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Mattel Creations Inks First LatAm Deal for ‘WellieWishers’

Mattel Inc.’s entertainment content division Mattel Creations has secured its first Latin American broadcast partner for WellieWishers (26 x 11). Aimed at girls 5-7, the new 2D ... Continue Reading →
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Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Your Name’ Wins LAFCA Animation Award

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) announced Sunday that Japanese entry Your Name. was selected as Best Animated Film for 2016. The critically acclaimed work of director ... Continue Reading →
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Stratasys 3D Prints Holiday Magic for Sainsbury’s Ad

This year’s Christmas TV ad from UK supermarket giant Sainsbury’s is a colorful, musical message about what is truly important at this special time of year. And it was all ... Continue Reading →
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‘Long Way North’ Comes Home Jan. 17 from Shout!

Filmmaker & animator Rémi Chayé’s widely acclaimed feature Long Way North will be coming home in the new year through Shout! Factory Kids, which will release the captivating, ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Films of Studio Ghibli’ Returns to TIFF Bell Lightbox

That all-anime spotlight program “Spirited Away: The Films of Studio Ghibli” will return for a third time to TIFF Bell Lightbox as a delightful audience treat for the holiday ... Continue Reading →
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Slamdance Unveils Short Film Lineup for 2017

Organizers of Slamdance have revealed the Special Screenings, Beyond and Shorts programs for the 23rd film festival, which includes 35 world, 9 North American and 10 US premieres. Taking ... Continue Reading →
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Goodbye Kansas VFX Group Opens UK Studio

Stockholm-based Goodbye Kansas Entertainment group announces the launch of its new UK studio which will serve as a strategic base to deliver their Scandinavian smorgasbord of services ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Pixar’s Coco Is a “Love Letter to Mexico” in the Age of Trump Vanity Fair‘s Joanna Robinson dishes the latest updates on the Lee Unkrich Día de Muertos-inspired ... Continue Reading →
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‘Princess Mononoke’ Returns to US Theaters in January

Studio Ghibli’s iconic Princess Mononoke from writer/director Hayao Miyazaki is returning to movie theaters for two nights only in celebration of the film’s 20th anniversary, ... Continue Reading →
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Pics: DreamWorks ‘Trollhunters’ Arrives on Netflix Dec. 23

Netflix is prepping for the global premiere of its animated original series DreamWorks Trollhunters on December 23, releasing select season one episode screeners for review. We can’t ... Continue Reading →