The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill

Studio 100’s ‘Blinky Bill’ Sets Out on New Nat Geo Kids LatAm

Studio 100 Media has inked a deal with National Geographic for the exclusive pay TV rights for CG animated series The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill (52 x 12 min.) for Latin American ... Continue Reading →
PJ Masks

eOne Sends ‘PJ Masks’ to Australian TV & Shops

Entertainment One has signed a new free to air broadcast partner for its popular preschool superhero show PJ Masks in Australia. The series will make a new home on ABC Kids, starting ... Continue Reading →
Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow

Trailers: TinyCo & FoxNext Blast Off with ‘Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow’

Matt Groening and David X. Cohen’s cult-hit sci-fi cartoon is returning to screens in a brand new way which pays homage to the original show’s charm and wit, thanks to a collaboration ... Continue Reading →
Greg De Winter

Greg De Winter to Head Production for WOW!’s Rainmaker

WOW! Unlimited Media has appointed Greg De Winter as Director of Production & Planning for its Rainmaker Studios — one of the business’ core companies along with Mainframe ... Continue Reading →
Chris Ferriter

Chris Ferriter Upped to CEO at Halon Ent.

Top entertainment visualization company Halon Entertainment has promoted award-winning producer and designer Chris Ferriter to CEO. The new chief exec will work alongside Head of Studio ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: Quest for CN Show-Themed Magiswords in July!

Cartoon Network is preparing a mega collection month for fans this July when, for the first time ever, MagiMobile app users can collect Magiswords from beyond the Mighty Magiswords ... Continue Reading →
DuckTales: All Ducked Out!

Disney XD Launches ‘DuckTales: All Ducked Out!’ Avatar Creator

“Duckface” is getting a whole new meaning, thanks to a new avatar creator launched in anticipation of the brand-new DuckTales animated series. Available on the Disney XD app (for ... Continue Reading →
Leap!

Daily News Bytes: New ‘Leap!’ Trailer, Year’s Best Games, Classic Pokemon & More

VIDEO: ‘Leap!’ New Online Dance Trailer Are you ready to take the leap? New spot features Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit song “Cut to the Feeling” from the film’s soundtrack. ... Continue Reading →
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Pierre Bronco Upped to SVP Northern Europe at Turner EMEA

Turner EMEA has promoted Pierre Bronco to the role of Senior Vice President, Northern Europe, effective immediately. Moving up from his post as GM for France, Portugal, Africa and Israel, ... Continue Reading →
Gnome Alone

Smith Global Picks Up ‘Gnome Alone’ & ‘Charming’

Newly minted LA-based distributor Smith Global Media is continuing its aggressive release slate build-up by picking up animated family features Gnome Alone and Charming. Featuring star-studded ... Continue Reading →
OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes

Clip: CN Sets Epic 1-Hour Premiere for ‘OK K.O.!’

Cartoon Network will be kicking off its latest animated series OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes with an energetic, hour-long series premiere on Tuesday, August 1 at 6:30 p.m. (ET/PT). Earlier ... Continue Reading →
Michael Bond, photo credit: Sang Tan / Associated Press

Michael Bond, Creator of ‘Paddington Bear,’ Dies Age 91

English author Michael Bond, creator of the globally beloved series of Paddington Bear adventures, died June 27 at his home in London not far from Paddington Station. His passing was ... Continue Reading →
DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection

WBHE Celebrates with ‘DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection’

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment are toasting a decade of superheroic animation with the DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection — a comprehensive ... Continue Reading →
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Crunchyroll Plans Its Biggest AX Ever

Streaming destination Crunchyroll is gearing up for its biggest ever Anime Expo, with exclusive perks, events and screenings planned for the holiday weekend event running July 1-4 at ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: ‘Tumble Leaf’ Season 3 Trailer from Amazon Kids

An all-new seasons of colorful, creative adventures is heading to streaming as season three of Amazon Original Series Tumble Leaf takes flight on Tuesday, August 15. A fresh batch of ... Continue Reading →
Have a Nice Day

Chinese Black Comedy ‘Have a Nice Day’ Goes Global

Paris-based sales company Memento Film International has secured a raft of deals that will bring Chinese filmmaker Liu Jian’s animated crimeland dramedy Have A Nice Day to multiple ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Launches 2017 Program

The full film lineup for Brooklyn’s Animation Block Party festival — which will take over the borough for its 14th edition July 27-30 — is now live, and as ever there’s ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Dark Tower’ Featurette, Win for ‘Vincent,’ Chris Sullivan Crowdfunds

VIDEO: ‘The Dark Tower’ – The Legacy of the Gunslinger Idris Elba discusses playing the bullet-spewing brooder Roland, Matthew McConaughey talks The Man in Black, ... Continue Reading →
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Cyber Group Hosts Int’l Emmy Kids Awards Semi-Final

For the sixth time, Paris-based Cyber Group Studios had the honor of presenting the Semi-Final round of judging in the International Emmy Kids Awards competition for two categories: ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS & Fathom Pull ‘Mune’ to Earth for One-Night Event

A wondrous and magical visual feast is getting the big-screen treatment stateside thanks to distributor GKIDS and cinematic event partner Fathom Events, which have announced the US ... Continue Reading →