Kristy Scanlan

Dean and Scanlan Elected as Women in Animation’s Co-Presidents

Women In Animation (WIA), the professional non-profit organization for women, who are involved in any aspect of the animation industry, has re-launched under new executive leadership. ... Continue Reading →
doozers-150

Henson’s ‘Doozers’ to Play on Nick Australia

The Jim Henson Company has licensed its new animated children’s series Doozers to Nickelodeon Australia, with the series airing on the network’s dedicated preschool channel, ... Continue Reading →
digital-media-150

New Media News Bytes

+ Adult Swim, the mature auds-targeted basic cable network, has launched live streaming functionality on AdultSwim.com and via the Watch [adult swim] app for iOS and Android. The launch ... Continue Reading →
global-tv-150

Global TV News Bytes

Megamax Picks Up Platinum’s Matt Hatter: Chello Central Europe has lined up Platinum Film’s boys’ action-adventure series Matt Hatter Chronicles for its pan-regional ... Continue Reading →
toon-hero-150

Toon Hero App Offers Animation for All Ages

Auckland, New Zealand-based developer Trigger Happy has launched its first social storytelling app called Toon Hero, which will allow iPad users of all ages to create their own animated ... Continue Reading →
nick-logo-150

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 →
Jim-Henson-Family-TV-150-2

Henson Co. Launches Pay Channel on YouTube TV

The Jim Henson Company launched the new YouTube pay channel Jim Henson Family TV on Thursday (May 7). The online platform will feature ad-free full episodes of shows such as Sid the ... Continue Reading →
Fraggle-Rock-30th-Anniversary-Collection-150

‘Fraggle Rock’ 30th Anniversary DVD Set

The Jim Henson Company and Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment will be offering Muppet fans a rockin’ good time on disc as Fraggle Rock: 30th Anniversary Collection hits shelves on May 14. ... Continue Reading →
HIP-150

Henson’s HIP in Love with ‘Egg’

HIP (Henson Independent Properties), The Jim Henson Company’s third party media distribution and consumer products banner, has acquired global rights outside of Asia for YouTube sensation ... Continue Reading →
amazon-studios-150

Amazon Studios Greenlights Five Kids’ Show Pilots

Amazon Studios, the original movie and series production arm of Amazon.com, announced today that five children’s test pilots have been greenlit for production. This announcement follows ... Continue Reading →