Declines within Filmed Entertainment have hit Viacom’s bottom line, as the media conglomerate saw Q4 revenues drop by 5% to US$3.788 billion. However, global initiatives are paying off, with a 45% rise in international ad revenues.
Animation director Howy Parkins gives Kidscreen a look into the development and production of upcoming The Lion Guard Disney movie and series spin-offs, which plan to introduce The Lion King world to a new generation of kids.
Turner Broadcasting’s Asia-based action and anime channel Toonami has picked up Dragon Ball Super, the latest installment in Toei Animation’s popular Dragon Ball franchise.
Canadian animation house Yeti Farm Creative has moved into a brand-new state-of-the-art studio and has launched a digital-first animation production and distribution division called YetiLABS.