board for ‘Thomas’ Film

Mattel subsidiary HIT Entertainment has announced a new CG-animated home entertainment feature for the Thomas & Friends franchise: Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure, set for ... Continue Reading →

3D Digitization with Autodesk Memento in Beta

Software giant Autodesk has moved its digitization program Memento into the next phase, launching a worldwide free public beta. Memento is an end-to-end solution for converting any ... Continue Reading →

Zodiak Scores Presales for ‘Get Blake’

Zodiak Kids has secured presales for new animated series Get Blake! (52 x 11), from its production company Marathon Media. Agreements have been inked with De Agostini Editore for Italian ... Continue Reading →

Kabillion Takes on Cyber Group’s ‘Ozie Boo,’ ‘Mademoiselle Zazie’

Top 10 kids free On Demand network Kabillion has finalized  a deal with France’s Cyber Group Studios for its animated series Ozie Boo (78 x7) and Mademoiselle Zazie (78 x 7). The ... Continue Reading →

Hopster Inks DreamWorks Classics Deal

Preschool targeted TV and learning platform Hopster has inked a multi-territory content deal with DreamWorks Classics, which will give it distribution rights to seven popular kids’ ... Continue Reading →

Co-Pro Trio Forms for ‘Bottersnikes’

Cake in the U.K., and Cheeky Little Media and Mighty Nice in Australia have kicked off a new co-production project for Seven Network Australia, CBBC and Netflix. Bottersnikes & ... Continue Reading →

No Time for Tea Parties

Disney TV Animation’s newest heroine is out to kick butt and make Earth a more magical place in Star vs. ... Continue Reading →

Books We Love – Issue #248

The Art of Home By Ramin Zahed [Insight Editions, $45] This month, DreamWorks Animation introduces audiences to a new alien race with the CG odd couple comedy Home. Tim Johnson’s ... Continue Reading →

Genius Brands Animating ‘Llama Llama’

Genius Brands International has partnered with Penguin Young Readers and author/illustrator Anna Dewdney to lead the worldwide expansion of Dewdney’s New York Times bestselling and ... Continue Reading →

France TV Racks Up Toon Sales

FranceTV Distribution has gotten 2015 off to a busy start, securing multiple deals for three of its animated properties. The distributor has picked up rights to seasons 1 and 2 of Studio ... Continue Reading →