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eOne Acquires North American Rights to Snow Queen 2

Entertainment One (eOne) has recently acquired the distribution rights for Wizart Animation’s CG Animated feature The Snow Queen 2, with eOne planning to release the 3D sequel to the U.S. and both English and French-speaking Canada this winter. The Snow Queen 2 follows the story of Orm the Troll, who is treated by the kingdom as a hero after his victory over the Snow Queen. However, Orm wanted ...


Hard Apple – a Animated Detective Series, is now being Produced By Canal+ (France)

Looking to explore different genre and worlds, French pay TV giant Canal Plus is joining forces with American filmmaker James Gray to foray into “Hard Apple,” an adult-skewing animated series. Gray, whose latest movie, the Marion Cotillard starrer “The Immigrant,” opened in competition at Cannes, will serve as executive producer and will supervise all creative aspects of the series, ...


Trucktown Makes its Way to Germany via Super RTL

Germany’s leading children’s broadcaster, Super RTL, has recently acquired Nelvana’s hit CG animated preschool series Trucktown, and has penciled it for a debut later this year. The series originally premiered via Corus Entertainment’s preschool channel Treehouse last September, where it managed to gain top ratings during its debut month. The series also ranked 2 in the top TV episodes ...


The Wage Fixing Scandal has Hit a Snag in Court But it Doesnt Mean Its Over.

Key Notes you need to know: Last summer, deposition testimony given by Pixar and Disney President Ed Catmull revealed evidence of collusion with animation industry competitors to fix wages and otherwise damage the careers of their employees. Subsequently, in September 2014, animation industry employee Robert A. Nitsch, Jr. (and soon followed by other employees) Georgia Cano and David Wentworth) ...


Exclusive Interview with Toby McBeard Creators

Toby McBeard, brought to you by the animators at CoolToons, a division of Coolfire Studios in St. Louis, MO, is the latest offering on DreamWorksTV. DreamWorksTV is an extremely popular YouTube Channel for kids, featuring many different live-action and animated programs geared at younger audiences. Toby McBeard is a 9-year-old boy who is very shy and more than a little clumsy. He’s a lot ...


Peppa Pig Enjoys Strong Presence in Brazil

Entertainment One’s popular Peppa Pig franchise has already made its way to Brazil, where it is currently enjoying strong retail sales and a growing number of TV audiences, no doubt spurred by eOne’s push for a larger presence in the region. The first parts of the campaign started in 2014, when Peppa Pig licensed merchandise was first launched in Brazil. The license was snagged by more than ...


Mondo TV and Aurora World Partner for 4th Season of YooHoo and Friends

Aurora World Corp., and Mondo TV Suisse have recently inked a deal that will see the production and distribution of the fourth season of hit animated TV series YooHoo and Friends, which is based on the successful toy franchise from Aurora. The 4th season will consist of 52 x 11 minute 3D CG episodes, and is expected to debut at the coming MIPTV in Cannes. For the uninitiated, the YooHoo and ...


DreamWorks Schedules Dragons: Race to the Edge Netflix Series for Summer

During Wondercon, DreamWorks Animation Television has announced that a new How to Train Your Dragon series will be coming to Netflix this summer. Titled ‘Dragons: Race to the Edge,’ the new series will consist of 13 episodes and will take place one year before the events of How to Train Your Dragon 2. The series will feature the return of original voice cast members Jay Baruchel, America ...


Season 2 of Little Battlers eXperience Coming to Nicktoons

The second season of Dentsu Entertainment’s Little Battlers experience (LBX) will be making its way to Nicktoons this fall, bringing with it over 26 episodes of high intensity hybrid 2D and CG action. The first season is still being rerun on the channel, and will continue with further reruns until the debut of the 2nd season. Little Battlers eXperience is based on the original concept created ...


Millimages’ Louie Gets New SVOD Deals

France’s Millimages has recently signed several new deals for the streaming video on demand (SVOD) rights to their preschool-targeted series Louie. The new SVOD deals will cover various territories across the globe via Amazon in the United Kingdom, Netflix in Latin America, Qkids and Playkids in the United States, Hopster in the U.K., PinkFong and Bluepin in Korea, and DBstar and Lekan in ...


Disney Planning Live Action Feature for Winnie the Pooh

With Disney’s live action adaptation of the Cinderella franchise proving to be a success, the House of Mouse seems to have found the confidence to give more of their properties an additional dimension. It has been reported by that the studio is in the planning stages of launching live-action film based on Winnie the Pooh. According to the report, Disney has tapped indie filmmaker ... now has 340 pages of news and games!« First Page34567Last Page »

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