Outopus

J2911 Media Secures Exclusive Distribution for ‘Outopus’

Florida-based J2911 Media has inked an exclusive deal with Costa Rica’s Studio Flex for the worldwide distribution of dialogue-free 2D comedy series Outopus (52 x 2’). The colorful ... 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 →
Jessica Hogan

Cyber Group Expands LA Office with Development, Direct-to-Consumer Ops

Cyber Group Studios USA, a subsidiary of Paris-based animation powerhouse Cyber Group Studios, announced today the launch of two new operations for its Los Angeles office, with two ... Continue Reading →
My Pet Monster

Hasbro Acquires Saban Brands ‘Power Rangers,’ ‘Popples’ & More

Hasbro has inked a definitive agreement to purchase Saban Properties entertainment brands including Power Rangers, My Pet Monster, Popples, Julius Jr., Luna Petunia, Treehouse Detectives ... Continue Reading →
FMX 2018

Stuttgart: Successful FMX and 12th APD Come to a Close

The 23rd FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media wrapped up Friday having provided some 4,000 attendees to a varied, well-balanced program featuring 264 speakers ... Continue Reading →
The Anybodies

WOW! Unlimited’s Mainframe Studios Debuts New Series

Vancouver-based animation and live-action production house Mainframe Studios, part of WOW! Unlimited Media, is revealing new projects fit for a range of audiences. Mainframe’s highly ... Continue Reading →
Luo Bao Bei

TV Sales Bytes: Toons on the Move!

9 Story Distribution International licensed its new animated series Luo Bao Bei (52 x 11’) to ABC KIDS in Australia, which has picked up both English and Mandarin versions and premiered ... Continue Reading →
Beastlies

Mattel and Bad Robot Launch Monster Plans for ‘Beastlies’

L.A.-based sculptor Leslie Levings’ charming monsters The Beastlies are coming to animated or hybrid life, thanks to a new plan launched by Mattel and Bad Robot. According to Deadline, ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix, 9 Story, CAKE, LEGO & YouTube Kids Top KS Hot50 Lists

Kidscreen’s reader-voted Hot50 rankings for 2017 have been revealed, with a glimpse of which companies are perceived as leading in the broadcasting, production, distribution, ... Continue Reading →
Kidscreen Summit 2018

Kidscreen Summit 2018 Awards Shortlist Revealed

Organizers of the Kidscreen Summit 2018, taking place Feb. 12-15 in Miami, FL (summit.kidscreen.com), have announced the nominees for the upcoming children/teen TV awards. After undergoing ... Continue Reading →