“We are absolutely committed to making original animated films and are in development on a handful of projects,” said Naito.
“We’re not going to release an expensive original animated movie and just pray people will come,” says Paramount Pictures CEO Brian Robbins.
The move is part of a restructuring effort undertaken by new Paramount Pictures chief Brian Robbins.
Robbins will continue to lead Nickelodeon as well.
Robbins admits that the kids network had “lost its way for a while.”
Naito has overseen the running of Nickelodeon’s animation business since 2018.
Netflix and Nickelodeon announce new partnership in counterpunch to launch of Disney+.
Viacom has bought Garfield.
Nick is expanding its “Spongebob” and “Loud House” franchises, and investing in established properties like Lego, Paddington, and Blue’s Clues.
A new person has arrived in the never-ending game of executive musical chairs at Nickelodeon.
Nickelodeon has a new leader.
During YouTube’s splashy Brandcast upfront event on Wednesday, DreamWorks announced the launch of DreamWorksTV, a new streaming children’s channel that will offer original animated and live-action programming, as well as vintage animation content.
If you’re still wondering why DreamWorks Animation spent $33 million last spring to buy the YouTube channel AwesomenessTV, an article about Netflix in the latest issue of the “New Yorker” offers an explanation that I found to be succinct and worth sharing.
Earlier this month, it was announced that DreamWorks Animation had purchased the YouTube channel AwesomenessTV for $33 million in cash. …