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Carl England Assumes MD Role at Platinum

Nigel Stone, CEO of U.K.-based indie film and kids’ TV production studio Platinum Films, has announced that Carl England has been appointed as the company’s new managing ... Continue Reading →
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The Making of Pixar’s ‘Blue Umbrella’

Director Saschka Unseld awakens hidden characters and tells a unique love story in Pixar’s latest short, The Blue Umbrella. Pixar Animation Studios has a long history of bringing ... Continue Reading →
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Shout, Hasbro Ally for ‘Equestria Girls’

Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios have announced a new worldwide distribution alliance for animated movie My Little Pony Equestria Girls, set to hit the home entertainment marketplace ... Continue Reading →
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D23 Upgrades Site, Reveals New Merch

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club will be launching a major overhaul and re-imagining of its D23.com website on June 17. The new version of the site will offer unprecedented access ... Continue Reading →
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Ghibli Art Director Crowdfunds Quake Support Film

Nizo Yamamoto, who in his tenure at Japan’s acclaimed Studio Ghibli has served as art director on iconic films like Castle in the Sky, Princess Mononoke and Grave of the Fireflies, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yoda Chronicles’ Launches on Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network will be welcoming the latest edition to the LEGO Star Wars toon family tonight (Wednesday, May 29) at 8 p.m. with the premiere of The Yoda Chronicles—a three-part ... Continue Reading →
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‘SheZow’ Zooms to Hub, Stirs Controversy

Australian-produced 2D animated series SheZow will be making its U.S. debut this Saturday, June 1 at 12:30 p.m. ET on Hub Network, adding on to the channel’s line-up of action ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Aquabats’ Origins, Part 1

In celebration of the launch of season 2 of The Aquabats! Super Show!—kicking off on the Hub Network this Saturday, June 1 at 1 p.m.—Animag will be unveiling special episodic sneak ... Continue Reading →
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Mirada Launches ‘MirrorWorld’ App

Multi-platform storytelling company Mirada Studios has launched a new interactive, standalone “living storybook” iPad app called MirrorWorld, featuring the work of renowned fantasy ... Continue Reading →
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Melbourne Animation Fest Reveals Guests, Films

The Melbourne International Animation Festival (MIAF) is gearing up for its 2013 edition, taking place in the Australian city’s ACMI: Federation Square from June 20-30. The 11-day ... Continue Reading →