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Nickelodeon partners with Eye Present, Gigglebug and Nelvana to produce ‘Best & Bester’

London-based Eye Present, Helsinki-based Gigglebug Entertainment and Toronto-based Nelvana have announced that they are partnering on Nickelodeon International bound Best & Bester, a hilarious new animated comedy series created by Joonas Utti and Anttu Harlin. The three-way co-production of the exuberantly energetic series was pre-bought by Nickelodeon International...

Netflix announces the new ‘Sonic Prime’ series to release in 2022

Netflix, SEGA of America, Inc. and WildBrain announce a new animated Sonic the Hedgehog series, Sonic Prime, set to premiere worldwide in 2022. “Sonic is a beloved character and holds a special place in everyone’s heart, including my own,” said Dominique Bazay, Director of Original Animation, Netflix. “I spent many...

Netflix releases the concept art of animated musical ‘The Witch Boy’

Netflix has dropped a new concept art for The Witch Boy, an animated musical adapted from Molly Knox Osterag’s New York Times bestselling LGBTQ+ novel series of the same name. The Witch Boy takes place in a secret, magical community where girls are born to be witches and boys...

Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’ to release on March 18 on HBO Max

Zack Snyder’s Justice League (aka The Snyder Cut) finally has a release date. The much-awaited new edit of Snyder’s superhero mashup will premiere on 18 March on HBO Max, he announced on Twitter on 29 January 2021. The original Justice League that released in theatres in November 2017 went through...

Paris based TeamTO acquires licensing rights to three popular children’s book

Paris-based kids’ entertainment content leader TeamTO has acquired the TV, film and licensing rights to three popular children’s books: Snowman, by Jacques Duquennoy, Fox’s Garden, by Camille Garoche, and Jean Gouronas’ Something’s Fishy. The winter-themed stories will be produced as individual “Winter Is Here!” specials for the 2022/2023 season for...

Sixteen South Originals announces the commission of preschool series ‘Odo’

BAFTA-winning and EMMY nominated children’s television producer Sixteen South Originals together with co-producer Letko today announced their new preschool series, Odo, has been commissioned by KiKA and Channel 5 for its multiplatform pre-school programming block Milkshake! Odo is produced by Sixteen South and Letko and co-produced with KiKA and Milkshake!...

Superprod Animation teams up with Atmosphere Media for ‘Anna & Friends’

Superprod Animation (France) and Atmosphere Media (Germany) have started production of Anna & Friends, a 78 x 7′ preschool series based on the books by Anouk Ricard. The show’s French broadcast partner is France Télévisions, discussions with other broadcast partners are ongoing. “Anna and her friends transcend daily...

Disney+ drops a new trailer of a new CG film ‘Flora & Ulysses’

Disney+ has dropped the trailer and poster of brand new film, Flora & Ulysses, featuring a superhero squirrel, streaming 19 February onwards on the platform. The super-fun, one-of-a-kind, hybrid CG movie from the House of Mouse owned streaming service, is adapted from an award-winning children’s book of...

ADK Emotions announces the new season of ‘Beyblade’ series to premiere this February

ADK Emotions NY, a New York-based subsidiary of ADK Emotions, has announced that Beyblade Burst Surge Season 5 will premiere Saturday, February 20 on Disney XD. The new season consists of 26 episodes, running 22 minutes each. The highly anticipated fifth season will debut with two brand new episodes...

European distributor Mondo TV announces plans for season 2 of ‘MeteoHeroes’

Mondo TV, one of the largest European producers and distributors of animated content, has announced plans for the second season of its enormously popular environmentally themed animated kids’ show MeteoHeroes. The first season has sold into more than 120 countries and was among the top shows airing on...