Crossing Swords creators Tom Root and John Harvatine IV

Stoopid Buddy Sells Adult Comedy Pilot ‘Crossing Swords’ to Hulu

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, the animation shop behind acclaimed series Robot Chicken and SuperMansion, has sold a new, original adult comedy pilot titled Crossing Swords to streaming service ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Voice of Prince Charming Dies, Hulu Exec Shakeup, Overwatch X Teen Titans Fanimation & More

William Phipps Dies: Voice of Prince Charming in ‘Cinderella’ Was 96 The prolific actor, best known as a staple of 1950s sci-fi films like The War of the Worlds, Invaders from Mars ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Inks ‘Uglydolls’ Animation Franchise Deal with STX Ent.

Streaming service Hulu is boosting its family programming lineup with a new agreement with STX Entertainment for the oddly adorable Uglydolls franchise. The deal includes a 26-episode ... Continue Reading →
Horrid Henry

Zodiak Kids Takes Novel’s ‘Horrid Henry’ Around the World

Banijay Group’s Zodiak Kids has secured a raft of global broadcast and SVOD deals for Novel Entertainment’s hit animated children’s series Horrid Henry, based on the best-selling ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Announces Major DreamWorks Deal, 20M+ Subscriber Milestone

Streaming platform Hulu revealed the news that it has surpassed 20 million subscribers in the US during its 2018 upfront event in New York on Tuesday. While it still has a ways to go ... Continue Reading →
Endlings

Sinking Ship Announces Hybrid Sci-Fi Series ‘Endlings’

Canadian kids’ and family content company Sinking Ship Entertainment (Annedroids) has announced a new half-hour sci-fi action series from multi-Emmy winner J.J. Johnson: Endlings. ... Continue Reading →
Crow: The Legend

Tye Sheridan, Liza Koshy, Sarah Eagle Heart Join Baobab ‘Crow’ VR

Baobab Studios, the creators of Asteroids! and Invasion!, announced that Tye Sheridan (Ready Player One) and Liza Koshy (Hulu’s Freakish) are joining the cast of its new virtual reality ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channel Books into GO! Fan Fest This Summer

Disney Channel’s GO! Summer – a season of the channel’s most-new ever daily animated and live-action programming schedule – will be led-in by a new brand image campaign ... Continue Reading →
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Must-See Toons at MIPTV

*** This story originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 279)*** MIPTV, the global TV and digital content market, brings together many of the world’s ... Continue Reading →
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Renegade Animation at 25: The Little Toon Train that Could

How much of a challenge has it been to keep an animation studio up and running throughout the industry’s vast technological and artistic upheaval of the past 25 years? You can definitely ... Continue Reading →