Piggy

Pinkava and Oftedal Reveal Secrets of VR ‘Piggy’

Show biz folks know that comedy is hard, and timing is everything. But when you try to make people laugh in the world of virtual reality, everything is a million times more difficult. ... Continue Reading →
Lu Over the Wall

Daily News Bytes: The Problem with Gori, New ‘Lu’ Clips, 3D Wire Gets Poster with ‘Pocoyo’ Pedigree, & More

The Problem of Gori in Netflix’s ‘Aggretsuko’ Nicole Adlman (Hello Giggles) reviews the new Japanese import about a tightly wound office worker/red panda with a focus on one character ... Continue Reading →
Way of Giants

Quirino Awards Finalists Announced

The Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards have announced the finalists in nine categories for its inaugural edition, taking place April 6-7 on the Spanish island of Tenerife. The ... Continue Reading →
MIPCOM-150

MIP Junior and MIPCOM News Bytes

APC Kids — the children’s distribution arm of About Premium Content — has scored a slew of deals for its animated series Kid-E-Cats, which follows three kittens with ... Continue Reading →
Cartoon Forum

Cartoon Forum News: E.U. Support Plan and 2017 Honorees

A new E.U. Preferential Animation Support Plan was announced this week at the Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France. The new program zeroes in on the promotion, financing and retaining ... Continue Reading →
daily-news-bytes-150

Daily News Bytes: Licensing Expo

Continuing coverage of the announcements coming out of the Las Vegas Licensing Expo and related industry this week. Prior snippets can be found here. + Activision Blizzard Consumer ... Continue Reading →
pio-rocks-150

Planeta Junior Highlighting Two Kids’ Co-Pros at MIP

European children’s and youth entertainment company Planeta Junior will be showcasing two fresh animated series for young viewers at next week’s MIPTV market. The titles are both ... Continue Reading →
momedia-150

MoMedia Signs Four Digital Brands for Distribution

London-based digital distribution and content management company MoMedia has signed on four new digital-first IP brands in the kids’ entertainment category. Added to the company’s ... Continue Reading →
pio-rocks-150

‘Pio Rocks!’ Takes the Stage AT MIPJunior

Rai Com — the commercial arm of Italian pubcaster Rai — alongside Planeta Junior, DQ Entertainment and Gruppo Alcuni presented a special event at MIPJunior on Sunday in ... Continue Reading →