Super RTL Expands Pact With DreamWorks

Germany’s Super RTL has extended its program distribution deal with DreamWorks Animation to include local licensing and merchandising rights. The deal includes rights to such ... Continue Reading →

Francetv Ups de La Villarmois to Licensing Head

Aude de La Villarmois has been appointed head of licensing at francetv Distribution, effective Jan. 26. De La Villarmois began her career in licensing in 1998 at The Walt Disney Co. ... Continue Reading →

BENT Image Lab Expands to Europe

BENT Image Lab, an award-winning US-based animation and visual effects production company has expanded its offices to Europe. BENT is currently producing work all over the globe with ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Vet Lund Launches ‘Jeffrey’ Online

Jeffrey: The Series, an animated web series created by Disney veteran animator Dan Lund, is set to premiere Jan. 28 with new episodes following every Tuesday. The series explores pop ... Continue Reading →

Hulu Brings Portugal’s ‘Nutri Ventures’ to U.S.

Nutri Ventures: The Quest for the 7 Kingdoms, an animated children’s series that encourages healthy eating, is set to make its United States debut Jan. 15 on Hulu Kids. A total ... Continue Reading →

Nick’s Preschool Literacy Toon ‘Wallykazam!’ Debuts Feb. 3

Wallykazam!, a new animated preschool series with a pro-literacy theme, is set to debut Feb. 3 at 1 p.m. ET/PT the first of 26 episodes on Nickelodeon. Wallykazam! follows the adventures ... Continue Reading →

Top Toon TV Execs Added to Kidscreen Summit

Top children’s TV execs from Nickelodeon, DreamWorks Animation, Hulu and Disney have been added to the speakers lineup for next month’s 2014 edition of Kidscreen Summit. The ... Continue Reading →

‘Gravity’ Has Strong Hold on VES Nominations

Gravity lead the nominations in motion picture categories for the 12th annual Visual Effects Society Awards, announced Tuesday. The film, directed by Alfonso Cuaron, earned eight nominations. DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →

‘Riddick,’ ‘Marvel Knights’ Top Busy Week for New Discs

The return of Vin Diesel’s cult-favorite sci-fi hero in Riddick leads a strong and diverse week of animated and visual-effects home video releases. Riddick (Universal, $29.98 ... Continue Reading →

Breakthru’s ‘Loving Vincent’ Turns to Kickstarter

Poland-based Breakthru Films has turned to Kickstarter to fund its most-recent project, an animated film that details the life of painter Vincent Van Gogh through the eyes of his subjects ... Continue Reading →