Consumer branding pro will lead global management of the company’s existing IP across licensing, merchandising, retail, and promotions; previously spearheaded successful licensing programs for major franchises including ‘Star Wars’ for Lucasfilm Ltd. and ‘The Hunger Games’ and ‘Twilight’ for Lionsgate.
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Studio announces its first original animated action series for global distribution; CGI show being produced using DDEG’s proprietary real-time technology.
Deadline reports a memo just sent out by Film & TV president Steve Bertram explains need to reduce headcount by 10%.
Company’s strike collaborative, multi-territory deal expanding reach on Prime Video of popular animated series and its spin-offs, ‘Masha's Spooky Stories’ and ‘Masha's Tales.’
Toy robots Cozmo and Vector destined for stardom; new YouTube channel launches with the Cozmo’s first featurette, ‘Hello Cozmo: Favourite Penny.’
As described by Jon Peddie Research, the digital graphics market is dominated by CAD/CAM, with visual effects in games and movies accounting for only a small market share.
Québec-based creative media company secures first commission from Radio Canada for original 2D animated series, ‘Dex and the Humanimals.’
‘Story Time with Josh & Blue,’ podcast, narrated by Josh Dela Cruz, will bring sleep-time adventures to listeners this August.
One Animation and CMC open the first interactive children’s play space themed on the popular TV series.
Taking a direct shot at Netflix, The Walt Disney Company announces plans to release more than 25 original series and 10 original films, documentaries and specials in the first year of its rival streaming service.
Marking the only time Sanrio has granted film rights to the iconic character, feature film project to be produced by FlynnPictureCo. and distributed by Warner Bros.
New WarnerMedia organizational and management structure combines its family, kids and animation businesses -- including Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang -- into a single Global Kids & Young Adults division.
‘Best Year Ever’ kicks off July 12 with ‘SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout,’ mixed live-action/animated special featuring voice cast playing human versions of their characters.
Revamped show features a more multicultural and gender-balanced “Steam Team” character lineup that now travels around the world.
Hit animated family series set for September 9-10 debuts on broadcaster’s UniMás and Galavisión channels.
Kevin Mayer, who oversaw the acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox, will lead the new division.
The CTA’s annual Consumer Electronics Show once again displayed, center stage, the future of technological innovation.
Following successful premiere on Nicktoons in the U.S., original picked up by Nickelodeon International for more than 140 territories.
Masterson rejoins as VP sales, consumer products and international, while promotions up Yan to head of brands, Ferguson to senior international sales manager and Brinder to senior content distribution manager, domestic and digital.