Fox Animation Picks Up ‘Momotaro’ Rights

Fox Animation continues its kids’ and youth book rights acquisitions run by picking up Margaret Dilloway’s Momotaro: Xander and the Island of Lost Monsters, according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →

Portfolio Secures Raft of Global Deals for Kids’ Series

Portfolio Entertainment has wrapped up its MIPCOM 2016 negotiations by securing multiple sales for its kids’ catalog, including DOKI and The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot about That! National ... Continue Reading →

MoMedia Signs Four Digital Brands for Distribution

London-based digital distribution and content management company MoMedia has signed on four new digital-first IP brands in the kids’ entertainment category. Added to the company’s ... Continue Reading →

‘Yo-Kai Watch: The Movie’ Makes TV Debut on Disney XD

The first English-language film based on the global animation and game phenomenon, Yo-Kai Watch: The Movie will make its US television premiere on Saturday, November 12 at 9 a.m. ET/PT ... Continue Reading →

A New Oscar Record: 27 Animated Features Submitted for Awards Race

A record setting 27 films have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 89th Academy Awards. A major increase over last edition’s 16 contenders, ... Continue Reading →

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Baobab Studios’ ‘Invasion!’ Arrives on Daydream Award-winning VR animation lands as a launch title on Google’s Daydream platform for high-quality mobile VR — catch Invasion! ... Continue Reading →

TeamTO’s ‘Yellowbird’ Soars to China

European CG studio TeamTO has secured a distribution agreement with Taikong Works for all rights to its debut theatrical feature Yellowbird in China — a triumphant first deal ... Continue Reading →

‘Robot Chicken’ Competition Will License Fan Art

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and Cartoon Network Enterprises have teamed up with WeLoveFine to launch a fresh Robot Chicken merchandise collection, featuring a special assortment of T-shirts ... Continue Reading →

Fathom and Disney Celebrate Mickey’s B-Day with Kids’ Screening

Mickey Mouse is having a big screen celebration in honor of his big day, as Fathom Events and Disney Junior invite kids and their guardians to celebrate the iconic character’s birthday ... Continue Reading →

Ben & Jerry’s Taps Musician Ben Cocks for Animated Social Anthem

Adelphoi Music has teamed up with singer-songwriter Ben Cocks to create a compelling track to accompany a new social activism campaign from Ben & Jerry’s aimed at championing ... Continue Reading →