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London-based distribution company signs international 360 pact with Turkish animation studio Düşyeri for preschool series ‘Kikoriki’ and ‘Pin-Code.’
Animated ‘Crafted Light’ optical illusion celebrating the 250th anniversary of Hennessy showcased at Harrods through October.
Cary Phillips and Dr. Doug Roble accept invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Disney casts 14-year-old native Hawaiian newcomer Auli’i Cravalho as the voice of the title character in its forthcoming animated feature, ‘Moana.’
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.’
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.
Singapore-headquartered animation producer completes sales in several territories for the company’s flagship animation series, ‘Eena Meena Deeka.’
New CG-animated adventure comedy series, ‘The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill,’ is set for delivery by 2017.
Three million-dollar grant to support production of Emmy-winning PBS KIDS program, new teacher engagement initiative, and research.
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.
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.
Stockholm-based studio Bläck transforms Stockholm into a postapocalyptic nightmare in ‘State Zero,’ a live-action short film directed by Andrée Wallin.
Studio 100 Media concludes a deal with Al Jazeera Media Network for the new CGI versions of ‘Vic the Viking’ and ‘Heidi’ and the CG-animated preschool series ‘Trains.’
The hilarious family film arrives on Digital HD November 10 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment; available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand November 24.
Bonus features include three all-new original mini-movies, deleted scene and behind-the scenes interviews, artwork, image galleries and more.
Animated documentary short is narrated by former MLB All-Star and current ESPN baseball analyst John Kruk.
Mattel and preschool entertainment arm HIT Entertainment partnering with 9 Story Media Group to re-launch iconic brands ‘Barney & Friends’ and ‘Angelina Ballerina.’
Special presentations on the future of video games and ‘Everest’ planned for remarkable gathering of talent in Turin, Italy.
New trailer for Pixar Animation Studio’s second film of 2015 provides a look at Arlo’s origin story, taking viewers through a sequence of events that leads him to the little boy who becomes a friend.
Canadian animation studio employs 650 artists across three divisions, working with companies such as Nickelodeon, DreamWorks Animation, Disney, Warner Bros., Cartoon Network and Adult Swim.
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.
Former Nickelodeon executive Teri Weiss to lead production of kid and family-focused original content for all platforms leveraging the studio’s existing portfolio of IP.