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Animated French Toon ‘Zarafa’ Arrives in L.A.

Los Angeles audiences will have a chance to enjoy Zarafa, the beautiful new animated feature by Rémi Bezançon and Jean-Christophe Lie (The Man in the Blue Gordini, Nocturna), when ... Continue Reading →
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Dyrdek’s ‘Wild Grinders’ to Roll on NickToons

Nicktoons will debut Wild Grinders, the new animated series from skateboarding icon Rob Dyrdek (MTV’s Rob & Big, Fantasy Factory) on Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m. Inspired by Dyrdek’s ... Continue Reading →
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MacFarlane’s ‘Flintstones’ Series on Hold at Fox

The animated project from Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane will be delayed, according to The Hollywood Reporter. No announcements have been made on when production will resume. The ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Festival Unveils Yamamura’s 2012 Poster

The Ottawa International Animation Festival revealed its very cool 2012 poster yesterday. Created by acclaimed Japanese animator Koji Yamaura (Mount Head, Muybridge’s Strings) who ... Continue Reading →
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Loomis Upped to Chief Marketing Officer at Disney Channel

Disney Channels Worldwide has promoted Richard Loomis to the newly created position of senior VP and chief marketing officer. In his new position, Loomis, who joined Disney in 2007 ... Continue Reading →
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SMOSH to Launch YouTube Animation Channel

Online teen and young adult comedy content destination SMOSH will launch a new animation YouTube channel called Shut Up! Cartoons on April 30. The toon channel is led by former Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg’s Compensation Dropped 40.5% in 2011

According to a recent regulatory filing, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg’s compensation for 2011 dropped to $4 million (from $6.7 million in 2010). The studio head got ... Continue Reading →
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Adobe to Preview Creative Suite 6 at NAB

Adobe will showcase new software and innovations that improve how broadcasters, filmmakers and video professionals create, deliver and monetize high-quality productions across multiple ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Acquires ‘Knights of Valour’ for Spain

Antonio Banderas is continuing this lucky streak with animated features, after his success with DreamWorks’ Shrek franchise, Puss in Boots and The Missing Lynx, which was produced ... Continue Reading →
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More Outlets Are Bushytailed for ‘The Woodlies’

Studio 100 and Flying Bark’s colorful new animated series The Woodlies has found a new home on Australia’s Seven Network this year. Described as “nuttier than a squirrel’s lunch,” ... Continue Reading →