Vancouver-based animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment reboots the Mainframe Entertainment brand with the launch of a new TV division; two new series in development include an all-new version of the popular ReBoot franchise, and Tiger’s Apprentice, a CGI animated series based on the trilogy of young adult novels written by award-winning author Laurence Yep.
Disney Channel acquires Guru Studio’s hit preschool show for its channels in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, extending the show’s reach throughout every continent.
SeaWorld unveils two new animated properties in development, A U.S. version of France’s popular ‘The Jungle Bunch,’ franchise, and an untitled preschool property in partnership with Little Airplane Productions.
DHX Media startsproduction on a new 2D animated comedy kids series, ‘Looped,’ commissioned by Corus Entertainment’s YTV in Canada, and presold to Super RTL in Germany.
Production begins on first Disney Junior original TV movie, the animated Lucky Duck, slated to premiere summer 2014.
The character first introduced in a 1991 Sega video game will be CG animated in a new series kicking off on Cartoon Network and French TV fall 2014.
Foothill Entertainment announces the addition of Moonscoop Entertainment to the G.U.N.K. Aliens production.
TVE joins Santillana, Plural Entertainment, and Screen 21 as co-producer on the animated series Mica.
Disney Junior celebrates Halloween with themed episodes of hit series Sofia the First, Jake and The Never Land Pirates and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, and popular short-form series Minnie's Bow-Toons.
Vancouver-based film and TV producer Eh-Okay Entertainment and creators Wonderful Kid Company enter into a development deal with TVOKids for the new CG-animated preschool series Chip and Coco’s Adventures.
9 Story Entertainment announces the sale of SLR Production’s Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare to Nickelodeon France.
9 Story Entertainment announces the sale of Slap Happy Cartoon’s Nerds and Monsters to ABC TV Australia.
Boomerang announces their Halloween lineup which includes the first-time premiere Cartoon Network’s original animated series, The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, beginning October 12.
Essential Media and Entertainment announces their MIP Slate which includes Bubble Bath Bay, My 24, and Alien TV.
Animation Magazine announces more 2013 award recipients, including voice-acting legend June Foray, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement-Hall of Fame Award; DreamWorks Animation’s Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco, who will receive this year’s Original Vision Award; and DQ Entertainment Chairman and CEO Tapaas Chakravarti, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement-Hall of Fame Award for his contributions to the growth of the animation industry in India.
Broadcast partners Rai Fiction and RTVE join as companies begin production of the first 52 11-minite episodes of the creepy sitcom.
A crowded weekend at the North American box office sees Sony's CG animated feature Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 opening to $35 million, while the three other new offerings -- Ron Howard's Rush, Baggage Claim and Don Jon -- turn in mixed performances.
BRB Internacional launches licensing program for hit animated series The Hive in Spain and Portugal.
Open Road Films releases the first teaser trailer for animated feature The Nut Job, directed by Peter Lepeniotis from a screenplay by Lorne Cameron and Lepeniotis.