Free app is Chromecast’s first children’s offering, making it easy for more families to stream full episodes and clips of PBS KIDS’ curriculum-based shows on increasingly varied platforms.
Conference program confirmed for inaugural Kidscreen East event; new conference will bring kids media execs from East and West together for three days of business networking and collaborative learning.
Nickelodeon premieres ‘The Legend of Korra Book 3: Change’ this Friday, June 27, with two back-to-back episodes – “A Breath of Fresh Air” and “Rebirth” followed by a special bonus episode, “The Earth Queen.”
The Fred Rogers Company's animated series ‘Peg + Cat’ wins three Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, including “Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Animated Program, ” “Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program” and “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Production Design.”
Academy Award-winning actor Ben Kingsley is cast as the voice of Bagheera in Disney’s forthcoming live action/animation hybrid feature, ‘The Jungle Book,’ due in theaters October 9, 2015.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences updates regulations for how companies and individuals may market movies and achievements eligible for the 87th Academy Awards to Academy members.
Full-length episodes and clips from PBS KIDS programs such as ‘Curious George,’ ‘Dinosaur Train,’ ‘Peg + Cat',’ ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,’ ‘Arthur,’ ‘Wild Kratts’ And ‘Sesame Street’ are now available to users in the United States directly on Apple TV.
Autodesk to acquire Shotgun Software, creator of cloud-based production management platform for film, television and games industries.
Prime Focus Limited announces the merger of its creative services subsidiary Prime Focus World and visual effects provider Double Negative; combined entity will be the world’s largest integrated VFX, 3D Conversion & Animation services company.
A new trailer and four new character posters are released for the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ live-action reboot directed by Jonathan Liebesman and produced by Michael Bay.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival announces the finalists for the competition of Short Films for Kids and Series for Kids at this year’s festival, running September 17-21.
Nickelodeon takes world’s most beloved explorer on her biggest adventure yet with brand-new preschool series ‘Dora and Friends: Into the City’ debuting this August.
Marking the only program released on YouTube to win an award at the 41st annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Moonbot’s ‘The Scarecrow’ picks up prizes for Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program and Outstanding New Approaches – Original Daytime Program or Series.
Studio 100 Media signs a licensing pact with ITI Neovision in Poland for its key animation properties ‘Maya the Bee’ and ‘Florrie’s Dragons.’
3D animated comedy about a frog with an identity crisis wins award for Best Family Film at its world premiere at the Niagara Integrated Film Festival 2014.
Preschool entertainment company HIT Entertainment appoints Karen Davidsen in the role of Director of Production, Global Content; Phil Molloy as Senior Creative Manager, Global Content; and Luca Magnani as Global Brand Director, Thomas & Friends.
Athreya is named Vice President, Program Scheduling at Cartoon Network and Boomerang, part of Turner Broadcasting’s Animation, Young Adults & Kids Media Group (AYAKM).
New AMD professional graphics card delivers GPU compute power for future-ready 4K workstation workflows, providing 38X more performance than closest competing product.
Nickelodeon brings its Animated Shorts Program to San Diego Comic-Con with open call for original projects; network for first-time ever to take meetings from convention floor with goal to greenlight pitch from attendees.
Disney Television Animation begins production on "Pickle & Peanut," a buddy comedy for Disney XD Starring Jon Heder And Johnny Pemberton; studio also receives season pickups for ‘Mickey Mouse’ cartoon shorts and ‘Wander Over Yonder.’
9 Story Entertainment licenses an additional 26 episodes of the animated comedy series ‘Camp Lakebottom’ to Disney XD in the U.S.
FX’s ‘Archer’ takes home the prize for Best Animated Series at the Critics’ Choice Television Awards, beating out Fox’s ‘Family Guy,’ ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ as well as Disney XD’s ‘Phineas and Ferb’ and Cartoon Network’s ‘Adventure Time.’
PBS leads once again in the children’s categories at the Daytime Emmy Awards, claiming 12 wins in the Creative Arts segment at the 41st annual awards show; Nickelodeon is close behind with 10 awards, followed by The Hub with six wins, Cartoon Network with two and Disney Channel with one.
Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ takes first place at the international box office with $44.7 million; DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ comes in second place with $43.5 million.