Deep

Clip: Little Octopus Starts an Ocean of Trouble in ‘Deep’

On August 25, Lionsgate will be releasing a fresh European animation catch to US theaters and On Demand: Deep, directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Julio Soto Gúrpide (Radiophobia). ... Continue Reading →
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TIFF Shorts Program Features 3 NFB Animations

The National Film Board of Canada will have its animation studio projects well represented at the Toronto International Film Festival (taking place Sept. 7-17), with three films selected ... Continue Reading →
The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

GKIDS Picks Up Charming Comedy ‘The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales’

GKIDS has acquired North American distribution rights to French animated feature The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales, co-directed by Oscar nominee Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert (director ... Continue Reading →
Emile Awards

1st European Animation “Emile” Awards Calls for Entries

A call for entries has been issued for the inaugural edition of the European Animation Awards — also known as the Emile Awards in honor of animation pioneers Emile Cohl and Charles-Emile ... Continue Reading →
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45th Annie Awards Submissions Open Aug. 14

ASIFA-Hollywood has given the heads-up that the call for entries for its 45th Annual Annie Awards will open on Monday, August 14. Honoring excellence in the field of animation, Annie ... Continue Reading →
Champions and Challengers

Trailer: ‘Adventure Time’ Game ‘Champions & Challengers’ Announced

The newest mobile game inspired by Cartoon Network’s hit animated series Adventure Time has been revealed as Champions & Challengers — a real-time tactical strategy game ... Continue Reading →
Home: Adventures of Tip & Oh

Exclusive Clip: ‘Home: Adventures of Tip & Oh’ Ups the “Auntie” in S3

Anyone who grew up in a multiple-kid household knows that sibling rivalry takes a l-o-o-o-o-o-ng time to vanish, even for adults. Enter this ridiculous yet relatable clip from Home: ... Continue Reading →
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Behind the Scenes of ‘Tumble Leaf’ S3, Premiering Aug. 15

The award-winning Amazon Original Series Tumble Leaf will soon debut its third season with 12 new episodes, launching Tuesday, August 15 on Prime Video in the US and UK. To celebrate, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Byte: ‘Curious George’ Doc, ‘Starship Troopers 2’, Blinkink’s ‘Salvation’ & More

‘Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators’ Official Trailer Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, The Orchard is releasing this fascinating (part-animated) ... Continue Reading →
Bravest Warriors

Wow Unlimited’s Frederator Gets Canadian AV Certification

Frederator Network (part of Wow! Unlimited Media) is ready to offer more Canadian-grown content to its audiences via its online services, as its YouTube channel is now one of only six ... Continue Reading →
Green Gold

Green Gold US Taps Pamela Hickey & Dennys McCoy to Head Story Dept.

Indian animation leader Green Gold has brought on board veteran kids’ toon writers Pamela Hickey and Dennys McCoy to run the story department of its US outpost. The dual appointments ... Continue Reading →
Stretch Armstrong

‘Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters,’ Flo Rida & More Guests Set for HASCON

Hasbro has added even more special guests and performers to its lineup for the first-ever HASCON “fan-mily” event, set for September 8-10 at the Rhode Island Convention Center adn ... Continue Reading →
Mune: Guardian of the Moon

Special Giveaway: Win ‘Mune’ Tickets for Sat. Aug. 12!

We have a marvelous treat for a lucky Animag reader this week: Two tickets to the one-day US theatrical engagement of Mune: Guardian of the Moon on Saturday, August 12. Presented by ... Continue Reading →
Cher

Cher Gets Her Boov on in ‘Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh’

Pop icon Cher is embracing her inner animated alien for a guest starring role on DreamWorks Animation Television’s Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, Hollywood Reporter revealed. ... Continue Reading →
Frozen

Disney Takes Over BAMTech, Plans New OTT Services

The Walt Disney Company is acquiring majority ownership of direct-to-consumer streaming specialist BAMTech, with plans to introduce new OTT services which will include an exclusive ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Lion King’ Cast News, Time Travel with Obama, Licensing Numbers & More

Disney’s ‘Lion King’ Remake Finds Its Rafiki and Sarabi Jon Favreau’s “live-action” take on the animated classic continues to coalesce nicely, with ... Continue Reading →
Mark Millar

Netflix Buys ‘Kingsman’ Comic Co. Millarworld

Global streaming service Netflix announced its first acquisition on Monday, having acquired comic-book publisher Millarworld. Launched in 2004 by Scottish comics writer Mark Millar, ... Continue Reading →
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12 Projects Selected for Cinekid Script LAB

The 4th edition of Cinekid Script LAB — taking place this October in Amsterdam and Berlin — will be welcoming 14 writers from seven different countries to develop their ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Adds 6 More Stops for ‘On the Green’ Tour

As the summer season begins to run out the clock, Adult Swim is offering fans a last hurrah with six Eastern US stops added to its Adult Swim on the Green tour — a fun-filled ... Continue Reading →
World of Winx

Rainbow’s ‘World of Winx’ Set for Nickelodeon Greece

Italian producer Rainbow has strengthened its relationship with Nickelodeon Greece by securing spots for two of its top properties: animated hit World of Winx, due in September, and ... Continue Reading →