Next Door Spy

31st Cinekid Festival Opens with ‘Next Door Spy’

The 31st Cinekid Festival is not long off, with the start date set for Wednesday, October 18. For two weeks over the fall holiday break, the largest film, TV and media event for children ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Autodesk’s Next, Virtual Studios, VR & Moving to Mars

See previous re-caps and announcements here. — Autodesk as ever has taken the opportunity of SIGGRAPH to highlight the next generation of its storytelling and collaboration tools. ... Continue Reading →
One Piece

Sony TV to Acquire Majority Stake in Funimation

Sony Pictures Television Networks has reached an agreement to acquire a substantial majority in leading anime distributor Funimation Productions, subject to regulatory approval and ... Continue Reading →
Andrea Romano

Andrea Romano, Emmy-Winning VO Director, Announces Retirement

Andrea Romano, an acclaimed voiceover and casting director who has brought to life dozens of beloved animation projects over the past three decades, has announced her intention to retire ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch's Flower

GKIDS Picks Up ‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ for NorAm

Mary and the Witch’s Flower, the highly anticipated debut feature from Japan’s Studio Ponoc will be coming to North American theaters this winter thanks to GKIDS. The deal ... Continue Reading →
Voltron Legendary Defender

Trailer: DreamWorks ‘Voltron Legendary Defender’ S3 Debuts Friday

This Friday, August 4, DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender returns to Netflix streaming with an all-new third season set of seven episodes. Check out a brand new trailer below to ... Continue Reading →
Courtney Gilmour and Christophe Davidson

2 Animated Pitches Among ComedyPRO Just For Laughs Winners

Two animated series concepts won over the judges of the 2017 Just For Laughs pitch competition in Canada, which this year comprised two separate programs: the CBC Comedy Originals Pitch ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Cloud Rendering, Real-Time, MoCap & VR Developments

Conductor Technologies launched its Conductor cloud rendering platform for VFX, VR and animation studios. The first enterprise-grade rendering service of its kind, Conductor is able ... Continue Reading →
Luna Around the World

PBS KIDS Gets Refreshed ‘Ruff Ruffman,’ Joe Murray’s ‘Luna Around the World’

At the Television Critics Association Press Tour this weekend, PBS KIDS announced that a classic cartoon star will return this fall in The Ruff Ruffman Show, an all-new short-form digital ... Continue Reading →
Hey Duggee

BBC Inks First Kids’ Content Deal with Amazon Prime

BBC Worldwide has set a multi-year licensing deal with Amazon Prime Video, giving the SVOD service’s subscribers in the UK and Ireland access to a slew of TV series from CBeebies ... Continue Reading →