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Nelvana Snags Slime Rancher License

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana recently ventured out of its comfort zone. It went beyond its status as a world leading international producer and distributor of kid’s content, by striking a partnership deal with indie game studio, Monomi Park, for the award-winning game called Slime Rancher. Under the deal, Nelvana will expand the Slime Rancher brand beyond the videogame platform, using ...

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Genius and Tankee Enter into a Cross-Content Platform Partnership

Global brand management company Genius Brands recently struck a partnership deal with kid-friendly, gaming-oriented digital content platform Tankee, which starts effective on July 2019. Under the deal, Genius Brands’ networks (including Kid Genius and Baby Genius) will launch a new batch of Tankee Originals, such as Minecraft Journey to the End, Octodad Deadliest Catch, PixARK Adventure, and ...

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New OTT Channel BusyBee TV Launched

Multiplatform distribution company Future Today recently entered into a partnership deal with independent kid’s programming distributor NCircle Entertainment. The partnership led to the launch of a new free channel titled BusyBee TV. The BusyBee TV channel will feature high quality, age appropriate kid’s content from NCircle’s library, and will be made available across OTT outlets ...

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Ron Howard to Direct New Animated Movie, Shrinking of Treehorn

According to a recent Variety report, director Ron Howard will lend his talents to an animated adaptation of Florence Parry’s 1971 children’s book, The Shrinking of Treehorn. It marks Howard’s first animated film, and the first in four animated projects that his Imagine Entertainment has set up with Australian studio Animal Logic. Paramount will handle relase of the film. The Shrinking ...

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New Disney Channel Series, Amphibia, inspired by Matt Braly’s “Hoppy” Memories

Disney Channel’s order for the second season of animated comedy series Amphibia came ahead of its June 17 season 1 debut. So it is not a surprise that we will see more of the frog-centric cartoon on the channel. Because it looks like the House of Mouse is confident with the quality of the show. But one interesting thing about Amphibia is the origin of the concept, which focuses on the ...

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WATCH: Looney Tunes Unveils New Short, Dynamite Dance, at Annecy

Warnet Bros. Animation is getting ready to produce more than 1,000 minutes of new animated content featuring their popular properties like Bugs Bunny and Porky Pig, all for a new multiplatform broadcast campaign. And they decided to herald it with the unveiling of a new Looney Tunes short titled “Dynamite Dance,” on the big screen at Annecy. You can watch it below: The new batch of ...

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Netflix Preps Magic: The Gathering Animated Series

This will not come as a surprise to anyone who’s been following Netflix’s strategy for building their in-house content, but it’s still welcome and exciting news: recent reports state that the streaming service is partnering with Joe and Anthony Russo, Wizards of the Coast, and Hasbro in order to produce a new animated series based on the Magic the Gathering franchise. The Russo ...

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Meta Media Picks Up Ping and Friends Ahead of Annecy Festival

Meta Media recently secured the rights to the newly completed series Ping and Friends. The kids’ series is a co-production effort between Brazil’s PinGuim Content and Canada’s Kondolele Films, and already boasts of presells to notable broadcasters such as Discovery Kids in LatAm and TVO, TFO, Tele Quebec, and Knowledge Network in Canada. The series is also supported by an app and a ...

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DreamWorks creates new Jurassic World animated series for Netflix

Due out in 2020, DreamWorks has announced Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, an all-new animated series headed to Netflix. Set during the events of the first Jurassic World, the show follows a group of six teenagers chosen for a once-in-a-lifetime experience at a new adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar. But when dinosaurs wreak havoc across the island, the campers are ...

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Project Anime event offers insights into production

The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) will be hosting its Project Anime: Los Angeles event this July 2nd and 3rd. This networking event is focused on providing guidance and expertise to anime event organizers attending from all parts of the world, as well as showcase the convergence of Hollywood and anime. Attendees will interact with producers, creators, business ...

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Mega Man: Fully Charged heads to South East Asia

The Blue Bomber’s newest animated adventures have arrived in Asia. Disney XD premiered Mega Man: Fully Charged across its South East Asian channels on June 3rd. To celebrate its launch, the show is airing daily across multiple slots. Created for kids 6 to 11, and their parents who grew up loving the video games, Mega Man: Fully Charged features exciting new technologies and robots, and ...

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Batman vs TMNT Interviews from WonderCon

Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Nickelodeon and DC, has arrived from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital since May 14, 2019, and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack starting earlier today, June 4, 2019. Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is now available on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack ($39.99 SRP) and Blu-ray Combo Pack ($24.98 ...

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