In anticipation of this major milestone on November 1, 2024, the coming year will be filled with ways to celebrate in both the digital and physical worlds, including an AR app, short animations on TikTok, monthly promotions in My Hello Kitty Cafe on Roblox, and a presence in the digital world of Zepeto.
The award-winning studio honors National Black Cat Day with an assortment of ‘Coraline’ cat items, including a ‘Cat’ plush doll and signature apparel and products sourced from the studio’s hometown of Portland; start your holiday shopping on Halloween!
On the heels of recent brand and digital platform launches along with a transition to the NYSE, the company adds the entertainment, media and high-tech industry executive who has held positions at the NFL Hall of Fame, Live Nation Entertainment, Warner Bros. and Universal Studios.
The 3DCG series follows a new generation of racers, promising a ‘high-speed comedy thrill ride for the whole family,’ debuting Spring 2024.
The anime platform will premiere ‘One Piece’ and ‘Dr. Stone,’ bring new exclusive merch, and host a variety of panels; event runs October 12-15.
The Skydance and Disney alum will lead efforts to adopt new technologies for the studio, especially those involving AI, mo-cap, and real-time rendering.
The animation, video game, and new media market will take place September 26 – October 1 in Valencia, Spain.
The new eBooks will feature proprietary rich media that includes video, audio, and unique graphics to bring the legendary creator’s never-before-seen characters to life.
The 34th edition of the pitching and co-pro forum returns to Toulouse, providing producers the opportunity to pitch their projects to broadcasters, investors, and other potential partners from 40 countries
The company will host over 20 panels, activations, and premieres including for ‘JUJUTSU KAISEN,’ ‘Horimiya: The Missing Pieces,’ and ‘Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation.’
An animated ‘Stan Lee’ will ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange June 26 – exemplifying continued expansion of the IP under the new corporate name; the event will stream live on Kartoon Channel!
At Licensing Expo, the kids’ entertainment company shares new brands, partners, and co-productions, including L&M for Studio 100 and Cheeky Little’s animated preschool property ‘Vegesaur,’ ‘The Gummy Bear Show’ produced by Toonz Media Group, and Bidaya Media’s ‘The Adventures of Mansour: Age of AI.’
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The gaming giant reveals a lofty goal of creating a more self-sufficient and ‘highly cash-flow generative’ company, which means studio closures and yet-undetermined staff reductions.
Produced by award-winning animation studio Karrot, the 4-part special sails onto the Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. channels starting June 5.
With the additional title, the studio exec’s responsibilities include all aspects of the company’s operations while he continues to lead brand marketing and film development.
Eric Ellenbogen steps down as CEO and Vice Chair; Jim Fielding moves from Chief Marketing and Brands Officer to Strategic Advisor to the CEO and Board of Directors.
The Lithuanian IP, about a five-year-old girl and her wild imagination, continues to grow its licensing business that includes more than 100 publications, home market sales of over 1.9 million consumer products in 2022 alone, a live theatrical show, and a new movie; company looking to bring these and a planned series to new international markets.
World of Wonder has licensed the cult classic fish-out-of-water animated series – all 13 episodes hit the streamer tomorrow, April 28.
The two companies will develop a new, character-driven animated kids’ show based on the game IP that launches on Roblox this June.
The two companies will develop new world-class anime titles through investments and relationships with key studios in Japan.
The perfectly pastel series following the everyday lives of the bunny Sakura, the cat Cathy, and the hamster Ran will hit the small screen this April on Fuji Television’s "Nonstop" programming block.
Yep… that Atari - the classic video game brand known for changing the entire gaming landscape with its console back in 1977 will now develop live-action, animation, and non-scripted film and television projects.
The dedicated channel will deliver content from the hit animated preschool series across major connected CTC and OTT platforms.