Thunderbird & Skybound North Ink First-Look Deal

Vancouver-based multiplatform entertainment company Thunderbird Entertainment (Beat Bugs) and Skybound North — a division of Skybound Entertainment — have entered into a ... Continue Reading →

GoldieBlox Boosts Entertainment & Marketing Teams

Children’s multimedia company GoldieBlox has expanded its entertainment and marketing teams with the hiring of kids’ entertainment veterans Kenny Davis (Chief Marketing Officer), ... Continue Reading →

Alex Schwartz Named Alpha Animation Head of Production

Los Angeles-based Alpha Animation has appointed Alex Schwartz as its new Head of Production, CEO Bob Bacon announced Wednesday. Schwartz is charged with overseeing creative development ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Greenlights ‘The Loud House’ Season 3

Nickelodeon has greenlit a third 26-episode season of hit animated comedy The Loud House — currently the top-rated kids’ cartoon on TV. The order brings the total episode count ... Continue Reading →

BLE Breaks Records in 2016

Last week’s annual Brand Licensing Europe event in London surpassed its goals with a record-breaking show. Now in its 18th year, BLE is Europe’s premiere licensing event, and is ... Continue Reading →

Squanchtendo Launches First VR Project ‘Accounting’

Justin Roiland and Tanya Watson’s recently launched Squanchtendo studio has seen its first VR game arrive. Accounting is a virtual reality game from Crows Crows Crows designed with ... Continue Reading →

Kaleidoscope Picks Up ‘Little Princess’ for MIP & AFM

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution has signed on to globally represent Illuminated Film Company’s new animated feature project, Little Princess & The Legend of Blue Foot, and will ... Continue Reading →

Euro Animation ‘Super Union’ Coheres at MIP

A “super union” of 14 different European animation organizations has been unveiled at MIPCOM in Cannes. Dubbed Animation Europe, the united force is comprised of production ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Settles in Anti-Poaching Suit, Disney Is Last Holdout

Another domino has fallen in the two-plus-year suit by animation artists alleging wage-fixing and anti-poaching agreements between major studios, with DreamWorks Animation reaching ... Continue Reading →

Hasbro Slates New ‘MLP: Friendship Is Magic’ and ‘Equestria Girls’ in 2017

Hasbro, Inc. has announced there will be even more fantastical adventures from two of its most popular animated properties in 2017, with the return of My Little Pony: Friendship Is ... Continue Reading →