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Rooster Teeth Fest Celebrates Web Animation

The RTX, Texas’ largest gaming and Internet event, announces the inaugural Rooster Teeth Animation Festival — a first-of-its-kind fest to bring together some of the best known ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! and Hasbro Ink Deal for ‘Transformers’ Movie

Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios have formed a strategic distribution collaboration to bring animated icon Transformers – The Movie to the home entertainment marketplace in the ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Heads to Exec Produce ‘Breadwinner’

New York-based animation distributor GKIDS announces that CEO/Founder Eric Beckman and SVP of Distribution David Jesteadt will executive produce — along with Angelina Jolie Pitt ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum Presents 80 TV Projects

Attendees of the 2016 Cartoon Forum — taking place in Toulouse, France from September 13-16 — will be introduced to 80 new TV series projects from 22 countries across Europe. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

The Women Who Are Changing Animation, One of Hollywood’s Most Sexist Industries Inverse’s Megan Logan talks with Women In Animation about gender issues in the industry and the org’s ... Continue Reading →
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Fathom Bringing ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ to Theaters

The twisted tale that begins one of the greatest comic-book rivalries of all time will come to animated life in theaters as Batman: The Killing Joke gets a one-night big screen release ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: ABP Announces ‘Cowboy Bebop: The Movie’ Anniversary Screening

Brooklyn’s Animation Block Party 2016 will present a special 15th anniversary screening of iconic big-screen space western Cowboy Bebop: The Movie this summer. The showcase will screen ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Content Prez Russell Hicks Exits

Russell Hicks has stepped down as President, Content Development and Production for the Nickelodeon Group, Deadline reports. Hicks had been at Nickelodeon for 18 years and apparently ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100 Picks Up Cyber Group’s ‘Mirette’, ‘Gilbert & Allie’ for GSA

Studio 100 Media is expanding its home entertainment business in German-speaking territories with third-party content being added to its library. Announced Wednesday, the company has ... Continue Reading →
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m4e Takes ‘Beyblade Burst’ to German-Speaking Territories

The Beyblade franchise is relaunching later his year with its newest generation Beyblade Burst set to hit the U.S. and Canada later this year. In planning its global rollout, m4e AG ... Continue Reading →
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Acamar Taps El Ocho to Rep ‘Bing’ in Iberia

British indie studio Acamar Films has appointed El Ocho as the licensing and merchandising agent for its International Emmy-winning preschool series Bing in Spain and Portugal. The ... Continue Reading →
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Clip & Pics: ‘Voltron Legendary Defender’ Premieres Friday

DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender makes its debut on Netflix streaming with a one-hour origin story (plus another 10 twenty-two minute, action-packed episodes) this Friday, June ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Joins ‘Breadwinner’ Production

Toronto-based Guru Studio has come on board international animated feature co-production The Breadwinner, joining co-producers Aircraft Pictures (Canada), Cartoon Saloon (Ireland) and ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Plucks 6 Shorts from Hothouse 11

Six new short film works from the 11th edition of National Film Board of Canada’s Hothouse program are now available for free viewing online at NFB.ca. Hothouse is designed to ... Continue Reading →
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‘Masha and the Bear’ Launches on SBT Brazil

The second-largest free TV channel in Brazil, SBT, has begun airing hit Russian animated series Masha and the Bear, currently broadcasting season one episodes Monday through Friday ... Continue Reading →
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Rainbow Escorts ‘Regal Academy,’ ‘World of Winx’ to Licensing Expo

Rainbow will be bringing some style and flair to its Licensing Expo booth U242 in Vegas this month, showcasing three hot properties: Regal Academy, World of Winx and live-action series ... Continue Reading →
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‘Super Wings’ Takes Flight with Iberia Partners

Nottingham Forest, the Licensing & Merchandising agent for Super Wings in Iberia, has closed several licensing deals for the brand in the region. The 52 x 11 series from FunnyFlux ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon, Steam Net ‘Padak’ from eigoMANGA

San Francisco-based digital media publisher eigoMANGA presents animated feature film, Padak — now streaming on Steam and coming to Amazon Instant Video on June 20. Padak is a ... Continue Reading →
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Toonz Premium to Present at MIFA

Software developer Digital Video will present the latest version of its state-of-the-art digital 2D tool Toonz Premium at the MIFA market at Annecy. The Digital Video team will be on ... Continue Reading →