The Smurfs

IMPS & Dupuis Plan New ‘Smurfs’ Series

Peyo’s little blue mushroom-dwellers are going to return to the small screen once more, as official licensor IMPS announces it is joining forces with Dupuis Audiovisuel to create ... Continue Reading →
Toni Pace Carstensen

VES Summit ‘17 to Honor Carstensen, Finance, Burns

The Visual Effects Society has announced its special honorees to be recognized at the 9th Annual VES Summit, set for Saturday, October 28. Venerated VFX producer and founding VES member ... Continue Reading →
Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality

VRDC Fall Sessions Explore ‘Virtual Rick-ality,’ Tilt Brush & More

Virtual Reality Developers Conference is gearing up to bring premier content and networking opportunities for immersive VR, AR and MR experience creators to San Francisco’s Union ... Continue Reading →
Maya the Bee

Giochi Preziosi Named ‘Maya the Bee’ Master Toy

Studio 100 and Planeta Junior have tapped Giochi Preziosi as Master Toy partner for global kids’ animation brand, Maya the Bee. The licensee will handle manufacturing, distribution, ... Continue Reading →
Best Fiends: Visit Minutia

Seriously & Reel FX Reunite for ‘Best Fiends: Visit Minutia’ Short

Mobile-first entertainment company Seriously has teamed up once again with Golden Globe-nominated animation studio Reel FX for a second original short in the Best Fiends game-inspired ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Simpsons’ Composer Dischord, Sparks Fly in “Edith Piaf” MV, Fox TV Shakeup, & More

’The Simpsons’ Composer Alf Clausen Fired Double Emmy winner to exit the record-setting show after 27 years in what speculators peg as a cost-cutting measure. The show has recorded ... Continue Reading →
Voltron VR Chronicles

‘Voltron VR Chronicles’ Offers Personal Paladin Adventure

Innovative VFX and immersive entertainment house Digital Domain, in league with Universal Brand Development, announces DreamWorks Voltron VR Chronicles — the first-ever virtual ... Continue Reading →
Peppa Pig

eOne Scores International Deals for ‘Peppa Pig,’ ‘PJ Masks’

Entertainment One continues to grow popular animated preschool properties Peppa Pig and PJ Masks both on-air and at retail with new international partnerships. Recent highlights include ... Continue Reading →
Masha and the Bear

‘Masha and the Bear’ Is First Pre-K Toon Watched in Space

Decades later, Russia has apparently won another space race. Global hit Masha and the Bear, from Moscow-based Animaccord Animation Studio, has become the first preschool toon to be ... Continue Reading →
ATF Animation PItch 2017

Asia TV Forum Opens Inaugural Animation Pitch

Reed Exhibitions, producer of Asia TV Forum & Market, has opened the call for entries for the first-ever ATF Animation Pitch: a premier Asian pitching competition for creators and ... Continue Reading →