‘Sonic Boom’ Launches on Hulu with 52 Episodes

SEGA and Technicolor Animation Productions (formerly OuiDO! Productions) have launched top-rated animated series Sonic Boom for streaming in the U.S. exclusively on Hulu. All 52 episodes ... Continue Reading →

FILM.UA Secures Poland Release for ‘Stolen Princess’

Ukrainian media group FILM.UA closed a deal for the distribution of its animated feature The Stolen Princess with Poland’s Polsat during the Marche du Film in Cannes. The production ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH ‘16 Previews Tech Papers

SIGGRAPH 2016, taking place July 24-28 at the Anaheim Convention Center under the tagline “Render the Possibilities,” will once again present its renowned Technical Papers program ... Continue Reading →

Skyrocket Taps Jared Wolfson to Lead New Media Division

L.A.-based Skyrocket Toys, a leading domestic manufacturer of tech toys and consumer products, has appointed kids and family entertainment executive and producer Jared Wolfson to lead ... Continue Reading →

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Cannes: Animation Is a Rare Bright Spot for Russian Film Industry Russki toon franchises Snow Queen, Kikoriki and Masha continue to net strong sales worldwide. The Children’s Media ... Continue Reading →

GBI’s Stone Newman Takes on Global Marketing

Genius Brands International has promoted industry vet Stone Newman from President of Global Consumer Products to President of Global Consumer Products & Marketing, per an announcement ... Continue Reading →

Animasia’s ‘Harry & Bunnie’ Hits Disney in Asia

Kuala Lumpur-based Animasia Studio’s original animated series Harry & Bunnie arrives on Disney Channel in Southeast Asia on May 20, with new episodes to air every Friday. The ... Continue Reading →

Sprout Picks Up ‘Magic Hockey Skates’ Special from eOne

Entertainment One has inked a broadcast agreement in the U.S. with NBCUniversal’s Sprout preschool network for the animated TV special, The Magic Hockey Skates. The half-hour mini ... Continue Reading →

Cosmos-Maya Leads Regional Animation Production

Asian studio Cosmos-Maya, based in Singapore and Mumbai, marks four years as the largest producer of original Indian animated content consistently over the past four years. The milestone ... Continue Reading →

PBS KIDS Dates Premiere for Henson’s ‘Splash and Bubbles’

Even though Sesame Street has shuffled off to HBO, the relationship between PBS KIDS and The Jim Henson Company is still going swimmingly. At its annual member station meeting, the ... Continue Reading →