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Nickelodeon to develop Augmented Reality series – ‘Meet The Voxels’

Nickelodeon to develop Augmented Reality series – ‘Meet The Voxels’

Animation, Latest News, VR
The kid-centric channel Nickelodeon is developing ‘Meet the Voxels’ (working title), an original virtual and augmented reality series from the mind of Chris Young, Senior Vice President of Nickelodeon’s Entertainment Lab. The animated sitcom, created in a game engine, marks a first for Nickelodeon in its use of cutting-edge virtual cinema technology, including real-time full body and facial performance capture, bringing an innovative approach to immersive storytelling. Meet the Voxels is being developed to air across Nickelodeon’s channels globally. Meet the Voxels takes kids behind the scenes of a video game world and follows a family of video-game characters, the Voxels, on their adventures on-and-off-duty. The family members are:  Hunter, the 13-year-old star of a laser-tag video g
Nickelodeon unveils latest trailer of ‘Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’

Nickelodeon unveils latest trailer of ‘Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’

Animation
Nickelodeon has released the latest trailer for the upcoming series ‘Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’. The 2D animated series will premiere in the UK simultaneously on Nicktoons and Channel 5 later this year, marking the first UK simulcast across Viacom owned channels. In the months following its UK drop, the series will premiere globally across Nickelodeon’s channels and branded blocks in more than 170 countries and territories. The series boasts an impressive lineup of guest stars voicing a host of new mutants and villains, including Pitch Perfect’s John Michael Higgins. WWE superstar John Cena appears as the villainous Baron Draxum. Additional TV stars lending their voices to anti-Turtle villains include Lena Headey (Game of Thrones), John Michael Higgins (Great News), To
Nickelodeon LatAm asks for Mediapro’s gaming series NOBees

Nickelodeon LatAm asks for Mediapro’s gaming series NOBees

Animation
  Furthering Nick’s move into eSports programming for kids, a new 60 x one-hour scripted gaming series from Barcelona, Spain-based multimedia communications group Mediapro entitled NOOBees has been asked for by Nickelodeon LatAm. The order was announced at this year’s National Association of Television Executives (NATPE) conference in Miami Beach Created by Enrique Pérez of Mediapro’s production company 100Balas, the series follows a young basketball-obsessed girl named Silvia who forms an eSports team (the NOOBees) with her friends and becomes a professional gamer. The series is expected to go into production in April at Mediapro’s Bogota, Colombia-based studio, Televideo, which has worked on teen hits Chica Vampiro and Nickelodeon LatAm’s Yo Soy Franky. It will be produce
GameMine to shift entire gaming catalogue to Swisscom, Moviestar, Orange, A1 and Vodafone mobile network subscribers

GameMine to shift entire gaming catalogue to Swisscom, Moviestar, Orange, A1 and Vodafone mobile network subscribers

Gaming
Mobile game publisher GameMine has decided to get its entire Nickelodeon gaming catalogue to Swisscom, Moviestar, Orange, A1 and Vodafone mobile network subscribers across Switzerland, Spain, Austria, France, Portugal, Belgium and Poland. The move is a part of Nick’s continued focus on gaming. Available games will include SpongeBob: Sponge on the Run, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Brothers Unite and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run. A crop of seven new SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Nick Sports titles will also be available in these European countries as well to Vodacom mobile network subscribers in South Africa. Ad-free GameMine currently provides subscribers with more than 400 mobile games through Google Play and Apple App Stores across 135 countrie
Nickelodeon gears up to release The Adventures of Kid Danger on Jan. 19

Nickelodeon gears up to release The Adventures of Kid Danger on Jan. 19

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  Nickelodeon is gearing up to release the animated spin-off of Henry Danger named The Adventures of Kid Danger.  It is a 10-episode series following the heroic Kid Danger and Captain Man as they embark on brave new adventures battling bizarre criminals and super villains with their sharp wit and amazing crime-fighting skills. Nickelodeon will offer viewers a sneak peak on January 15 before moving to its regular Friday 6:30 p.m. (ET/PT) time slot on January 19th. The original Henry Danger live-action cast will continue to reprise their roles, now as voice talent, on the brand-new animated series. Jace Norman plays Henry Hart/Kid Danger; Cooper Barnes Ray/Captain Man, Michael D. Cohen as Schwoz, Riele Downs as Charlotte, Sean Ryan Fox as Jasper; Ella Anderson as Piper Hart, an
Nickelodeon to premiere The Adventures of Kid Danger on January 19

Nickelodeon to premiere The Adventures of Kid Danger on January 19

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Nickelodeon will continue with the exciting exploits of Henry Hart in all-new animated adventures when The Adventures of Kid Danger premieres on January 19. The series follows heroic Kid Danger and Captain Man as they battle bizarre criminals and super villains with their sharp wits and amazing skills. New episodes will roll out in the same timeslot. The 10 x half-hour series is based on the characters from TV’s top kids’ series Henry Danger and will reveal brand-new areas of the superheroes’ cool HQ for the first time including the Man Cave tube system they use to launch into crime-fighting adventures and the Man Hanger full of crime-fighting vehicles and gadgets. Having delivered the 2015 short-form digital series, Powerhouse Animation has produced the show. The live-action cast
Nickelodeon and two others gear up to launch live theatrical protection of Bubble Guppies

Nickelodeon and two others gear up to launch live theatrical protection of Bubble Guppies

Studio
Nickelodeon, VStar Entertainment Group and Koba Productions are gearing up to launch a live theatrical production entitled Bubble Guppies Live! Ready to Rock.   Based on Nickelodeon’s pre-school series Bubble Guppies, the US tour will visit more than 30 locations beginning in March 2018. The stage show follows the Bubble Guppies as they search for a missing band member with help from friends like Mr. Grouper. The show will feature music, dancing, comedy and audience participation. Information on upcoming locations, dates, times and tickets are available online. Earlier this year, Nick and VStar Entertainment had come together to launch a second PAW Patrol-themed stage show named PAW Patrol Live!  The Great Pirate Adventure that began touring in the US in October will roll out intern
Xilam Animation in a number of new deals across Asia

Xilam Animation in a number of new deals across Asia

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French studio Xilam Animation, known for the sleeper hit Oggy and the Cockroaches, has recently secured a number of new deals across the Asian region ahead of the Asia Television Forum (ATF). The first batch of the new deals covers pre-sales for the new animated series Mr Magoo; in 2018, Cartoon Network Asia will be airing the 78 x 7 minute series in Southeast Asia, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Australia, India and Indian subcontinent, and New Zealand. In India the company continues to make its mark– over the last 12 months, Xilam shows have been sold to Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, Cartoon Network, Sony as well as local Indian VOD platforms including Amazon India, Alt Digital and Hungama. Almost every Xilam property is airing in the country. Next, Cartoon Network Asia has also ordered sea
Nickelodeon releases new clip of animated series The Adventures of Kid Danger

Nickelodeon releases new clip of animated series The Adventures of Kid Danger

Animation
Nickelodeon has released a new clip of its new animated series The Adventures of Kid Danger. This series is based on characters from the live action show Henry Danger with the stories revolving around the heroic Kid Danger and Captain Man as they go on exciting adventures battling bizarre criminals and super villains along the way using their amazing crime fighting skills and a healthy dose of humor. The Adventures of Kid Danger series consists of 10 episodes and is executive produced by veteran producer Dan Schneider  and is slated for an early 2018 debut. The original Henry Danger live-action cast will continue their roles now as voice talent on the new animated show: Jace Norman as Henry Hart/Kid Danger, Cooper Barnes as Ray/Captain Man, Riele Downs as Charlotte, Sean Ryan Fox as
Paramount launches Cade’s Junkyard AR Experience app

Paramount launches Cade’s Junkyard AR Experience app

Technology
In time with the release of Transformers: The Last Knight on 4K Ultra HD, Paramount Home Media Distribution has launched Cade’s Junkyard AR Experience, a free iOS augmented reality app developed by Viacom’s VR division, Viacom NEXT. Free to download from the App Store till February 20 next year, the experience was created using Apple’s new AR Kit technology which was launched in September 11 on iOS. AR Kit gives millions of iPhone and iPad users the ability to place digital 3D projections in real physical spaces. In Cade’s Junkyard AR Experience, users can control the actions of popular Autobot Bumblebee in a digitally overlaid setting designed as the virtual junkyard of Transformers: The Last Knight protagonist Cade Yeager. Users can also direct Bumblebee while hitting, blowing up and