One Thousand and One Animals

MIPTV: Haruworks Brings Its First Two Toons to Cannes

Finland-based animation start-up Haruworks will be debuting its first two series at MIPTV (April 9-11): One Thousand and One Animals and Everyone’s Invited. Founder & CEO Nick ... Continue Reading →
The Witch Sisters

Kid Glove, James Proimos Conjure ‘Witch Sisters’ Shorts for Sesame Studios

Children’s and family entertainment company Kid Glove, founder Brenda Wooding and award-winning author, illustrator and animation creator/co-director James Proimos have teamed up ... Continue Reading →
DreamWorks Where’s Waldo?

Universal Kids Sets Sights on New ‘Where’s Waldo?’ Toon from DreamWorks

NBCUniversal Cable’s Universal Kids network will dramatically expand it content slate over the next 18 months with an infusion of DreamWorks Animation Television titles — including ... Continue Reading →
Paradise P.D.

Netflix Greenlights ‘Paradise P.D.’ from ‘Brickleberry’ Creators

Netflix is adding to its adult animation lineup, greenlighting a new 10-episode series, Paradise P.D., from Brickleberry creators Waco O’Guin and Roger Black. The 2D animated cop ... Continue Reading →
Tad, the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas

Inaugural Ibero-American Quirino Confab Kicks Off This Week

This Friday and Saturday, April 6-7, the Ibero-American animation community will gather in Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain) for the first edition of the Quirino Awards, Coproduction Forum ... Continue Reading →
Touch the Earth

Gaumont Options Julian Lennon’s ‘Earth’ Books for Series

New York Times bestselling children’s author Julian Lennon has inked a deal with Gaumont to produce an animated TV series based on his kids’ book Touch the Earth and it’s just-released ... Continue Reading →
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Nimble Collective Unites with Talent Site Zerply

Nimble Collective, the cloud-based animation platform and community which aims to democratize the $13 billion animation technology industry, has teamed up with Zerply, an online matchmaking ... Continue Reading →
Bitz and Bob

Boat Rocker Sails to MIPTV with 200+ Hours of Content

Global content distributor Boat Rocker Rights is setting course for MIPTV (April 9-11) with a slate of over 200 hours of award-winning kids & family content and factual programming. Boat ... Continue Reading →
Sheep and Wolves

‘Sheep and Wolves’ Heads to Fresh Pastures April 6

Russian studio Wizart’s CG animated comedy-adventure Sheep and Wolves is ready to win over moviegoers in new countries beginning this Friday, April 6. The prize-winning pic will arrive ... Continue Reading →
Tales of Tatonka

Cyber Group’s ‘Tales of Tatonka’ Premieres in China

Cyber Group Studios and distribution-investment company Pacific Media Group announce the premiere of animated series The Tales of Tatonka in mainland China, where it began airing daily ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Guild Reports Over 25% of LA Area Employees Are Women

Toon town continues to trudge along toward gender equity according to a survey posted by The Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE on its blog. The Guild reports that of the 4,230 artists, ... Continue Reading →
The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island

Trailer: Adventure Awaits in ‘Boxcar Children: Surprise Island’

Gertrude Chandler Warner’s beloved adventure books are coming alive on the big screen next month with a special US theatrical event as Shout! Factory Films and Fathom Events present ... Continue Reading →
Dove Self-Esteem Project and Steven Universe

Dove Forms Global Self-Esteem Pact with CN’s ‘Steven Universe’

Dove has formed a two-year, global partnership with Cartoon Network’s acclaimed Steven Universe property to educate young people on body confidence through the animated show’s themes ... Continue Reading →
GDC 2018

GDC 2018: An Overview of the Show

The Game Developers Conference for 2018 set a record attendance of over 28,000 to fill up the entire Moscone Center in San Francisco. With 20 or more events going on simultaneously ... Continue Reading →
Holly's Day at the Pool

Downtown Burbank Arts Fest Highlights Animation

In just under two weeks, 200 award-winning artists from around the US and some 20,000 visitors will mingle at the annual Downtown Burbank Arts Festival, taking place Saturday and Sunday, ... Continue Reading →
Misho and Robin

‘Misho and Robin’ Go Worldwide

Following the launch of 2D animated series Misha and Robin at the fall MIP Junior market, Monster Entertainment has inked a spate of deals that will see the charming cat and bird friends ... Continue Reading →
BabyRiki

FUN Union Expands Asian Footprint with Mast Licensing Deal

Children’s animation content creator-distributor FUN Union has secured an exclusive master licensing agreement with Promotional Partners Worldwide which will help the company grow ... Continue Reading →
Yellow Submarine

‘Yellow Submarine’ Returns to Theaters for 50th Anniversary

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Yellow Submarine — a psychedelic 2D adventure inspired by The Beatles — Apple Corps Ltd. has joined forces with Abramorama and Universal ... Continue Reading →
Lupin the 3rd

‘Lupin the 3rd Part 5’ Steals onto Crunchyroll Streaming

TMS Entertainment US has sent the latest installment of one of anime’s most iconic antiheros to streaming as Lupin the 3rd Part 5 launches on Crunchyroll today, simultaneously with ... Continue Reading →
The Ollie & Moon Show

Cottonwood’s ‘Ollie & Moon’ Make New Broadcast & Licensing Pals

Distributor Federation Kids & Family and its sister production company Cottonwood Media have brought on another raft of broadcast and licensing partners across Europe for animated ... Continue Reading →