MiBots

‘Princess and the Frog’ Writer Rob Edwards Joins ‘MiBots’

Screenwriter Rob Edwards has signed on to write the upcoming animated feature MiBots from Spain’s Wise Blue Studios. Edwards’ credits include the screenplays for Treasure Planet, ... Continue Reading →
Rainbow Rangers

Genius Brands Broadens Spectrum of ‘Rainbow Rangers’ Partners

Genius Brands International continues to add colorful partners to its growing licensing roster for original preschool brand Rainbow Rangers in support of its 2019 retail launch. Slated ... Continue Reading →
Little Jules Verne

ON Animation Unveils Hot Slate in Cannes

French animation outfit ON Animation is working on two new high-profile movies, it was announced in Cannes today. Aton Soumache and Dimitri Rassam, who produced Mark Osborne’s acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

Annecy: Disney’s Kira Lehtomaki & Josie Trinidad Preview ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’

Disney Animation will offer an exclusive preview of upcoming feature Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 during the Annecy International Animated Film Festival this summer. ... Continue Reading →
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And the Oscar Goes to…

The 90th Academy Awards were held Sunday night, and unsurprisingly Pixar’s Coco was the big animated feature winner, giving director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla K. Anderson ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Sky Announces First Female-Directed Movie ‘Foster’

Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios (Ferdinand, Ice Age, Rio) have announced their 15th animated movie, working titled Foster, being co-directed by Karen Disher and Steve Martino (The ... Continue Reading →
Llama Llama

NorAm Partners Cuddle Up to Genius Brands’ ‘Llama Llama’

Genius Brands International is fluffing up the North American consumer products program for its preschool brand Llama Llama, signing on new partners for 2018. Based on the New York ... Continue Reading →
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90th Academy Awards: Nominee Reactions

Updates in progress. One of the biggest nail-biters of awards season is over, and we finally know which attention-grabbing animated films, VFX showpieces and musical moments have made ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Solo’ Synopsis, Marvel Toon Rumors, ‘Wrinkle in Time’ BTS, & More

Official Synopsis for ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Revealed Coming to theaters May 25: “Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star ... Continue Reading →
Rainbow Rangers

Genius Brands Taps APC Kids for EMEA Distribution of ‘Rainbow Rangers’

Genius Brands International has appointed APC Kids as the exclusive content distribution agent for its new preschool series Rainbow Rangers throughout EMEA, including Russia and ex-CIS ... Continue Reading →