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Battat Taps Fonda Snyder to Head New Entertainment Division

Industry veteran will help develop and promote parent company’s IP, while expanding strategic global partnerships with family entertainment companies, animation studios, broadcasters, and streamers.

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Netflix Drops Season 3 Trailer for ‘The Last Kids on Earth: Book 3’

Catherine O’Hara, Mark Hamill, Rosario Dawson, Bruce Campbell, and Nick Wolfhard return for another season of streaming giant and Atomic Cartoons' hit animated comedy-adventure, which debuts October 16.

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Animated Horror Series ‘JumpScare’ in the Works at Scholastic and Mainframe

Man of Action Entertainment writer collective to develop series, based on popular Scholastic kid’s horror books; each stand-alone story will use different animation styles, crafted to parallel and elevate their respective tones.

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GoldieBlox and Toonz Media Group to Co-Develop Kid and Family Animation Slate

Multi-year partnership will use top-tier creative talent to combine STEM with new stories, creating new animated series that promote learning and discovery; original IP will be developed across multiple platforms. 

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The Oddly Disquieting and Extremely Funny ‘Tigtone’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, October 5, 2020 at 12:22pm

For creators Andrew Koehler and Benjamin Martian, Adult Swims’ satirical fantasy series about bold adventures and murderous quests proves you can still get plucked from obscurity and given an animated series… without a pitch.

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‘KKUM,’ ‘Kill It and Leave This Town’ Take Top OIAF 2020 Honors

Kang-min Kim awarded Nelvana Grand Prize for animated short; Mariusz Wilczynski awarded grand prize for feature animation at 44th annual Ottawa International Animation Festival.

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Global Mechanic and Alt Animation Partner on ‘Class Clown’

New 2D animation series, about a clown and carnival family that decides to settle down in the suburbs after years of being on the road, is created by Canadian writer Ian Boothby.

Anime Headline News

WATCH: Crunchyroll Original ‘Noblesse’ Premieres October 7

The fall anime line-up keeps getting bigger with new titles, including ‘I’m Standing on a Million Lives;’ ‘Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai;’ ‘Is the Order a Rabbit? BLOOM;’ ‘Rail Romanesque;’ and ‘One Room 3rd.’

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Hulu Unleashing a Trove of Anime – It all Starts NOW!

New series abound on the streamer with more than a dozen premieres set, including ‘Higurashi When They Cry;’ ‘Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon;’ ‘Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai,’ between now and December 7.

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Production Begins on Disney Junior’s ‘Mickey Mouse Funhouse’

Coming in 2021, the whimsical animated preschool series, starring Mickey Mouse, will encourage imaginative play while imparting social and emotional lessons about friendship, creativity, and ingenuity.

SVOD Headline News

Netflix Announces New Animated Preschool Series ‘Ada Twist, Scientist’

Produced by Chris Nee and President Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions, the show is based on a series of best-selling books by the same name and will include real scientists to inspire young viewers.

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South Africa’s Cabblow Studios Brings a Cute 2D Twist to Important Diabetes Education

Kabelo Maaka and Dr. Tshepo P. Maaka’s animated short, ‘3 Teaspoons of Sugar,’ which competed in Annecy 2020, artfully presents needed information about the dangers and difficulties faced by people with disease.

Awards Headline News

ACE Eddie Awards Adds Best Edited Animated Series for 2021

American Cinema Editors organization announces key upcoming awards dates and new category award for 72nd ceremony set for next April.

People Headline News

Nickelodeon Animation Announces New Senior Leadership Appointments

Conrad Montgomery joins Nick as VP current series; internal promotions include Dana Cluverius to Senior VP current series, Claudia Spinelli to Senior VP development and Kelly Gardner to VP current series.

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Jellyfish Originals Promotes Natalie Llewellyn to Managing Director

Former head of studio's IP development takes on broader strategic role heading up Jellyfish Pictures’ children’s animation production division, as the company pushes to increase its international profile and expand its programming slate.

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Adult Swim Removes Offensive Episodes of Three Animated Series

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 2:50pm

Episodes from ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force,’ ‘The Boondocks,’ and ‘The Shivering Truth’ have quietly disappeared from the network’s library, and are not part of show libraries licensed to HBO Max.

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Disney+ Drive-In Festival Comes to Santa Monica October 5-12

Outdoor screening series features Disney+ Originals world premieres of ‘The Right Stuff,’ and ‘Clouds;’ screenings of fan favorites will include ‘The Simpsons,’ ‘Hocus Pocus,’ ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back,’ ‘The Sound of Music.’

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