Tag Archives: animation

Cantilever embarks on consumer products campaign for “The Amazing Maurice”

Cantilever Media is launching the consumer products campaign for its upcoming Sky original animated feature film The Amazing Maurice, produced with Ulysses Filmproduktion in co-production with Sky. Based on one of Sir Terry Pratchett’s wildly popular Discworld novels, the film stars Hugh Laurie (Avenue 5) as Maurice, Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) as Malicia, David Thewlis (Wonder Woman) …

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Spin Master to launch BRAVE BUNNIES line of toys

Ukrainian creative production company Glowberry has appointed Spin Master as global master toy licensee for its BRAVE BUNNIES series. Expected to launch in 2022, Spin Master’s preschool toy line will include playsets, figures, plush, games and puzzles. The animated series, created by Glowberry in partnership with Spanish animation studio Anima, …

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The Pokémon Company launches limited animated series Pokémon Evolutions amid 25th anniversary celebrations

The Pokémon Company International has today detailed the launch of a new limited animated series created to celebrate 25 years of the global entertainment franchise. Called Pokémon Evolutions, the trailer for the new, eight-episode series can be watched below. The new series will take fans on a journey through all …

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WowWee and Nickelodeon Digital Studios team to launch animated brand based on My Squishy Little Dumplings

WowWee, the international toy maker and team behind Fingerlings and the Got2Glow Fairy Finder has struck up a new partnership with Nickelodeon Digital Studios to turn its My Squishy Little Dumplings characters into an animated brand. The project will see the characters from the My Squishy Little Dumplings line come …

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Spin Master’s Bakugan becomes first franchise to air full-length episode in Roblox metaverse

Spin Master’s popular Bakugan franchise will be the first ever to premiere a full-length series episode on the global online platform, Roblox, when it makes its debut to the Roblox universe this September 8th. Bakugan is a global battling franchise that boasts an anime adventure series and digital content, as …

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Rubies strikes pan-European alliance with ZAG for new Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir dress up

The global costumes giant, Rubies has forged a pan-European alliance with the independent animation studio, ZAG, to develop, manufacture, and distribute a dress up and accessories range for Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir. The latest in the pair’s partnership arrives ahead of the premiere of the $100m theatrical …

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Pokémon is heading to the BBC as iPlayer catches series and movies for the first time

The British broadcaster has acquired two complete story arcs from the Pokémon the Series collection to be housed on the BBC iPlayer, along with the story arcs’ accompanying feature-length Pokémon the Movie for both linear broadcast and the iPlayer. This will mark the first time that Pokémon has been broadcast …

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Popluar Netflix animated TV series Hilda secures two Daytime Emmy Award wins

Silvergate Media has expanded its trophy collection this week, having secured a double win at the 2021 Daytime Emmy Awards for its highly acclaimed Netflix animated TV series, Hilda. During the live streamed ceremony on Friday, Hilda found itself the recipient of the coveted award in the Outstanding Children’s Animated …

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Talking Tom & Friends lands new 3D CGI series Talking Tom Heroes: Suddenly Super

Things are hotting up for the award-winning family entertainment brand, Talking Tom & Friends thanks to a slew of new licensing deals across the US and a brand new 3D CGI animated series for global distribution. Denoting a step up in its plans for global expansion, the popular Talking Tom …

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Moose Toys launches Akedo Ultimate Arcade Warriors its next ‘global action franchise mega hit’

Moose Toys is delivering a knockout new launch this summer and its ‘biggest boys’ launch to date’ with the arrival of Akedo – Ultimate Arcade Warriors, a battling action figure series that will launch with a new animated series, a licensing programme managed by WildBrain CPLG, and a special tournament …

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