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Adobe Animate CC Has Arrived!

Web animation tool formerly known as Flash Professional arrives with a long list of new features and enhancements including improvements to pencil and art brushes, projector support and video export to multiple resolutions.

9 Story Media Group Headline News

9 Story Announces Raft of Sales of ‘Monkey See Monkey Do’

Animated and live-action hybrid preschool series co-produced by Smartoonz and Title Entertainment sold to Turner Broadcasting System’s Cartoonito U.K., AMC Networks in Central Europe, HOP! In Israel, and Pixel TV in Ukraine.

Splash Entertainment Headline News

Splash Entertainment Acquires Global Rights to ‘Journey to Glo E’ Feature

Children’s entertainment company acquires worldwide distribution rights to toy company Cepia’s animated feature about the magic of a child’s wishes and dreams.

Television Headline News

Portfolio Entertainment, Giggle Media to Develop ‘Invasion of the MooFaLoo!’ for Teletoon

Created by created by Steve Garratt, animated co-production comes hot on the heels of Portfolio-produced ‘Freaktown.’

Shout! Factory Headline News

Shout! Secures U.S. Rights to Rémi Chayé’s ‘Long Way North'

Shout! Factory and Urban Distribution International enter film distribution deal for animated feature directed by Rémi Chayé and produced by Sacrebleu Productions, Maybe Movies and Norlum Studios.

Books Headline News

Awesome Media to Develop ‘Princess Ponies’ for Television

With plans to develop the franchise for the small screen, London-based Awesome Media & Entertainment secures a deal with Bloomsbury Children’s Books to publish four new titles in the best-selling series by Jeff Norton.

Mobile Headline News

Cartoon Network Studios Incubating ‘OK K.O.! Lakewood Plaza Turbo’

Mobile game from ‘Steven Universe’ supervising producer Ian Jones-Quartey developed alongside ‘Regular Show’ storyboard director Toby Jones and independent game studio Double Stallion.

Commercials Headline News

VFX, Animation, Motion Graphics and VR Studio Torque Launches

Digital artists Lawrence Jones and Jason Vega launch content creation studio in Hartford, CT; new studio’s first project is ‘Keep Moving’ spot for Orthopedic Associates of Hartford.

Awards Headline News

Watch the 43rd Annual Annie Awards Live!

Nominees for this year’s best animated feature are ‘Anomalisa,’ ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie,’ ‘The Good Dinosaur’ and ‘The Peanuts Movie.’

Technicolor Animation Productions Headline News

Technicolor Announces New CG-Animated Series ‘Monchhichi’

Technicolor Animation Productions and France’s TF1 to co-produce new CG-animated children’s series ‘Monchhichi’ in collaboration with Japan’s Sekiguchi.

Events Headline News

‘Justice League vs. Teen Titans’ Feature Set to Premiere at WonderCon

Latest DC Universe original movie to have its world premiere at WonderCon during the March 25-27 weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

The Jim Henson Company Headline News

Zuckerberg’s ‘Dot’ Lands on Sprout

Tech-savvy animated original series from Industrial Brothers and The Jim Henson Company is based on the book by author and executive producer Randi Zuckerberg.

Business Headline News

‘Winnie & Wilbur’ Headed to Discovery Kids Latin America

Winduna Enterprises secures co-production agreement with Discovery Kids Latin America for new 2D animated children’s series based on the ‘Winnie the Witch’ books by Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul.

Hoho Entertainment Headline News

Grid, Hoho Sign Co-Production Agreement for ‘Mimi and Bibi’

Belgium’s Grid Animation to co-produce animated vlogs for multimedia girls fashion brand from ‘Whissper’ and ‘Waybuloo’ creator Dan Good.

Documentaries Headline News

‘Floyd Norman: An Animated Life’ to Premiere at Santa Barbara Film Fest

Feature documentary by Michael Fiore and Erik Sharkey following the life and career of legendary animator and story artist Floyd Norman to have its world premiere at the 2016 Santa Barbara International Film Festival on February 5.

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