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Gitanjali Rao’s debut directed ‘Bombay Rose’ to release on Netflix this December

Gitanjali Rao’s award-winning feature directorial debut Bombay Rose is officially coming to Netflix on December 4. The animated romance which dances between life’s reality and the Bollywood screen has already won over audiences and critics at film festivals around the world, screening at Venice Critics’ Week, TIFF, Gijon, Chicago...

Ferly, Yellow Animation and Digital Graphics joins together to co-produce ‘Momolu and Friends’

Finnish studio Ferly, Yellow Animation in Canada and Atmosphere Media-owned Digital Graphics in Belgium are co-producing a new preschool series Momolu and Friends commissioned by TVOKids (Canada), Knowledge (Canada), YLE (Finland) and SRC (Société Radio Canada). “The Momolu brand is one where we can let our imaginations take us to delightful...

Korea’s Neon Creation to produce MIPCOM hit ‘2 Eyes Monster’

Among the promising new properties unveiled at the recent virtual MIPCOM market was Neon Creation’s 2 Eyes Monster, an animated slapstick comedy which targets family audiences and 9 to 15-year-olds specifically. Neon Creation plans to produce a 52 x 11-minute series and an 85-minute feature based on the...

Disney+ releases new trailer of ‘LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special’

Disney+ has released a trailer of the LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special. The special takes place after Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and follows Rey as she prepares for Life Day. The film seems to make fun of the Star Wars Holiday Special that released in 1978. The special has most...

Mana-T Studios signs global representation deal with Think Tank Emporium

Puerto Rico-based production company Mana-T Studios has teamed up with New York’s Think Tank Emporium Licensing Group in a global representation deal for studio’s brands. Among the intellectual properties to be represented is Elenita the Chicken Whisperer. Elenita is a very imaginative girl growing up in the country...

Guru Studio releases trailer of pre-school series ‘Pikwik Pack’, to release on Disney Junior

Guru Studio, the animation company behind hit shows such as PAW Patrol and True and the Rainbow Kingdom, has dropped the official trailer for its newest preschool series, Pikwik Pack, coming to Disney Junior on 7 November. Preschoolers will be introduced to the brand-new world of fun, surprise and adventure with Pikwik Pack premiering two...

Legendary Entertainment announces the TV adaptation of Tencent Comics’ ‘I’m a Killer Maid’

Legendary Entertainment to develop Tencent Comics’ popular webcomic I’m a Killer Maid into a TV series, a rare example of Chinese IP being developed for an international audience. According to Variety, the series will be produced by Tencent Pictures, with CEO and Tencent Group vice president Edward Cheng Wu...

Spanish director Pablo Berger to debut in the animation world with ‘Robot Dreams’

Celebrated Spanish director Pablo Berger will be making his first foray into animation at the helm of Robot Dreams — a new European co-pro based on the popular graphic novel by American author/illustrator Sara Varon. The film is scheduled to arrive in theatres in 2023, distributed by BTeam Pictures....

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...