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‘Lava’ Gets Limited DMA Release

Disney-Pixar’s latest short film, Lava, will be available to watch exclusively on the Disney Movies Anywhere app for iOS during a two-week window starting today (July 30 through August ... Continue Reading →
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NCircle to Bring ‘Llama Llama’ Home

Having taken on bestselling book series Llama Llama as exclusive entertainment and consumer products partner, Genius Brands International (GBI) has named NCircle Entertainment as the ... Continue Reading →
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Clive Spink Appointed Pukeko CEO

New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures has appointed Clive Spink as Chief Executive Officer. He will replace Andrew Smith, who departs in August to take on the role at software developer Touchtech. ... Continue Reading →
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Syd Mead to Receive VES Visionary Award

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced that visual futurist and concept artist Syd Mead will be the next recipient of its Visionary Award, in recognition of his contributions ... Continue Reading →
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MoMedia Strikes Hasbro Deal

MoMedia, the digital distribution and VOD content marketing company backed by Endemol Shine, has signed a deal with Hasbro Studios to distribute its programs. MoMedia will repackage ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sesame Amigos’ Coming to Univision

Sesame Street will launch its first Spanish-language series for U.S. viewers this weekend, when Sesame Amigos begins airing exclusively on Univision. The Sesame Workshop series of 26 ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Jr.’s ‘Shimmer and Shine’ Premieres Aug. 24

Preschoolers will be making some enchanting new friends next month as CG animated series Shimmer and Shine has its premiere on Nick and Nick Jr. August 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT. The 20-episode ... Continue Reading →
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Jason Sudeikis Joins Cast of Lord-Miller Series

Saturday Night Live alum Jason Sudeikis has signed on to voice the main character in Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s upcoming live-action/animation hybrid series for Fox. The writer/director ... Continue Reading →
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Starz Presents Animated Double Features

Starz Kids & Family will present a monthlong “Amazing Animation” double feature lineup starting Saturday, August 1 at 6 p.m. ET/PT. Ten kid-friendly titles are scheduled, with ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Launches Channel in Thailand

DreamWorks Animation will launch its first-ever dedicated linear TV channel in Thailand on Saturday, August 1, with the debut of DreamWorks Channel. The kids and family station is the ... Continue Reading →