The Umbrella Academy

Netflix Snaps Up Graphic Novel Adaptation ‘Umbrella Academy’

A new 10-episode live-action series inspired by the Eisner Award-winning The Umbrella Academy comics and graphic novels is coming to Netflix worldwide in 2018. Created and written by ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH ’17 Details 11 Production Sessions

The SIGGRAPH 2017 conference & exhibition will take over the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 30 to August 3, offering papers and presentations, engaging speakers (like keynoter ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Marvel Television and Freeform Set Cast for ‘Marvel’s New Warriors’ The comedic live-action comic-inspired series will star Milana Vayntrub (Silicon Valley) as Squirrel ... Continue Reading →
Mireille Soria

Mireille Soria Named President of Paramount Animation

Roughly eight months after stepping away from DreamWorks Animation, industry vet Mireille Soria is taking on a new role in the feature toon business as President of Paramount Animation. ... Continue Reading →
Adventure Time

Clips: ‘Adventure Time’ Gets Freaky-Deaky in 5-Night Event

Something strange is going on in the Land of Ooo this month. (Stranger than usual.) (No, no, even stranger than that!) (Just, like, super weird, you guys.) The curious chaos begins ... Continue Reading →
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JHVFX Signs Animation & FX Park Joint Venture

Zhejiang Huace Film and TV Group, John Hughes VFX (Beijing) and Nantong Tangzha Old Town Culture and Tourism Development have signed a joint venture agreement to establish the Nantong ... Continue Reading →
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir

‘Miraculous’ Jumps to 75M US Homes with KidsClick

Zag America has expanded its broadcast reach with the premiere of its hit superhero animation Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir season 1 on Sinclair Broadcast Group’s ... Continue Reading →
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Simone Risgaard to Lead Licensing for Ink Global

Ink Global announces the appointment of Simone Risgaard to the post of Licensing and Marketing Coordinator, charged with building and guiding Ink Group brands such as Masha and the ... Continue Reading →
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Lucasfilm & ILM Launch Open Source MaterialX Library

Lucasfilm and Industrial Light & Magic announced the inaugural open source release of MaterialX Library, a CG tool developed by Lucasfilm’s Advanced Development Group and ... Continue Reading →
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Legend 3D Bolsters Exec Team with Multiple Hires

Leading 3D conversion, VFX and VR studio Legend 3D has brought onboard several new hires to its executive leadership team as the company strengthens its resources and looks to expand ... Continue Reading →
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Late Night Work Club Collective Heads to Cardiff

Late Night Work Club — a creative collective of award-winning artists and filmmakers — will be representing in Wales with a contingent of animators from the UK and Ireland ... Continue Reading →
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East Africa Gets First Animation Pitch Competition with Anicomp

There’s no slowing down for the African Animation Network, which in its most recent game-changing collaboration has teamed up with Nairobi Comic Con (NAICCON), The Association ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Tix Open for ‘Kiki,’ New ‘Kuso’ Spot, ‘DM3′ Tops China Records & More

GKIDS & Fathom Events Bring ‘Kiki’s Delivery Service’ to US Cinemas Tickets are on sale now for the next installment of STUDIO GHIBLIFEST, July 23 (English dub ... Continue Reading →
SpongeBob SquarePants: You Bring the Color

Nick Invites Fans to “Bring the Color” for ‘SpongeBob’ Event

Nickelodeon is offering a unique chance for fans to share their creative flair with SpongeBob SquarePants: You Bring the Color — a digital initiative where viewers color scenes ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network & Adult Swim Pack One-Two Punch for Comic-Con

A slew of popular toons for a variety of tastes and levels of maturity will be part of the dizzying Comic-Con International this month in San Diego, with panels, screenings, special ... Continue Reading →
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‘BoJack Horseman’ Season 4 Trots to Netflix in September

Streaming service Netflix has announced that its award-winning original animated series BoJack Horseman will return with a fourth season this fall, launching on Friday, September 8. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gotham by Gaslight’ Is Next on DC Animation Slate

A popular late ’80s one-shot that pits the Dark Knight against the dark side of the Victorian era is the next DC Universe Original Movie, as revealed in the bonus features list ... Continue Reading →
Carole Brin

Carole Brin Named Chief Digital Officer for Superprod

French producer Superprod has tapped Carole Brin to lead its newly-created digital department as Chief Digital Officer. Brin will develop digital strategy for the company’s TV ... Continue Reading →
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Gillian Calvert-Ridge Heads Sixteen South’s New Distribution Biz

BAFTA-winning kids’ TV producer Sixteen South has launched a new distribution division to handle some of its properties, including its award-winning preschool animation Lily’s ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Joan Lee, ‘Despicable’ China Opening, End of Artland & More

VIDEO: Remembering Joan Lee Marvel released a touching tribute to Stan Lee’s wife of 69 years and a key player in comics history, who passed away July 6 at age 95. The video is ... Continue Reading →