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Teletoon, Shaftesbury On-Board for ‘Squish’

Cottonwood Media has signed new development partnerships with Corus Entertainment’s Teletoon Canada and Toronto production house Shaftesbury for its microbial comedy toon Squish. ... Continue Reading →
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Fred Rogers Co. Taps Ellen Doherty as Production Exec

The Fred Rogers Company has appointed Emmy Award-winning producer and writer Ellen Doherty as its executive in charge of production. Doherty will now oversee development of the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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Cogswell Students Release New ‘Avatarah’ Rigs

Cogswell College in San Jose, California, announces that students in its Digital Art & Animation program have released a second batch of 3D animatable rigs through the school’s ... Continue Reading →
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Jared Hess to Write and Direct ‘NickToons’ Film

Nickelodeon Films and Paramount Pictures’ bid to bring fan-favorite ‘90s animation characters to the big screen is apparently one step closer to fruition, with sources telling Variety ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bob the Builder’ Snags New European Deals

Mattel and HIT Entertainment announce that the all-new series iteration of top preschool brand Bob the Builder has been acquired by European broadcasters France 5, Z@pplin (Netherlands), ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sindbad & The 7 Galaxies’ Launches with Presales

Creative Media Partners, a full-service media company founded by former KidsCo chief and Walt Disney Co. senior exec Paul Robinson, has launched its first title: Sindbad & The 7 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ Gets New Trailer, Posters

LAIKA and Focus Features have unveiled a new trailer and character posters for its upcoming stop-motion animated original feature Kubo and the Two Strings. The trailer showcases everything ... Continue Reading →
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Garfunkel & Oates, Tom Kenny Among Annie Presenters

Organizers of the 43rd Annual Annie Awards have revealed the roster of presenters who will take the stage at the Saturday, February 6 to celebrate the year’s best in animation. Returning ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Darlings’ Gets Disney TV Debut Friday

Disney Channel will debut the first television special for original tween property Star Darlings this Friday, January 29 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The programming event will expand on the stories ... Continue Reading →
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AVOD Platform batteryPOP Picks up Zodiak Toons

Zodiak Kids has sold AVOD right for two of its animated series — LoliRock season one and Get Blake! — to online ad-supported platform batteryPOP. The deal makes the toons ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Taps Pacific Licensing Studio for SE Asia

Cartoon Network announces that Pacific Licensing Studio will represent the company’s consumer products division in Southeast Asia. The partnership is effective immediately, and ... Continue Reading →
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Media I.M. Reps Belarus Toon ‘Sunny Bunnies’

London-based Media I.M. has taken on representation for Belarusian producer Digital Light Studio’s Sunny Bunnies (26 x 3’5″) and appointed Julia Oginska to head up ... Continue Reading →
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Samsung Opening VR Movie Studio

Tech and electronics giant Samsung, creators of the Gear VR virtual-reality headset, announced at Sundance that it will be opening a studio in New York to produce immersive VR entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Kung Fu Panda 3 Is Expected to Fortify DreamWorks Animation’s Ties to China LA Times looks at Jeffrey Katzenberg’s investment strategy ahead of sequel’s simultaneous ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Production Day Calls for Entries

The 10th Animation Production Day is now open for project submissions for the 2016 event, taking place April 28-29 in Stuttgart. Animation Production Day is Germany’s most prominent ... Continue Reading →
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Canada’s Shomi Secures 700+ Nickelodeon Episodes

Kids and family-targeted streaming service Shomi has made a deal with Corus Entertainment — the exclusive brand partner for Nickelodeon in Canada — that will bring over ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: ‘Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave’ Arrives Feb. 2

Next week, the latest installment in the ongoing animated adventures of Littlefoot the Apatosaurus and his four dino pals will be available on Digital HD and exclusively on DVD at Walmart ... Continue Reading →
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‘Norm of the North’ Gets Chinese Release

Splash Entertainment’s CG animated feature Norm of the North will see a theatrical release in China in April thanks to deals with Shanghai-based investor Yang Yang Pictures Corporation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toby’s Travelling Circus’ Heads to Rai, Toy Fair

Komixx Media Group announces that its successful stop-motion animated show Toby’s Travelling Circus (52 x 10) has been picked up by Italian kids and family broadcaster Rai Yoyo. ... Continue Reading →
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Final Call for Stuttgart’s 48-Hour Animation Jam

Organizers of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film have issued a reminder to submit applications for this year’s Crazy Horse Session – 48 Hour Animation ... Continue Reading →
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