Zodiak Launches Multi-Brand YouTube Channels

Zodiak Kids announces the launch of two multi-brand YouTube Channels for kids and preschool audiences: ZeeKay and ZeeKay Junior. ZeeKay Junior comes to the platform with an established ... Continue Reading →
Michel Besner

Michel Besner Tapped as Toon Boom Prez

Toon Boom Animation has appointed Michel Besner as President, effective immediately. Besner joins the 2D animation and storyboarding software company from Meltwater, bringing over 20 ... Continue Reading →

4K Teams with Bioworld for ‘Yu-Gi-Oh!’ Goods

4K Media, the Konami Digital Entertainment subsidiary that manages licensing and marketing for the global hit Yu-Gi-Oh! brand, has entered an agreement with U.S. design/distribution ... Continue Reading →
Milind D. Shinde

Milind Shinde Named Assemblage COO

A.K. Madhavan’s freshman animation studio Assemblage Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. has hired on industry veteran Milind D. Shinde as Chief Operating Officer and as a member of the company’s ... Continue Reading →

Amazon’s ‘Tumble Leaf’ Wins 5 Daytime Emmys

Amazon’s Tumble Leaf dominated the animation categories in the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards, winning five awards in all including Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated ... Continue Reading →

Production Starts on China-N.Z. Co-Pro Feature ‘Beast of Burden’

Animated feature Beast of Burden — a China-New Zealand co-production — begins production this month. Producing the film are China Film Animation, part of state-owned China Film ... Continue Reading →

Turner Brings ‘Masha’ to U.K.’s Cartoonito

United Kingdom-based preschool channel Cartoonito will air the second season of the hit Russian animated series Masha and the Bear. The channel is already airing the first season, which ... Continue Reading →

Lord and Miller Develop Animated Spider-Man Feature for Sony

The LEGO Movie directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have signed on to develop an animated Spider-Man movie for Sony with an eye to directing the feature. The project already has ... Continue Reading →

Animated Clips Establish ‘Tomorrowland’ Backstory

Disney’s Tomorrowland doesn’t hit theaters until May 22, but a terrific 2D animated sequence cut from the film has found new life online as promo clips for the movie. The clips ... Continue Reading →

Animafest Picks ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Theme

The 25th Animafest Zagreb event (June 9-14), which for the first time this year will combines shorts and feature programming, has selected Lewis Carroll’s eternally inspiring Alice ... Continue Reading →