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Global TV Sales Rundown

There have been a flurry of sales announcements ahead of the Kidscreen Summit, which kicks off in Miami next week. Here’s a rapid-fire rundown of all the goings-on filling up our ... Continue Reading →
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Sinking Ship Ent. Acquires Picture Box Distribution

Sinking Ship Entertainment, producers of the Daytime Emmy-winning series Dino Dan and Odd Squad, are padding their distribution capacity by acquiring Picture Box Distribution. Per the ... Continue Reading →
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Sprout Snaps Up ‘YaYa & Zouk’

Distribution360, a marblemedia company that monetizes content across existing and emerging platforms, has secured sales of over 260 episodes to broadcasters and digital platforms across ... Continue Reading →
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Hiroshima Animation Fest Calls for Entries

Organizers of the 16th Hiroshima International Animation Festival announce they are now accepting entries for the 2016 edition. The biennial event, taking place from August 18 to 22 ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Animated Shorts Names 2015 Selections, Opens Submissions

Nickelodeon has opened submissions for the 2016 global Animated Shorts Program, accepting entries through April 15. The annual program, overseen by network development executives, accepts ... Continue Reading →
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Bugs and Daffy Voice Actor Joe Alaskey Dies

Joe Alaskey, a prolific voice performer who played classic cartoon characters such as Looney Tunes’ Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety Bird and Sylvester the Cat, died Wednesday February ... Continue Reading →
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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 →