Moonbot Studios is acquiring film rights to award-winning author Ellen Potter’s Olivia Kidney trilogy of young adult books, to be made into a live-action film with significant animation sequences.
Amazon.com reaches an agreement to acquire digital comic book platform comiXology for an undisclosed amount.
yummico partners with Fingerprint to release a new interactive e-book, ScreenTime, for iOS and Android.
Tricon Films & Television will serve as the international distributor for the new preschool series Shutterbugs, developed in association with TVO, Amberwood, and Big Jump Productions.
Atlantyca Entertainment collaborates with Scholastic USA on an iOS app based on the popular book series Geronimo Stilton.
New hardcover release presents the captivating artwork and evolution of famed director Hayao Miyazaki’s acclaimed film that celebrates the wonder of flight.
Animation director Stephan Franck launches Silver volume 1, a compilation of the first three chapters of his debut comic series with 87 pages of content plus extra material including pin-up art by Rodolphe “Rodguen” Guenoden and Takeshi Miyazawa.
VIZ Media debuts ‘Turning Point: 1997-2008,’ a new memoir for legendary filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki; collection of essays and interviews spotlights critical stage of career and complements a new paperback edition of ‘Starting Point: 1979-1996.’
Aadarsh Pvt. will debut the first episode of their new animated preschool show Purple Turtle at MIPTV 2014.
Jim Korkis’ new and definitive book clarifies myths and answers every imaginable question regarding Disney’s original little rascal.
Fred Patten discusses Charles Solomon’s insightful new book as to what makes a good animated theatrical feature.
Coolabi announces a global publishing agreement with Penguin for the new animated series Clangers; Penguin will publish brand new books in a variety of different formats and languages.
This fall, Studio Ghibli Library imprint celebrates Hayao Miyazaki and his work on the acclaimed Princess Mononoke.
DreamWorks Animation begins a new chapter with the launch of Dreamworks Press; Perseus Books Group tapped for sales and distribution of titles based on beloved dreamworks characters and franchises.
The Jim Henson Company announces the creation of a new internal publishing division, Jim Henson Publishing, which will launch with the Enchanted Sisters book series in partnership with Bloomsbury Children’s Books.
Acamar announces the addition of Brown Bag Entertainment and Tandem Films as co-producers on the new series Bing Bunny, based on the series of books by award-winning author and illustrator Ted Dewan.
The Jim Henson Company options Randi Zuckerberg’s debut picture book Dot to be developed into a new animated series.
Veteran animator Stephan Franck’s Dark Planet Comics imprint readies the re-issue of Silver #1 and #2, plus the brand-new issue #3, as well as a collection of all three issues: Silver Volume 1, with pin-up art by guest artists Rodolphe “Rodguen” Guenoden and Takeshi Miyazawa.