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Books Headline News

Awesome Media to Develop ‘Princess Ponies’ for Television

With plans to develop the franchise for the small screen, London-based Awesome Media & Entertainment secures a deal with Bloomsbury Children’s Books to publish four new titles in the best-selling series by Jeff Norton.

Mobile Headline News

Cartoon Network Studios Incubating ‘OK K.O.! Lakewood Plaza Turbo’

Mobile game from ‘Steven Universe’ supervising producer Ian Jones-Quartey developed alongside ‘Regular Show’ storyboard director Toby Jones and independent game studio Double Stallion.

Commercials Headline News

VFX, Animation, Motion Graphics and VR Studio Torque Launches

Digital artists Lawrence Jones and Jason Vega launch content creation studio in Hartford, CT; new studio’s first project is ‘Keep Moving’ spot for Orthopedic Associates of Hartford.

Awards Headline News

Watch the 43rd Annual Annie Awards Live!

Nominees for this year’s best animated feature are ‘Anomalisa,’ ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie,’ ‘The Good Dinosaur’ and ‘The Peanuts Movie.’

Technicolor Animation Productions Headline News

Technicolor Announces New CG-Animated Series ‘Monchhichi’

Technicolor Animation Productions and France’s TF1 to co-produce new CG-animated children’s series ‘Monchhichi’ in collaboration with Japan’s Sekiguchi.

Events Headline News

‘Justice League vs. Teen Titans’ Feature Set to Premiere at WonderCon

Latest DC Universe original movie to have its world premiere at WonderCon during the March 25-27 weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

The Jim Henson Company Headline News

Zuckerberg’s ‘Dot’ Lands on Sprout

Tech-savvy animated original series from Industrial Brothers and The Jim Henson Company is based on the book by author and executive producer Randi Zuckerberg.

Business Headline News

‘Winnie & Wilbur’ Headed to Discovery Kids Latin America

Winduna Enterprises secures co-production agreement with Discovery Kids Latin America for new 2D animated children’s series based on the ‘Winnie the Witch’ books by Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul.

Hoho Entertainment Headline News

Grid, Hoho Sign Co-Production Agreement for ‘Mimi and Bibi’

Belgium’s Grid Animation to co-produce animated vlogs for multimedia girls fashion brand from ‘Whissper’ and ‘Waybuloo’ creator Dan Good.

In Passing Headline News

Voice of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck Joe Alaskey Dies at 63

One of the most celebrated successors of legendary voice actor Mel Blanc, Alaskey was one of Blanc’s only successors to work alongside the veteran voice performer prior to his death in 1989.

Documentaries Headline News

‘Floyd Norman: An Animated Life’ to Premiere at Santa Barbara Film Fest

Feature documentary by Michael Fiore and Erik Sharkey following the life and career of legendary animator and story artist Floyd Norman to have its world premiere at the 2016 Santa Barbara International Film Festival on February 5.

Disney Television Animation Headline News

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Joins Disney Series ‘Milo Murphy’s Law’

Disney Television Animation comedy series from ‘Phineas and Ferb’ creators Dan Povenmire and Jeff ‘Swampy’ Marsh features star-studded voice cast including Christian Slater, Vanessa Williams and Sarah Chalke.

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