‘Boxtrolls’ Leads Annie Nominations Pack

The International Animated Film Society has unveiled the nominees for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards, which will be celebrated at a ceremony held at UCLA’s Royce Hall on Saturday, ... Continue Reading →
Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott to Receive VES Lifetime Award

The Visual Effects Society has named multi-award winning director and producer Ridley Scott as its 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, in recognition of his enormous contributions ... Continue Reading →

New ‘Jurassic World’ Trailer Has Teeth

Universal and Legendary Pictures have released the official trailer for executive producer Steven Spielberg’s long-awaited return to the world of inadvisable genetics research, ... Continue Reading →

‘Knights of Sidonia’ Selected for SIGGRAPH Asia

Tokyo-based Polygon Pictures has announced that its animated series Knights of Sidonia has been nominated in the SIGGRAPH Asia 2014 Computer Animation Festival during Asia’s largest ... Continue Reading →

CBeebies Unwraps ‘Q Pootle’ Xmas Special

Closing out a successful first season of out-of-this-world animated series Q Pootle 5, Snapper Productions has inked a deal with CBeebies giving the kids’ channel U.K. rights ... Continue Reading →

‘Wild Kratts’ on Stampede Worldwide

Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group announce that kids around the globe are ape for Wild Kratts, the wildlife education toon created by the real-life zoologist brothers. ... Continue Reading →

eOne Inks Slew of Broadcast Deals

Entertainment One Family (eOne) has secured major broadcast agreements around the world for over 100 hours of kids’ programming from its catalog, which includes animated hits ... Continue Reading →

‘Pet Pals in Windland’ Expands Territories

Italy’s Gruppo Alcuni announces that its latest CG-animated family feature Pet Pals in Windland has picked up new distribution partners. International Production Associates (IPA) ... Continue Reading →

‘One Piece’ and Hello Kitty Join Forces

Toei Animation Europe and Sanrio GmbH have reached an exclusive agreement that will unite their iconic properties One Piece and Hello Kitty in a dynamic duo licensing program in Europe. ... Continue Reading →

Disney’s Millstein, Pixar’s Morris Promoted to President

Disney-Pixar president Ed Catmull has announced that Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Andrew Millstein and Pixar Animation Studio’s Jim Morris have both been promoted to President. ... Continue Reading →