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Record-Breaking ATF & ScreenSingapore Highlight Rising Asian Industry

The 2016 editions of Asia TV Forum & Market (the 17th ATF) and ScreenSingapore (6th edition) culminated last Friday, having attracted a record-breaking 5,383 attendees. Organizers ... Continue Reading →
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Viacom Cements CEO Role for Bob Bakish Viacom makes acting chief executive permanent head on the same date Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements nixes potential CBS merger. 14 ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Mitchell to Direct ‘Puff the Magic Dragon’ for Fox

Fox Animation is developing a live-action/animation hybrid feature inspired by the Peter, Paul and Mary song “Puff the Magic Dragon,” Deadline reports. The project will ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: ‘Adventure Time: Islands’ Miniseries on TV & DVD in January

Cartoon Network’s Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning animated comedy Adventure Time returns this January with an all-new eight part quest into Finn the Human’s mysterious past, ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel, Sesame Among Tangible Play’s Osmo Investors

Tangible Play’s mixed-reality game and experience outfit Osmo has received $24 million in funding from a collection of high profile investors, including toy giant Mattel, publisher ... Continue Reading →
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CN’s ‘Powerpuff Girls: Tiara Trouble’ Coming Feb. 14

Cartoon Network is sending fans of sugar, spice and everything nice a special Valentine’s Day treat with the release of The Powerpuff Girls: Tiara Trouble on February 14, 2017. ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Chooses ‘Pokémon’ Sets for the Holidays

VIZ Media is adding two new selections to its Pokémon home media offerings this holiday season, with the Pokémon Diamond & Pearl Movie Pack four-disc Blu-ray steelbook edition ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: War for the Planet of the Apes | Official Trailer | 20th Century Fox The third chapter of the acclaimed blockbuster franchise, directed by Matt Reeves forces Caesar and his apes ... Continue Reading →
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Planeta Junior Gets Smashing Global Launch for ‘Mutant Busters’

Planeta Junior’s kooky animated comedy Mutant Busters, co-produced with toy company Famosa and Kotoc in collaboration with Neox Kidz, has achieved a strong international launch ... Continue Reading →
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Golden Globes Reveals 2017 Nominees

Golden Globe winners Don Cheadle and Laura Dern and Golden Globe nominee Anna Kendrick got up extra early Monday to announce the nominees for the 2017 awards race at L.A.’s Beverly ... Continue Reading →
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Lionsgate Clinches $4.4B Starz Buy

Feature, TV and interactive entertainment heavyweight Lionsgate has cleared regulatory approval and officially closed on its acquisition of premium cable network Starz in a cash and ... Continue Reading →
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Celestial Tiger’s Mandarin Pre-K Channel Miao Mi Hits US

Pan-Asian channels operator Celestial Tiger Entertainment has launched its Mandarin language preschool channel Miao Mi in the US through premium video on-demand subscription service ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Clash-A-Rama! The Series What happens when a trio of writer/producers from The Simpsons and Rough Draft Studios take on the Clash of Clans game universe? Webtoon gold, that’s ... Continue Reading →
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J.J. Sedelmaier & Bill Plympton Team for Ford Spot

J.J. Sedelmaier Productions, Inc. has joined forces with Bill Plympton Studio to produce a distinctive animated short for GTB’s (formerly JWT Team Detroit) three-spot “Distracted ... Continue Reading →
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Cardiff Fest Calls for Animation Submissions

The Cardiff Independent Film Festival (CIFF) has opened its call for submissions for the 2017 edition, taking place in the Welsh capital May 5-7, 2017 at arts venue and cinema space ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Experience Returns to Universal Studios for the Holidays

Due to enthusiastic popular demand, LAIKA animation studio has announced an encore holiday presentation of “Form Coraline to Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience” at Universal Studios ... Continue Reading →
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Koko Rose Taps Icon to Rep ‘Deer Little Forest’ in Russia

Koko Rose Media has appointed Icon Company, Ltd. as its licensing agent in Russia and CIS for Deer Little Forest, an arts & lifestyle brand created by Jo Rose. This deal brings ... Continue Reading →
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IDW Publishing Setting Up Portland Shop

It’s official: San Diego-based IDW Publishing is establishing a satellite office in Portland, Ore. — a burgeoning hub of the comic-book industry. The new set-up will serve as ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: ‘LEGO Disney Frozen Northern Lights’ Debuts

Disney Channel debuts an all-new four-short animation compilation Friday, December 9 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT with LEGO Disney Frozen Northern Lights. Ahead of the evening premiere, Disney ... Continue Reading →
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How Seth Rogen Brought Back Adult Animation with ‘Sausage Party’ Watch Deadline’s The Contenders video and hear about the comedy icon and director-producer Conrad Vernon’s inspiration ... Continue Reading →