Genius Brands Appoints Margaret Loesch as New Kartoon Channel! Executive Chairman
by AWN Staff Editor on June 5, 2020 at 10:08 pm
Fox Kids founding president and CEO joins company on eve of June 15 launch; David Neuman, former Walt Disney Television president, is named chief creative officer.
Royal Television Society Announces 2020 Student Award Nominees
by AWN Staff Editor on June 4, 2020 at 9:47 pm
‘Margin of Terror’ and ‘Almost There’ among undergrad and postgrad nominees in animation category.
eOne and POP Family Launch Global ‘Alien TV’ Invasion
by AWN Staff Editor on June 4, 2020 at 9:32 pm
Hybrid CGI animated series to premiere globally this summer on Netflix and this month on Australia’s Nine Network.
AOC Kids and RTVE Ink Deal Bringing ‘KID-E-CATS’ to Spain
by AWN Staff Editor on June 4, 2020 at 9:18 pm
Popular animated series, currently airing in 170 territories on Nick Jr, now showing on RTVE’s TV Clan.
Jennifer Lee, Henry Selick and Dean DeBlois Headline Annecy 2020 Masterclass Program
by Dan Sarto on June 4, 2020 at 6:09 pm
Bruno Coulais, Chris Buck, Ron Clements, John Musker, Nick Park and Eric Darnell join a host of industry leaders headlining online festival’s selection of WIP, PREVIEW and Making Of presentations, running June 15-30.
‘Horrible Henry’s Wild Weekend’ Animated Feature Debuts June 6 on Netflix UK
by AWN Staff Editor on June 4, 2020 at 5:10 pm
New 2D special features the voices of Dick and Dom, reprising their roles from the live-action ‘Horrid Henry: The Movie.’
Animated Women UK Launches ‘Achieve Online 2020’ Workshops
by Dan Sarto on June 4, 2020 at 4:38 pm
Career development workshop series aimed at supporting women in UK’s VFX and animation industries continues June 5.
Baobab Studios Shares First Look at ‘Baba Yaga’ Immersive Experience
by Dan Sarto on June 4, 2020 at 3:37 pm
Special ‘Work in Progress’ presentation from the Emmy Award-winning studio behind ‘Bonfire’ and ‘Crow: The Legend’ will debut June 15 at Annecy 2020 online.
Huge ‘Peter Pan’ Artwork Collection Being Auctioned June 19-21
by AWN Staff Editor on June 3, 2020 at 10:43 pm
73 lots of featured art includes collections of rare production cels, animation drawings, and concept artwork, David Hall and Mary Blair pieces, and a variety of memorabilia signed by Walt Disney.
Disney Pledges $5 Million to Support Nonprofits That Advance Social Justice
by Dan Sarto on June 3, 2020 at 7:59 pm
Company signals commitment with initial $2 million donation to the NAACP.