Magic School Bus

Trailer: Netflix Unveils ‘Magic School Bus’ Re-Do

Hang on to your childhoods, ‘90s kids. Netflix has released the first trailer for its much anticipated revamp of Emmy-winning The Magic School Bus. Produced by 9 Story and Scholastic, ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars Rebels

Trailer: Disney XD Sets Premiere for 4th & Final ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season

Lucasfilm Animation’s Emmy-nominated series Star Wars Rebels is returning to screens for its fourth (and final) season, premiering Monday, October 16 on Disney XD and the Disney ... Continue Reading →
Angry Birds Blues

CAKE Inks Multiseries Deal with Virgin TV Following App Launch

Kids entertainment co. CAKE has secured a distribution deal with Virgin TV which will bring programs from the CAKE catalog — nearly 500 episodes in all — to Virgin TV Kids’ ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Anifilm, Oaxaca & VIEW Developments; ‘Napping Princess’ Out Friday, ‘Gotham by Gaslight’ Sneak Peek

Buy Tickets for ‘Napping Princess,’ in US Theaters Sept. 8 GKIDS is presenting a theatrical release of Kenji Kamiyama’s acclaimed sci-fi anime adventure in select ... Continue Reading →
Ivana Sebestova

Slovak Filmmaker Ivana Sebestova’s Latest Debuts at Projekt 100

Acclaimed director, animator and artist Ivana Sebestova — two-time winner of the Slovak National Film Award, for Four (2007) and Snow (2013), and a driving creative force behind ... Continue Reading →
Luo Bao Bei

9 Story Distribution Int’l Boards Magic Mall’s ‘Luo Bao Bei’

9 Story Distribution International and China’s Magic Mall Entertainment have joined forces for a new animated children’s series, Luo Bao Bei. Created and produced by Magic ... Continue Reading →
Alexandre Hénin

Federation Taps Alexandre Hénin as Head of Acquisitions, Creative Producer

Premium content distributor Federation Kids & Family announces the hiring of former France Télévisions kids’ acquisition exec Alexandre Hénin as its Head of Acquisitions, ... Continue Reading →
Jennifer McCarron

Thunderbird Appoints Key Execs; Jennifer McCarron Heads Atomic Cartoons

Vancouver-based multiplatform company Thunderbird Entertainment has made a series of key management appointments, including naming Ivan Fecan interim CEO of Thunderbird and promoting ... Continue Reading →
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Viva El Festival Pixelatl!

The town of Cuernavaca in Mexico will once again host another highly anticipated edition of Pixelatl’s El Festival September 5 thru 10. The 2017 edition showcases a wide variety ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Hopes to Sell Stake in Oriental DreamWorks

Universal is looking to sell its stake in China-based Oriental DreamWorks, according to a report in The Financial Times. Universal is seeking to let go of its 45% stake in the venture ... Continue Reading →