Animaccord’s beloved animated preschool series hits 100 billion worldwide views, and holds Guinness World Record for most watched cartoon on the streamer; channel subscribers doubled in last year to over 28 million.
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Strategic alliance with French visual effects house bolsters MPC’s global market presence, increasing the company’s international reach; the studio will continue to offer pre-production and VFX services for the French features and episodic industry.
WarnerMedia Kids & Family and Stampede Ventures upcoming CGI animated rock opera, based on Mo Willems’ best-selling book, will feature the voices of Jordan Fisher, Yvette Nicole Brown, Kate Micucci, Kevin Michael Richardson and Carol Kane; the musical adventure hits the newly launched preschool animation block on HBO Max in 2022.
New animated preschool series targeting the youngest DC Super Hero fans boasts a star-studded voice cast including Ethan Hawke and Jacob Bertrand.
One of the industry’s most important TV pitching and co-production conference, this year’s event runs September 20-23, and will celebrate Portuguese animation and its emergence in global markets.
The award-winning studio announces UK operations will launch this month; former Framestore managing director will be joined in London by CEO Jonny Slow to directly support company’s VP services expansion in Europe.
New series, based on Adam Gidwitz’s best-selling books, follows Hansel and Gretel as they run away from home searching for better parents who won’t chop off their heads.
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 ‘Time Flies’ commercial uses watercolor style 2D animation to invoke feelings of nostalgia and encourage viewers to reconnect with nature; the advert’s TV and online release coincides with Remember a Charity Week.
Available now for download and free use in UE 4.27 and UE5 Early Access, the nimble 3DCG warrior stars in studio’s upcoming content sample project, ‘Slay,’ which will be downloadable later this month.
Other key appointments made by the MoCap Pro Glove creator include Chris Komatas as chief operating officer and Charles Pludthura as chief marketing officer; new team bolsters company’s emergence as a key player in motion capture animation, industry applications, and premium gaming glove technology.
Distribution shift for GPU rendering software will keep customers up to date, ensuring functionality with third-party hardware and software solutions; customers can expand licenses at new initial subscription pricing.
Former CEO of Pearl Studio and executive producer of Netflix’s ‘Over the Moon’ will head up new division to develop and expand existing IP, building on relationships with key Chinese partners to launch entertainment products targeting Chinese audiences.
Sponsored by Film London and Arts Council England, the program aims to support black-identifying animators living in the UK; selected artists will receive £2,500 each along with mentoring opportunities, development support, and advice, to create 1–3-minute animations that will premiere on the Film London website in Winter 2021.
A 2021 Official Selection in Cannes, the animated feature, based on the manga series by Jiro Taniguchi, hits select US theaters November 24 and UK theaters November 26 prior to streaming on Netflix starting November 30.
Previous managing director will now oversee the studio’s worldwide expansion efforts; five new senior hires include VFX supervisors Freddy Chaleur and Yancy Lindquist, animation director Jay Boose, head of look development Sonja Burchard, and producer Audrey Ford.
Leading edutainment studio is moving quickly to tap into growing international and US appetite for streaming kids’ content through new connected TV channels outside the Google-owned platform world.
Sundance-winning animator joins Soho-based studio's commercial production roster; Zhan’s films have been screened at Annecy, TIFF, Edinburgh, Encounters, and Doc Leipzig.
Former HBO marketing executive will oversee the launches of all original shows and movies, brand strategy and execution, media buying and marketing analytics.
The companies have teamed up on ‘Li’l Santa,’ a brand-new series that follows the adventures of a pint-sized, modern day Santa eco-warrior; the show, slated for release in October, will culminate with a special Christmas episode.
The preschool CGI animated series features very special dinosaurs that can transform instantly into amazing machines; new set of dino adventures will debut on Chinese streamer in November.
John Noble and Jimmi Simpson are welcomed aboard as the show’s bad guys, joining the cast that includes Kate Mulgrew reprising her role from ‘Star Trek: Voyager,’ on the upcoming CG animated ‘Star Trek’ series; show debuts on Paramount+ later this year.
Based on the enormously popular book series, the show features live-action along with 2D and stop-motion animation; currently in production the new episodes will hit Sky Kids and NOW in early 2022.
The industry veteran brings over 20 years of technical expertise and leadership experience to his new role; credits for digital modeling and look development on projects include ‘Tron: Legacy,’ ‘The Three Musketeers,’ ‘Resident Evil: Retribution,’ and ‘Penny Dreadful.’