Sony Develops Animated ‘Ghostbusters’ Feature

With Ghostbusters returning to the screen in Paul Feig’s live-action reboot, Sony is looking to expand the franchise further by putting an animated feature into development. Original ... Continue Reading →

Web Content Launches DC Super Hero Girls

DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Mattel launched this week the DC Super Hero Girls initiative, which includes the first in a series of animated digital shorts. Titled ... Continue Reading →

Sarah Michelle Gellar Joins ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Cast

Sarah Michelle Gellar has joined the voice cast of Star Wars Rebels, which debuts its second season Oct. 14 on Disney XD, as the cunning and crafty Seventh Sister Inquisitor. A master ... Continue Reading →

Pre MIP Sales: ‘Floogals,’ ‘Zack and Quack,’ ‘Grizzy and the Lemmings’

With MIP Junior and MIPCOM set to swing into action this weekend, the deals are already starting to fly fast and furiously. Here’s some of the most-recent: Zodiak Kids has pre-sold ... Continue Reading →

Netflix Adding 7 New Shows for Older Kids

Netflix has announced that it will be adding seven new, original series — the majority of which are animated — to its streaming offerings in the next couple of years. Beginning ... Continue Reading →

Planeta Junior Tags MIP Slate

Planeta Junior has announced the trio of titles that will be leading its content slate for the MIP Junior and MIPCOM markets which kick off this Sunday in Cannes. For the first time, ... Continue Reading →

Cyber Group Bolsters Management Team

To help steer its continuing growth, Cyber Group Studios has brought on new executive talent and promoted internally in its studio and distribution teams. Within the studio, Olivier ... Continue Reading →

‘Ben and Holly’s LIttle Kingdom’ Coming to U.S.

Entertainment One Family has inked a deal with Nick Jr. for both seasons of its BAFTA and International Emmy Award-winning preschool toon Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom. The show ... Continue Reading →

Disney Junior Plucks ‘P. King Duckling’

Disney Junior has picked up Uyoung and Little Airplane Productions’ new preschool comedy toon P. King Duckling (52 x 11) for several territories, including the U.S., Latin America, ... Continue Reading →

Carpenter Assembles CalArts Alumni for ‘Malala’ Documentary

Documentarian Davis Guggenheim’s has used animation to convey memories, abstract ideas and other hard-to-film elements to good effect in films such as It Might Get Loud, Waiting for ... Continue Reading →

Ray Harryhausen Items Going to Auction

John Nicholson’s Auction House ( in Surrey, U.K. will on October 17 be offering up a collection of personal memorabilia from acclaimed special effects and creature ... Continue Reading →

FremantleMedia Racks Up ‘Kate & Mim-Mim’ Sales

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment announces that a number of major international broadcasters have acquired its new preschool show Kate & Mim-Mim (26 x 22). Among the ... Continue Reading →

eOne Takes Controlling Stake in ‘Peppa Pig’

Entertainment One (eOne) is increasing its ownership of popular preschool franchise Peppa Pig. The international company has entered an agreements with Peppa Pig co-owners Astley Baker ... Continue Reading →

USPS Offers ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ Stamps

In celebration of both the 65th anniversary of Charles Schulz’ classic Peanuts strip (Oct. 2) and to launch October as National Stamp Collecting Month, the U.S. Postal Service will ... Continue Reading →

Stuttgart Animation Fest Call for Entries

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) is seeking submissions for its 23rd edition, scheduled to take place April 26 to May 1, 2016. Filmmakers are invited to enter their works ... Continue Reading →

Animation Show of Shows Adds Screening Dates

The Animation Show of Show’s theatrical release is expanding to add new cities and dates. The 17th annual edition of the show includes 11 international shorts, Including stand ... Continue Reading →

Oasis Provides Production Services for PBS’s ‘Arthur’

Montreal-based Oasis Animation has agreed to provide production services on seasons 20 and 21 of the animated series Arthur for the WGBH Educational Foundation. Oasis will handle preproduction, ... Continue Reading →

Animagic, Mondo to Debut ‘Bug Rangers’ at MIP Junior

Animagic Media Group and Mondo TV will premiere the 3D, CGI animated series Bug Rangers at MIP Junior, set for Oct. 3-4 in Cannes, France. Based on the successful Bug Rangers property ... Continue Reading →

Cyber Group Starts on Third Season of ‘Zou’

Cyber Group Studios has launched production for the third season of its hit preschool series Zou. Due to be delivered to Disney EMEA starting in fall 2016, the series adapting Michel ... Continue Reading →