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First Stop-Mo ‘Adventure Time’ Arrives Jan. 14

The first-ever stop-motion animated episode of Pen Ward’s Adventure Time will premiere on Cartoon Network this Thursday, January 14 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT) as part of a full week ... Continue Reading →
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Mark Eyers Upped to SVP Turner Asia Pacific

Turner International has promoted kids’ chief content officer Mark Eyers to Senior Vice President of its Asia Pacific division. The core of Eyers’ new duties will be to ... Continue Reading →
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Academy to Honor 11 Sci-Tech Achievements

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have announced the scientific and technical achievements to be honored at the annual Awards Presentation, to be held Saturday, February ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inside Out,’ ‘Minions’ & ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Earn BAFTA Noms

The 2016 BAFTA nominations are in, and the top animation feature contenders this year will be Pete Docter’s heartstring-tugger Inside Out (Disney-Pixar), Pierre Coffin & Kyle ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yellow Submarine’ Animation Director Robert Balser Dies

Robert Balser, best known for serving as animation director on The Beatles’ psychedelic Yellow Submarine, succumbed to respiratory failure and died on Monday, January 4 at age 88. ... Continue Reading →
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‘LEGO NEXO Knights’ Hits CN on Monday

An all new animated series from the LEGO Group kicks off on Cartoon Network on Monday, January 11 as LEGO NEXO Knights debut at 5:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The CG adventure-comedy will premiere ... Continue Reading →
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FUNimation Launches Ad-Free Streaming Service

Announced at the CES show in Las Vegas, Funimation Entertainment is kicking off the New Year with the launch of a new ad-free HD anime streaming service, developed with Sony DADC New ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Legend Frank Armitage Dies Age 91

Frank Armitage, an Australian-born American painter who created backgrounds for several classic Disney animated films and murals for Disney parks, died January 4 at his home in Paso ... Continue Reading →
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Alex Hirsch Lands Pilot Deal at Fox

The creator of hit Disney TV animated series Gravity Falls Alex Hirsch has reportedly inked a deal with Fox and 20th Century Fox TV to produce an original script and pilot presentation ... Continue Reading →
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Short-Form ‘It’s UnBungalievable’ Premieres Saturday

Disney Junior and Disneynature are launching short-form animated series It’s UnBungalievable — an extension of upcoming show The Lion Guard — on Saturday, January 9 at ... Continue Reading →