Academy Award-winning ‘Hair Love’ studio gives Nick dibs on its original kids and family IP across animated series, features, short-form, and digital content.
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Studio adds industry veterans Louis Flores as VFX supervisor and Chrissy Metge as EP, Animation as it expands to partner on yet-to-be-announced animated feature production.
Development deal will focus on content for young audiences drawing from both legacy content and new perspectives on lifestyle and design.
In a deal set to close later this year, co-founders Wes Lui and Ricardo Curtis are named Co-General Managers of the Toronto-based pre-production studio, which will maintain its distinct identity under new parent company banner.
Guadalajara, Mexico-based studio teams up with series creators Michel Montijo and Steve Skrovan on a new animated kids’ series about three young brothers who travel with their parents and a spirit guide, capturing scary legendary creatures so children everywhere can have sweet dreams.
Global kids and family content distributor bringing 760 half hours of character-driven, animated and mixed content to broadcast partners such as UK’s BBC Children, Norway’s NRK, IFC Media in the Czech Republic and TV Joj in Slovakia.
Now on Roku, new kids’ channel delivers engaging, entertaining and educational animation to young viewers while increasing audiences for content creators; will hit Apple TV, Android TV, and Amazon Fire TV next month.
Agreement bring to free streaming platform top animated film such as the Oscar-nominated ‘Ernest & Celestine,’ and ‘A Cat in Paris,’ and Goya Award-winning ‘Nocturna;’ additional titles will roll out later this year.
Former Blue Sky Studios’ VP and Head of Development steered numerous projects from pitch to greenlight, including ‘Ice Age: Dawn of The Dinosaurs,’ ‘Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who,’ ‘Rio, Spies in Disguise’, and ‘Nimona.’
Long-time Disney exec promoted to oversee team steering new Disney Channel animated content for kids and families; previous projects include ‘The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse’ cartoon shorts, ‘Amphibia,’ ‘Kiff,’ and the upcoming ‘Primos.’
The initiative, developed in partnership with Kids Can Press, is designed to discover, support, and mentor emerging Black storytellers and illustrators in Canada; selected creatives interested in kids’ TV animation with receive support in pitch development and an introduction to industry professionals.
Directed by Kugali co-founder Ziki Nelson, the new animated series will feature authentic stories inspired by African culture; show is set to premiere in 2023 on Disney+.
The linear streamer will feature the animation studio’s popular ‘Boonie Bears,’ bringing the Asian hit franchise to North American markets; new content will be released monthly and include the popular ‘Kung Fu Masters of the Zodiac.’
Group taps former Hasbro Studios exec to expand the company’s extensive ‘Warhammer’ IP with new live-action and animated content; three animated shows are nearing completion with a half dozen still under development.
New animation studio, Princess Bento Studio, will produce animated content for distribution in the US, Australia, and Australian co-production treaty countries around the globe.
The popular environmentally themed animated series will begin Season 2 production in first quarter 2021; show follows the adventures of six superpowered kids using science to save Earth.
Former Disney executive to lead VFX company’s further global expansion into original content and animation.
Production duo will partner on IP development, bringing the tradition of Lucha Libre from the golden age of Mexican cinema to animated series and new media platforms.
Supervising producer at studio is named head of production at kids and family division Atomic Cartoons; Colin Beadle named VP, HR across all divisions.
New global 24/7 linear and AVOD network begins streaming on CONtv’s 120 million device network with library of popular anime films and series including ‘Bubblegum Crisis,’ ‘AD Police,’ and ‘Vampire Princess Miyu.’
Mondo TV Iberoamerica teams up with VME Media to bring popular series to the US, Puerto Rico and territories for the first time.