The studios’ co-development projects kick off with the 4-quadrant film set in a world split by two powerful feuding brothers with clashing convictions.
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The tech giant’s CEO and WPP CEO Mark Read discussed AI's ‘Supercharge’ impact on creative industries, noting new tools augment artists’ creative process and don’t replace it.
The new animated series based on the online gender-inclusive comedy series about a weird, long-eared dog named Chikn Nuggit and his fast-food-named friends is the second property under development as part of Genius Brand’s first-look deal with Frederator.
Jason Ritter, Christopher Meloni, and Lesley-Ann Brandt lead the voice cast on the all-new 2D animated adult comedy from Jon Iver Helgaker and Jonas Torgersen that follows a naïve, good-hearted ship captain unknowingly at the helm of a smuggling ship for an international cartel; show streams this July.
An animated ‘Stan Lee’ will ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange June 26 – exemplifying continued expansion of the IP under the new corporate name; the event will stream live on Kartoon Channel!
The initiative, backed by IBERMEDIA Programme, announces a new line of grants as well as a new five-member Assessment Committee and Consultancy.
The film, inspired by ‘Norwegian folklore, Medieval gore, contemporary Nordic horror, and tales of young, forbidden love,’ is currently in development.
The anime arm kicks off with festival screening of ‘The First Slam Dunk’ feature, based on the ‘Slam Dunk’ manga series, slated for release in cinemas across Scandinavia, Poland, Baltics, Greece, and the Central European region late Summer 2023.
The Animation Lab & Pitch 2023 invites Asian and European animation producers to apply for a two-part workshop aimed to offer insight into the animation market on both continents.
Announced at Annecy 2023, the new animated comedy series from the famed ‘King of the Hill’ creators looks at big pharma’s secret knowledge of the ‘elixir of life;’ the show is produced by Bandera Entertainment.
At Licensing Expo, the kids’ entertainment company shares new brands, partners, and co-productions, including L&M for Studio 100 and Cheeky Little’s animated preschool property ‘Vegesaur,’ ‘The Gummy Bear Show’ produced by Toonz Media Group, and Bidaya Media’s ‘The Adventures of Mansour: Age of AI.’
The Oscar winning ‘Women Talking’ writer/director and star joins writers Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster (‘Transparent’) and producers Chris and Paul Weitz on the studio’s latest photorealistic CGI remake of an animated classic; story follows a young fawn on his adventures in the forest after tragedy strikes.
The co-branded Powerkids Kartoon Channel! will offer ‘Shaq’s Garage;’ ‘Roblox Rumble;’ ‘The Jungle Book;’ ‘Peter Pan;’ ‘Rainbow Rangers;’ ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten;’ and other kid’s programming.
The show’s universe continues to expand with ‘Baby Shark’s Big Show! Fin-Shaking Dance Songs,’ a musical album featuring songs from Season 1 and 2, hitting global streaming platforms June 16.
As the 2023 cohort gathers at Annecy, the inaugural group of women animators from underrepresented communities - selected by FIAPF and Women in Animation - that came together at the festival last year share their valuable lessons learned, development triumphs and challenges, and how special – and critical – the mentoring and support they’ve received has been to their projects and careers.
The deal accelerates the public TV subsidiary’s creative hub expansion to the South of France while providing a more robust infrastructure and access to cutting-edge real-time technology.
India-based animation studio taps veteran industry execs Sabrina Riegel, Nol Meyer and Jean Cloude Nouchy to spearhead first international expansion.
The slew of new projects, sneak-peek debuts, and current series expansion highlights shared with the festival crowd include ‘Disney Junior’s Ariel,’ ‘StuGo,’ ‘Primos,’ ‘Zombie: The Re-Animated Series,’ and ‘Playdate with Winnie The Pooh.’
The gaming giant reveals a lofty goal of creating a more self-sufficient and ‘highly cash-flow generative’ company, which means studio closures and yet-undetermined staff reductions.
The new adult animated comedy series scores Canadian actor/comedian Bruce McCulloch to voice lead character Marlon Brisk, a local crime lord and spirit medium.
Based on ‘Arthur’ creator Marc Brown’s children’s book, the new show is grounded in emotional reality but soars into a fantasy world populated by dragons, trolls, talking banjos, and magic crayons.
The first projects jointly developed under the new pact will be the animated features ‘Bad Fairies,’ a subversive musical comedy set in contemporary London, and ‘The Lunar Chronicles,’ a sci-fi twist on ‘Grimms’ Fairy Tales.’