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Adult Animation ANIMATIONWorld

What Future Lies in Store for Non-Comedy Adult Animation?

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 1:56pm

According to a just released industry white paper from producer John Evershed, TV animation finally seems poised to capture sizable new audiences outside its traditional comedy fan base.

Animated Feature Films Headline News

Locksmith Animation and Richard Curtis Developing Christmas Feature, ‘The Empty Stocking’

Bonnie Arnold joins Sarah Smith and Julie Lockhart to oversee film based on series of children’s books by writer / director known for ‘Yesterday,’ ‘Four Weddings and A Funeral’ and ‘Love Actually.’

feature film animation Headline News

Shout! Studios and Sola Media Partner for Distribution of ‘SWIFT’

Kate Winslet and Willem Defoe lead impressive voice cast on LUXX Film’s CG animated feature, aka ‘Manou the Swift,’ coming to the U.S. in 2020.

SVOD Headline News

HBO Max Snags Exclusive ‘South Park’ Streaming Rights for $500 Million

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 4:43pm

All 23 Seasons of Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s revered animated comedy, plus three upcoming new seasons, will begin streaming on the new platform in June 2020.

Star Wars: Lucasfilm Headline News

Lucasfilm Teams with Iconic Brands to Promote ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

Campaigns with Porsche, Bose, United Airlines, General Electric, McDonald’s, Samsung Mobile, General Mills, and Dannon will add to anticipation of the final chapter, coming December 20.

Animated TV Series Headline News

IoM and Keith Chapman Ink Deal for New Preschool Series, ‘Farmer Mars’

Creator of ‘Paw Patrol’ and ‘Bob the Builder’ to co-develop animated property with Halifax-based studio.

Business ANIMATIONWorld

Toonz Media Group Acquires Majority Stake in Telegael

Strategic venture will allow India-based Toonz to increase in-house IP development as well as European production for global distribution.

Animated TV Series ANIMATIONWorld

Nickelodeon Releases Sneak Peek of ‘Blue’s Clues & You!’ Music Video

Remake of beloved kids’ show, debuting this coming November, will introduce groundbreaking interactive series to a new generation of preschoolers.

Licensing Events

NATPE Miami Marketplace and Conference January 21-23, 2020

Begins: January 21, 2020

The National Association of Television Program Executives invites you to join thousands of industry leaders and content professionals in Miami.

Streaming Media Headline News

Ameba TV and Nelvana Sign SVOD Licensing Deal

Favorite shows like ‘Class Of Titans,’ ‘Di-Gata Defenders’ and ‘Redwall’ part of 59-title library that will begin streaming immediately on kids’ subscription-based platform.

Epic Story Media Inc. Headline News

Epic Story Media Lands New Talent in Bid to Expand Global Licensing Reach

Former eOne exec Jessica Labi and Nickelodeon VP David Sztoser join company to head distribution, brand strategy, licensing and merchandising efforts. 

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