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TV News Bytes

+ Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has appointed seasoned marketing exec Jennifer Ansley to the new positions of Vice President, Marketing & Communications. Ansley will be responsible ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Gets Spooky with ‘Smurfy Hollow’

An all-new animated mini-movie featuring Peyo’s beloved little blue crew will hit shelves this fall as Sony Pictures Home Entertainment releases The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Chief Marketing Officer Departs

In a regulatory filing Monday, DreamWorks Animation announced that chief marketing officer Anne Globe has decided to leave the studio immediately, according to The Hollywood Reporter. ... Continue Reading →

Crest Animation Declares Layoffs ‘Temporary’

In declaration circulated by Equity Bull, India’s Crest Animation Studios–which produced the CG animated wolf pack buddy comedy Alpha & Omega for Lionsgate–has ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Secures New Canadian Deals

Independent kids’ entertainment producer, distributor and licensor DHX Media has announced a raft of new deals across multiple platforms in Canada for a number of its hit animated ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount Animation Getting ‘Monster Trucks’ in Gear

There’s some intriguing fresh grist for the Toon Town rumor mill this week: Deadline.com has heard hints that Paramount Animation is close to poaching Blue Sky Studios director/producer/co-founder ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s ‘Fugget About It’ Comes to U.S. Via Hulu

Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has announced its mob family primetime comedy toon Fugget About It (seasons 1 & 2, 26 x 22) will arrive Stateside on streaming platforms Hulu ... Continue Reading →
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Rising Sun Pics Has a Blast with ‘Wolverine’

South Australian effects house Rising Sun Pictures was responsible for over 260 visual effects shots for James Mangold’s new Marvel-inspired actioner The Wolverine (Twentieth ... Continue Reading →
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New Women-Lead Lift Animation Kickstarts ‘Henrietta’

A women-run stop-motion animation studio founded by award-winning filmmaker Rachel Johnson (Finding Jean Lewis, Workday, The Toll Collector) has officially opened its doors and is hitting ... Continue Reading →
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Crowd-Funded ‘Dick Figures’ Movie Gets Release Date

The creative cartooning duo of Ed Skudder and Zack Keller aren’t just dickin’ around: the enormously popular anti-heroes of their Dick Figures YouTube series will get their ... Continue Reading →