Popeye

WildBrain Tapped to Produce ‘Popeye’ Cartoons for YouTube

Leading digital kids’ network and studio WildBrain has been recruited by King Features Syndicate (a division of Hearst) to manage and produce original content starring E.C. Segar’s ... Continue Reading →
Michele Schofield

Michele Schofield Named Content SVP at ‘Oddbods’ Studio One Animation

Emmy nominated studio One Animation has appointed Michele Schofield as Senior Vice President, Content Development and Sales. The 20-year industry pro has earned recognition for her ... Continue Reading →
Fireworks

GKIDS Sets Off New ‘Fireworks’ Trailer

North American distributor GKIDS has revealed a new, English-subtitled trailer for the intriguing new anime sci-fi/drama Fireworks, directed by Akiyuki Shinbo (studio Shaft) and Nobuyuki ... Continue Reading →
Marvel’s Spider-Man

‘Marvel’s Spider-Man’ Returns to XD with Hour-Long Premiere in June

Peter Parker returns for a fresh set of web-slinging adventures when the action-packed second season of Marvel’s Spider-Man premieres Monday, June 12 in a one-hour telecast featuring ... Continue Reading →
Uglydolls

Hulu Inks ‘Uglydolls’ Animation Franchise Deal with STX Ent.

Streaming service Hulu is boosting its family programming lineup with a new agreement with STX Entertainment for the oddly adorable Uglydolls franchise. The deal includes a 26-episode ... Continue Reading →
Disenchantment

Netflix Gives First Glimpse of Matt Groening’s ‘Disenchantment’

High fantasy meets adult comedy in Simpsons creator Matt Groening’s new, 10-episode animated series Disenchantment, coming to Netflix on August 17. The first-look images revealed ... Continue Reading →
Claudia Spinelli

Nick Developing Norman Lear’s ‘Man of the House’ Under New VP Spinelli

Nickelodeon will be developing a new animated project working-titled Man of the House, from Norman Lear’s ACT III Productions. Conceived by Colombian-American writer and illustrator ... Continue Reading →
Boomerang

Boomerang Streams into Year 2 with New Series, Spanish Launch & More

As Turner’s premium SVOD toon service Boomerang embarks on its second year, subscribers are in store for a slate of new series for kids, families and animation fans, renewed original ... Continue Reading →
V-Ray Next

Chaos Group Packs Scene Intel, AI and 2x GPU Speed into V-Ray Next 3ds Max

Chaos Group has released V-Ray Next for 3ds Max, aligning the world’s most popular renderer with the benefits of smart tech. With automatic scene analysis, artists and designers can ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Palm Springs as Pop Culture Spot, Breaking into Voice Work, Festival Calls & More!

BBC’s Ambitious World Cup Campaign Makes History with an Embroidered Tapestry Animation Launched Saturday during the FA Cup Final, this impressive film illustrates iconic moments ... Continue Reading →