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Kids’ animated series ‘GOGOBUS’ wins ‘Young Property of the Year’ at China Licensing Awards

Animated series GOGOBUS, created by Winsing Animation, has been officially nominated for ‘Young Property of the Year’ at the China Licensing Awards (CLA). Additionally, Winsing Animation was also awarded the ‘Honorable Brand Partner Award’ by Children-Baby-Maternity Expo (CBME). CBME Awards aims to encourage brand owners, agents, retailers and enterprises...

Toonz Media Group signs partnership with SMF for new animated series ‘Aliens In My Backpack’

SMF (Soyuzmultfilm) Studio, Russia’s production company has signed up with global animation leaders Toonz Media Group for a strategic partnership to co-produce a brand-new animation series Aliens in My Backpack. Toonz Media Group CEO Jayakumar says, “We are delighted to partner with a studio of such deep heritage...

Netflix releases the official trailer of new animated series ‘The Liberator’

Netflix has released an official trailer and key art for their upcoming highly anticipated series, The Liberator. The four-part animated miniseries, based on the true story of World War II infantry commander Felix “Shotgun” Sparks, who led the 157th Infantry Battalion of the 45th Division, an integrated, Oklahoma National...

Lena Headey and Luke Wilson to voice new Marvel-based sci-fi ‘New- Gen’

Lena Headey and Luke Wilson have joined the cast of the sci-fi animation series NEW-GEN, currently in pre-production. The show is being produced by J.D. and Chris Matonti and Julia Coppola of APNG Enterprises and is based on the superhero comic book series distributed by Marvel Comics....

Black Panther actor Michael B. Jordan to produce DC Comics’ ‘Static Shock’

Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther, Creed) is set to produce DC Comics’ superhero movie, Static Shock. Jordan will join Milestone Media’s Reginald Hudlin, who revealed in August at DC FanDome that serious conversations about developing a theatrical feature film on Static Shock were taking place. According to Hollywood...

Children’s Media Conference announces one-day Virtual event

After a successful virtual Children’s Media Conference (CMC) in July, CMC has announced Animation Business Conference 2020 (ABC 2020) – its inaugural brand-new day-long webinar on the business of animation: exploring the development and financing of the UK and international animation projects. The event will run November...

YouTube channel Ministry Of Muzik to animate Sukumar Ray’s ‘Abol Tabol’

For Bengalis and admirers of nonsense literature, Sukumar Ray’s (Satyajit Ray’s father) Abol Tabol (The Weird and the Absurd) is a treasure trove. It has enthralled generations with its weird, whacky, hitting yet lucid language layered with humour. This literary creation is embedded into a Bengali’s life throughout their...

Nickelodeon releases the first look of new ‘SpongeBob’ movie

Nickelodeon has dropped the first look of its upcoming SpongeBob SquarePants prequel, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years slated to premiere in 2021. The animated series will launch exclusively on the newly rebranded Paramount+ streaming service and air on the kids’ channel later in the year. The official synopsis follows: Kamp...

Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield to join in for ‘Spiderman 3’

In a historic revelation, FandomWire announced that Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield have been tapped for Spider-Man 3, starring Tom Holland. The feature film is being co-produced by MCU and Sony Pictures. According to the report, a source from Sony closely involved with the upcoming movie has confirmed that both...

Warner Bros. signs director Alex Timbers for new animated musical ‘Toto’

Warner Animation Group has signed Alex Timbers to direct the studio’s animated musical feature based on Toto: The Dog-Gone Amazing Story of the Wizard of Oz, by award-winning British author and former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo. The film has no release date as yet. Timbers is co-creator and...