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Kids content distributor Federation Kids signs deal with HBO Max for ‘Squish’

Premium kids content distributor Federation Kids & Family (part of Federation Entertainment) has finalized a deal with the WarnerMedia-owned HBO Max for the hilarious animated children’s comedy series Squish. Federation Kids & Family has sold all 52 episodes of Squish to the U.S. SVOD platform which is scheduled...

GreenGold Animation sets up VFX division to cater the needs of VFX industry

Chota Bheem fame Green Gold Studios recently announced that they are setting up a VFX division. Green Gold founder Rajiv Chilaka took to his social media account to announce the new venture. He shared, “Green Gold is happy to announce that we are now officially starting a...

Netflix signs deal with Saudi Arabian animation company Myrkott

Netflix has signed a five-year deal with Saudi Arabian animation studio, Myrkott, to produce film and television shows based on the region. The partnership aims to bring new exclusive seasons of Myrkott’s animated series, Masameer, as well as Masameer movies. Its previous seasons along with some exclusive edits will also be...

Disney+ tests a new feature, to enable subscribers to have a group watch

Disney+ is testing a new feature, which will enable subscribers to host GroupWatch parties. The feature is being tested presently in Canada with more locations coming this Fall, Verge reported. Few screenshots of the feature appeared on the Disney+ subreddit yesterday. The feature seemingly allows up to...

Paramount Animation to develop a new horror comic ‘Stray Dogs’

An upcoming horror comic book described as “Silence of the Lambs meets Lady and the Tramp” has been picked up for development by family flick powerhouse Paramount Animation. Titled Stray Dogs and due out from Image Comics next year, the story is being adapted by screenwriter Mark Perez (Game...

Hulu releases first look of new animated series ‘M.O.D.O.K’

Hulu has revealed the first look and logo for Marvel’s upcoming adult animated series –M.O.D.O.K., to air on Disney’s Hulu streaming service. This announcement comes right in time ahead of the virtual New York Comic Con panels. Along with the logo and first look, the official social...

Nickelodeon to make season 6 of its hit animated series ‘The Loud House’

Nickelodeon has greenlit a 26-episode sixth season of its hit animated series The Loud House, which currently ranks as the number-one animated show across all television and Nickelodeon with Kids 6-11 year-to-date. Produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio, season six finds the Loud family embarking on even more wild adventures...

Mother Dairy’s Safal partners with comic character Chacha Chaudhary to promote frozen products

Safal, the horticulture brand from the stable of Mother Dairy and the pioneer in fresh and healthy frozen products has collaborated with the iconic character Chacha Chaudhary for a new talking comic book – Chacha Chaudhary Aur Safal Ke Sath Swadisht Khana. Created in association with Diamond Toons,...

Famous Russian animator and children’s cartoon ‘Kikoriki’ creator Anatoly Prokhorov Dies at 72

Anatoly Prokhorov, creator of internationally beloved Russian children’s cartoon Kikoriki (known as Smeshariki at home), died August 30 from leukaemia at age 72. The writer, director, producer and educator was also a co-founder of Pilot — the first private independent animation studios established in the Soviet Union– and of...

APC Studios kids division, APC Kids signs international deals for CTC’s ‘KID-E-CATS’

APC Kids, the children’s entertainment division of APC Studios, has inked several deals across all three seasons of CTC Media’s hit preschool animation KID-E-CATS. New partners include Minika (Turkey) taking seasons one and two free TV rights, Chilean SVOD VTR and Nordic platform SF (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland,...