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Daily News Bytes: Licensing Showdown

The annual Licensing Expo brings the biggest brands from across the country and abroad to Las Vegas next week, May 23-25. Plenty of animated properties are getting in on the action ... Continue Reading →
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AGE Taps Diagonal View for ‘Buddy Thunderstruck’ YouTube Channel

American Greetings Entertainment, the IP and outbound licensing division of American Greetings, has teamed up with Sky UK-owned social content producer Diagonal View to manage the official ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: ‘Buddy Thunderstruck’ Revs Up for Netflix Debut

If you’re a fan of auto racing, truck drivers, sensational stop-motion animation, and questionable role models, you’ll get a kick out of the newly released trailer for Buddy Thunderstruck ... Continue Reading →
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Second Annual LAIKA Animation Fellowship Announced

Non-profit arts organization Film Independent (producers of the Spirit Awards and LA Film Festival) and Oscar-nominated studio LAIKA announce the second year of the LAIKA Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Dominates MIPJunior Top 30

The list of the top 30 most-viewed projects at the MIPJunior market this year was completely dominated by animated series — 29 out of 30! — with an unprecedented showing ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Adding 7 New Shows for Older Kids

Netflix has announced that it will be adding seven new, original series — the majority of which are animated — to its streaming offerings in the next couple of years. Beginning ... Continue Reading →