Ink Previews Licensing Expo Slate

Ink Global is preparing to jet off to Las Vegas with a slate of hot toon properties in tow for the annual Licensing Expo, taking place June 21-23 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. ... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: NBCU Buys DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 Billion

NBCUniversal announced this morning that it has bought DreamWorks Animation and will add it to the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. According to reports, Chris Meledandri, head ... Continue Reading →
Geraldine Laybourne

Geraldine Laybourne Joins 9 Story Board

9 Story Media Group announces the appointment of media icon Geraldine Laybourne to its board of directors. She comes on board shortly after 9 Story acquired award-winning Irish studio ... Continue Reading →

‘Guess How Much I Love You’ Scores Sales

9 Story Media Group has signed multiple deals in advance of MIPJunior for season two of its preschool series Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare ... Continue Reading →

Dispatches from TAC in Ottawa

Attendance is high and the discussions vigorous at this year’s Television Animation Conference, a two-day industry event that kicked off Sep 16 and is held in conjunction with Ottawa ... Continue Reading →

‘Masha and the Bear’ Pursues Expansion in Americas

Russia’s Animaccord Animation Studios will be bringing its hit CG property Masha and the Bear to the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas (June 9-11) for the third year. Having recently ... Continue Reading →

9 Story’s Nutbrown Hare Makes International Friends

Coming out of the 2014 edition of the MIPCOM market, 9 Story Media Group announces it has inked multiple deals for preschool animation Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures ... Continue Reading →
Brian Robillard

Robillard Named to VP Post at Cartoon Network Studios

Brian Robillard has been named VP for content business operations for Cartoon Network Studios. In this newly created role, Robillard is charged with creating strategy, business plans ... Continue Reading →

The Hub Taps Reed as New Senior VP of Programming

Nikki Reed, a former VP of original series for Disney Channel and Disney XD, has joined The Hub in the role of senior VP of programming and development. In her new post, she will oversee ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s Lost Oswald Short Surfaces at Telluride

Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) debuted a newly restored digital print of the once-thought-lost 1928 Oswald the Lucky Rabbit animated short Hungry Hobos at the Telluride Film Festival ... Continue Reading →