WildBrain and JibJab to Grow ‘StoryBots’ on YouTube

Digital kids’ network and studio WildBrain has struck a multi-year deal with JibJab Bros. Studios to manage and grow StoryBots, on YouTube. StoryBots is an Emmy Award-winning multi-platform ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: Conscious Cartoons Fest, Channel Frederator Hits 10B Views, ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ Trailer & More

’Supernatural’ Meets ‘Scooby-Doo’ Episode Gets a Poster and Title Ruh-roh, Rinresters! The cartoony concept episode first announced at The CW’s upfronts last May will drop ... Continue Reading →
U2 - Get Out of Your Own Way

U2 Releases Politically Charged Animated Video

Irish superband U2 has released a new animated video for its song “Get Out of Your Own Way”, produced by Israeli graffiti collective known as the Broken Fingaz Crew. The ... Continue Reading →

Emerald Media Snags Controlling Stake in Cosmos-Maya

Emerald Media (, a pan-Asia company backed by global investment firm KKR, has acquired a controlling stake in India-based Cosmos-Maya, market leader in IP-led ... Continue Reading →
Zelly Go

Imira Closes Slew of TV Deals Ahead of NATPE Miami

Madrid-based kids and family content distribution leader Imira Entertainment announces a raft of key sales deals in Latin America and the US as well as EMEA regions in the run up to ... Continue Reading →

Sanrio’s ‘Aggrestuko’ to Wreak Havoc on Netflix

Everyone’ favorite office-dwelling red panda is coming to Netflix. Sanrio’s popular Aggrestuko character, a young female panda who works in a major corporation, will have ... Continue Reading →

FaceRig Creators Holotech Receive $2M in Funding

Romanian software company Holotech Studios SRL, makers of the animation program FaceRig, announced it has secured $2 million USD. The investment, received by venture capital fund SignalFire, ... Continue Reading →
Tales of Africa

DIFFA Gives Simultaneous Theatrical/Digital Release to ‘Tales of Africa’

DIFFA, a Lagardère Studios company focused on the African market, has simultaneously launched feature-length folktale animation Tales of Africa (Les contes de l’Afrique) in theaters ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: Happy Holidays!

Making Christmas: The Animated History of Rankin-Bass Productions Take a stop-motion sleigh ride through TV history in this look back at the 19 Christmas specials produced by the company, ... Continue Reading →
Carl Barks "Family Portrait

Carl Barks “Family Portrait” Helps Heritage Animation Auction Clear $1.5M

A painting by one of the most famous Walt Disney Studios artists of all time helped Heritage Auctions’ Dec. 9-10 Animation Art Auction in Beverly Hills, California clear more ... Continue Reading →