Jim Babcock is promoted to vice president, consumer marketing for Adult Swim, where he will oversee development of show launch strategies and execution for all original and acquired programming for the network, as well as branded games and apps from Adult Swim Digital.
Genius Brands International begins production on a new animated comedy series, Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab, which follows Angie, a 12-year-old prodigy, and her young science club.
Spin VFX takes home two awards from the 12th Annual VES Awards for their work on HBO’s Game of Thrones.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment announces the release of Angry Birds Toons: Season One - Volume Two on to Blu-ray and DVD April 15.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announces the release of Beware The Batman: Shadows of Gotham, Season 1 Part 1 on DVD and Blu-Ray February 18.
41 Entertainment, Arad Productions and NAMCO BANDAI Games announce PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures TV premiere delivers strong ratings in France.
Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios announce the release of the entire series collection of Transformers Armada on DVD March 11.
Rock Paper Scissors and a52 deliver New World, a star-studded Super Bowl spot for Time Warner Cable.
The second season of Disney Channel’s Sofia the First debuts March 7 and will feature appearances of Disney Princesses Snow White, Mulan, Tiana, and Rapunzel.
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.