Pokemon Explodes at 30 Rock and Online

With billions at stake in the exploding video game industry, the scope of the Pokemon launch this weekend should surprise no one. Fans worldwide are being invited to virtually attend ... Continue Reading →

MYP, CNI, GME in Co-Prod Soup For Hero: 108

Indie animation studio Mike Young Productions, Gamania Digital Entertainment and Cartoon Network International have joined forces to co-produce the new animated comedy/action series ... Continue Reading →

Spider-Man, Bono Headed for Great White Way

Not content just to be a dominant movie franchise, Spider-Man is headed to Broadway. The Tony Award winning director Julie Taymor (Lion King) is set to direct. U2′s Bono and the ... Continue Reading →

Persepolis, Ark to Shine at Cannes Festival

Among this year’s list of films to be screened or premiered at Cannes, are a couple of animated projects of note. Audiences will be treated to the black and white French-produced ... Continue Reading →

Rintindumb Chews on New Deal

A raft of broadcasters at MIP-TV has picked up French studio Xilam’s canine comedy Rintindumb. The 2D-animated series, which debuted in September on France 3, has been licensed ... Continue Reading →

Beeb Buys Iconicles

Create Media Ventures and Foothill Entertainment say they’ve secured a BBC commission for their new children’s animation series Iconicles. Aimed at the 4-6 year old audience, ... Continue Reading →

TV-Loonland Content with KidsCo

KidsCo, the newly formed global channel for children and families, has announced a significant content deal with TV-Loonland. TV-Loonland, an award winning independent producer and ... Continue Reading →

Grazer, Howard Will Re-Make Colossus

Brian Grazer and Ron Howard’s Imagine Entertainment has had its creative home at Universal for some time now. With yesterday’s announcement that the duo will soon remake ... Continue Reading →

Marvel, Sega Bring More Games to Life

Game giant Sega has announced a significant partnership with Marvel Studios. According a report in the trades, the Japanese publisher has signed a deal to make games based on three ... Continue Reading →

Summer of ’07 Predicted As Good Vintage For Gamers

After a winter of discontent in the game business, Hollywood’s upcoming summer slate of films should prove to be a season of solace for the people who make and sell video games. ... Continue Reading →