Dream Street

MarVista Snags Exclusive International Distribution for ‘Dream Street’

Film and TV producer-distributor MarVista Entertainment has been named the exclusive international distributor for Dream Street — a charming vehicle-themed, BAFTA-nominated preschool ... Continue Reading →
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Jan Nagel to Rep Switch VFX & Animation in LA

Pete Denomme, CEO and Executive Producer of Switch VFX & Animation, has confirmed the appointment of entertainment marketing pro Jan Nagel as the company’s local representative ... Continue Reading →
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HP Evolves Z Workstations for VR, Machine Learning, Design Needs

HP is unleashing the next evolution of the world’s most powerful, secure and manageable workstation with the Z8 G4. This reinvention of the desktop PCs aims to meet the needs ... Continue Reading →
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New Moomins Series Shines with Star-Studded Cast

Finnish production company Gutsy Animations has announced the first raft of voice cast members confirmed for its highly anticipated, beautifully vibrant TV series, Moominvalley, inspired ... Continue Reading →
Neo Yokio

Trailer: Jaden Smith Stars in Netflix Ode to Anime ‘Neo Yokio’

Netflix has dropped the trailer for its East-meets-West original animated series Neo Yokio — launching exclusively on the streaming platform on September 22. The project from ... Continue Reading →
The Burden

‘The Burden’ Wins Best Film at Fantoche Fest

Winners for the 2017 Fantoche International Animation Film Festival were announced over the weekend, with this year’s competition having received a formidable 26,300 submissions ... Continue Reading →
Manifest 99

Flight School’s Debut VR Title ‘Manifest 99′ Gets Rolling

Less than six months after setting up shop, new media creative studio Flight School has officially launched its debut original VR experience: Manifest 99. This animated underworld journey ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend X Atencio, Animator & Imagineer, Dies at 98

Official Disney fan club D23 has announced that former Imagineer, animator and Disney Legend Xavier Atencio died September 10 at the age of 98. “X”, as he was known to friends, ... Continue Reading →
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Fredrik Loving, Tobias Dahl Head New Goodbye Kansas LA Office

Swedish VFX and animation company Goodbye Kansas Studios — which already has offices in Stockholm, Uppsala, Hamburg and London — has appointed game development veterans ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘A Silent Voice’ Tix on Sale, ‘Breadwinner’ Wins Strong Reviews, & More

TICKETS: ‘A Silent Voice’ in US Theaters Oct. 20 ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio’s presentation of the moving anime feature from Naoko Yamada is confirmed for 51 cinemas ... Continue Reading →
Despicable Me 3

‘Despicable Me 3′ Passes Billion-Dollar Mark

Illumination-Universal’s bad-boy comedy adventure Despicable Me 3 has officially joined the $1 billion box office club. The milestone was hit at the start of the weekend, with ... Continue Reading →
No Game No Life Zero

Anime Prequel ‘No Game No Life Zero’ Gets Limited US Engagement

Following its gala screening at the Los Angeles Anime Film Festival, the highly anticipated anime feature No Game No Life Zero will receive a special two-night cinematic engagement ... Continue Reading →
Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Save the Day!

Marvels Launches Its 1st Multiplatform Pre-K Property ‘Super Hero Adventures’

Marvel Entertainment has announced its first multiplatform content program for the youngest fans: Marvel Super Hero Adventures. The combined animation and publishing property aimed ... Continue Reading →
Doozers

Hulu Greenlights ‘Doozers’ Season 2 from Henson

Hulu has renewed its first original kids’ series, Doozers, from The Jim Henson Company. The preschool-targeted CG show inspired by Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock will be produced ... Continue Reading →
Cartoon Forum 2017

Cartoon Forum: The Toon Pitch Parade of Toulouse

Each September, European animation producers, investors and broadcasters head over to the beautiful ... Continue Reading →
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Win 2 Tickets to ‘Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind’

This week, we are delighted to offer our readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to the Studio Ghibli Fest engagement for Hayao Miyazaki’s sci-fi fantasy feature Nausicaä ... Continue Reading →
Bob's Burgers

‘Bob’s Burgers,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Score at Creative Arts Emmys

The 69th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards were celebrated Saturday and Sunday night in Los Angeles, honoring achievements in a variety of genres and disciplines — including ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Sofia Carson Meets ‘Spider-Man’, DUST’s ‘Afrofuturism’, Aardman’s ‘Early Man’ & More

‘Marvel’s Spider-Man’ Guest Starring Disney Channel’s Sofia Carson Descendants 2 star and recording artist Carson will voice “Keemia,” the estranged daughter of Flint ... Continue Reading →
Futurama

Jam City Delivers ‘Futurama’ Podcast Extension on Nerdist

Jam City (via its game studio TinyCo), FoxNext Games and Matt Groening are expanding the Futurama universe with a double-length podcast episode, arriving on Nerdist, SoundCloud and ... Continue Reading →
In Search of Fellini

Nancy Cartwright Goes ‘In Search of Fellini’

Next week, movie lovers on both coasts will have a chance to get to know animation icon Nancy Cartwright — the voice of Bart on The Simpsons — in a whole new light as her ... Continue Reading →