‘Kate & Mim-Mim’ Gets Season 2 and New Licensees

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has greenlit a second season of its highly rated animated preschool series, Kate & Mim-Mim. Season 2 is set to launch on Disney Junior ... Continue Reading →

Fourth ‘Open Season’ Title Set For 2016

The backwoods hijinx continue as Sony Pictures Animation announces the upcoming home entertainment release of Open Season: Scared Silly — the fourth installment of the CG animated ... Continue Reading →

VR Comes to V-Ray

Chaos Group has announced V-Ray 3.2 for 3ds Max — the latest version is compatible with 3ds Max 2016 and for the first time incorporates virtual-reality rendering capabilities ... Continue Reading →

Animation Block Party Pairs Well with Brooklyn Brewery Mash

Beer and film festivals have been best friends forever. Lagers and stouts can be an essential social lubricant to fest-goers over 21, especially if you add doughnuts to the mix. Whenever ... Continue Reading →

The Animag 250: Schools to Hire From

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of schools to hire from. They are: Academy of Art University — San Francisco, Calif. The Animation ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Assembles Partners for ‘Mysticons’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana announces that it has joined forces with Playmates Toys, Nickelodeon and The Topps Company to bring a wholly original girls’ action series ... Continue Reading →

CJ E&M Boosts Korea Biz with DreamWorks Characters

Content and media company CJ E&M is expanding its character business in Korea with the successful conclusion of a representation agreement with DreamWorks Animation. The deal will ... Continue Reading →

VAMN, Chavvo to Produce Erick Tran’s ‘ZodiX’

VAMN-TV and Chavvo Animation Studios are teaming up to produce as an animated series ZodiX, a Japanese-inspired lifestyle brand consisting of character personalities loosely based on ... Continue Reading →

‘Three Stooges’ Toon Getting Annecy Introduction

Kids distributor CAKE has announced a three party co-venture with animation studio Titmouse, Inc. and brand owner C3 Entertainment Inc. to produce a brand-new Three Stooges animated ... Continue Reading →

CBeebies Commissions ‘Go Jetters’

CBeebies Controller Kay Benbow has commissioned two new series for the kiddy channel, including a fully animated comedy-adventure titled Go Jetters (52 x 11), a co-production of CBeebies ... Continue Reading →

The Animag 250: Creatives to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of creative to watch. They are: Cam Baity — animator, show creator, author Kelli Bixler and Drew ... Continue Reading →

CN Unveils Re-launched ‘Powerpuff Girls’

Cartoon Network unveiled at Licensing Expo in Las Vegas the first look at Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup from the all-new series The Powerpuff Girls, slated for a 2016 global launch. Produced ... Continue Reading →

New ‘Ben 10′ Series Set for Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network is introducing a brand new Ben 10 to the next generation of fans with a new series based on the globally popular alien-powered kid hero. The show is being produced by ... Continue Reading →

Corus Greenlights Reboot of ‘Reboot’

Corus Entertainment has given the go-ahead to Rainmaker Ent.’s television division Mainframe Entertainment to produce 26 half-hour episodes of their reimagining of first-of-its-kind ... Continue Reading →

Zag’s ‘Miraculous’ Racks Up Licensees

Zag’s 3D CG-animated action-sitcom Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (26 x 22) — which begins premiering on cable and linear broadcast platforms around ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Options ‘Cow Boy’ Comic for Series

DreamWorks Animation optioned the Boom! Studios graphic novel Cow Boy for development as a television series. Brendan Hay, who is showrunner on the studio’s Netflix series based ... Continue Reading →

BBC Earth Celebrates World Oceans Day with SpongeBob

BBC has today (June 8) released an original short film in honor of World Oceans Day. The film, titled A Thank You Would Be Nice, celebrates the incredible contribution that plankton ... Continue Reading →

The Animation Magazine 250: Animation Companies to Watch!

Our subscribers will be receiving in the next few days something special: The 250th issue of Animation Magazine! For this special issue, we compiled a special list of 250 companies, ... Continue Reading →

‘Masha’ Adds Spin Master, Simba Dickie as Toy Licensees

Animaccord Animation Studios, producers and owners of the animated series brand Masha and The Bear, has added Spin Master and Simba Dickie Group to its list of international licensing ... Continue Reading →

‘Peanuts Movie’ Teaser Poster Revealed

Blue Sky Studios and Fox released this week a new teaser poster for the upcoming The Peanuts Movie. Take a look:       The Peanuts Movie is directed by Steve Martino ... Continue Reading →