Montreal’s Animaze Opens with X-Rated Toon

Animaze, the Montreal International Animation Film Festival (, kicks off Thursday, April 16 in the bilingual metropolis. The event offers up four days of animated ... Continue Reading →

Clip: ‘Major Lazer’ Premieres April 16

Diplo’s dancehall music project Major Lazer is finally arriving in animated form on FXX this Thursday, April 16 as the latenight Major Lazer cartoon premieres on the Animation Domination ... Continue Reading →

New Trailer for Ghibli’s ‘Marnie’

GKIDS has unveiled a new trailer for the upcoming North American release of Studio Ghibli’s When Marnie Was There, which will open May 22 in New York City and Los Angeles before expanding ... Continue Reading →

DWA Moves Up ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ Release

DreamWorks Animation is reshuffling its feature release schedule once again, moving franchise sequel Kung Fu Panda 3 up to January 29, 2016 from its previous March 18, 2016 slot. The ... Continue Reading →

‘Batman vs. Robin’ Brings Gritty Action to Disc

It’s a fairly quiet week on the home entertainment front, with one notable exception. The latest entry into the DC Universe Animated Original Movie canon, Batman vs. Robin (Warner ... Continue Reading →

Fourth Seasons of ‘Sofia,’ ‘Doc McStuffins’ on Order

Disney Junior has ordered fourth seasons of animated preschool hits Doc McStuffins and Sofia the First — which holds the record for the top two cable TV telecasts of all time ... Continue Reading →

Cyber Group Racks Up Global Sales

Paris-based Cyber Group Studios is enjoying a healthy start to the year, securing new sales for its series across the globe. Additionally, the company will be presenting materials for ... Continue Reading →

Studio 100, France TV Ink Digital Deal

Studio 100 Media has secured a new digital distribution agreement with France TV Distribution. The agreement gives MCN francetv all rights to manage channels in France,on YouTube and ... Continue Reading →

Rare Cels Help Set Animation Auction Record

Over the weekend, Heritage Auctions — the largest auction house founded in the U.S. ( — put on a record-setting Animation Art auction. Rarities from Walt Disney’s ... Continue Reading →

eOne Nabs NoAm Rights to ‘Snow Queen 2′

Wizart Animation has sold distribution rights to its CG animated feature The Snow Queen 2 to Entertainment One (eOne) for the U.S. and English- and French-speaking Canada. The 3D sequel ... Continue Reading →