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MIPCOM: Raft of Malaysia Deals; Imira Signs Mirsand’s ‘Alisa’

Malaysian animation studios have been busy of late, with the nation announcing five deals at MIPCOM, while Imira Entertainment secured rights to Russia-based Mirsand Ltd.’s Alisa ... Continue Reading →
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Weiss-led Universal Kids Productions Announced

Universal Pictures has launched a new children’s entertainment division, which will be overseen by former Nickelodeon executive Teri Weiss. Dubbed Universal Kids Productions, the ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM: Bento Box, Corus Form New Studio

Corus Entertainment and Bento Box Entertainment announce the creation of Bento Box Canada, an animation production company based in Toronto aimed at developing and producing toons targeting ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM: Nelvana, Oktobor & Playmates Team for ‘Mech Mice’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana is partnering with Oktobor Animation and Playmates Toys to develop and produce a CG animated action-comedy series Mech Mice. The producers plan to premiere ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Doubles Down on ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Order

20th Century Fox Television will feed fans’ insatiable appetites for Bob’s Burgers with a seventh and eighth season of the hit animated sitcom. Created by Loren Bouchard (Home Movies) ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Nabs NorAm Rights to Animated Lovecraft Film

Shout! Factory and Arcana Studio have inked a deal that will see a U.S. and Canada distribution of upcoming animated feature Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom, currently in production. ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: Native Hawaiian Auli’i Cravalho Cast as ‘Moana’

Walt Disney Animation Studios has found a voice for the titular heroine of its upcoming CG feature Moana, casting 14-year-old Native Hawaiian newcomer Auli’i Cravalho in the starring ... Continue Reading →
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‘Good Dinosaur’ Trailer 2 Offers Expanded Look

Disney has released a second official trailer for Pixar’s upcoming CG animated adventure through prehistory, The Good Dinosaur, in English and Spanish versions. The new preview ... Continue Reading →
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MIPJunior: Cyber Group Secures ‘Zorro’ Presales

Paris-based Cyber Group Studios reports that its new CG series Zorro The Chronicles is off to a swashbuckling start following its MIPJunior World Premiere Screening in Cannes. The show ... Continue Reading →
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DQE, Method Team Up for ’5 & It’

DQ Entertainment and Method Animation have partnered up to produce 5 & It, a modern CG-animated TV series adaptation of Edith Nesbit’s book 5 Children & It. The project ... Continue Reading →