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XD Serves Up ‘Pickle and Peanut’ September 7

Disney XD will premiere Pickle and Peanut — an animated buddy comedy following the offbeat adventures of teen pals/food items — on Monday, September 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, with ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Bytes: MAXON, Chaos Group, KOCCA

MAXON (booth 715, maxon.net) has announced plans for SIGGRAPH 2015 which include live demonstrations of Cinema 4D by leading 3D artists representing feature and indie filmmaking, visual ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Glendale Campus Sells for $215m

DreamWorks Animation’s financial forecast improved today with the sale of its Glendale campus to Griffin Capital. The $215 million price tag’s profits will be split between DWA ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim and Carrot Zap Fans to ‘Rickstaverse’

Leading in to the season two premiere of Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty (July 26 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT), the network has launched a first-of-its-kind game on Instagram that takes fans ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD ‘Guardians’ Toon Explosive New Trailer

Disney XD has unleashed a first brief but ballistic promo for its upcoming animated Guardians of the Galaxy animated series, premiering September 26 on the channel’s Marvel Universe ... Continue Reading →
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Light Chaser’s First Feature ‘Little Door Gods’ Arrives January

Beijing-based studio Light Chaser Animation has announced that its first feature film, Little Door Gods, will arrive in Chinese theaters on January 1, 2016. The CG film features music ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Wins Bid War Over Emoji Project

Sony Pictures Animation has triumphed in a three-studio auction for an animated feature pitch inspired by those lovable 21st century pictographs: the Emoji. SPA has signed a deal with ... Continue Reading →
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James Stephenson Named Nick SVP Animation & Games

Nickelodeon has appointed James Stephenson to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Animation and Games — adding animation production and development to his current ... Continue Reading →
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Post & VFX House Cognition Opens

Cognition, a new hybrid post production facility, visual effects studio and creative campus, has made its Hollywood debut. The company is led by writer/producer Brian Pope and features ... Continue Reading →
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BLE Announces License This Judges

Organizers of the Brand Licensing Europe event, taking place in London October 13-15 this year, have announced the 2015 judges for its License This! challenge. The panel will be chaired ... Continue Reading →