Catlantis

Kids’ Book ‘Catlantis’ Finds Purr-fect Toon Partner in Frederator

Frederator Studios, a WOW! Unlimited Media company, has gotten its paws on the rights to develop and pitch an animated series based on the hits children’s book Catlantis, by Russian ... Continue Reading →
PJ Masks

Exclusive Pics: ‘PJ Masks’ Blasts Off with “Moonstruck” Special March 9

Catboy, Owlette and Gekko — the heroic trio of preschool hit PJ Masks — are ready to shoot for the stars in an all-new special, “Moonstruck.” The two-part, out-of-this-world ... Continue Reading →
Kelly Betz

Kelly Betz Named CFO of DreamWorks Animation

DreamWorks Animation has named Kelly Betz Chief Financial Officer. The appointment, effective immediately, was jointly announced by Margie Cohn, President of DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
Yeti Tales

MIAM! Sells ‘Little Malabar’ & ‘Yeti Tales’ to Youku in China

Paris-based production and distribution company MIAM! animation has sold two French preschool series to Alibaba’s video platform Youku, which has snagged exclusive rights to Yeti ... Continue Reading →
Jeff White

Jeff White Named Creative Director of ILM Vancouver

Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Jeff White has assumed the role of Creative Director for Industrial Light & Magic’s Vancouver, BC studio. A 16-year veteran of ... Continue Reading →
2018 Annecy International Animated Film Festival and MIFA

Annecy Unveils 2018 Poster, WIA to Receive MIFA Industry Award

Organizers of the 2018 Annecy International Animated Film Festival and MIFA (June 11-16) have revealed this year’s official event poster. The artwork was created by Quebecois illustrator ... Continue Reading →
Why Unicorn Drinks

Binge Bros. Options C.W. Moss’ Humorous ‘Unicorn’ Cartoon Books

Vancouver-based Binge Bros. Productions has optioned the darkly humorous, irreverent cartoon collections Unicorn Being a Jerk and Why Unicorn Drinks by author-illustrator C.W. Moss. ... Continue Reading →
The Rocketeer comic, IDW.

Disney Junior Launches Production of Girl-Powered ‘Rocketeer’ Series

Disney Junior has started production on a new animated adaptation of The Rocketeer aimed at young kids and their families, starring a new version of the retro-futurist hero. The announcement ... Continue Reading →
Ferdinand

Exclusive Clip: ‘Ferdinand’ Hoofs It to Digital Platforms Today

Ole, film fans! Fox Animation/Blue Sky Studios’ Oscar nominated animated storybook adaptation Ferdinand makes its entry into the home entertainment ring today, available on Digital ... Continue Reading →
2018 Kids' Choice Awards

Nick Kids’ Choice Awards: 8 Animated Features, 6 TV Toons Nominated

Nickelodeon has announced the nominees who will vie for the coveted orange blimps at the 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards, with eight animated features and six animated TV series in competition ... Continue Reading →