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‘LBX’ Season 2 Set for Nicktoons

A second season of 26 new episodes of Dentsu Entertainment’s Little Battlers eXperience (LBX) will arrive on Nicktoons this fall. The first season is currently rerunning on the ... Continue Reading →
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License2Brand Reps ‘Asterix’ in Greece, Cyprus

License2Brand has been appointed a licensing representative for evergreen French property Asterix, and will handle all merchandise rights for the adventurous Viking created by Albert ... Continue Reading →
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Ultimate Marvel Marathon Coming to El Capitan

During the Nerdist panel at WonderCon in Anaheim this weekend, CEO Chris Hardwick announced that Nerdist Industries will present “The Ultimate Marvel Marathon” at Hollywood’s ... Continue Reading →
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Millimages Draws SVOD Deals for ‘Louie’

Millimages has inked several streaming video-on-demand digital deals for its pre-schooler series Louie (117 x 7 mins.) across the world. This interactive drawing title got picked up ... Continue Reading →
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The New World of Animation: Different Realities

The 2015 Wearables TechCon in Santa Clara featured much more than just well known fitness sensors. It also had headsets, tracking sensors and artificial intelligence technology apps ... Continue Reading →
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Oznoz to Stream Splash Series in Multiple Languages

Oznoz.com has struck a deal with Splash Entertainment that makes Oznoz the host of Chloe’s Closet, Dive Olly Dive, Cosmic Quantum, Pet Alien, ToddWorld and The DaVincibles in ... Continue Reading →
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Sunday Series Premiere set for ‘Harvey Beaks’; New Seasons for ‘China IL,’ ‘Breadwinners’

It’s a busy weekend of TV watching for animation fans, with Nickelodeon set to premiere its new animated comedy series Harvey Beaks, and season premieres set for original animated ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands, Comcast Partner on Kid Genius Channel

Genius Brands International will partner with Comcast to launch Kid Genius, a new channel on Xfinity On Demand, this fall. Baby Genius has been a top performer on the Baby Boost Channel ... Continue Reading →
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‘All Hail King Julien’ Returns with 5 New Episodes

Five new episodes of the DreamWorks Animation series All Hail King Julien arrive today on Netflix. In these new episodes, King Julien gets everyone hooked on caffeine, tries to automate ... Continue Reading →
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WonderCon Hosts Vibrant Toon Programming

WonderCon opens Friday for a three-day run in Anaheim, Calif., and offers a rich lineup of programming for animation fans and pros alike. The event, put on by the same organization ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Fest Sets Animated Com Award Nominees

The nominees for the Animated Com Award at the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film 2015 have been selected. The jury has chosen 50 films from 141 submitted international productions ... Continue Reading →
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Gaumont Posts Sales for ‘Calimero’

Gaumont Animation has secured a number of international sales for its animated CGI series Calimero (104 x 11 mins.), based on the original 1963 series of the same name. Broadcasters ... Continue Reading →
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Elizabeth Stephens Upped to VP at Foothill

Santa Barbara, Calif. and London, U.K.-based Foothill Entertainment has promoted Elizabeth Stephens to Vice President – Sales and Development. Stephens attains the new position ... Continue Reading →
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Filmakademie Names Andreas Hykade Director of Animation Institute

Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Andreas Hykade has taken on the position of Director of the Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction at the renowned Filmakademie ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Presents ‘Animation Showcase’ in NYC

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present “An Animation Showcase: From Celluloid to CGI,” an event series running April 24 through May 29, 2015, in New York. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Little Charmers’ Casts Spell on Licensees

Nelvana Enterprises — the sales, brand-management and consumer products arm of Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana — has won over several notable licensees with its new CG animated ... Continue Reading →
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Millimages’ ‘Molang’ Scores Presales

Paris-based animation producer Millimages has secured a nice assortment of presales for its non-dialog short format series Molang (104 x 3’30”), ahead of the MIPTV content market ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Inks Multi-Year Deal with Orchard

DHX Media has teamed up with innovative music, video and film distribution company The Orchard to serve up more than 8,000 episodes of DHX’s library content, along with newly produced ... Continue Reading →
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Comcast, GBI Launching Kid Genius Channel

Genius Brands International has partnered with Comcast to launch Kid Genius, a new channel on Xfinity On Demand, with the goal of delivering “Smart TV for Kids” starting fall 2015. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Uncle Grandpa’ and ‘Steven Universe’ Crossover Premieres April 2

Worlds will collide this Thursday, April 2 at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT as Cartoon Network premieres the first-ever Uncle Grandpa and Steven Universe crossover episode. In “Say Uncle,” Uncle ... Continue Reading →