Harold and Jennifer Chizick are out less than a year after their company was acquired by the growing kids’ media company; business will continue under the leadership of Donna MacNeil and Kathleen Campisano.
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Entertainment industry and financial markets exec bolsters brands’ international operations following acquisitions of Canada’s WOW! Unlimited Media Inc and stake in Germany’s Your Family Entertainment AG; previous CFO Bob Denton named executive vice president of finance and accounting.
Sema comes together with family and friends to celebrate their hopes and dreams in ‘The Day of Dreams’ episode, executive produced by Lupita Nyong’o; the YouTube Original animated series is produced by the Nairobi-based edutainment studio’s award-winning female team.
New season of studio’s popular flagship animated series now airing in 2 time slots on Tiny Pop with broadcaster extending series rights on multiple Animacord properties; ‘Masha and the Bear: Nursery Rhymes’ now available to watch on demand on the POP Player app.
In expansion of global leadership, studio adds former Zinkia exec to lead the company’s distribution strategy; focus to include company IPs ‘Ghostforce’ and ‘Miraculous - Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir.’
Montreal-based Digital Dimension Entertainment Group nabs new award as it continues its innovative real-time animation pipeline development and integration with Unreal Engine.
Funimation will stream the famed series’ landmark episode in the U.S. and Canada on November 20 with a celebratory YouTube virtual live streamed event the same day; Toei and Fathom Events bring ‘One Piece Film: Strong World’ to select U.S. theaters on November 7 and 9.
The whimsical CG animated series, starring the most famous face on the studio lot, picks up a sophomore season renewal on Disney Junior and the Disney Channel; first 6 episodes of Season 1 come to Disney+ November 10.
Studio also secures new licensing deals in Canada and France; the Bakugan heroes return with all new episodes in early 2022 – Seasons 1-3 now streaming on Netflix in the U.S. and Canada.
Studio starts work on its second original animated project, a serialized sci-fi action adventure, being produced with DDEG’s proprietary real-time technology; Cookbook Media to manage global franchise.
Together with creative company Slow Curve, the anime streamer and TV network will develop new original anime series for Japanese and global audiences; current collaboration, ‘Muv-Luv Alternative,’ will be released next month.
The streaming giant unwraps the golden ticket, joining forces with the famed author’s IP rights company to create a unique universe across animated and live-action films and TV, bringing Dahl’s iconic stories and characters to more audiences in new formats.
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.
Trailer also dropped for the 2D animated comedy that just snagged second season greenlight ahead of October 1 series debut; first season guest stars include Kelsey Grammer, Natasha Rothwell, Greta Gerwig, Yvette Nicole Brown and Jane Lynch.
Silvergate’s global hit eco-series spins-off an all-new CG animated show extending the team’s adventures beyond the sea and onto land; Season 1 hits the streamer on September 7 with Season 2 coming in 2022.
Animaccord’s expansion plans for Masha’s world through 2025 include a feature film, podcasts, tech-driven content, and custom-made content for social media platforms.
Kristen Bell’s new CG animated sing-along preschool series premieres September 17 on the streamer and Amazon Kids+; Kids and families can also enjoy the world of ‘Do, Re & Mi’ through toys, a book, a mobile game, and a teacher and family guide.
Studios will co-create and develop a new animated adult comedy series that poses the important question, ‘What’s it like for the biscuits at the bottom of the biscuit barrel?’ We can’t wait to find out!
Season 1 of the popular animated preschool series now playing on Disney Junior, DisneyNOW, and Disney+; the series follows the Cassidy family who are charged with wrangling a lively herd of dinosaurs who are also their best friends.
‘Lucifer’ executive producer and showrunner Joe Henderson is said to have already begun staffing a writers’ room as development begins on the show.
Big streamers pick up studio’s 2D and CGI series; ‘Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life’ now streaming on Disney+, ‘Oggy Oggy’ debuts on Netflix August 24.
The network and SmartStudy are co-producing the brand-new original animated film; the popular ‘Baby Shark’s Big Show!’ series also gets a Season 2 greenlight.
Former Disney and DreamWorks executive will work closely with Charles M. Schulz’s family and Wildbrain’s content teams to drive licensing strategy and growth.