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New Media News Bytes

+ Adult Swim, the mature auds-targeted basic cable network, has launched live streaming functionality on AdultSwim.com and via the Watch [adult swim] app for iOS and Android. The launch ... Continue Reading →
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New DVDs: ‘South Park,’ ‘Family Guy’ ‘Geronimo Stilton’

The animation DVD elves must be in town this week, because there are plenty of animated releases begging for our collective attention. Don’t they know the new TV fall season has ... Continue Reading →
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Vernon to Direct Rogen’s ‘Sausage Party’ for Sony

Sony is throwing a Sausage Party, a new raunchy animated movie written by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir. The pic will be directed and produced by talented ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS to Release ‘Approved for Adoption’ in Nov.

Indie animation distributor and producer GKIDS will release the acclaimed animated documentary Approved for Adoption on Nov. 8 in New York (at the Angelika Film Center) and on Nov. ... Continue Reading →
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16th Pokemon Movie to Premiere on CN in Oct.

The 2013 feature Pokemon the Movie: Genesect and the Legend Awakened will premiere on Cartoon Network on Oct. 19th at 12:30 p.m. The film will was originally released in Japan as Pocket ... Continue Reading →
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Sardine and Gamerizon Get Ready for ‘Ninja Challenge’

Montreal-based Sardine Productions and co-producers Gamerizon Studio have signed a production deal with TELETOON Canada Inc. to produce the new animated series Chop Chop Ninja Challenge, ... Continue Reading →
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CGTrader Reveals Character Challenge Winners

Back in August, CGTrader.com–a leading site for artists to create and share CG character models–launched the 3D Character Challenge. Participating artists had a month to ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Toons Go Global with Raft of Deals

Viacom International Media Networks has signed multiple deals with international broadcasters for three of its most popular Nickelodeon animated programs for kids and preschoolers: ... Continue Reading →
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Multi-Territory License Brings New Pac-Man Collectibles

41 Entertainment and its Spanish agent BRB Internacional have announced that a license has been granted to Giromax for collectable trading cards and albums as well as stickers and albums ... Continue Reading →
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Voice Cast Shapes Up for ‘Star Wars: Rebels’

Although few details have been announced about Lucasfilm Animation’s upcoming CG-animated series Star Wars: Rebels, The Hollywood Reporter has a few tidbits about the show’s ... Continue Reading →