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Amazon Prime Orders Four Seasons of ‘Thunderbirds Are Go’

Amazon has placed an order for four 13-episode seasons of new Amazon Original Kids Series Thunderbirds Are Go. The first season of this modern reinvention of the 50-year-old property ... Continue Reading →
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JumpStart Adds Second ‘Dragons’ Expansion

Learning-based gaming company JumpStart announces a second expansion pack for its popular massively multiplayer online game School of Dragons title, with “Battle for the Edge” launching ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: The Business of Show Business

The business model of entertainment has been disrupted, and studios and individuals are seeing that the old way of creating engaging content must change in order to attract the hearts ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Orders Three Original Kids Series & Aardman Special

Amazon has greenlit three new Amazon Original Kids Series for next year, as well as a half-hour animated special that will debut soon. The two animated series, Dino Dana and Lost in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Collected Works’ Miyazaki Blu-ray will Be Amazon Exclusive

For the first time ever in North America, legendary director Hayao Miyazaki’s films will be available in a single home video collection. On November 17, 2015, The Collected Works ... Continue Reading →
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Redesigned Cartoon Network App Launches

A redesign of Cartoon Network’s flagship video app is now available on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon, featuring an intuitive design that gives kids quick and customizable access ... Continue Reading →
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Six New Pilots Now on Amazon

Amazon has launched six new kids’ pilots on its Instant service in the U.S., U.K. and Germany. The projects include animated projects The Adventures of Knickerbock Teetertop, Lost ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Clip and App Launch

In anticipation of the theatrical launch of Aardman Animation’s Shaun the Sheep Movie on August 7, the flock has put together a charming new featurette introducing its littlest, most ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: Creatives to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of creative to watch. They are: Cam Baity — animator, show creator, author Kelli Bixler and Drew ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon’s ‘Tumble Leaf’ Wins 5 Daytime Emmys

Amazon’s Tumble Leaf dominated the animation categories in the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards, winning five awards in all including Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated ... Continue Reading →