The Jungle Book

DQ Taps ‘Jungle Book’ L&M Agents Across the Americas

International kids’ animation producer-distributor DQ Entertainment has appointed new licensing agents for its popular property The Jungle Book, which will now be represented ... Continue Reading →

Gigglebug Puts ‘Best & Bester’ Foot Forward at Cartoon Forum

Finnish animation studio Gigglebug Entertainment. The shop behind hit preschool series Gigglebug, has unveiled its latest original property at Cartoon Forum, Best & Bester. The ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘GoT’ History Toons Up, Iloura Reaps “Spoils of War,” Great Moments in Hip-Hop Animation, & More

‘Game of Thrones’ Animated History Illustrates the Targaryen Conquest of Westeros In a bit of an update to the motion-comic style “Histories & Lore” bonus ... Continue Reading →
Zombillenium

‘Zombillenium,’ ‘Nelly & Simon’ Among Cinekid Fest Additions

Amsterdam’s Cinekid festival for film, TV and digital media has revealed an initial raft of title in its lineup, having previously revealed that the fest will open with Copenhagen ... Continue Reading →
Game of Thrones

Pete Hawley Appointed President & CEO Telltale Games

Telltale Games — the company behind wildly successful episodic narrative games inspired by The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones and Guardians of the Galaxy — has announced ... Continue Reading →
Melissa Cobb

Melissa Cobb Named VP of Netflix Kids & Family

DreamWorks veteran Melissa Cobb has been tapped by Netflix to serve as its new Vice President, Kids & Family, overseeing the creation and acquisition of series and films for its ... Continue Reading →
Jackie Chan

PHD Helps Jackie Chan Defend Pangolins in PSA

Newly launched full-service post production studio PHD Collective has produced a new live-action/CG hybrid PSA starring flesh-and-blood superstar Jackie Chan and some digitally created ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Futurama: Radiorama’ Arrives, Execs Move Up at Deluxe, New Chitose Airport Lineup, & More

New Chitose Airport Animation Festival 2017 Official Selection The still young fest has attracted an impressive lineup of films from internationally renowned animators, including Koji ... Continue Reading →
SuperMansion: Drag Me to Halloween

Trailer: ‘SuperMansion’ Special Drags Crackle to Halloween

There’s a spooky snap in the air as we draw closer to fall, and one animated treat to look forward to is the October 5 premiere of Crackle and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios’  seasonal ... Continue Reading →
Jane Lynch

Exclusive Clip: Jane Lynch & Michael McKean Reunite in ‘Goldie & Bear’

Some very special guests will be paying a visit to the land of fairytales next week in the Season 2 premiere of Disney Junior’s Goldie & Bear. The episode, “Goldie’s Great ... Continue Reading →
Mama K's Super 4

CAKE Teams with Triggerfish for Action-Comedy ‘Mama K’s Super 4’

Kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE is partnering with South Africa’s award-winning Triggerfish Animation Studios to co-produce a new animated comedy-action series, Mama K’s Super ... Continue Reading →
The Jellies

Video: Meet ‘The Jellies!’ on Adult Swim Oct. 22

Fans of Tyler, the Creator and irreverent adult toon comedy have been eagerly awaiting The Jellies! since its announcement this spring. The premiere date is finally drawing nigh, and ... Continue Reading →
Cartoon Forum

Cartoon Forum News: E.U. Support Plan and 2017 Honorees

A new E.U. Preferential Animation Support Plan was announced this week at the Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France. The new program zeroes in on the promotion, financing and retaining ... Continue Reading →
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BoxLunch & ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Cook Up a Special Campaign

To celebrate the upcoming national holiday Cheeseburger Day on September 18, 20th Century Fox Consumer Products is planning a mouthwatering spread of special merchandise inspired by ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Coco’ Trailer’s a Taste of La Chancla, J.J. Abrams Feels the Force & More

J.J. Abrams to Write and Direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ The man behind the lens flare-spangled reboot of Star Trek has signed on to the next installment of Lucasfilm’s iconic ... Continue Reading →
The Unusual Suspects

A Few Days Left in Aardman Art Auction for Bristol Children’s Hospital

Academy Award-winning UK studio Aardman is in the midst of auctioning off 28 lots of original and limited edition artworks to support their neighbor, the Bristol Children’s Hospital, ... Continue Reading →
Galen Walker

Galen Walker Heads Legend 3D’s New Animation Branch

Legend 3D, Inc. — a leading 3D conversion, VFX and VR studio — is expanding into the tooniverse with the establishment of Legend Animation, CEO Aidan Foley announced. The ... Continue Reading →
Life Smartphone

2017 Student Academy Award Winners Revealed

UPDATE: The medal placements were announced Oct. 12, 2017. Story has been updated below. The Academy has winnowed down the contenders for the 44th Student Academy Awards competition ... Continue Reading →
Snow Queen

Wizart Reveals Poster for Next ‘Snow Queen’ at TIFF

Russian studio Wizart has taken advantage of the bustling TIFF market in Toronto to reveal a first look at its upcoming new installment of its popular fairytale adventure franchise, ... Continue Reading →
Krash and Hehe

Sino-Russian Toon ‘Krash and Hehe’ Officially Launches in China

On Tuesday, the international animated co-produced Krash and Hehe officially launched in Guangzhou, China with a special event attended by high-level guests from both China and Russia, ... Continue Reading →