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Ken Sasaki Promoted to CEO of VIZ

Ken Sasaki has been named the new president and CEO of San Francisco-based manga and anime distributor VIZ Media. Sasaki will succeed Hidemi Fukuhara as as of April 1st, 2012. Sasaki ... Continue Reading →
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Man of Action Announces Three New Projects

The team behind Man of Action Studios, the in-demand creators of Ben 10 and Ultimate Spider-Man, is taking full advantage of its hot streak. The collective—composed of comic-book ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ First Season DVD Arrives in July

July is going to be a little bit hotter for fans of Jake and Finn and Cartoon Network’s glorious animated series Adventure Time. It was announced today that the complete first season ... Continue Reading →
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Kidobi Secures New Kids Content

Canadian online preschool video platform Kidobi has picked up the subscription VoD rights to five animated shows from German media outfit m4e/Telescreen. Kidobi’s new acquitisions ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Reveals Dynamic New 2012-13 Slate

During its New York City upfront presentation, Cartoon Network announced today several new and returning series to its programming line-up including the world premiere of DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Fest Plans Tribute to Ralph Bakshi

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) has announced some of its major plans for the 2012 edition of North America’s premier animation festival. Running from September ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough to Develop Animated Atwood Tale

Toronto-based content distributor and producer Breakthrough Entertainment has optioned Wandering Wenda & Friends, the critically acclaimed children’s book series written by celebrated ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Seeks Phyllis Craig Scholarship Applicants

The Phyllis Craig Scholarship Award Committee of Women In Animation International is still taking applications for the 2012 Scholarship Award. Every year a $1000 scholarship is given ... Continue Reading →
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The Buzz on Disney Junior’s New ‘Quiet Is…’

Last week, Disney Junior premiered a charming new, original stop-motion show designed to help toddlers get ready for bed. The 10 x two-minute show was created by Glasgow, Scotland-based ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Highlights Toon Details at L.A. Upfront

Nickelodeon announced more details about its upcoming animated shows at today’s upfront presentation in Los Angeles. Cabler president Cyma Zarghami confirmed Nick’s dedication to ... Continue Reading →