Peanuts

DHX Media Forms Strategic ‘Peanuts’ Partnership with Sony

DHX Media and Sony Music Entertainment Japan have entered a definitive agreement whereby SMEJ will indirectly purchase 49% of DHX Media’s 80% interest in Peanuts for C$237 million ... Continue Reading →
Bear Story

Latin American Animation Day Returns to LA March 24

On Saturday, March 24, East Los Angeles College will host Latin American Animation Day, presented in partnership with Cinema Without Borders as the fourth annual East Los Angeles College ... Continue Reading →
daily-news-bytes-150

Daily News Bytes: Celebrating Women’s Day with ‘Spirit’, ‘Trolls’ on a Roll, Learn About London Animation & More

Inni Karine Melbye, The Mother of Norwegian Animation 1937-2018 Journalist and friend of the pioneering artist, Nancy Denney-Phelps, remembers Melbye on the occasion of her passing ... Continue Reading →
Bud Luckey

Animator & Voice Actor Bud Luckey Dies Age 83

William “Bud” Luckey, a multitalented artist and performer who touched many facets of animation, has died at age 83. Among his many credits, Luckey earned an Annie Award ... Continue Reading →
Rick and Morty Calendar

The Animation Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide

FULLY BOOKED The Art of Ferdinand (Titan Books, $40) puts the colorful world of Blue Sky’s latest release into your hooves, with 160 pages of behind-the-scenes art and insights. Author ... Continue Reading →
daily-news-bytes-150

Daily News Bytes: Godzilla Anime Release Looms, New Transformers Toon & More

’Cuphead’ Dev Want to Stick with 2D Animation Game designer Jared Moldenhauer of Studio MDHR stops in on the latest episode of IGN Unfiltered to discuss hand-drawn animation and ... Continue Reading →
DHX-Media-150

DHX Media Puts Itself Up for Sale

Canadian production and broadcasting corporation DHX Media has listed itself for sale following disappointing financial results this year. The news follows a major purchase this year ... Continue Reading →
Strawberry Shortcake

DHX Media Snaps Up ‘Peanuts’ & ‘Strawberry Shortcake’

Canada-based kids content company DHX Media has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the entertainment division of Iconix Brand Group, which includes an 80% controlling interest ... Continue Reading →
Betty-Boop-150

Zac Posen ‘Betty Boop’ Line Launches with New Short

For the first time in nearly 30 years, Max Fleischer’s iconic cartoon starlet Betty Boop has appeared in a new animated project with the debut of A Betty Boop Cartoon: “Betty ... Continue Reading →
International-Emmy-Kids-Awards-150

Int’l Emmy Kids Nominees, Short Form Category Announced

At a MIPCOM press event on Monday, the nominees for the International Emmy Kids Awards were announced by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, totally 28 nominees ... Continue Reading →