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Watch Next Scores Timely Deals for ‘Nate Is Late’

Philippe Alessandri’s paris-based animation production house Watch Next Media announces that following last year’s co-development deal with France Televisions, the French public ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Creations: New Content for MIP, Reups & Deals

Mattel Creations will be debuting new kids’ content across its iconic brand portfolio at MIPCOM this year (Stand R7.B2), including fresh animated adventures for Barbie, Thomas & ... Continue Reading →
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TV PinGuim Launching ‘Ping & Pong’ AT MIP

TV PinGuim, the Brazilian animation company behind international hit Fishtronaut, is bringing its newest preschool toon Ping & Pong to the MIP market, as well as a second season ... Continue Reading →
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Gaumont Animation Ups Marc Dhrami, Hires Gaelle Guiny

Gaumont Animation’s President, Nicolas Atlan, has announced the French outfit will reorganize its leadership by promoting Marc Dhrami to Head of Operations, and appointed Gaëlle ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Rogue One Trailer’ Shows “Rebellions Are Built on Hope”

Each new spot released for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story reveals a juicier bite of the plot, and the latest trailer is no exception. The trailer debuted on Good Morning America and tugs ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Ghibli Artist Michiyo Yasuda Dies Age 77

Michiyo Yasuda — a widely respected animator and color artist whose four decade career included a span at Studio Ghibli from its first feature (Castle in the Sky, 1986) to Hayao ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: HINGE “The Dating Apocalypse” from the STUDIO Mary Nittolo and her 18-person team at the STUDIO deliver a new campaign for the dating app with a dismal dating carnival ... Continue Reading →
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BLE: Flora of the Forest, Looney Tunes, Oddbods, Raydar, Trolls

+     DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls will star in a retail campaign for Spanish retailer El Corte Ingles’ “8 Golden Days” promotion, through a collaboration with Planeta ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Brings Sunrise’s ‘Munki and Trunk’ to MIP

Aardman’s Right and Brand Development division has partnered with Cape Town-based Sunrise Productions to represent global TV distribution rights for the South African studio’s new ... Continue Reading →
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MIPJunior Speakers, Screenings Unveiled

MIPJunior 2016 kicks off this weekend, running October 15-16 in Cannes ahead of the MIPCOM content market. But this two-day appetizer has plenty to offer attendees, with an impressive ... Continue Reading →
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ATF 2016 Emphasizes Strategy & Investment

The 2016 Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) is taking a new approach to its annual conference — taking place December 7-9 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Organizers are putting ... Continue Reading →
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Shout Brings ‘Snowtime’ Home Nov. 8

Shout! Factory Kids has announced that warmhearted winter romp Snowtime! will make its home entertainment debut on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack and DVD on November 8, 2016. Produced in Canada ... Continue Reading →
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Artists Pay Tribute to Disney Directors Clements & Musker

In celebration of the release of Moana (Nov. 23), seven acclaimed artists are paying homage to the works of director Ron Clements and John Musker with original pieces inspired by their ... Continue Reading →
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John McKenna to Head One Animation

One Animation (Oddbods, Insectibles) announces that it is continuing its rapid expansion with the hiring of animation industry heavyweight and producer, John McKenna, as studio head. ... Continue Reading →
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Bento Box Forms Kids Division

Bento Box Entertainment, the Emmy-winning studio behind primetime animation hits Bob’s Burgers (Fox) and Legends of Chamberlain Heights (Comedy Central), has teamed up with Teletubbies ... Continue Reading →
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TVO Kids Greenlights ’16 Hudson’ from Big Bad Boo

Vancouver-based Big Bad Boo Studios (1001 Nights, Lili & Lola) in partnership with TVO Kids has OKed production on a new original animated series, 16 Hudson. The first 39 x 7 season ... Continue Reading →
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eOne Inks Multiple TV Deals for ‘Winston Steinburger’

Entertainment One (eOne) has secured sales for its new 2D animated comedy series Winston Steinburger and Sir Dudley Ding Dong (52 x 11) in multiple territories, assuring the show will ... Continue Reading →
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Cheryl Gresham and Justin Richardson Join Mattel Creations

Mattel Creations announces the appointment of Cheryl Gresham as Vice President of Global Media and Marketing Integration, and Justin Richardson as the Vice President of Global Content ... Continue Reading →
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UBM Launching Licensing Expo China in 2017

UBM, the largest B2B event and trade show organizer in the US and Asia, has announced next summer will see the launch of Licensing Expo China, which will run July 18-20 at the National ... Continue Reading →
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Atlantyca’s ‘Geronimo Stilton’ Debuts on Amazon

Atlantyca Entertainment’s flagship property Geronimo Stilton has set sail on the streaming seas with Amazon Prime Video. All 52 episodes, covering seasons 1 and 2 of the globally ... Continue Reading →