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Method Studios Headline News

Method Delivers Apocalyptic Destruction in TV Campaign for ‘Halo 5: Guardians’

Working with agency twofifteenmccann and Microsoft Xbox, Method artists deliver complex effects introducing the next installment of the ‘Halo’ franchise.

preschool Headline News

Media I.M. Closes Licensing and Merchandise Deal with Düşyeri

London-based distribution company signs international 360 pact with Turkish animation studio Düşyeri for preschool series ‘Kikoriki’ and ‘Pin-Code.’

Mattel Headline News

Mattel Unveils 2016 Kids Slate

Iconic portfolio includes ‘Barbie,’ ‘Hot Wheels,’ ‘Fireman Sam,’ ‘Monster High,’ ‘Thomas & Friends,’ ‘Bob the Builder,’ and Fisher-Price brands including the new first series of ‘Little People.’

Cartoons Headline News

FOX Orders New Seasons of ‘Bob’s Burgers’

Critically acclaimed animated series celebrates its 100th episode this season, featuring guest voices Jenny Slate, Billy Eichner, Steve Buscemi, Wanda Sykes, Henry Winkler, Tim Meadows, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele and Zach Galifianakis.

The Fred Rogers Company Headline News

Fred Rogers Company Receives National Science Foundation Grant for ‘Peg + Cat’

Three million-dollar grant to support production of Emmy-winning PBS KIDS program, new teacher engagement initiative, and research.

Visual Effects Headline News

Stargate Studios Appoints Peter Ware and Andy Williams

Award-winning production company specializing in virtual production and visual effects for episodic TV appoints Peter Ware and Andy Williams to oversee the company’s production department.

Business Headline News

‘Freaktown’ Takes Off with International Sales

Portfolio Entertainment  signs its first set of international sales deals for new animated series with Cartoon Network in Asia Pacific, Turner’s Kids Networks in EMEA, The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia and ABC Australia.

VIEW Conference Headline News

VIEW 2015 Celebrating LAIKA’s 10th Anniversary

Special presentations on the future of video games and ‘Everest’ planned for remarkable gathering of talent in Turin, Italy.

Sony Pictures Animation Headline News

‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’ Series Going Global

Produced by DHX Media and Sony Pictures Animation, animated series commissioned by Canada’s TELETOON has been picked up by Turner Broadcasting for its second flagship kids channel, Boomerang, across EMEA, APAC and Latin America.

Bento Box Entertainment Headline News

Corus and Bento Launch Bento Box Canada

New partnership to develop and produce animated series targeting 18-34 demographic; production begins on ‘The Pandas,’ from internationally renowned comic strip creators Mikael Wulff and Anders Morgenthaler.