Trolls: The Beat Goes On

Clips: ‘Trolls: The Beat Goes On’ Stars Netflix Gig Friday

It’s a new year, and 2018 is finally getting into the groove with the Netflix streaming debut of Trolls: The Beat Goes On this Friday, January 19. Produced by DreamWorks Animation ... Continue Reading →
Darla K. Anderson

Pixar Producer Darla K. Anderson to Receive AIS Harold Lloyd Award

Pixar producer Darla K. Anderson has been named the 2018 recipient of the Advanced Imaging Society’s Harold Lloyd Award for Filmmaking, to be presented during AIS’S annual black-tie ... Continue Reading →
Powerpuff Girls

Cartoon Network Celebrates 20 Years of ‘Powerpuff Girls’

Can you believe Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup have been saving the world before bedtime for two dang decades? Well, you better believe it, because Cartoon Network is making big plans ... Continue Reading →
The Girl Without Hands

GKIDS, Shout! Bring ‘Girl without Hands’ Home on Feb. 20

A real treasure of independent European animation that brings new dark depths to animated fairy tales is coming home next month, when GKIDS and Shout! Factory release the dazzling French ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Bolsters Senior Management with New Hires, Promotions

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has worked out some management and structural changes to its core team, welcoming a new addition and promoting top talent to key positions under the ... Continue Reading →
Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay

Trailer: WB Unleashes ‘Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay’ This Spring

It’s good to be bad! A delightfully devilish trailer has dropped for the all-new super villain smash-up Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay — the next entry in the DC Universe toon library ... Continue Reading →
Shaleen Sangha

Shaleen Sangha Upped to VP of Boat Rocker’s Radical Sheep

Ivan Schneeberg and David Fortier, Co-Executive Chairman of Boat Rocker Media and Co-Presidents of Boat Rocker Studios, announced this week some management changes on Wednesday: Shaleen ... Continue Reading →
Flora of the Forest

Yeti Farm, Emmy Winner Scott Cameron Board ‘Flora of the Forest’

Bejuba! Entertainment and Koko Rose Media have partnered with Canadian studio Yeti Farm and Emmy Award-winning writer/producer Scott Cameron on their animated preschool series Flora ... Continue Reading →
Tad, the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas

Spain & Mexico Lead Nominations for First Quirino Animation Awards

The nominees have been announced for the inaugural edition of the Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards, taking place April 7 on the Spanish island of Tenerife. In total, 54 works ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Unikitty’ Clips, Waffle Brings Toons to Gear VR, MoCCA Art Fest Guests & More

Animation Ireland Celebrates Sheila de Courcy’s Contributions to Irish Children’s Television As Head of Children’s Content for RTE, de Courcy (retiring later this year) “transformed ... Continue Reading →
James L Brooks

James L. Brooks to Receive Writers Guild 2018 Laurel Award

Screenwriter, director and producer James L. Brooks — who has crafted iconic feature films Terms of Endearment, Broadcast News and As Good as It Gets in addition to being a driving ... Continue Reading →
Tehran Taboo

NYC’s Film Forum Sets US Premiere of ‘Tehran Taboo’

The Film Forum in New York City will be presenting the US theatrical premiere of Ali Soozandeh’s audacious, attention-grabbing animated feature Tehran Taboo on Wednesday, February ... Continue Reading →
Happy!

axisVFX Delivers 900 Shots for SyFy’s ‘Happy!’

Axis Studios’ visual effects are axisVFX has helped bring an imaginative new SyFy series to life, delivering 900 shots across eight episodes of Happy! — an imaginative send-up ... Continue Reading →
Ethel & Ernest

‘Ethel & Ernest’ Leads British Animation Award Nominations

The nominees for the 2018 edition of the British Animation Awards have been revealed, with Lupus Film’s acclaimed graphic novel adaptation Ethel & Ernest earning nods in four ... Continue Reading →
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Rooster Teeth FIRST Reveals 2018 Animation Slate

Austin-based Rooster Teeth has announced the 2018 animated series slate for its premium SVOD platform FIRST, whose 250,000+ subscribers will be treated to a sixth installment of RWBY, ... Continue Reading →
Yuri!!! on ICE

Crunchyroll Anime Awards Set for Feb. 24 in Hollywood

The brightest stars in the huge anime universe will be celebrated next month, when one of its leading dedicated distribution platforms presents the 2018 Crunchyroll Anime Awards! The ... Continue Reading →
Doug

Grid Animation Teams with ‘Doug’ Co-Creator, Element 8 for ‘Horrible Tales’

Grid Animation and its European parent company Tinker Group are teaming up with Doug co-creator Joe Aaron and LA-based Element 8 Entertainment for a new off-kilter animated series: ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Solo’ Synopsis, Marvel Toon Rumors, ‘Wrinkle in Time’ BTS, & More

Official Synopsis for ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Revealed Coming to theaters May 25: “Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star ... Continue Reading →
Trae tha Truth

420TV Picks Up and Re-Ups Trae tha Truth’s Animated Series

420TV — a VOD channel set to launch early this year as a premium outlet for cannabis news, entertainment and lifestyle content — has secured a programming deal with hip-hop ... Continue Reading →
Céline Carenco

Céline Carenco Appointed Xilam Distro SVP for Asia Pacific

Xilam Animation has appointed Céline Carenco as Senior Vice President Media Distribution – Asia Pacific, which role will see her sell the company’s growing library of quality ... Continue Reading →