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‘Castle in the Sky’ Telecast Causes New Twitter Record

Hayao Miyazaki’s 1986 feature Castle in the Sky is still able to cause a fan frenzy in Japan. On August 2, Twitter users in Japan set a new world record of 143,199 tweets per ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Announces Five New Kids’ Pilots

Amazon Studios has announced that it will produce five more original pilots for kids, including the first pilots for ages 6-11. The new pilots come from Emmy Award-winning creators ... Continue Reading →
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The Minions Rule the Global B.O.

The long 4th of July weekend proved to be a really sweet time for Gru and the rest of the clan from Despicable Me 2. The Universal/Illumination title, which began its run in U.S. theaters ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Studios Accepts Video Short Pitches Now

Amazon Studios is now accepting concept video shorts which deliver a compelling idea for a commercial, theatrical feature film as a development option. Hollywood’s creative community ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon to Offer PBS Kids Shows

Amazon has expanded its multiyear licensing agreement with PBS for hundreds of additional episodes of shows including children’s show such as Caillou, Arthur, Daniels Tiger’s Neighborhood, ... Continue Reading →
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NARR8 Releases Interactive Creative Tool StoryBuilder

Mobile app and digital publisher NARR8 has announced the release of StoryBuilder, a multimedia-editing tool that lets anyone create their own interactive story on iOS, Android and ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Introduces Free Online Storyboarding Tool

Amazon Studios is launching Amazon Storyteller, a new free online tool (still in beta) that turns scripts into storyboards, complete with characters and dialogue that can then be shared ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon and Viacom Strike Streaming Deal

Amazon has announced a spate of new content acquired for its Prime Instant Video streaming service, many of which are children’s series from Viacom’s family of networks ... Continue Reading →
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Thinkbox Software Introduces Deadline 6.0

Thinkbox Software has announced the release of Deadline 6.0, the latest version of the company’s popular render farm management solution for Windows, Linux and Mac OSX-based render ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Greenlights ‘Annebots,’ ‘Creative Galaxy’ & ‘Tumbleaf’

Amazon announced that it has picked up three indie children’s series Annebots, Creative Galaxy and Tumbleaf, along with two comedy shows Alpha House and Betas today. The shows ... Continue Reading →