Moonscoop, the worldwide brand management and entertainment company representing properties from some of the leading animation producers across the globe, has signed a deal with Channel One in Russia.
Springboarding off its 2010 ratings growth across key kids and boys demos, in which series/specials Adventure Time, Dude, What Would Happen, Generator Rex and Hall of Game helped propel the network to new heights, Cartoon Network described its plans for building new global franchises today as it unveiled a broad slate of new content for 2011 at its annual Advertising Upfront presentation.
Disney XD's hit animated series, "Kick Buttowski – Suburban Daredevil," begins its star-studded second season with NBA star Dwight Howard (Orlando Magic) in a guest starring role, SATURDAY, APRIL 30 (8:30 a.m., ET/PT).
Leading children’s and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi has secured a major US broadcast deal with 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout for its brand new property Poppy Cat.
Toon Goggles, a new cartoon website by ADC Licensing, lets kids stream endless parent friendly cartoons and boasts a special benefit for animators, rights holders, and network executives —a chance to see how these cartoons fare with millions of kid viewers.
The Society of Illustrators is inviting the public to be part of the celebration of the publishing of Rizzoli's "Independently Animated, Bill Plympton".
Join Strawberry Shortcake and all of her friends for a glamorous new adventure when Strawberry Shortcake: Puttin’ on The Glitz arrives just in time for Easter on DVD March 22 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and American Greetings Properties, the intellectual property and outbound licensing division of American Greetings Corporation (NYSE: AM).
SKECHERS Entertainment, a division of global footwear leader SKECHERS USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX), is leveraging the fast-growing popularity of its original branded content and characters with a comprehensive global licensing campaign.
Paramount Home Entertainment, Nickelodeon and Shout! Factory today announced a sub-licensing agreement that will give Shout! Factory rights to distribute DVD and Blu-ray releases of some of Nick’s classic animated programs, including The Wild Thornberrys, Hey Arnold, Danny Phantom, Aaaah! Real Monsters, and Rocko’s Modern Life in the United States and Canada.
Leading rights management group Target Entertainment is launching over 100 hours of new programming at MIPTV across its portfolio of factual, entertainment, lifestyle, drama, formats and kids programming.
Moonscoop, the worldwide brand management and entertainment company representing properties from some of the leading animation producers across the globe, has won a second season commission for 39x7’ additional episodes of animated paper cutout show Ava Riko Teo.
The book publishing industry, like the newspaper biz, is on a glide path to oblivion. It's just too easy and cheap to download a book to your computer, iPad, Kindle or smartphone.
And that was last year!
Now it takes less time to publish your own book than it does to write a publisher query letter, let alone send it out and wait for the rejection letters.
The hit series Superjail! is getting slammed back in general population for a second season of destruction premiering Sunday, April 3 at midnight (ET, PT) on Adult Swim.
Before you run off half-cocked with that shiny new animated six-shooter of yours, here are a few pieces of advice that will help you live long and prosper in this business. It would be foolish to think you could become a good animation writer without first understanding a little bit about creativity, especially considering cartoon writing is one of the most creative forms of writing there is. Fortunately, creativity is not as ethereal as some might lead you to believe.
Cartoon Saloon has secured co-production partners for its follow-up to its Oscar-nominated THE SECRET OF KELLS, titled SONG OF THE SEA, reports Variety.
Nickelodeon, the global leader in television animation, will introduce 450 episodes of new animation programming over the next three years, with nearly 200 episodes rolling out on Saturday mornings in 2012.
Corus Entertainment is pleased to announce that its popular Kids Can Press title book character Scaredy Squirrel is starring in his very own animated series.
Speakeasy has revealed the voice cast to Nickelodeon's highly anticipated THE LAST AIRBENDER: LEGEND OF KORRA.
Come for a crazy ride with SpongeBob as everyone becomes a suspect in SpongeBob SquarePants: The Great Patty Caper.
One of the most useful maxims in life is known by the acronym K.I.S.S. I'm sure you've heard of it. It stands for “Keep It Simple Stupid”. But simplicity is not just the key to a happy life; it's also the key to great storytelling—which only makes sense because stories are about life. Well-written animated features, no matter how complex they may seem upon first viewing, have basic character and plot elements that are very simple. To create a simple, well-constructed story you need only answer the following questions...
Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), has split its boys/action and girls/preschool creative teams into separate series development and current programming groups to meet increased production output.