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Bite-Sized 3D ‘Angry Birds Bubble Trouble’ Series Released on Amazon FreeTime Unlimited

South American studio collective Los Amigos produces first season of 1-minute episodes featuring the young Angry Birds flock - Red, Bomb, Chuck, Stella and Silver – inspired by the ‘Angry Birds Dream Blast’ mobile game.

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‘Elinor Wonders Why’ Premieres on PBS Kids September 7

Multiplatform series promotes curiosity and science learning, giving families a chance to take a ‘trip’ this Labor Day weekend without leaving their living room. 

Virtual Event Headline News

AWS Hosts Free Digital Content Creation Webcasts August 26-27

Series will illustrate how creative studios, teams, and freelancers can leverage the cloud to enable remote setups, scale production pipelines, and empower artists.

Animated TV Series Headline News

‘Oddbods’ Halloween Special, ‘Oddbeard’s Curse,’ Coming in October

‘Draw a Pirate Ship’ competition invites young fans to submit original drawings; winning pictures to be featured fan art on the YouTube Halloween special release.  

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Kartoon Channel! Acquires Anime Series, ‘Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V’

Genius Brands adds 230 new episodes of programming, bolstering their growing slate of family-friendly entertainment on their recently launched free digital platform.

Virtual Event Headline News

GUNDAM ONLINE EXPO Begins August 20

12-day digital event to feature exclusive figures never before available in the US, AR tour of THE GUNDAM BASE TOKYO, and special video content including instructional painting sessions with professional modeler Katsumi ‘Meijin’ Kawaguchi.

Business Headline News

Moonbug Acquires YouTube’s ‘Blippi’ and ‘CoComelon’

Entertainment company boosts subscriptions to over 235M across 100+ digital platforms, harnessing the increasing call for widely accessible kids’ content.

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One Animation Launches Free ‘Oddbods’ Books on Google’s Rivet

Studio uses popular preschool brand to promote literacy while helping kids and families adjust to life changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Festivals Events

Cartoons on the Bay: December 3-5 in Pescara, Italy

Begins: December 3, 2020

International Cross-media Animation and Children’s Television Festival rescheduled due to COVID-19 postponement; The Pulicinella Awards remains unchanged.

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New Episodes of ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ Premiere August 17 on PBS KIDS

Season 5 of the popular animated series kicks off with a musical special to help kids and their families address challenges and disappointments due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Kid’s Media Execs Launch Epic Storyworlds

Québec-based creative media company secures first commission from Radio Canada for original 2D animated series, ‘Dex and the Humanimals.’ 

Games Headline News

Manticore Games Launches $1 Million Creator Pilot Program

Company’s free ‘Core’ platform for making, playing and sharing games encourages and supports a new generation of creators.

Festivals Events

ITFS 2021 Returns May 4–9

Begins: May 4, 2021

After hosting an online edition for 2020, Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film 2021 looks forward to a post-pandemic gathering.

SIGGRAPH Events

SIGGRAPH 2020 Goes Virtual

Begins: August 17, 2020

Scheduled for August 17 – August 28, the online event will include both on-demand presentations and scheduled sessions, an exciting mix of the high-level cutting-edge research and education, as well as experiential content and events.

SVOD Headline News

Quibi Greenlights ‘Filthy Animals’ Animated Series from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 12:50pm

Created by acclaimed artists Nikolai and Simon Haas, the 2D sci-fi comedy stars Rashida Jones and is executive produced by Will McCormack.

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Show Off Your Animation Skills: Enter the 8th Annual iAniMagic Competition

Use free Animation Desk app to create 15-30 second animation on any animal you choose; winners will receive cash prizes and promotion of their work. 

Business Headline News

Donick Cary Signs First-Look Animation Production Deal with Comedy Central Productions

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 10:47am

Emmy Award-winning former co-executive producer on ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Parks and Recreation’ will develop animation projects across network’s various platforms.

Reel FX Headline News

WATCH: New ‘Best Fiends’ Short ‘The Immortal Cockroach’ Now Online

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 10:38am

Maurice LaMarche and Pamela Adlon return in the seventh hilarious animated short from mobile-first entertainment company Seriously and Reel FX. 

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