Daily News Bytes: SIGGRAPH Submissions Open, ‘Kim Possible’ Goes Live-Action, ‘Gotham by Gaslight’ on DVD & More!

SIGGRAPH 2018 Seek Submissions The world’s top interdisciplinary showcase of computer graphics and interactive techniques has opened submissions for the 45th conference, set for aug. ... Continue Reading →
The Bravest Knight

Big Bad Boo Adapting LGBTQ-Positive ‘Bravest Knight’ as Hulu Kids Series

New York and Vancouver-based Big Bad Boo Studios is continuing its mission to create quality, inclusive family programming with the announcement that production is kicking off on The ... Continue Reading →
Wellesley Wild

‘Family Guy’ Alum Wellesley Wild Tapped as ‘Animaniacs’ Showrunner

Three-time Emmy Award nominated Family Guy producer Wellesley Wild has been selected as showrunner and executive producer of Hulu’s reboot of Animaniacs. The Amblin / Warner Bros. ... Continue Reading →
The Shape of Water

‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Coco’ Win PGA Film & Animation Awards

The Producers Guild of America held its 29th annual Producers Guild Awards on Saturday night, bestowing the prestigious Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical ... Continue Reading →

Hulu, Amblin & WB Return to the Water Tower for New ‘Animaniacs’

Hulu, Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Animation have announced a pact to create a brand-new iteration of iconic ‘90s cartoon franchise Animaniacs. Under a two-season straight-to-series ... Continue Reading →

Ingrid Nilsen, Elizabeth Banks Star in Baobab’s ‘ASTEROIDS!’

Leading immersive animation shop Baobab Studios today debuted its highly anticipated VR film ASTEROIDS! The short features Ingrid Nilsen as the voice of Peas in her first VR endeavor, ... Continue Reading →

DHX, Hulu Strike Exclusive ‘Supernoobs’ Deal

DHX Media has inked a deal with premium streaming service Hulu granting it exclusive SVOD rights in the US for season one of animated kids’ comedy Supernoobs — all past episodes ... Continue Reading →

CTN Expo to Offer Many Panels, Sneaks & Artist Events

It wouldn’t be November without another exciting edition of the CTN Animation Expo held at the Burbank Marriott convention center. We had the pleasure of speaking to super-busy ... Continue Reading →

Jim Henson Co. Ups Halle Stanford to TV Prez, Plans ‘IAmElemental’ Series

The Jim Henson Company came out with two key announcements this week, with the news that longtime executive Halle Stanford has been promoted to President of Television and the studio’s ... Continue Reading →

Disney, Altice Reach Last-Minute Carriage Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and multiple-system operator Altice (the fourth largest in the nation) have resolved their Carriage Dispute. Their contract was originally set to lapse last ... Continue Reading →