Jim Babcock is promoted to vice president, consumer marketing for Adult Swim, where he will oversee development of show launch strategies and execution for all original and acquired programming for the network, as well as branded games and apps from Adult Swim Digital.
Featuring the hilarious adventures of a mischievous feline who will do almost anything to be fed, Simon’s Cat joins animation luminary Fred Seibert’s Channel Frederator Network.
Genius Brands International begins production on a new animated comedy series, Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab, which follows Angie, a 12-year-old prodigy, and her young science club.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment announces the release of Angry Birds Toons: Season One - Volume Two on to Blu-ray and DVD April 15.
Announcing its ambition to become the home of British adult animation, Wildseed Studios unveils new shows on its YouTube channel.
Rainbow announces the appointment of a new agent, Screening Agency, for its hugely popular Winx Club property.
Dutch director and animator Michaël Dudok de Wit assembles an international production team to develop his first animated feature, The Red Turtle.
Following its rise to becoming one of the most successful Disney films of all time and taking in nearly a billion dollars at the global box office, Frozen wins the BAFTA for Best Animated Film.
Rovio Entertainment selectes Sony Pictures Imageworks in Vancouver as its primary animation house for the production of the Angry Birds movie.
41 Entertainment, Arad Productions and NAMCO BANDAI Games announce PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures TV premiere delivers strong ratings in France.
Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios announce the release of the entire series collection of Transformers Armada on DVD March 11.
The second season of Disney Channel’s Sofia the First debuts March 7 and will feature appearances of Disney Princesses Snow White, Mulan, Tiana, and Rapunzel.
Star Wars Rebels introduces Kanan, voiced by Freddie Prinze, Jr., a less traditional Force-wielder than fans are used to seeing.
The Jim Henson Company forms a partnership with Los Angeles-based digital video company Base79 to help boost the company’s original content presence on YouTube.
HIT Entertainment announces a partnership with Televisa to bring HIT’s core brands, including ‘Thomas and Friends’ and ‘Bob the Builder’ to Mexico.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood will return to PBS Kids for a second season with 25 new episodes coming out later this year.
Cinedigm announces plans to release an English-language version of Aachi & Ssipak on DVD, Blu-ray, and digital platforms on March 11th with an early digital release of the first chapters on YouTube starting February 11th.
Genius Brands International announces the consumer product licensing partners for Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 which includes Factory Entertainment and Black Lantern.
Steve Borst and Gary “Doodles” Di Raffaele create original buddy-comedy series filled with humor, music and booty shakin’ energy.
The year’s best work in children’s television is singled out and celebrated by the global kids entertainment industry at Kidscreen Summit in New York.