German brand management and media company secured further international broadcast deals for CG-animated preschool series originally commissioned by Channel 5’s Milkshake!
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.
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.
Award-winning preschool show extends its reach into more than 200 countries with five new international deals.
Nationwide search inviting pitches from individuals, studios and companies, received close to 300 entries from animators, writers, designers and storyboard artists across the U.K.
Keiji Inafune’s Kickstarter-backed project illustrates the potential perils of crowdfunding video game development.
Technicolor Animation Productions and France’s TF1 to co-produce new CG-animated children’s series ‘Monchhichi’ in collaboration with Japan’s Sekiguchi.
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.
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.
Further expanding its audience, independently owned VOD network Kabillion forms strategic partnership with video technology and distribution company Future Today.
Belgium’s Grid Animation to co-produce animated vlogs for multimedia girls fashion brand from ‘Whissper’ and ‘Waybuloo’ creator Dan Good.
All global rights to the ‘Little Critter’ IP acquired by the newly-established Little Critter LLC formed by John R. Sansevere-headed investment group.
Los Angeles-based stop-motion animation studio launches new audiovisual production facility and website showcasing their newest work.
Mattel-owned brand to release theatrically in China for the first time with ‘Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure’ to screen in 5,000 theatres nationwide.
Autodesk to reduce near-term staffing levels by 10 percent, or approximately 925 positions, amid restructuring plan to accelerate transition to cloud and subscription business.
French commissioning broadcasters secured for animated kids series based on the comic book series by Cazenove and William; Samka Productions and Bamboo Productions to serve as co-production partners.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt-owned SVOD app Curious World launches three animated original short-form learning series: ‘A Rhino Named Paul,’ ‘Jingle Bilingual’ and ‘Moonlight Storytime.’
Rainbow property to start screening across Russia beginning in February thanks to a new deal with Karusel.
CG-animated digital short-form series created by Francois Elie Roulin to be co-produced by Paris-based Savoir-Fer and REAZ
Produced by Socially Dynamic Entertainment in association with Vancouver-based animation studio Bardel Entertainment, multiplatform program premieres on PBS stations in April.
Visual Effects veteran joins Soho-based studio from Prime Focus World, where he managed both the VFX and stereo 3D output for features including ‘Hercules’ and ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service.’