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9 Story Secures Multiple Sales for ‘Peg + Cat’

Canadian preschool channel Treehouse acquires second season to the Emmy-winning series, while Germany’s Super RTL and France’s Canal+ Family and Piwi+ picks up an additional 40 episodes of season one.

Festivals Headline News

Disney, Sony Imageworks and CN Set for MIA Animation Conference & Festival

Animation director Frank Gladstone to deliver keynote address for MIA Animation Conference running Oct. 16-17 at Miami Dade College.

Atomic Cartoons Headline News

Industry Vet Marv Newland Curates Evening of Animation at VIFF

Atomic Cartoons teams up with legendary animator behind ‘Bambi Meets Godzilla’ to present ‘Kooks & Legends: Animated Motion Pictures’ on October 8 as part of the Vancouver International Film Festival’s Canadian Images series.

Radical Sheep Headline News

Radical Sheep Options Three New Properties

Toronto-based Radical Sheep Productions acquires the rights to three new properties -- ‘Desmond Pucket,’ ‘Sprinkle and the Sweet Sugar Magics,’ and ‘Dinoswords’ -- in time for MIPCOM and MIP Jr.

9 Story Media Group Headline News

9 Story Announces Multiple Sales of ‘Guess How Much I Love You’

Licenses for award-winning preschool classic ‘Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare’ secured with NA distributor NCircle Entertainment, and broadcasters Z@pp in the Netherlands and Minimini in Poland.

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Headline News

Guillermo Del Toro Leads Academy’s Fall Programming Slate

The Academy kicks off its fall programming slate with ‘In the Labyrinth: A Conversation with Guillermo del Toro’ on Wednesday, October 7 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

Nickelodeon Headline News

Nickelodeon Returns to the ‘90s with 'The Splat'

Nickelodeon takes fans back to the ‘90s with the launch of ‘The Splat,” brand-new destination for iconic Nick content including ‘CatDog,’ ‘Ren & Stimpy,’ ‘Rugrats’ and ‘The Wild Thornberrys.’

Interactive Headline News

WATCH: New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ 360 Video Launches on Facebook

New 360-degree video allows fans to take a closer look at the already iconic imagery of the fallen Star Destroyer on a desert planet teased earlier this year.

Cartoons Headline News

‘Simpsons’ Director Launches New Animated Solo Project, ‘Chow-Fuhn’

New animated ‘Sci-Foodieomedy’ series created by ‘The Simpsons’ director Gabriel DeFrancesco features the voices of Jon Lovitz, Margaret Cho and Bobby Lee; initial episodes launching with crowdfunding campaign.

Moonbot Studios Headline News

Moonbot ‘Taking Flight’ with New Animated Short

Directed by Brandon Oldenburg and executive produced by William Joyce and Trish Farnsworth-Smith, new CG-animated short is inspired by the life of Antonio Pasin, inventor of the Radio Flyer wagon.