Oscar

NFB Animated Short Doc ‘Oscar’ Streams for Free

Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre’s animated documentary short Oscar — a biographical piece on acclaimed jazz pianist Oscar Peterson — has been made available to stream for free ... Continue Reading →
Out of this World

Next Animation Launches nxTOONS Kids’ Platform

Taipei-based Next Animation Studio announced the launch of nxTOONS, a new digital platform for original kids’ content. Simultaneously, Next has debuted new nxTOONS animated series ... Continue Reading →
Song for Toad

SIGGRAPH CG Fest: ‘Song of a Toad’ Is Best in Show

Following the Electronic Theater selections announcement, SIGGRAPH has unveiled the winners of this year’s Computer Animation Festival — running throughout the LA event from ... Continue Reading →
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VIEW Conference Adds Joe Letteri & VFX Stars to Speakers

Italy’s VIEW Conference on VFX, computer graphics, digital media, games and VR has further padded its speakers lineup for the 18th annual edition, taking place October 23-27 in Turin. ... Continue Reading →
My Little Pony: The Movie

Daily News Bytes: Trailering ‘My Little Pony,’ ‘Jumanji’ & Netflix’s ‘Death Note’, Plus More!

VIDEO: ‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ Trailer Hasbro’s Allspark Pictures is bringing the color, sparkle, spunk and funk to theaters this fall if the trailer is anything to go by. ... Continue Reading →
Justice League Action

Clip: WB TV Unleashes “Paw-some” Comic-Con Plans

Warner Bros. Television Group is taking “the dog days of summer” quite literally with its exceedingly charming schedule announcement video for San Diego Comic-Con 2017 (scroll down ... Continue Reading →
Niko and the Sword of Light

Trailer: Amazon Original ‘Niko and the Sword of Light’ Bows July 21

A new original animated fantasy-adventure is heading to Prime Video, as Amazon Original Kids Series Niko and the Sword of Light is set to premiere on July 21. The show has already scored ... Continue Reading →
The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill

Studio 100’s ‘Blinky Bill’ Sets Out on New Nat Geo Kids LatAm

Studio 100 Media has inked a deal with National Geographic for the exclusive pay TV rights for CG animated series The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill (52 x 12 min.) for Latin American ... Continue Reading →
PJ Masks

eOne Sends ‘PJ Masks’ to Australian TV & Shops

Entertainment One has signed a new free to air broadcast partner for its popular preschool superhero show PJ Masks in Australia. The series will make a new home on ABC Kids, starting ... Continue Reading →
Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow

Trailers: TinyCo & FoxNext Blast Off with ‘Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow’

Matt Groening and David X. Cohen’s cult-hit sci-fi cartoon is returning to screens in a brand new way which pays homage to the original show’s charm and wit, thanks to a collaboration ... Continue Reading →
Greg De Winter

Greg De Winter to Head Production for WOW!’s Rainmaker

WOW! Unlimited Media has appointed Greg De Winter as Director of Production & Planning for its Rainmaker Studios — one of the business’ core companies along with Mainframe ... Continue Reading →
Chris Ferriter

Chris Ferriter Upped to CEO at Halon Ent.

Top entertainment visualization company Halon Entertainment has promoted award-winning producer and designer Chris Ferriter to CEO. The new chief exec will work alongside Head of Studio ... Continue Reading →
Mighty Magiswords

Clips: Quest for CN Show-Themed Magiswords in July!

Cartoon Network is preparing a mega collection month for fans this July when, for the first time ever, MagiMobile app users can collect Magiswords from beyond the Mighty Magiswords ... Continue Reading →
DuckTales: All Ducked Out!

Disney XD Launches ‘DuckTales: All Ducked Out!’ Avatar Creator

“Duckface” is getting a whole new meaning, thanks to a new avatar creator launched in anticipation of the brand-new DuckTales animated series. Available on the Disney XD app (for ... Continue Reading →
Leap!

Daily News Bytes: New ‘Leap!’ Trailer, Year’s Best Games, Classic Pokemon & More

VIDEO: ‘Leap!’ New Online Dance Trailer Are you ready to take the leap? New spot features Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit song “Cut to the Feeling” from the film’s soundtrack. ... Continue Reading →
Pierre Branco

Pierre Bronco Upped to SVP Northern Europe at Turner EMEA

Turner EMEA has promoted Pierre Bronco to the role of Senior Vice President, Northern Europe, effective immediately. Moving up from his post as GM for France, Portugal, Africa and Israel, ... Continue Reading →
Gnome Alone

Smith Global Picks Up ‘Gnome Alone’ & ‘Charming’

Newly minted LA-based distributor Smith Global Media is continuing its aggressive release slate build-up by picking up animated family features Gnome Alone and Charming. Featuring star-studded ... Continue Reading →
OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes

Clip: CN Sets Epic 1-Hour Premiere for ‘OK K.O.!’

Cartoon Network will be kicking off its latest animated series OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes with an energetic, hour-long series premiere on Tuesday, August 1 at 6:30 p.m. (ET/PT). Earlier ... Continue Reading →
Michael Bond, photo credit: Sang Tan / Associated Press

Michael Bond, Creator of ‘Paddington Bear,’ Dies Age 91

English author Michael Bond, creator of the globally beloved series of Paddington Bear adventures, died June 27 at his home in London not far from Paddington Station. His passing was ... Continue Reading →
DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection

WBHE Celebrates with ‘DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection’

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment are toasting a decade of superheroic animation with the DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection — a comprehensive ... Continue Reading →