Relativity and Reel FX announce that the formerly-titled animated project known as “Turkeys” has officially been titled “Free Birds,” with a release date of November 1, 2013.
Henson Independent Properties, The Jim Henson Company’s third party media distribution and consumer products banner, acquires YouTube sensation “I Love Egg” from Korea’s D&H Inc.
Tricon Films & Television and Mercury Filmworks announce the development of a new animated children 4-7 bridge series, “Go Away Unicorn!” based on the popular children’s book written by author and illustrator Emily Mullock.
Redrover and ToonBox ink a deal with Disney Junior Latin America for the interstitial series “The Beet Party.”
The Warner Archive Collection heads to WonderCon with two exciting panels, “Pulp Heroes of Film and TV: Tarzan, Doc Savage, Bomba & More” and “Saturday Morning Extravaganza.”
Hisko Hulsing receives the first Grand Prix prize in Dutch animation for his film, “Junkyard,” at the 2013 competition for the Holland Animation Film Festival.
Chocolate Liberation Front announces new global deals for “The Adventures for Figaro Pho” and the release of an app based on the show for iOS and Android devices.
The largest animation film festival of the Netherlands announces finalists for the Grand Prize for Dutch Animation award along with winners of the VNAP Trade Award for Dutch Animation.
Ontario’s public educational media organization TVO joins Guru Studio and Home Plate Entertainment to develop new CG Preschool series from FriendsWithYou called “Wish Come True.”
Kids’ and family entertainment content distributor CAKE announces a distribution deal for new pre-school animation series “Space Racers.”
Fuhu’s award-winning nabi Jr. tablet features apps, games, videos and more from hit Nickelodeon preschool series, “Dora the Explorer,” “Team Umizoomi” and “Bubble Guppies.”
Animated feature “Ernest & Celestine” wins the Grand Prize at the 2013 New York International Children’s Film Festival.
Immersive new interactive water ride, THE WORLD OF CHIMA, being built simultaneously with roll-out of major new product line and a national television series.
16th Holland Animation Film Festival, taking place from the 20 to 24 of March 2013 in Utrecht, announces guest programmer René Windig to present “Felix the Cat.”
Disney executive Nikki Reed is named Senior Vice President, Programming & Development at The Hub Network.
A trailer is unleashed onto the web for the DreamWorks “Monsters vs Aliens” animated series, which premieres on Nickelodeon on Saturday, April 6.
The “Teen Titans” animated series from Warner Bros. Animation is reimagined For Cartoon Network this spring in “Teen Titans Go!”
“Captain Canuck” is back in action for an all new exciting 5-episode animated web series from Captain Canuck INC and Smiley Guy Studios.
VIZ Media announces a new graphic novel series for Cartoon Network’s “Ben 10 Omniverse” that will launch in fall of 2013.