European co-production forum for animated TV series Cartoon Forum unveils 69 projects selected for the 2013 edition of the annual event.
Adult Swim unveils first-ever virtual goods for The Venture Bros. on Xbox Live; 11 all-new items debut today, along with limited-time free Season 5 episode download.
m4e AG gives the Dutch company Brand New Leisure b.v. the rights to integrate Mia and me into its innovative entertainment park concept in Roermond, The Netherlands.
PGS announces global deals for the second season of the animated series Iron Man: Armored Adventures.
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Superman, Warner Bros. Entertainment and DC Entertainment reveal plans for a new animated short produced by Zack Snyder.
Cake Entertainment becomes the distributor for the new episodes of August Media Holdings’ and Kool Produktion’s Ella Bella Bingo.
TAAFI announces the festival lineup which features VIP guest speakers, feature film premieres, student film competitions, master classes and more.
BRB announces the writing team for Filly Funtasia, a new animated show based on Dracco’s Filly brand.
GKIDS and Cinedigm announce new multi-platform home distribution label for select GKIDS animated films. Label launches with Studio Ghibli’s From Up on Poppy Hill scheduled to be released September 3, 2013, On DVD, Blu-ray and cable VOD.
Springfield, hometown to America’s favorite animated family, The Simpsons, comes to life at Universal Orlando Resort this summer.
Comedy pilots Alpha House and Betas, along with kids pilots Annebots, Creative Galaxy and Tumbleaf, are given the greenlight to begin production on a full series of episodes that will air exclusively on Prime Instant Video later this year and in early 2014.
PGS Entertainment strikes new deals for Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood, bringing the show to Quebec, Belgium, Portugal, Spain, and Finland.
Rainbow heads to Licensing Expo with a selection of brands from their portfolio including Winx Club, Mia & Me, and the brand new series GON.
Children’s network The Hub is launching the gender-bending animated series, SheZow, from Moody Street Kids & Kickstart Productions.
“Dream Defenders,” a CG animated series from Tiny Island Productions, will premiere this summer on Hulu.
German kids channel Super RTL signs a multi-year deal with DreamWorks Animation that will see the animation studio supply the Cologne-based network with around 1,200 hours of programming through 2020.
Newly-launched distribution company Vertical Entertainment buys the U.S. rights to the Russian 3D animated feature from Wizart.
Just in time for this weekend’s Indy 500 race, 20th Century Fox releases an ad for an energy drink endorsed by Guy Gagne (voiced by Bill Hader), the famous race car driver in DreamWorks Animation’s forthcoming Turbo.
Hasbro officially announces the expansion of the My Little Pony brand with new property “Equestria Girls,” which recasts “My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic” characters as human high-school students.