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Call for Entries: The 27th Edition of Cartoons on the Bay

Submissions are now being accepted for the International Festival of Animation coming to Pescara, Italy, with new Pulcinella Awards that look to the future and innovation, and a new competition category dedicated to ‘Youth Shows’ for kids ages 11+; deadline for entry is March 31.

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Baboon Animation, Fonda Snyder and Zaslansky & Holzer Team on ‘Cheez N Nugget: Gone Bad’

The 2D animated comedy follows two unhealthy snacks living in a world of organic noshes - with the end of their shelf life in site, the duo sets out to create the best bucket list ever.

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Snipple Announces New Preschool Singalong Show ‘The Singalings’

The animated comedy follows extraterrestrial Singalings Melody, Harmony and Bop as they investigate Earth; Sky Kids will bring the series to UK screens later this year.

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VlogBox and Motion Picture Team Up on ‘Mya Go’ Roku Channel

The new CTV channel revolves around the animated preschool series about Mya Go and her friends’ joyful discoveries of the world's wonders, coming to Amazon Fire TV and Android TV later this year.

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‘PJ Masks,’ ‘Oddbods’ and ‘Hey Duggee’ Writing Duo Board ‘BuddyBots’ Kids’ Series

Creation Entertainment Media and Magic Frame Animation sign Tim Clague and Danny Stack for a new ‘inclusive’ animated show that teaches kids the importance of believing in themselves.

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WildBrain Inks Global Distribution Deal for Animated Series ‘Ray of Sunshine’

The new preschool show from Daily Madness follows Ray, a talkative seven-year-old boy living in Dublin, and highlights the importance of community and diversity.

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3D Sparrow Scores New Deals for ‘Booba’ Animated Series

Show’s fourth season just debuted on Netflix; ITVX, STAR, 9GO! and Pro Plus pick up the non-dialogue family show centered on a joyful and curious little hobgoblin.

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Disney TV shares ‘Kiff’ Premiere Date, Cast and Theme Song

The Cape-Town inspired animated series follows optimistic squirrel Kiff and best friend Barry the bunny on their adventures in Table Town, where animals and magical oddballs live side by side.

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‘City Island’: Aaron Augenblick’s Most Autobiographical Project Yet

After more than 2 decades in adult animation, the director pays homage to impactful shows like ‘Sesame Street’ in his first kids’ series; featuring civics lessons involving a diverse citizenry of trees, cars, and buildings, each with its own name and personality, the show debuts 10 new episodes on January 23.

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Looney Tunes Share ‘Bugs Bunny Builders’ Lunar New Year Short

The new year ushers in more Looney hijinks with new episodes of Cartoonito’s ‘Bugs Bunny Builders’ and HBO Max’s ‘Looney Tunes Cartoons;’ more fun launches later this year with ‘Tiny Toons Looniversity.’

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Disney TV Renews ‘Firebuds,’ ‘SuperKitties’ and ‘Pupstruction’

Second season pickups are the order of the day for Disney Branded Television at the 2023 Winter Television Critics Association press tour.

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‘SuperKitties’: Problem-Solving Felines Making the World More 'Pawesome’

Premiering January 11, the new animated preschool series blends campy humor, feel-good themes, and vibrant colors to bring two popular character-types together: cats and superheroes.

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Kartoon Channel! Expands to Vizio Smart TVs and New Airline Partners

Genius Brands’ family-friendly channel includes kids animated series ‘Baby Genius,’ ‘Angry Birds,’ and Stan Lee’s ‘Superhero Kindergarten.’

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‘Harry & Bunnie’ and ‘Chuck Chicken’ Heading to MENA

Animasia Studio inks deal with MBC Group, bringing 2 original animated series to the Middle East and North Africa; shows feature the slapstick adventures of a wannabe magician, and Chuck and the Kung Fu master with his magical egg.

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LINE FRIENDS Mobile Messenger Stickers Inspire ‘BROWN AND FRIENDS’ Netflix Series

The new animated children’s series from IPX follows the adventures and friendships of the LINE original characters; show debuts on the streamer December 29.

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Bill Plympton Returns… With Some Holiday Cheer!

The Academy Award-nominated animator’s School of Animation relaunches next month; meanwhile, check out his store for his latest artwork, a personalized caricature, or check out his upbeat short ‘No Snow for Christmas’ for a climate change Xmas celebration. 

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The ‘Pawesome’ New ‘SuperKitties’ Animated Series Coming to Disney Channel

Disney Branded Television’s show about adorable superhero kittens who impart lessons of kindness, empathy, and friendship premieres Jan 11 on Disney Channel, Disney Junior, and Disney+.

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IDW Expands into Series Animation with Three Graphic Novel Adaptations

‘Dragon Puncher & Spoony’ chronicle the adventures of a cute ruthless kitty and his sidekick Spoony as they battle evil dragons; ‘Korgi’ is a coming-of-age tale of a fairy and her magical puppy; and ‘Relic of the Dragon’ is a fantasy-adventure following an ordinary man searching for a relic with the power to change the fate of his nation.

Honoring the Best in Kids and Family TV Animation Headline News

Children’s & Family Emmy Award Winners Announced

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 12, 2022 at 3:53pm

‘Maya and the Three,’ ‘Hilda and the Mountain King,’ ‘Centaurworld,’ and ‘City of Ghosts’ each take home multiple awards in NATAS’ brand-new, expanded standalone ceremony held over two nights this past weekend.

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NATAS ‘Individual Achievement in Animation’ Winners Announced

Netflix’s ‘Kid Cosmic’ designers Chris Tsirgiotis and Craig McCracken honored along with five other artists for their work in a single episode or special; reveal comes ahead of the first annual Children’s & Family Emmy Awards ceremonies scheduled for this weekend.

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How Studios Create 90s-Style Cartoons with Cartoon Animator 5

In a quest to make new breakthroughs in 2D animation, the Director of Studio Ghibletz, Nathan Smith, shares his workflow for simulating classic hand-drawn animation in Cartoon Animator 5.

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