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Shout! Bringing ‘Long Way North’ to U.S. Theaters

Shout! Factory and Urban Distribution International have entered an exclusive deal to distribute European animated feature Long Way North in the United States. A theatrical release ... Continue Reading →
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Weird Al Yankovic Stars in Disney XD’s ‘Milo Murphy’s Law’

Legendary satirist and Grammy-winning recording artist Al Yankovic (a.k.a. “Weird Al”) will provide the voice of the titular hero for Disney XD’s Milo Murphy’s Law — an ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Graphic India to Expand Blockbuster ‘Baahubali’ to Comics, Animation Akira Mediaworks teams up with Graphic India for transmedia expansion of hit historical fiction epic. Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Tech-Savvy Series ‘Dot’ Set for Sprout

NBCUniversal’s 24-hour preschool network Sprout has tapped September 2016 for the premiere of Dot., a new original animated series based on Randi Zuckerberg’s popular kids book ... Continue Reading →
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Goalpost, Sticky Enter Final Development on ‘Sapphires’

Australian indie feature and TV drama producers Goalpost Pictures and kids production house Sticky Pictures have announced they are in the final stages of development on The Sapphires ... Continue Reading →
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Jim Gaffigan, Carl Reiner Join ‘Duck Duck Goose’ Cast

Original Force Animation announces the most recent cast and talent additions to its debut animated feature, Duck Duck Goose, a family comedy due out in 2017. Joining the voice talent ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Week Events to Fete Nominees

In the week leading up to the 88th Oscars, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is presenting a series of public programs to celebrate the hard work of this year’s nominees ... Continue Reading →
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MarcoPolo Debuts Short-Form Series ‘The Polos’

Mobile-centric kids media company MarcoPolo Learning is launching a new video business with the debut of its first short-form video series, The Polos. Aimed at kids 3-7, the shorts ... Continue Reading →
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Bejuba Picks Up ‘Deer Little Forest’ Rights

Canadian kids entertainment company Bejuba! Entertainment has inked a deal with Koko Rose Media, picking up global distribution rights for animated preschool series Deer Little Forest ... Continue Reading →
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‘Little Critter’ to Take on Global Entertainment Biz

Mercer Mayer’s beloved Little Critter children’s book characters (featured in over 100 titles currently in print in the U.S. alone) are set to take on the broader world of entertainment. ... Continue Reading →