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Daily News Bytes: Behind the Viral Hit ‘In a Heartbeat,’ Junko Mizuno Exhibit, ‘Black’ Feature Coming & More

’In a Heartbeat’: The Story Behind the Animated Gay Love Short That’s Gone Viral Ringling grads Esteban Bravo and Beth David’s thesis film has garnered an amazing 16 million-plus ... Continue Reading →
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Hasbro, Netflix Limber Up for ‘Stretch Armstrong’ Series

Hasbro is flexing its classic brand muscles with new original animated series Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters set to premiere on Netflix worldwide later this year. Produced ... Continue Reading →
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SDCC: First ‘Rocko’ Footage, ‘Archer’ Meets Eggsy, ‘Voltron’ S3 Trailer & More

Nickelodeon Unveils First Footage of ‘Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling’ Fans were treated to a sneak peek at the return of the wallaby at a panel with original series’ voice ... Continue Reading →
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WB’s Anne Kolbe Bringing ‘King Arthur’ to FMX

FMX, the International Conference on Animation, Effects, VR, Games and Transmedia (Stuttgart, May 2-5) has announced that Warner Bros. Pictures SVP of Visual Effects Anne Kolbe will ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Disney Networks to Feature Black History Month Interstitials Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior will present a series of “Be Inspired” interstitials hosted by live-action ... Continue Reading →
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IDW Publishing Setting Up Portland Shop

It’s official: San Diego-based IDW Publishing is establishing a satellite office in Portland, Ore. — a burgeoning hub of the comic-book industry. The new set-up will serve as ... Continue Reading →
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Goodbye Kansas VFX Group Opens UK Studio

Stockholm-based Goodbye Kansas Entertainment group announces the launch of its new UK studio which will serve as a strategic base to deliver their Scandinavian smorgasbord of services ... Continue Reading →
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‘Archer,’ ‘Robot Chicken’ & ‘Charlie Brown’ Nab Creative Emmys

The 68th annual Creative Emmys were celebrated this weekend over two evening ceremonies Saturday and Sunday. Game of Thrones managed to dominate in nine categories, helping HBO to its ... Continue Reading →
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Fox and CN Toons Dominate Emmy Nominations

The nominations for the 2016 Prime Time Emmy Awards are in, with few surprises in the running this year — at least where animation is concerned. Fox TV / FX series nabbed three ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars’ Sweeps Licensing Awards

Disney Consumer Products’ Star Wars continues to prove its constant appeal (and reinvigorated dominion over merch-hungry fans) having won four awards at Tuesday night’s 2016 LIMA ... Continue Reading →