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‘Puppy Dog Pals’ Season 4 Premieres October 23 on Disney Channel and DisneyNow
Disney Jr. greenlights Season 5 of the popular kids animated series produced in association with Wild Canary.
WildBrain Snags ‘The Brilliant World of Tom Gates’ Distribution Rights
Based on the enormously popular book series, the show will feature live-action along with 2D and stop-motion animation.
Animated Horror Series ‘JumpScare’ in the Works at Scholastic and Mainframe
Man of Action Entertainment writer collective to develop series, based on popular Scholastic kid’s horror books; each stand-alone story will use different animation styles, crafted to parallel and elevate their respective tones.
‘The Wonderland,’ Now Available on Blu-ray DVD and Digital Download
From Eleven Arts and Shout! Factory, the anime adventure has been released today on digital download, On Demand, Blu-ray + DVD combo pack and as a standalone DVD; bonus content includes featurette ‘Mayu Matsuoka’s Amazing Adventure,’ and ‘Our Wonderland,’ an interview with the cast and crew.
Netflix Announces New Animated Preschool Series ‘Ada Twist, Scientist’
Produced by Chris Nee and President Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions, the show is based on a series of best-selling books by the same name and will include real scientists to inspire young viewers.
Cartoon 360 2020 Pitch Submissions Deadline Coming September 24
European event will provide real-time feedback, input, interactive discussions and keynotes from industry experts in the digital market.
Animated Kids’ Series ‘Doug Unplugs’ and ‘Stillwater’ Coming to Apple TV+
‘B: The Beginning Season One’ Available on Blu-Ray and Digital October 6
‘The Ultimate Collection’ limited edition also being released features 160-page hardback series bible, soundtrack CD, special portfolio and the pilot film that inspired the series; watch the trailer and unboxing videos now!
HBO Max Presents RTX at Home Animation Festival September 15-25
Global virtual celebration of creators and talent from popular animated Rooster Teeth shows will stream live on RoosterTeeth.com and Rooster Teeth apps.
Peacock Original ‘Curious George: Go West’ Premieres September 8
Streaming platform to release multiple movies, specials and series episodes marking ‘Curious George’s’ birthday, celebrated annually in September as ‘Curiosity Month.’
‘Over the Moon: Illuminating the Journey’ Coming November 3
Companion Book to the Netflix’s newest animated original film, ‘Over the Moon,’ features interviews, concept art, character sketches and final artwork.
David Benioff and D.B. Weiss to Develop ‘The Three-Body Problem’ at Netflix
Chinese author Liu Cixin’s Hugo Award-winning trilogy about humanity’s first contact with an alien civilization will be adapted into live-action series.
WATCH: ‘His Dark Materials’ Season 2 Trailer
HBO’s teaser trailer offers a glimpse into the next installment, coming this fall, of the strange new world adapted from Philip Pullman’s popular fantasy series.
Unanico Group Names Leanne Preston CEO and Producer
LA-based industry veteran will lead production, global partnership strategies and IP development as company expands in US market.
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.
Netflix Picks Up Four More Seasons of ‘The Dragon Prince’
Comic-Con panel reveals four-season renewal for animated adventure series as well as expansion of IP universe with announcement of ‘Tales of Xadia,’ a role-playing game set within the animated series’ fantasy word.
Winners Announced for International Comic-Manga School Contest
More than 750 submissions were received in six categories from 825 schools in 69 countries and regions.
VES Releases Revised ‘VES Handbook of Visual Effects’
Expanded 3rd Edition, hailed as the most complete guide to visual effects techniques and solutions on the market, is now available for pre-order.
Gaumont Consolidates U.S. Operation, Names Nicolas Atlan President
As part of reorganization, multiple executives are promoted, including Terry Kalagian to EVP, creative content, where she will oversee creatives across U.S. business.
Nickelodeon and James Corden to Develop Animated ‘Real Pigeons Fight Crime’
Multi-platform deal calls for film and TV series based on newest title in Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood’s best-selling book series.
New Book Chronicles Inspiring Life and Tragic Death of Chris Buck’s Son Ryder
‘Leave Your Light On,’ by Shelley Buck, artist and wife of the Oscar-winning Frozen and Frozen 2 director, shares the story of her son’s valiant battle against an unrelenting illness, the rich life he lived, and the love he shared with his family and friends.
’44 Cats’ Grows with Licensed Product and U.S. Streaming Options
The Rainbow Group inks new licensing deal with Forever Clever, increasing branded games and novelty toys in the U.S. and Canada.
Ankama Launches ‘WAKFU’ Season 4 Kickstarter Campaign
Led by series creator Tot, the French studio behind the famed anime-inspired series looks to crowdsourcing for production support to give fans new, expanded adventures they’ve been waiting for.