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‘Masha’ Makes Friends with Free-to-Air Broadcasters

Animated hit Masha and the Bear continues its march to global conquest with a raft of broadcasting deals that give the show free-to-air coverage in Europe, Asia and North America. Masha ... Continue Reading →
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‘Empire of Corpses’ Anime Coming to NorAm

Funimation Films has opened up advance ticket sales for the English dub release of The Empire of Corpses. The first in a three-part movie series based on novels by award-winning writer ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Through the Looking Glass’ Trailer Hits FB

Disney has released a new trailer for its upcoming sequel Alice Through the Looking Glass, packed to the gills with shots of fantastical CG characters, locales and effects. The spot ... Continue Reading →
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GDC 2016: Virtual Reality Games

Virtual Reality buzz permeated the 2016 GDC. Market analyst PitchBook reported that investors poured over $4 billion into VR startups since 2010, for over 200 developers and a dozen ... Continue Reading →
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Sprout Announces ‘Kody Kapow,’ More ‘Ruff-Ruff’

NBCU’s 24-hour preschool network Sprout has announced the newest addition to its original series portfolio: Kody Kapow. The animated series is set to debut in early 2017 and will ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Documentaries Reflect on Great East Japan Quake

The Fukushima prefectural government last month released a series of animated documentaries based on true stories and depicting events that took place after the 2011 Great East Japan ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Opens Registration, Character Design Contest

Registration is now open for the 2016 edition of leading computer graphics conference and exhibit SIGGRAPH. This year’s event, running under the tagline “Render the Possibilities,” ... Continue Reading →
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Spacetoon, ALC Secure MENA Deals

Ahead of MIPTV, Arabic language free-to-air kids’ channel Spacetoon — available in 22 countries with a 130 million viewer reach — and its licensing arm ALC have announced ... Continue Reading →
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BassAwards Seeks Animated Entries

The International Awards of Motion Graphics, Animation and Broadcast Design, or BassAwards, are now open for submissions for consideration in the 14th edition. The event seeks to celebrate ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival Tours Europe with Dutch Filmmakers and Screenings Screenings at studios, schools and festivals will bring a taste of The Netherlands to 9 cities in ... Continue Reading →