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Russia’s War Against Ukraine; SMF Animation Studio Headline News

An Open Letter from the Russian Animated Film Association

In a note sent to AWN, the organization issues an appeal in the face of swift, fierce global reaction to doing business with Russian producers and their properties in response to the country's horrific war against Ukraine; group cites common wish: that children in every part of our planet will be able to live in peace and harmony.

Business Headline News

Hearst Media and Toonz Media Ink Distribution Deal

The partnership will combine Hearst’s distribution network with Toonz’s extensive slate of kids programming; new animated kids titles include ‘PaddyPaws,’ ‘Sunnyside Billy,’ ‘Kingdom of None,’ and ‘Aliens In My Backpack.

Business Headline News

Genius Brands Takes Stake in YFE

With Canada’s WOW! Unlimited Media Inc. firmly in the company’s stable, media company moves to increase European and global streaming foothold by acquiring 28.6% of Your Family Entertainment AG; former Disney executive Paul Robinson tapped to guide and oversee international growth of Kartoon Channel!

Kid’s Content CTV Channels Headline News

Digital Television Russia Taps VlogBox for New Kids’ Content OTT Channels

Video content distribution and monetization platform to develop seven CTV channels featuring popular children’s series including ‘Be-Be-Bears,’ ‘Fantasy Patrol, ‘Heroes of Envell,’ and ‘Cutie Cubies; the deal also includes Roku content management and distribution, PR, and marketing support.

A Seriously Spooky Beat! Headline News

EXCLUSIVE: New ‘Amphibia’ Halloween Episode Theme Song Teaser

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 9:00am

Watch, listen, and groove! Disney Channel’s special extended Halloween-themed episode of Matt Braly’s animated ‘frog-out-of-water’ comedy premieres October 17.

Xena Returns Headline News

Exclusive Clip: Lucy Lawless Guest Stars on ‘Big City Greens’

Season 2 of the Disney Channel hit show continues with a new episode premiering this Saturday, August 22, as the ‘Xena: Warrior Princess’ star flies into action as pirate Mimi O’Malley.

Covid-19 Headline News

Teaching Kids to be Safe with Superheroes of ‘Miraculous - Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir’

Children Around the World initiative’s PSA helps kids return to school in the COVID-19 era, while learning how to protect themselves and their communities.

Disney Channel Headline News

Disney Channel Greenlights ‘Amphibia’ Season 3 Ahead of Season 2 Premiere

Animated comedy, created and executive produced by Matt Braly, joins new Saturday night animation programming block starting July 11. 

Disney Channel Headline News

Disney Releases New ‘Random Rings’ ‘Phineas and Ferb–Big City Greens’ Crossover Short

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 2:53pm

Next installment of animated ‘prank call’ show features Cricket and Tilly Green accidentally calling evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz; ‘Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe’ hits Disney+ this summer.

People Headline News

Warner Bros. Names Tom Ascheim President of Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics.

Freeform president will step down this summer and join WarnerMedia to lead Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, and Boomerang while managing Cartoon Network and Warner Animation Studios in Los Angeles.

Awards Headline News

Royal Television Society Honors ‘Zog’ with Children’s Programme Award

Magic Light Picture’s hugely popular animated TV special receives recognition for positive contributions, earning accolades from the industry and UK viewers.

Disney Channel ANIMATIONWorld

The Houghton Brothers Return with Disney Channel’s ‘Big City Greens’ Season 2

New season of animated comedy dives in headfirst, making funny, funnier; silly, sillier; and weird just a touch weirder, but always with a heart.

SVOD Headline News

Hulu’s ‘The Bravest Knight’ Launching 8 New Episodes October 11

Hulu Original series, a finalist for the MIPCOM Diversify TV Excellence award, breaks new ground with a message of inclusion in storytelling to young audiences.

Television Headline News

Benedict Cumberbatch and David Oyelowo Cast in Animated ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’

Half-hour special from Lupus Films, airing on Channel 4 this Christmas, brings classic children’s book to life with distinctive hand-drawn animation style.

Epic Story Media Inc. Headline News

Epic Story Media Lands New Talent in Bid to Expand Global Licensing Reach

Former eOne exec Jessica Labi and Nickelodeon VP David Sztoser join company to head distribution, brand strategy, licensing and merchandising efforts. 

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