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Dublin based animation studio Daily Madness to launch new mini-series ‘Pins and Nettie’

Dublin-based animation studio Daily Madness Productions is bringing two new sweet and prickly playmates into the lives of young viewers with Pins and Nettie, a new mini-series for kids under five focused on games to play at home, premiering on YouTube Friday, April 17. The new series stars two...

Information and Broadcasting Ministry requests DTH and Cable operators for uninterrupted service

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has urged all the broadcasters, DTH providers, MSOs and LCOs to continue to provide uninterrupted services to their respective subscribers and cooperate with other players within the distribution chain. This request comes in the interest of the viewers and larger...

Disney to make a live-action movie of ‘Robinhood’

Disney is adding to its live-action remake list, with its 1973 classic animated film Robin Hood getting a remake to go straight to Disney Plus. Based on the classic film, the story focuses on Robin Hood, portrayed as a fox, as he fights against Prince John’s excessive taxation of...

Keith Chapman Productions partners with Toonz Media for new TV series

Keith Chapman, creator of kids’ IP, and Toonz Media Group are uniting forces on the Keith Chapman and Emily Chapman created Paddypaws and Pals, a 52×11’ CGI preschool series. Paddypaws and Pals is planned to be launched in October to coincide with Mipcom ’20. The production and distribution are...

MX Player partners with Paramount Pictures and Sony Pictures for Content deals

Global stories with universal values and dubbing international films in local languages find large audiences in India. Understanding the growing need and preferences of the discerning viewer, MX Player is expanding on their brand promise of ‘Everytainment’ and becomes the first Indian AVOD platform to ink a...

Walt Disney announces new release dates of its movies

Disney has finally confirmed new release dates for its movies until 2022 after many were postponed due to the covid-19 pandemic. The company is already losing millions a day from closing their theme parks and having postponed hits like Mulan and Black Widow from their original spring 2020 release dates. Disney...

Marvel Unlimited to give free access to comics during the Quarantine

Marvel Unlimited, Marvel’s digital comics subscription service, is offering FREE access to some of Marvel’s most iconic stories from recent years to its fans during this Coronavirus pandemic. The subscription also includes the recent Marvel Comics events and critically acclaimed titles featuring the Avengers, Spider-Man, Black Widow,...

Times Prime partners with ZEE5 to give free subscriptions during the lockdown

As the country is currently experiencing a 21-day lockdown, entertainment consumption has increased. Keeping that in mind, Times Prime has partnered with ZEE5 to offer an uninterrupted dose of digital entertainment to people during this unprecedented situation. As part of the deal, Times Prime is offering new...

Disney+ Hotstar to launch in India on 3rd April 

Walt Disney is finally launching Disney+ in India through Hotstar tomorrow, 3 April. Hotstar has a very strong presence in the Indian OTT landscape with over 300 million MAUs (Monthly Active Users) and wide content library of daily soaps, Bollywood blockbusters and Hotstar Specials. With the launch...

Discovery Kids Latin America to take the first season of ‘Esme & Roy’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, an international producer and distributor of children’s animated and live-action content, along with Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organisation behind Sesame Street, have announced that the first season of the award-winning animated series Esme & Roy has been picked up by Discovery Kids in Latin America....