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‘Frankelda’s Book of Spooks’: Cool New Stop-Motion from Mexico

Brothers Roy and Arturo Ambriz’s musical kids’ series, about an enthusiastic ‘ghost writer' and her book of scary stories, brings a modern twist to classic horror, now available on HBO Max Latin America.

An Even Merrier Christmas 2021 Headline News

Illumination Belts Out New ‘Sing 2’ Trailer

The singing animals from Calatonia are back, with warmed up pipes ready for a December 22 Christmas debut in the new trailer for the sequel to the hit animated musical ‘Sing.’

Chag Sameach! Headline News

‘A Blue’s Clues Festival of Lights’ Kicks off Nick’s Holiday Line-Up

Nickelodeon gets into the holiday spirit with a Chanukah-themed episode premiering November 26; On November 19, network partners with Save the Children non-profit for ‘Blue Friday,’ a day of giving and learning.

Real-time Animation in Unreal Engine Headline News

Don’t Miss Epic’s ‘Animation Workflows Using Unreal Engine and Maya’ Webinar

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 12:56pm

Coming Wednesday, November 10, virtual event will show how to create stylized character-based animation using UE and Autodesk Maya, exploring open standards like Alembic and USD to quickly move work between the two platforms.

Technology Headline News

Rokoko Announces Smartsuit Pro II

Next gen mocap suite features easy use and setup, allowing real-time animation anywhere; upgrades include ready multi-level tracking, optimization for high impact, and native integration into the Rokoko Smartgloves – now available for preorder.

Technology Headline News

FOX’s ‘Alter Ego’ Series Avatars Sing and Compete in Real-Time

Silver Spoon and lulu join forces to create new real-time pipeline, from design to performance capture, with live, on-stage delivery for the network’s first-ever augmented reality singing competition.

Bringing Content to OTT Headline News

MKMG Teams With VlogBox to Explore New OTT/CTV Placements

The Ukraine-based international producer and distributor of video content has begun collaborating with the global video distribution, monetization, and advertising platform to explore new opportunities in the rapidly-developing OTT space. 

Innovations in Real-time 3D Design Headline News

Join PNY and NVIDIA’s ‘Revolutionizing 3D Workflows with NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise’ Webinar

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 9:00am

This free presentation on November 17 will showcase how companies can address remote and hybrid work challenges with NVIDIA’s new real-time collaboration and simulation platform, Omniverse Enterprise; PNY is also hosting a series of Omniverse Enterprise sessions at GTC 2021, NVIDIA’s free digital conference running November 8-11. 

Animated TV Series Headline News

Guru Studio’s 2D ‘Big Blue’ Coming in December

The all-new series features a theme song produced by Grammy-winning music producer Timbaland and his Beatclub team; created by acclaimed artist Gyimah Gariba, the show will premiere exclusively in Canada on CBC Kids.

Now On-Demand Headline News

It’s a Wrap - VIEW 2021 Concludes its Most Successful Year Ever

The conference’s 1st hybrid edition hosted some 210,000 visitors online and 300+ attending in-person with a total of 297 speakers delivering 160 talks, panels, workshops, masterclasses, and keynote speeches; over 140 sessions are now available to stream on-demand.

Business Headline News

Disney Branded Television Greenlights Natasha Kline’s ‘Primos’

From the ‘Big City Greens’ and ‘South Park’ director comes an all-new original animated comedy series about a 10-year-old girl’s experiences with her extended multicultural Mexican American family; the series is based on the creator’s real-life experiences.

Vikings and Dragons Oh My! Headline News

Peacock Shares ‘Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of the Sky’ Trailer and Art

DreamWorks Animation’s all-new original CG animated series about Viking twins Dak and Leyla, rescued and raised by dragons, and their exciting adventures protecting and defending their winged friends and family, premieres on the streamer November 24.

An Even Merrier Christmas 2021 Headline News

Illumination Drops ‘Sing 2’ Character Art and Posters

Sequel to studio’s popular 2016 animated musical hits theaters December 22; all-star cast features Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, and Scarlett Johansson with Bono making his animated film debut.

Business Headline News

Spin Master Greenlights ‘PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie’

Production underway on second movie in the popular preschool franchise, following success of this past summer’s ‘PAW Patrol: The Movie’s theatrical release; new film set to debut October 13, 2023, with new spin-off series also slated to hit small screens in 2023.

Business Headline News

Cartoon Saloon’s ‘Silly Sundays’ Gets Cartoonito Greenlight

Oscar-nominated Nuria González Blanco’s heartwarming preschool comedy, about cousins Sonia, Hugo, and Mel having fun, unexpected adventures, will premiere in 2023 on HBO Max and Cartoon Network.

By the Power of Grayskull! Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘Masters of the Universe: Revelation Part Two’ Trailer

The 5-episode finale of Kevin Smith and Mattel Television’s He-Man vs. Skeletor saga premieres November 23, and we can’t wait to see how the epic battle for Eternia concludes.

The Mechs Return! Headline News

HBO Max Releases Heart-Pounding ‘gen:LOCK’ Season 2 Trailer

After debuting in 2018, Rooster Teeth and Michael B. Jordan’s thrilling animated sci-fi series will finally launch its second season November 4th.

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