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Pokémon Animated Series to be aired on Disney XD in USA

Pokémon Animated Series to be aired on Disney XD in USA

Animation
The Pokémon company international announced a multiyear animation distribution deal with Disney XD, making the network the new home for Pokémon animated content in the USA. Disney XD and its multiple platforms will air the 20th season of the popular Pokémon animated series and much of the Pokémon animation library, including 19 previous seasons consisting of over 900 episodes, plus 15 movies. Disney XD will commemorate Pokémon’s move by airing its latest film, Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel, that day. An hourlong preview of the Sun and Moon anime will also premiere alongside the film. The show won’t be on the regular schedule until 2017, however, Disney XD plans to make Pokémon a staple of its programming ahead of Sun and Moon’s full debut. The official YouTube channel began stre
Popular Animated TV series ‘Octonaut’ gets its own app

Popular Animated TV series ‘Octonaut’ gets its own app

Animation, Uncategorized
Silvergate Media and Night & Day Studios have officially launched the first mobile app based on the Octonauts TV series Available from today for US$3.99, the iOS app is focused on 3D-animated exploration and features the main characters from the award-winning preschool series. It includes mini-games and missions, and also lets children interact with underwater creatures and learn about the undersea world. Silvergate and Night & Day joined together back in June of 2015 to begin developing the app. The mobile extension follows several other expansions for the show, which is in its fourth season. The first film for the franchise opened earlier this year, entitled Amazon Adventure – 4D, which follows the Octonauts on an adventure down the Amazon River. More 3D and 4D films are ex
Interview with Anish Patel, Founder of HopMotion Animation

Interview with Anish Patel, Founder of HopMotion Animation

Animation, Headlines, People, Top Stories
Mumbai-based Hopmotion Animation is a leading production house founded by Anish Patel, who is a film maker, writer, director, an editor and an animator. With many years of experience in the media and entertainment space was a co-creator of an Indian animation series Chhoti Anandi which debuted on General Entertainment Channel (GEC) Colors this year. Chhoti Anandi centers on the character of Anandi, the protagonist of Balika Vadhu. The series captures the adventures of Anandi’s playful childhood. Recently, Sphereorigins Multivision and HopMotion’s Chhoti Anandi also bagged the New Animation Entrant award at BAF 2016. In an exclusive interview with Animation Digital Digest’s Leo Oommen, HopMotion Animation Founder Anish Patel tells about his journey in the animation industry so far. Cou
9 Story Media to produce Little Critter series

9 Story Media to produce Little Critter series

Animation, Comics
Mercer Mayer’s book series to be converted into animated series Little Critter LLC, which controls the Little Critter book property from author Mercer Mayer, and Snyder Media Group have tapped 9 Story Media Group to produce a new TV cartoon based on a cast of animal characters in Critterville. The deal was negotiated by former Turner Broadcasting exec Stuart Snyder. Mayer has sold over 200 million Little Critter books worldwide, with around 100 titles released in China just this year. "With their capabilities across CG and 2D animation, commitment to quality storytelling and long-standing track record in international distribution, 9 Story has the passion and know-how to make a Little Critter series a hit show around the world," Stuart Snyder said Tuesday in a statement. “Little Crit
nexGTv secures telecast rights of Ramayana from HT Media

nexGTv secures telecast rights of Ramayana from HT Media

Animation
nexGTv, India’s largest subscription-led video entertainment app, has announced securing the worldwide digital telecast rights to Ramayana from HT Media Ltd. As a part of the move, nexGTv users across the globe will be able to view 30 episodes of the animated series on its web and mobile platforms. With the festival of Diwali just around the corner, nexGTv’s latest content addition highlights its focus on delivering highly-relevant India-centric entertainment solutions to viewers around the world. (more…)
Nickelodeon greenlits ‘The Loud House’ Season Three

Nickelodeon greenlits ‘The Loud House’ Season Three

Animation
The Loud House which debuted in May 2016 to get Season three in next year Nickelodeon announced it has greenlit a third season (26 episodes) of the hit-animated series The Loud House, which is currently the top animated kids’ show on television. This order brings the total episode count to 78. The series is gearing up for the premiere of season two, which will continue to follow Lincoln Loud as he navigates his way through the chaos of being the only boy with 10 sisters. Created and executive produced by Chris Savino, season three is set to debut in 2017. “Chris Savino has created a very engaging and relatable world through the animated series The Loud House, which is a proven hit with our audience,” said James Stephenson, SVP Animation and Games, Nickelodeon. “The season three order

Cartoon Network’s ‘Over the Garden Wall’ Gets 5 Emmy Nominations

Events, Headlines, Studio, Top Stories
Nominations for the 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards have been announced and, with a whopping 24 nods, HBO’s Game of Thrones once again received the most nominations, including for Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Special Visual Effects. FX’s American Horror Story: Freak Show trailed behind in second place with 19 nominations. (more…)