Daily News Bytes: Oscar Entry Deadlines!, ‘Spider-Man’ Sneak Peek, Triggerfish’s Hot Take, & More

Submission Deadlines for 2017 Oscars Approaching! Get your movie-making rears in gear! Deadlines to submit your work for consideration in the 90th Academy Awards are coming up fast: ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars Force Friday II

Global Star Wars AR Event ‘Find the Force’ Blasts Off Sept. 1

Building on the success of 2015’s inaugural Force Friday, Disney and Lucasfilm have announced Find the Force, a global augmented reality event rolling out on Force Friday II (September ... Continue Reading →

Collingwood to Pilot ‘Thorgar’ Series at Cartoon Forum

Award-winning UK studio Collingwood & Co. (Animal Stories; Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave) has just wrapped production on a pilot for its new animated series, Thorgar, a 52 x 11 min. ... Continue Reading →
Puppy Dog Pals

Disney Junior Adopts Second ‘Puppy Dog Pals’ Season

Disney Junior’s Puppy Dog Pals has been picked up for a second season, following a warm reception from its debut this spring. Created by prolific comedian and actor Harland Williams ... Continue Reading →
Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed

Jetpack Snaps Up ‘Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed’ from Beano

Jetpack Distribution has acquired international rights to season one of the shiny new animated sitcom Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed — featuring the stars of the world’s longest-running ... Continue Reading →
Heroes of Envell

MIPJunior Recruits Russian Toon ‘Heroes of Envell’ for World Premiere

For the first time in its 25-year history, the MIPJunior content market has selected a Russian animated project as one of its World Premiere TV Screenings. Organizers Reed MIDEM have ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: Nick Ladd’s VR Produced Short, ‘Evangelion’ Keeps Rebuilding, David OReilly on Everything, & More

This Impressive Short Film Was Drawn and Animated Entirely Inside of VR Artist Nick Ladd turned to virtual reality tools Quill and ANIMVR to create his new animated short Escape in ... Continue Reading →
Spirit Riding Free

DreamWorks’ ‘Spirit Riding Free’ S2 Hoofs It to Netflix

DreamWorks Animation Television and Netflix have announced that season 2 of hit animated series Spirit Riding Free will debut Friday, September 8, with a new trailer and photos revealing ... Continue Reading →
Todd Parr's I Love You

New Todd Parr Pre-K Series to Debut at MIPCOM

New original series for preschool audiences from New York Times best-selling children’s author Todd Parr (ToddWorld). The untitled project is currently in development with UK animation ... Continue Reading →
True and the Rainbow Kingdom

Guru’s ‘True and the Rainbow Kingdom’ Signs Master Toy Partner

Having just premiered its first season, Guru Studio’s preschool-targeted Netflix Original animated series True and the Rainbow Kingdom has secured a master toy licensee in Toy State. ... Continue Reading →