Netflix Drops ‘Arcane League of Legends’ First Look Character Posters

[ad_1] Netflix has released character posters for their upcoming animated series, Arcane League of Legends, based on Riot’s MOBA game, League of Legends. Set in the utopian region of Piltover and the oppressed underground of Zaun, the story follows the origins of two iconic League champions – and the power that will tear them apart. …

Sony YAY! Picks Up ‘Oggy and the Cockroaches’

[ad_1] French studio Xilam Animation has secured a deal with Sony Pictures Network India (SPNI) for its flagship non-dialogue comedy franchise, Oggy and the Cockroaches. SPNI will launch the original classic 2D animated series, which spans seven seasons and 500 episodes, on Sony YAY! starting October 11. “As the popularity of Oggy and the Cockroaches …

OIAF 2021 Drops Official Trailer and New Program Highlights

[ad_1] OIAF 21 runs online September 22 – October 3 featuring the most popular events of the live festival, including the Official Competition and Panorama screenings showcasing the best new animated films from around the world. Participants can take part in a wide-range of artist and industry talks, meet with animation schools and recruiters, and …

Wonder Media Addresses Teen Suicide in ‘My Life is Worth Living’ Animated Series

[ad_1] Wonder Media’s Terry Thoren (Rugrats, The Wild Thornberrys) has partnered with the Cook Center for Human Connection to address the epidemic of teen suicide, which is the second leading cause of death among people ages 10-24 and has been increasing every year since 2007. The recent pandemic has seen teen suicide rates soar even higher. …

‘TUDUM: A Netflix Global Fan Event’ Coming September 25

[ad_1] Netflix has just announced their brand-new “TUDUM: A Netflix Global Fan Event,” coming September 25. TUDUM… the first beat you hear when you watch a show or movie on Netflix, is the inspiration behind the inaugural event. It will be a day devoted to Netflix fans, with a virtual stage boasting a full slate of …

‘Masha and the Bear’ Feature in Development

[ad_1] Russian media and licensing company Animaccord is taking the plunge into long-form content. Best known for its hugely popular 3D animated series, Masha and The Bear, the company has unveiled its timeline of new content through to 2025. In addition to production of the core show’s new seasons, development is in the works on …

‘DC: Batman Bat-Tech Edition’ AR App Now Available

[ad_1] DC has just released its DC: Batman Bat-Tech Edition AR app, the ultimate Batman mobile experience for kids ages 6-12. The free mobile app is now available on the App Store and Google Play stores in 13 different languages; the narrative-driven, technology-inspired activities, that lets them join Batman’s crime-fighting team, the Knightwatch. Kids will …

Cartoon Network Debuts ‘Circle Time with Miss Ruby & Jessica’ Interstitial

[ad_1] Cartoon Network has debuted a special interstitial short, Circle Time with Miss Ruby & Jessica that features civil rights icon and activist, Ruby Bridges, along with an animated Jessica (voiced by Lucia Cunningham) from the Emmy-, GLAAD-, and NAACP Award-nominated series, Craig of the Creek. Jessica talks with Miss Ruby about her experience as …

Vancouver Animation School Expands to Brazil

[ad_1] Vancouver Animation School (VANAS) has announced it will open its first class for Brazilian students in September 2021. Prior to the opening, VANAS will host a free professional animation workshop with an online seminar format specially tailored to students in Brazil. The online events will take place on July 31 and September 4 at …

‘Between the Keyframes’ Motion Design Vidcast Launches

[ad_1] Erin Sarofsky and Austin Shaw, two experts in the motion design industry, have launched a new vidcast they’re hosting, Between the Keyframes. Shaw literally wrote the book on motion design (“Design for Motion: Fundamentals and Techniques of Motion Design,” Routledge, 2nd Edition, 2019) and is an educator and freelance creative director and designer. Sarofsky …