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ABP Perspective: Music Hall of Williamsburg

In the afterglow of last summer’s festival, I knew that Animation Block Party 2013 needed to underscore the significance of our ten-year anniversary. Music has always been a huge ... Continue Reading →
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‘Winx Club’ Gets Season 6, New Licensing Deals

Rainbow has announced plans for a sixth season of it’s internationally successful Winx Club series, as well as new licensing initiatives for the girl-targeted brand. The new 26-episode ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Promotes Megan Casey, Claudia Spinelli

Nickelodeon Animation has made two major promotions for its Stateside operations, SVP of current series Rich Magallanes announced today. Megan Casey, executive in charge of Teenage ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Ups Fasulo to SVP of Movie Marketing

The Nickelodeon Group has promoted Andrea Fasulo to the post of senior VP of of retail and movie marketing. In her new role, Fasulo will be responsible for leading marketing initiatives ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon to Offer PBS Kids Shows

Amazon has expanded its multiyear licensing agreement with PBS for hundreds of additional episodes of shows including children’s show such as Caillou, Arthur, Daniels Tiger’s Neighborhood, ... Continue Reading →
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Sesame Workshop Lays Off 30 Staffers

Sesame Workshop in New York City laid off 30 of its employees on Tuesday (June 25) per Deadline.com. Only last May, the non-profit producer of the acclaimed children’s series Sesame ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s ‘Kung Fu Panda’ Wins Kids’ Animation Emmy

The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, June 15, 2013. Here is the complete list of the animation-related winners. OUTSTANDING ... Continue Reading →
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Geary to Head Production, Development at FlickerLab

Animation and transmedia company FlickerLab has appointed Jordan Geary as its new head of production and development. A seasoned creative producer, director, show-creator and on-air ... Continue Reading →
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The Acknowledged Art of Gary Baseman

Even with the growing awareness of cartooning as an actual art, it is still rare that a popular cartoonist is honored with an exhibition of his work in an established museum. Graphic ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Global Shorts Program Draws Hundreds of Entries

Nickelodeon has launched a global animated shorts program to identify and develop new animation creative talent from around the world, receiving more than 100 submissions from artists, ... Continue Reading →