Triggerfish, Disney Partner on ‘Story Lab’ Program

South Africa’s Triggerfish Animation Studios will launch The Triggerfish Story Lab with the support of Disney and the country’s Department of Trade and Industry, according to Hollywood ... Continue Reading →

‘1001 Nights’ Comes to ComiXology

Big Bad Boo Studios is releasing five new comic-book titles on cloud-based digital comics platforms ComiXology, now through August. The Forbidden City of Shenzhen, Prince Ahmed, Abu ... Continue Reading →

BRB’s Animakids Arrives on YouTube

BRB Internacional has launched the Animakids channel on YouTube, bringing the multi-platform portal ( to the popular Google-owned video site. The channel also widens ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Fest Announces 2015 Line-Up

Organizers of the 2015 Ottawa International Animation Festival — North America’s premiere animation event — has unveiled the complete list of films programmed for the ... Continue Reading →
Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki Cancels Retirement Again

Legendary Japanese animator, director, writer and manga-ka Hayao Miyazaki has announced that he is putting his sixth attempt at retirement aside in order to take on his first wholly ... Continue Reading →

Clip: ‘Moonbeam City’ Coming in September

As part of its Comic-Con activities, Comedy Central presented a totally rad panel for its upcoming animated series Moonbeam City. Series star and producer Rob Lowe was joined onstage ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana, Sony Book ‘Hotel Transylvania’ Series

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana is developing a new animated TV series based on Sony Pictures Animation’s blockbuster CG feature, Hotel Transylvania. The show will focus on ... Continue Reading →

Atomic Developing ‘Mariachi Zombie’

Atomic Cartoons will be developing Lunch Media’s Mariachi Zombie as an animated comedy series for kids seven to 11. The agreement for a 52 x 11 show comes after the film — ... Continue Reading →
Andreas Deja

Animator Andreas Deja Among New ‘Disney Legends’

Eight newly named Disney Legends will be honored at this year’s D23 Expo in Anaheim. Animator Andreas Deja, composer Danny Elfman and Star Wars creator George Lucas are among ... Continue Reading →

9 Story Signs Three-Toon Hulu Deal

9 Story Media Group has licensed three animated kids’ programs to Hulu in the U.S. The streaming service will take on subscription VOD rights to Get Ace (52 x 11), Nerds and Monsters ... Continue Reading →