Chris Viscardi

Viscardi to Oversee Nick Franchises; ‘Hey Arnold!’ TV Movie Planned

Nickelodeon has named Chris Viscardi, co-creator of The Adventures of Pete and Pete, to the newly created role of senior VP, content development, Nickelodeon Franchise Properties. Viscardi ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Awards Gala Spotlight

Animation Magazine honored entertainment luminaries at the World Animation and VFX Summit Awards Gala, which opened the growing industry event at the California Yacht Club in Marina ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Building Your Brand

The issue of branding excites and confounds the most savvy of animation creators and executives and at the World Animation and VFX Summit on Tuesday five of the industry’s top professionals ... Continue Reading →

Corus Launches YTV, Nick Apps

Corus Entertainment announces the launch of the latest apps in its suite of kids services rolling out this year: YTVGo and NickGO. The two newcomers join TreehouseGO, which had a successful ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Announces Fall Toon Premieres

Nickelodeon will be offering a cornucopia of delights from its animation harvest, with new toon episodes jump started its fall lineup on Friday, September 18. This will see the return ... Continue Reading →

Nick Orders Season 10 for ‘Fairly OddParents’

Nickelodeon has greenlit a 10th season for the Emmy-winning animated series The Fairly OddParents. Created and executive produced by Butch Hartman, the show is the network’s third ... Continue Reading →

Rich Magallanes Named Saban Production SVP

Saban Brands has appointed Rich Magallanes as Senior Vice President of Development and Production. In this new role, Magallanes will drive content development and production for entertainment ... Continue Reading →

BBC Earth Celebrates World Oceans Day with SpongeBob

BBC has today (June 8) released an original short film in honor of World Oceans Day. The film, titled A Thank You Would Be Nice, celebrates the incredible contribution that plankton ... Continue Reading →

Sky Plans 600% Growth of Kids Content Library

European pay TV leader Sky has announced it plans to expand its library of on-demand kids’ content from 700 titles to 4,000. The move is part of the broadcaster’s multi-million-dollar ... Continue Reading →

English Trailer for ‘El Americano’ Arrives

El Americano, one of our favorite indie features of the past year has released a trailer for its English-language version. The story follows a young bird who heads to Hollywood in hopes ... Continue Reading →