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UPHE Snags Exclusive ‘Barbie’ SVOD Rights from Mattel

Mattel Creations has announced a new deal granting Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Content Group exclusive worldwide SVOD rights to the Barbie movie catalog for the next seven ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Announces 2016 Phyllis Craig Scholarship Awardee

Women in Animation (WIA) has awarded the 2016 Phyllis Craig Scholarship to CalArts student Tracey LaGuerre. The scholarship is awarded annually to “one deserving animation student ... Continue Reading →
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Twist Animation Launches ‘Nuni’ on YouTube

Israel-based Twist Animation has debuted its latest animated series on YouTube, a preschool-targeted continuation of its hit show TuTiTu called Nuni. The new CG animated series stars ... Continue Reading →
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ZAG Launches ‘Miraculous’ YouTube Channel & Series

ZAG America LLC has launched an official Miraculous Ladybug YouTube Channel and 52-episode webseries. The online channel has kicked off with five CG-animated episodes of new adventures. The ... Continue Reading →
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First-Ever ‘Shopkins’ Movie Coming This Fall

Moose Toys has announced that UPHE Content Group — part of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment — has signed on to distribute the first ever feature-length animated adventures ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo Media, Six Point Harness Finalize Merger

Two leading purveyors of adult-targeted digital and TV animation have joined forces, with Mondo Media (Happy Tree Friends, Deep Space 69, Dick Figures) and Six Point Harness (Cosmos: ... Continue Reading →
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Kid Genius Launches ‘Nancy Drew’ Channel

Genius Brands International is building its content offerings on its Comcast Xfinity On Demand service, Kid Genius Network, with the launch of its first branded channel: Nancy Drew: ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pokémon Generations’ Launches on YouTube Friday

The Pokémon Company International has announced that Pokémon Generations — an all new series of animated shorts inspired by the hit video games — is launching on the official ... Continue Reading →
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‘Masha and the Bear’ Debuts on Teletoon Canada

Award-winning animated family series Masha and the Bear has made its Canadian broadcast debut, launching on Corus Entertainment’s Teletoon network on September 10. The 26 x 7 ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Alan Moore Is Retiring from the Comics World At a press conference for his upcoming novel Jerusalem, the legendary penman behind Watchmen and V for Vendetta announced he has “about ... Continue Reading →