Voltron VR Chronicles

‘Voltron VR Chronicles’ Offers Personal Paladin Adventure

Innovative VFX and immersive entertainment house Digital Domain, in league with Universal Brand Development, announces DreamWorks Voltron VR Chronicles — the first-ever virtual ... Continue Reading →
Peppa Pig

eOne Scores International Deals for ‘Peppa Pig,’ ‘PJ Masks’

Entertainment One continues to grow popular animated preschool properties Peppa Pig and PJ Masks both on-air and at retail with new international partnerships. Recent highlights include ... Continue Reading →
Masha and the Bear

‘Masha and the Bear’ Is First Pre-K Toon Watched in Space

Decades later, Russia has apparently won another space race. Global hit Masha and the Bear, from Moscow-based Animaccord Animation Studio, has become the first preschool toon to be ... Continue Reading →
ATF Animation PItch 2017

Asia TV Forum Opens Inaugural Animation Pitch

Reed Exhibitions, producer of Asia TV Forum & Market, has opened the call for entries for the first-ever ATF Animation Pitch: a premier Asian pitching competition for creators and ... Continue Reading →
Vampirina

‘Vampirina’ Sinks Teeth into Disney Junior Oct. 1

The new, cutely blood-curdling kids’ show Vampirina has been slated for its broadcast premiere on Sunday, October 1 at 11 a.m. ET, with two back-to-back episodes simulcast on Disney ... Continue Reading →
A Silent Voice

Anti-Bullying Anime ‘A Silent Voice’ Coming to US Theaters

ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio will be bringing Naoko Yamada’s widely acclaimed animated teen drama A Silent Voice to US theaters, opening October 20, 2017. Based on the manga by Yoshitoki ... Continue Reading →
Adam Cootes

How I Landed a Career in Animation

Blue Sky Studios’ Head of Story Adam Cootes reflects on the roles that determination, hard work and a touch of random fate played in his trans-Atlantic career journey. Growing ... Continue Reading →
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Paley Center Hosting Cartoon Network 25th Anniversary Exhibit

The television animation landscape changed forever a quarter-century ago with the launch of the very first 24-hour toon channel. To celebrate its big 25th anniversary, Cartoon Network ... Continue Reading →
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Ginni Mack, Disney Ink & Paint Artist and Tinker Bell Model, Dies at 90

Ginni Mack, one of Walt Disney Studios’ ground-breaking “Ink & Paint Girls” who moved up the department ranks and was immortalized as the original model for Tinker ... Continue Reading →
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YouTube Red’s ‘Dallas & Robo’ Starring John Cena, Kat Dennings

YouTube’ subscription service Red is bulking up its original programming slate with the addition of Dallas & Robo — a new animated sci-fi comedy series from Shadowmachine ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Letting “Pickle Rick” out of the Jar; Malaysia’s Father of Animation; Aardman’s Brantano Ad, & More!

The Incredible Behind-the-Scenes Animation That Brought Pickle Rick to Life in ‘Rick and Morty’ Season 3 Check out some great design and prod art for the episode that went ... Continue Reading →
Batman and Harley Quinn

Clip: Let’s Dance! ‘Batman and Harley Quinn’ Out Today

The much anticipated 30th DC Universe Original Movie Batman and Harley Quinn comes home today via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Available on Ultra HD Combo Pack (with 4K), Blu-ray ... Continue Reading →
Robot Trains

Mondo TV Puts ‘Robot Trains’ on Track in Italy

European animation producer-distributor Mondo TV has scored a first deal for its new kids’ 3D CG action-adventure Robot Trains in Italy. Produced by South Korea’s CJ E&M, ... Continue Reading →
Yu-Gi-Oh!

‘Yu-Gi-Oh’ Series Dealt Czech-Slovak, Chile Deals

4K Media , Konami Digital’s subsidiary which manages Yu-Gi-Oh! outside Asia, has licensed seasons 1-5 of Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters to Tuty, the new 16-hour Czech language channel ... Continue Reading →
Window Horses

First Pond Saddles Up NFB Feature ‘Window Horses’

First Pond Entertainment — a film sales and distribution company concentrating on issue-driven narratives centering underrepresented communities — has picked up US rights ... Continue Reading →
Adija

Burbank Film Fest Plans Premieres, Panels & Double Dose of Animation

The 9th annual Burbank International Film Festival — running at the AMC Burbank 16 in the “Media Capital of the World” from Sept. 6-10 — has revealed its full ... Continue Reading →
BoJack Horseman

New ‘BoJack Horseman’ Soundtrack Drops Sept. 8

Fans of Netflix’s acclaimed animated series BoJack Horseman will be happy to know that a new tie-in soundtrack album will be released digitally on September 8th via Lakeshore. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Anime’s Industry Illness, Original Force Prods Depart, Best of NW Animation Fest & More

Japan’s Animation Industry Failing to Cultivate Next Generation of Talent Nippon.com‘s culture section dissects the problems behind the country’s impending talent ... Continue Reading →
The Lion King: Walt Disney Signature Edition

Clips: Behind the Scenes of ‘Lion King,’ Signature Edition Out Aug. 29

The Walt Disney Signature Edition Blu-ray release of The Lion King is this week (Aug. 29). In case you needed any more convincing, Walt Disney Home Entertainment has released more snippets ... Continue Reading →
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New Kidz Global Study: SpongeBob, Peppa Pig, Doraemon Among Top Toons

LIMA has released its bi-annual Kidz Global Study, providing a snapshot of children’s favorite brands and characters across more than 40 countries. Calculated from consumer surveys ... Continue Reading →