Fifth ‘Pirates’ Film Kicks Off Production

Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Films have commenced production for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales on location in Australia. The fifth film in the $3.7 billion-grossing ... Continue Reading →

Jetpack Nabs ‘Moe Show’ Rights

U.K.-based Jetpack Distribution has inked deals with leading producer Pop-Up Workshop for exclusive, global distribution rights to kids’ series The Moe Show. The series is already ... Continue Reading →

‘Waybuloo’ Coming to China

Zodiak Kids announces that CBeebies favorite Waybuloo will have its debut in China next month, with CCTV acquiring the full 150 x 19 series package for its kids’ channel CCTV-14. ... Continue Reading →

Superights Picks Up ‘Story Time,’ ‘Will’

Superights Kids & Family Entertainment will be heading to the Kidscreen event with two new animated series in their catalog: Story Time and Will. Story Time (13 x 13) collects little-known ... Continue Reading →

Inaugural Animate Dubai Fest Set for April

As part of Dubai Art Season, the Arabian Gulf region will see the launch of its first annual, international animated film festival: Animate Dubai, kicking off April 22-25. The organizers ... Continue Reading →
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Jennifer McCann Named Development Director at 9 Story

9 Story Media Group has appointed Jennifer McCann to the position of Director of Development. In the new role, she will be responsible for sourcing and developing animated and live-action ... Continue Reading →

Framestore Grows London Ad Team

Framestore has augmented its advertising production team by taking on three new talents for the London Integrating Advertising department. Senior Producer Anna MacDonald, Senior VFX ... Continue Reading →

Sid & Marty Krofft Developing ‘Sigmund and the Sea Monsters’ with Amazon

Amazon Studios has signed a development deal with iconic TV producers Sid and Marty Krofft to develop a pilot that reimagines ‘70s kids classic Sigmund and the Sea Monsters. The Kroffts ... Continue Reading →

VIZ Plans Film Version of Sayuri Ueda Horror Story

Los Angeles-based VIZ Productions is developing a feature film adaptation of The Street of Fruiting Bodies by famed Japanese author Sayuri Ueda. The short horror story appeared in the ... Continue Reading →

Disney XD Orders Second Season of ‘Star vs. The Forces of Evil’

Disney XD has ordered a second season of Daron Nefcy’s upcoming animated comedy Star vs. The Forces of Evil ahead of its premiere on Monday, March 30 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The announcement ... Continue Reading →