Disney/Pixar’s upcoming Monsters University will feature music from...
Home entertainment streaming outlet Netflix and DreamWorks Animation have announced they will create the first ever Netflix Original Series for young audiences by adapting DWA’s summer 2013 release Turbo (July 19) to a series format. The CG-animated show will be titled Turbo: F.A.S.T. (for Fast Action Stunt Team) and will [...]
Little Airplane Productions are taking the star spuds of their pre-k series Small Potatoes on a feature-length musical adventure as the animated movie Meet the Small Potatoes premieres Friday, February 15 on Disney Channel (10:30 a.m. ET/9:30 a.m. CT) and Disney Junior (6 p.m. ET/5 p.m. CT). Hundreds of Small [...]
Televisio de Catalunya, the public television organization for the Spanish region, has announced a new step forward in international co-productions for the area’s toon industry as Catalan producers TV3, Neptuno Films and Benecé Produccions has signed an agreement with China’s AGOGO for The Story Isn’t Over Yet (Aquest conte no [...]
Universal Studios and its Illumination Entertainment animation division are banking that Dr. Seuss fans have sufficiently recovered from the much-maligned Jim Carrey take on the green meanie and are ready to see a new CG feature adaptation of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The new Grinch outing will be directed [...]
Benedict Cumberbatch, star of mystery-solving TV sensation Sherlock, will be guest starring in Sunday night’s special Valentine’s Day themed episode of The Simpsons on Fox. The episode is chock full of romantic pitfalls as Bart’s object of affection Mary Spuckler (Zooey Deschanel) comes back to Springfield, while Homer puts his [...]
An all-new season of Strawberry Shortcake’s Berry Bitty Adventures is set to launch on The Hub on Saturday, February 23 with two brand new back-to-back episodes airing at 8 and 8:30 a.m. ET (encores Mondays at 11:30 a.m.) Beginning Saturday, March 2, the series will premiere new episodes at 8:30 [...]
DreamWorks Animation and distribution partner 20th Century Fox have unleashed two new posters for the upcoming 3-D CG caveman comedy, The Croods. In addition to the Crood brood, the posters give a better look at the lush landscapes and—more important for those of us already making notes about how to [...]
A new CG-animated series based on the works of Beatrix Potter is high-tailing it to Nickelodeon as the preschool-targeted show Peter Rabbit debuts on the channel Tuesday, February 19 at 12 p.m. ET/PT. The show features educational goals that encourage young viewers to learn problem-solving and interpersonal skills as well [...]
Sony Pictures Imageworks has further plumped up its Vancouver, Canada vfx and digital character animation studio (established in 2010) with the appointment of Jason Dowdeswell as VP, Production Operations, and Oscar winner Steve Nichols as Senior Animation Supervisor. The announcement was made by Imageworks EVP & GM Randy Lake. Dowdeswell [...]
Shrevepport, Lousiana’s Moonbot Studios (the clever folks behind William Joyce’s award-winning The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore animated short and app) is reaching out to the online community through Kickstarter to help fund their latest game venture, The Golem, based on the Jewish folktale monster. Set in the [...]
While we all steel our hearts and wait for the (second) final season of Matt Groening’s Futurama to blast off, Comedy Central offers a little salve...
Nickelodeon has released a nine-minute featurette about its new animated series...