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Paramount+ Renews ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ For Season 2

More adventures await the motley crew of the U.S.S. Protostar with an all-new season coming from Nickelodeon Animation Studio and CBS Studios’ Eye Animation Production; Season 1 episodes drop weekly through November 18 with the last five episodes rolling out beginning January 6.

Awards Headline News

‘Lift While We Climb’ Themed 'Black in Animation Awards Show' Coming November 14

Black Women Animate’s initiative honors Black people in animation who are blazing a trail to the future; honorees include Disney TVA’s Jay Francis, Mounia Aram Company’s Mounia Aram, ‘Craig of the Creek’ storyboard artist Tiffany Ford, and veteran animator Dan Hasket.

Chag Sameach! Headline News

‘A Blue’s Clues Festival of Lights’ Kicks off Nick’s Holiday Line-Up

Nickelodeon gets into the holiday spirit with a Chanukah-themed episode premiering November 26; On November 19, network partners with Save the Children non-profit for ‘Blue Friday,’ a day of giving and learning.

Animated TV Series Headline News

Guru Studio’s 2D ‘Big Blue’ Coming in December

The all-new series features a theme song produced by Grammy-winning music producer Timbaland and his Beatclub team; created by acclaimed artist Gyimah Gariba, the show will premiere exclusively in Canada on CBC Kids.

To Boldly Go Where No Kids Have Gone Before ANIMATIONWorld

‘Star Trek: Prodigy’: An Iconic Franchise Finds a New Generation

Creators Kevin and Dan Hageman and director Ben Hibon talk about the conception and production of the first ‘Star Trek’ series geared specifically to kids, premiering today on Paramount+.

Submit Now! Headline News

Call for Entries: The Telly Awards

New categories for the event’s 43rd edition include Hybrid Events, Workplace Culture, and Sustainability; early entry deadline is December 10; winners will be announced in May 2022.

Animation Contests Headline News

24 HOURS 2021 Animation Contest Winners Announced

The competition challenges student teams to create a 30 second film; 208 teams submitted films, with 7 teams winning prize packs worth over $200k.  

Virtual Events Headline News

ASIFA India Celebrates International Animation Day 2021

The free event, running October 26-28, features masterclasses with industry leaders in animation, games and VFX; join Epic Game’s Arvind Neelakantan, DNEG, India’s Jigesh Gajjar and master of classical animation Glenn Vilppu for free online sessions.

Beware the Planktonstein! ANIMATIONWorld

The Monstrous Stop-Motion of ‘The Patrick Star Show’s Halloween Special

In ‘Terror at 20,000 Leagues,’ premiering October 22 on Nickelodeon, the zany Bikini Bottom friends provide fans a ghoulishly good time, animated in a hodge-podge of styles connected with stopmo produced by Screen Novelties.

Fundraisers Headline News

KEPYR Hosts ‘Kids Media Stays Up Late!’ Fundraiser

The virtual gala and online auction support UNICEF’s Refugee Relief - evening will feature comedy and music by award-winning Tom Kenny; tickets are now on sale and bidding on auction items is underway.

Indian Kids Animation Headline News

Nickelodeon Launches ‘Chikoo aur Bunty’ In India

Marking the 11th home grown IP for the Indian kids’ entertainment market, Nick continues to lead the way with innovative entertainment and immersive storytelling for local audiences; new series runs Monday-Friday at 10:00 a.m.

Student Teams Wanted! Headline News

Call for Entries: 24 HOURS Animation Contest

Don’t miss this great competition where student teams create a 30 second film on a given theme in a designated 24 hours; registration deadline is October 13 at 11:59 p.m. PST.

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Kartoon Channel! Begins Streaming on Pluto TV

Genius Brand’s kids’ channel now available on the free TV streaming platform; shows include animated TV series ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten,’ ‘Shaq’s Garage,’ and fan favorites ‘Baby Genius’ and ‘Pac-Man.’

To Boldly Go Where No Kids Have Gone Before Headline News

Paramount+ Shares First-Look ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ Clip

Streamer’s NY Comic Con panels reveals the highly anticipated new CG series’ Kathryn Janeway hologram and just added voice cast members; show premieres October 28 with a one-hour special episode, ‘Lost & Found.’

Animated TV Series Headline News

‘Blue’s Clues & You!’ Drops ‘I’m Blue’ Music Video

In celebration of the show's 25 years and the October 1 launch of Season 3, Josh jumps into the nostalgic reimagining of the 90’s hit ‘Blue (Da Ba Dee)’ by electronic/Eurodance group Eiffel 65; new season premiere welcomes back classic fan-favorite kitten Periwinkle.

Festivals ANIMATIONWorld

Virtually Sensational: Previewing SCAD AnimationFest 2021

This year’s festival showcases the animation industry’s explosive growth with a program of special screenings and talks with the makers of ‘Star Trek: Prodigy,’ ‘The Harper House,’ and ‘ Star Wars: Visions,’ as well as with industry professionals from Nickelodeon, Fox Animation, Paramount+, Bento Box, and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios; event runs now through September 25.

People Headline News

Hero4Hire Creative Names Jordan Beck Head of Development

Veteran industry exec will oversee development and launch of original IP and creative projects for kids at the Massachusetts-based animation, motion graphics, and mixed media studio.

They’re Back Headline News

Paramount+ Greenlights ‘Rugrats’ Season 2

All-new Season 1 episodes hit the streamer October 7; the precocious babies, Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Susie, and Angelica are back with brand-new wild adventures, including a half-hour, Halloween-themed special.

Festivals Headline News

SCAD AnimationFest Announces Full Program Lineup

Talks on ‘Star Trek: Prodigy,’ ‘The Harper House,’ and ‘Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.’ are just a few of the highlights from the upcoming September 23-25 virtual festival, which also includes exclusive screenings and panels with industry professionals from Nickelodeon, Fox Animation, Paramount+, Bento Box, and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios.

Animation Trivia Headline News

Nickelodeon’s ‘Tooned In’ Season 2 Premieres September 17

The ultimate trivia gameshow challenges kids to prove their knowledge of Nick cartoons; the slime-filled competition is co-hosted by Jerry Trainor and Nicky, the A.I. supercomputer voiced by Rama Vallury.

The Small Blue Wrecking Crew is Back! ANIMATIONWorld

40 Years in the Making: ‘The Smurfs’ Return to TV

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 1:05pm

Head writers Peter Saisselin and Amy Serafin discuss the iconic franchise’s first all-new animated television series in nearly four decades; the ‘Smurf-tacular’ CG animated show premieres Friday, September 10 on Nickelodeon

Happy Star Trek Day! Headline News

‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ Official Trailer and Key Art Released

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 9:00am

Series star Kate Mulgrew and executive producers Kevin and Dan Hageman unveiled the materials at yesterday’s Star Trek Day celebration; show debut set for October 28 with a one-hour premiere.

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