Star Wars Rebels introduces Kanan, voiced by Freddie Prinze, Jr., a less traditional Force-wielder than fans are used to seeing.
The Jim Henson Company forms a partnership with Los Angeles-based digital video company Base79 to help boost the company’s original content presence on YouTube.
Former Fremantle executive David Ellender launches Los Angeles-based independent television studio, Slingshot Global Media.
HIT Entertainment announces a partnership with Televisa to bring HIT’s core brands, including ‘Thomas and Friends’ and ‘Bob the Builder’ to Mexico.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood will return to PBS Kids for a second season with 25 new episodes coming out later this year.
VIZ Media’s Neon Alley evolves to become the new home for digital streaming anime content in the U.S.
Steve Borst and Gary “Doodles” Di Raffaele create original buddy-comedy series filled with humor, music and booty shakin’ energy.
The year’s best work in children’s television is singled out and celebrated by the global kids entertainment industry at Kidscreen Summit in New York.
Animated preschool series inspired by beloved Fraggle Rock characters to launch exclusively in the U.S. on Hulu and Hulu Plus on April 25, 2014.
Magic Light Pictures’ multi award-winning film Room on the Broom wins the Animation category of the 2014 International Emmy Kids Awards held on Monday night.
Ubisoft and Sony Pictures Entertainment to develop a full-length feature film based on the Rabbids, the irreverent, wacky characters from the popular TV series and video games.
Frozen (edited by Jeff Draheim) wins Best Edited Animated Feature Film at the 64th Annual ACE Eddie Awards on Friday, February 7, 2014; Captain Phillips and American Hustle win Best Edited Feature Film and Best Edited Feature Film.
On the heels of its takeover in December, Teletoon now sits under the new Corus Kids vertical, headed by VP of television Colin Bohm.
Children’s content creator and producer announces the sale of its children’s interstitial series, YOUniverse, to Canadian broadcasters TVO and Knowledge Network.
Splash Entertainment’s animated 3D stereoscopic feature film, Dive Olly Dive and The Pirate Treasure, sets sail internationally with leading broadcasters; sales include Discovery Kids Latin America, Lagardere in France and AKM Distribution in Russia and the CIS.
Planeta Junior and Dreamworks Animation join forces on extensive multi-year content distribution and consumer products agreement.
Roger creates comedic promos that blend live-action and animation in a new teaser campaign for Chozen, the new animated series on FX which premiered on January 13th.
The American Cinematheque hosts the annual Titmouse 5-Second Animation Night at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood on Friday, February 21.
Submission deadlines for the Annecy International Film Festival and Market are here; MIFA’s Head of Projects, Géraldine Baché, discusses the special focus and new vigor of the MIFA Pitch Sessions.
FremantleMedia North America announces the promotion of David Luner to President, Brand Partnerships & Franchise Management, effective immediately.
Entertainment One’s Winston Steinburger and Sir Dudley Ding Dong, the fast-paced children’s TV show produced with Australia’s Sticky Pictures, is scheduled to broadcast on ABC3 Australia and TELETOON Canada in 2016.
batteryPop announces the acquisition of six new premium series to air on the network including ANTS, This is Daniel Cook, and Professor Ambrosius.