World Animation Summit: The Business of Show Business

The business model of entertainment has been disrupted, and studios and individuals are seeing that the old way of creating engaging content must change in order to attract the hearts ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Looking Beyond Network TV

The era of the Big 3 networks as the only conduit for animated television is a thing of the past. Content creators and executives are now faced with the boon of the internet age, video ... Continue Reading →

Bento Box Named NYTVF Development Partner

The New York Television Festival organizers today announced that Emmy Award-winning animation studio Bento Box Entertainment is its first development partner for the 2016 edition. The ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Raft of Malaysia Deals; Imira Signs Mirsand’s ‘Alisa’

Malaysian animation studios have been busy of late, with the nation announcing five deals at MIPCOM, while Imira Entertainment secured rights to Russia-based Mirsand Ltd.’s Alisa ... Continue Reading →

Hulu Secures SVOD Deal with EPIX

A multi-year digital SVOD deal with EPIX network will bring new releases from Lionsgate, MGM and Paramount to streaming service Hulu. The news follows a blog announcement from Netflix ... Continue Reading →

‘Awesomes’ Season 3 Set for Hulu

Hulu has announced its fall slate of original programming, including the return of super-powered animated sitcom The Awesomes. Season three of show will begin streaming weekly on Tuesday, ... Continue Reading →

Splash Inks Deals with Hulu, Urania, Mobibase

Splash Entertainment has finalized new distribution digital deals with Hulu, Urania and Mobibase for a number of its leading animated titles, including Chloe’s Closet, Dive Olly ... Continue Reading →

Zodiak’s ‘Waybuloo’ Comes to Sky

Zodiak Kids has secured a deal with Sky, which will take on rights to over 150 episodes of CBeebies favorites Waybuloo and live-action crafts program Mister Maker. The episodes will ... Continue Reading →

9 Story Signs Three-Toon Hulu Deal

9 Story Media Group has licensed three animated kids’ programs to Hulu in the U.S. The streaming service will take on subscription VOD rights to Get Ace (52 x 11), Nerds and Monsters ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Orders 3 More Seasons of ‘South Park’

Trey Parker and Matt Stone have reached a new deal with Comedy Central to extend South Park by three seasons and 30 episodes, taking the longest-running primetime scripted series in ... Continue Reading →