Annecy Bestows Special Prizes

For the third year running, the Special Prizes were awarded in a ceremony held at Annecy’s Town Hall on Friday night. The Mayor of Annecy, Jean-Luc Rigaut, was on hand for the presentation ... Continue Reading →

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Right On: ‘Cuphead’s 1930s-Style Animation Will Exist Beyond Boss Fights The hotly anticipated game that brings retro rubber-hose animation to the new millennium has greater depth ... Continue Reading →

Elie Dekel Tapped to Guide ‘MST3K’ Licensing Worldwide

Satellite of Love LLC — in partnership with Shout! Factory and series creator Joel Hodgson — has hired on former Saban Brands president Elie Dekel as strategic brand advisor ... Continue Reading →

Animatsu Brings ‘Corner of the World’ to Annecy

Animatsu Entertainment, a new London-based producer, licensor and distributor of anime in the U.K. & Ireland (with global expansion in the cards), has secured global distribution ... Continue Reading →

Corus and Cartoon Network Expand Canada Partnership

Corus Entertainment in Canada has extended its partnership with Turner’s Cartoon Network in a new multi-year broadcast and merchandise deal that taps Corus’ Nelvana as the exclusive ... Continue Reading →

VICELAND Trailers ‘Party Legends’ Animated Anecdote Show

VICELAND, the multinational TV channel launched by VICE magazine back in February, has released a trailer for its new animated series Party Legends. Set to premiere on Thursday, July ... Continue Reading →

Netflix Slates 5 Original Kids Toons Plus Nick Kroll Series

Leading internet TV network Netflix reveals plans for five new original animated series for kids (and a second-season renewal for Kong: King of the Apes) on the heels of its announcement ... Continue Reading →

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French TV Animation: Major Hike in French Public Support Mechanisms in 2016 Tax rebates and automatic subsidies now account for 35% to 40% of average budgets for TV animation productions ... Continue Reading →

TF1 & Zagtoon Team Up for ‘Ghost Force’

French broadcaster TF1 announced at Annecy that it is developing a new animated series with Zagtoon: Ghost Force. The two companies collaborated on the recently delivered superhero ... Continue Reading →

‘Octonauts’ Grows Russian Presence

Silvergate Media has renewed its broadcast agreement with Russian broadcaster CTC for its undersea adventure preschool series Octonauts. The series also airs daily on the country’s ... Continue Reading →