License2Brand Reps ‘Asterix’ in Greece, Cyprus

License2Brand has been appointed a licensing representative for evergreen French property Asterix, and will handle all merchandise rights for the adventurous Viking created by Albert ... Continue Reading →

Ultimate Marvel Marathon Coming to El Capitan

During the Nerdist panel at WonderCon in Anaheim this weekend, CEO Chris Hardwick announced that Nerdist Industries will present “The Ultimate Marvel Marathon” at Hollywood’s ... Continue Reading →

Elizabeth Stephens Upped to VP at Foothill

Santa Barbara, Calif. and London, U.K.-based Foothill Entertainment has promoted Elizabeth Stephens to Vice President – Sales and Development. Stephens attains the new position ... Continue Reading →

Filmakademie Names Andreas Hykade Director of Animation Institute

Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Andreas Hykade has taken on the position of Director of the Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction at the renowned Filmakademie ... Continue Reading →

Academy Presents ‘Animation Showcase’ in NYC

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present “An Animation Showcase: From Celluloid to CGI,” an event series running April 24 through May 29, 2015, in New York. ... Continue Reading →

‘Little Charmers’ Casts Spell on Licensees

Nelvana Enterprises — the sales, brand-management and consumer products arm of Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana — has won over several notable licensees with its new CG animated ... Continue Reading →

Millimages’ ‘Molang’ Scores Presales

Paris-based animation producer Millimages has secured a nice assortment of presales for its non-dialog short format series Molang (104 x 3’30”), ahead of the MIPTV content market ... Continue Reading →

DHX Inks Multi-Year Deal with Orchard

DHX Media has teamed up with innovative music, video and film distribution company The Orchard to serve up more than 8,000 episodes of DHX’s library content, along with newly produced ... Continue Reading →

Comcast, GBI Launching Kid Genius Channel

Genius Brands International has partnered with Comcast to launch Kid Genius, a new channel on Xfinity On Demand, with the goal of delivering “Smart TV for Kids” starting fall 2015. ... Continue Reading →

‘Uncle Grandpa’ and ‘Steven Universe’ Crossover Premieres April 2

Worlds will collide this Thursday, April 2 at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT as Cartoon Network premieres the first-ever Uncle Grandpa and Steven Universe crossover episode. In “Say Uncle,” Uncle ... Continue Reading →