DreamWorks Restructure Cutting 500 Jobs

Predictions for the announced round of lay offs at DreamWorks Animation fell short, with the studio announcing Thursday that it will be slashing 500 jobs and taking a $290 million pre-tax ... Continue Reading →

Melissa Benoist to Be CBS Supergirl

CBS has cast Glee actress Melissa Benoist as the lead for its hour-long pilot for Supergirl. The dramatic script was penned by Greg Berlanti and Ali Adler and is being produced by Berlanti ... Continue Reading →

Framestore’s William Bartlett Upped to ECD

Framestore VFX Supervisor William Bartlett has been made an Executive Creative Director, reflecting the studio’s expansion into new avenues requiring greater levels of strategy and ... Continue Reading →

‘Bob’s Burgers’ Hits the Road for Live Shows

Loren Bouchard’s Emmy-winning animated comedy Bob’s Burgers, which recently got picked up for a 22 episode sixth season on Fox, will be touring the States in 2015 with Bob’s Burgers ... Continue Reading →

DHX Pairs ‘Dimensionpants’ with Broadcasters

DHX Media has signed on a number of new broadcast partners across the globe for its animated comedy-adventure Dr. Dimensionpants. Key sales include deals in Europe, Latin America, Australia ... Continue Reading →

‘Beet Party’ Set to Rock on Nabi Tablets

Korean toon house Redrover and Toronto-based ToonBox Entertainment have partnered with Fuhu, creator of the award-winning nabi tablet — the first Android tablet built for kids ... Continue Reading →

John Hurt Stars in ‘Alchemist’s Letter’ Short

Pixel Veil Productions has debuted the trailer for its latest animated short, The Alchemist’s Letter — a visually rich, darkly inventive fairy tale directed by Carlos Andre ... Continue Reading →

Frederator Network Adds 102 Channels

Channel Frederator Network enjoyed a bit more than 12 days of Christmas over December. The end of 2014 saw the online animation destination sign on 102 new channels. Recent acquisitions ... Continue Reading →

Imira Shops Xilam Properties for LatAm at NATPE

Imira Entertainment has inked a deal with French studio Xilam Animation for Latin American and U.S. Hispanic Free TV and VOD rights to a slew of titles. A number of these will debut ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Employees Face Major Layoffs

Reports out of Hollywood say that DreamWorks Animation, which has been troubled by under-performing releases in recent years, is expected to lay off a good chunk of its staff at the ... Continue Reading →