In an effort to make animation easier to create and more accessible to the masses, L.A.-based cross-platform content creator Fuel Entertainment (Leafy Landings) is launching BrODDcast, a digital real-time puppetry and animation tool targeting YouTube creators and would-be entertainers.
Toronto, Canada-based production company and game studio Mark Animation is bolstering its kids content with a new global distribution deal for its Miaomiao animated series and a new senior management hire.
Unlike the 1980s-focused retro revival of the early 2000s, this time around there’s a kid-friendly franchise reboot in the works from pretty much every decade since the dawn of modern pop culture. With their eyes on an increasingly crowded licensing landscape, how are property owners updating their old favorites for this generation of kids while retaining their classic appeal?
Milan, Italy’s Atlantyca Entertainment has purchased the distribution rights to stereoscopic 3D kids series Bolts & Blip from the show’s producers’ Redrover and ToonBox.