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Toei Animation Coming to Looke in Brazil

Toei Animation has licensed popular animation series Saint Seiya, Nadja and Digimon Adventure to Brazil’s leading digital platform, Looke. The streaming service has had over 110,000 ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Taps 14 Regional Agents for ‘Trucktown’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has named 14 new licensing agents for its popular CG-animated preschool series Trucktown. These partners will represent the brand on a wide-ranging consumer ... Continue Reading →
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MarVista Sets ‘Yo-Kai Watch’ for LatAm Disney XD Debut

MarVista Entertainment has secured a pan-regional broadcasting deal on Disney XD Latin America for Yo-Kai Watch — the kids series phenomenon breaking ratings and retail records ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Sets ‘BoJack Horseman’ Season 3 Date

Raphael Bob-Waksberg’s acclaimed adult-targeted 2D series BoJack Horseman is getting back in the saddle, with season three premiering on Netflix on Friday, July 22. Produced by The ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Takes ‘Garfield and Friends’ Worldwide

9 Story Media Group has pounced on the classic 2D animation series Garfield and Friends, produced from 1988-1995 by Mendelson/Paws Prod. The deal includes the full library, consisting ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Greenlights ‘Loud House’ Season 2, Picks Up ‘Glitch Techs’

Nickelodeon has greenlit a 14-episode second season of its new animated series The Loud House, which has rocketed to the No. 1 animated kids’ show spot since its May 2 debut. Created ... Continue Reading →
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Jennifer Howell Named Development Head for DreamWorks Animation

After serving as Head of Comedy at Paramount for the last two-and-a-half years, Jennifer Howell has joined DreamWorks Animation as its new Head of Development, Deadline reports. Howell ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Dory’ Spot Previews an Emotional Journey

Oh, jeez. Ellen DeGeneres’ “EllenTube” premiered the latest trailer for Disney-Pixar’s Finding Dory, and it’s clear that the masters of CG emotional manipulation ... Continue Reading →
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Second ‘Sing’ Trailer Takes the Stage

A new trailer for Illumination Entertainment’s holiday release Sing has arrived from Universal Pictures, putting its assorted animal stars in the spotlight. Written and directed ... Continue Reading →
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Alcon Ent. Announces Animated ‘Garfield’ Movie

A decade since the last time America’s favorite cantankerous cat was seen on the big screen in the live-action/CG hybrid flick Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties, Alcon Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Adam Sandler, Happy Madison Ink Toon Feature Deal with STX

Adam Sandler and Happy Madison Productions have signed an overall deal to write, produce and star in a to-be-titled animated movie project for STX Entertainment. The deal, announced ... Continue Reading →
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‘Miles from Tomorrowland’ Charts Star-Studded Season 2

Season two of its Emmy-nominated animated series Miles from Tomorrowland will launch on Monday, June 20 on Disney Channel (9 a.m. ET), and the intergalactic CG adventures will be packed ... Continue Reading →
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Phil Tippett’s Week: Uncovered ‘Star Wars’ Pics, AMA and HoloGrid Demos

Special effects legend Phil Tippett has three pretty cool pieces of news to share this week. It seems that he found and developed a roll of film from the making of the original Star ... Continue Reading →
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WIA & Lindsay Doran Present ‘The Quagmire of the Female Character’

Women in Animation invites members and non-members to attend an invigorating discussion with film biz veteran Lindsay Doran on “The Quagmire of the Female Character.” Taking ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

The Creator of the Original Regal Cinemas Roller-Coaster Animation Has Died Portland, Oregon vfx animator John McLaughlin’s credits also include Shark Tale, Kung Fu Panda and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Invites Guests into Beast’s Castle in ‘Beauty’ Teaser

Walt Disney Studios has released a first sneak-peek teaser for its upcoming live-action musical revamp of Beauty and the Beast — arriving in theaters March 17, 2017. The subtle ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Developing ‘Gakkimals’ Series

VIZ Media has acquired production and licensing rights to develop an animated series based on the Japanese children’s property Gakkimals. The show will follow the wonderful adventures ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Details Trio of VR Events

The Annecy International Animation Festival is welcoming some next-gen gate crashers at this year’s edition, with three special virtual reality events schedule for the 2016 program. ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Goes MSU Presenting 13 Plein-Air Films

Animafest Zagreb and the Croatian capital’s Museum of Contemporary Art (Muzej suvremene umjetnosti) are once again teaming up to present Animation Goes MSU as a central program ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yu-Gi-Oh’ Racks Up Global Streaming Deals

4K Media and Cinedigm have secured several new SVOD and VOD partners for animated action franchise Yu-Gi-Oh! across Europe and other international territories. “4K Media has ... Continue Reading →