‘Thomas & Friends’ Steams Ahead with New Deals

From the busy floor of MIPCOM in Cannes, Mattel Creations has announced a raft of new international deals for hit kids’ franchise Thomas & Friends, including broadcast, home ... Continue Reading →

‘P. King Duckling’ Takes Wing in Sweden, Finland

UYoung and Little Airplane Productions’ animated series P. King Ducking (52 x 11, kids 2-7) has been picked up by Nordic broadcasters SVT (Sweden) and YLE (Finland). These national ... Continue Reading →

SND Picks Up Global Rights to ‘Jungle Bunch’ Movie

France-based SND has picked up worldwide rights to The Jungle Bunch – The 3D Movie, a new feature adventure based on the fast growing animated franchise. The movie is currently ... Continue Reading →

‘Pio Rocks!’ Takes the Stage AT MIPJunior

Rai Com — the commercial arm of Italian pubcaster Rai — alongside Planeta Junior, DQ Entertainment and Gruppo Alcuni presented a special event at MIPJunior on Sunday in ... Continue Reading →

Glowberry Teases ‘Mom Hurries Home’ at MIP

Multimedia kids’ content producer Glowberry — part of Ukraine’s FILM.UA Group — is presenting a teaser for it first 2D animated series, Mom Hurries Home: City ... Continue Reading →

Kabillion Snags Classic ‘My Little Pony,’ ‘Transformers’ Toons

Girls-targeted on-demand network Kabillion Girls Rule announced it will carry the original 52-episode My Little Pony animated series from Hasbro, effective immediately. Additionally, ... Continue Reading →

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VIDEO: Star Wars Rebels “The Last Battle” Captain Rex returns in an all-new episode that finds Ezra, Kanan, Zeb and Chopper captured by a unit of old battle droids determined ... Continue Reading →

Neil deGrasse Tyson Cameos in Halloween ‘Regular Show’ Special

Internationally renowned science whiz and pop culture icon Neil deGrasse Tyson will be appearing as his cartoon-ified self in an all new spooky special for Regular Show. The astrophysicist, ... Continue Reading →

Gaumont, AGE Team to Relaunch ‘Herself the Elf’

American Greetings Entertainment — the IP and outbound licensing division of American Greetings Corp. — and leading European kids’ entertainment producer Gaumont Animation ... Continue Reading →

UPHE Snags Exclusive ‘Barbie’ SVOD Rights from Mattel

Mattel Creations has announced a new deal granting Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Content Group exclusive worldwide SVOD rights to the Barbie movie catalog for the next seven ... Continue Reading →

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Animation Nights New York: Date Change for Oct Cine This month’s screening event will take place Wed., Oct. 26, with selections including Chloe Alliez’s All Their Shades, Mehdi ... Continue Reading →

Animation Voicing Co 3Beep Launches in NYC

3Beep, a provider of global animation voicing services, has officially launched in New York City, creating an innovative new resource for studios to keep up with the increasingly global ... Continue Reading →

Lionsgate Brings Home ‘The Wild Life’ in November

Lionsgate has announced that the new animated family adventure The Wild Life — from the producers behind Shaun the Sheep Movie, Paddington and A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures ... Continue Reading →

‘JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure’ Debuts on Adult Swim

This Saturday, October 15, anime fans can at last catch JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood on air as it makes its Adult Swim debut in the Toonami block, at 12:30 a.m ET/PT. VIZ ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Winner ‘Borrowed Time’ Debuts Online

Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj’s computer animated short film Borrowed Time has launched online via Vimeo — unsurprisingly, as a Vimeo Staff Pick — along with a new ... Continue Reading →

Serious Lunch Inks ‘Ronja’ Deals in US and Beyond

Serious Lunch has secured a raft of deals for the enchanting family adventure series Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter across multiple territories and platforms. Based on the book by Astrid ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Scores ‘Super Wings’ & Shopkins’ Deals

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has announced new international partners for colorful kids’ brands Super Wings and Shopkins. Super Wings, co-produced by FunnyFlux Ent., Little Airplane ... Continue Reading →

Cyber Group Expands into Features with ‘Iqbal’

Cyber Group Studios has announced that it will officially launch its first animated feature film for distribution at MIPJunior: Iqbal, Tale of a Fearless Child. Based on the book by ... Continue Reading →

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BBC America Presents ‘Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks’ in Theaters Nationwide BBC America and Fathom Events will present the animated adaptation of the (partially) lost sci-fi ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Speaker Spotlight: Maureen Fan, Troy Saliba, David Feiss

This year’s VIEW Conference in Torino, Italy is jam-packed with fascinating speaker sessions, as previously announced. With the dates drawing near (October 24-28), here’s further ... Continue Reading →