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Academy Offers Panel on Disney Artist Mary Blair

A new panel featuring Pixar helmer Pete Docter (Up), Eric and Susan Goldberg, Mark Giaimo and Daisuke “Dice” Tsutsumi will explore the lasting legacy of Disney artist Mary ... Continue Reading →
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Halloween-Themed ‘Phineas and Ferb’ Scares Up Stars

Michael J. Fox, Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer and Michael Douglas are part of the all-star guest voice list for this Friday’s (Oct. 7) special Halloween-themed episode of Phineas and ... Continue Reading →
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Bardem May Be New ‘Despicable Me’ Villain

Oscar-winning Spanish actor Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men) is in negotiations to voice the new villain in Despicable Me 2, the sequel to Universal/Illumination’s 2010 hit. ... Continue Reading →
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Al Jazeera’s Series Saladin Receives Intl. Emmy Nom

Al Jazeera Children’s CG-animated action series Saladin is one of the programs animated in the Children’s Programming category of the International Emmys this week. The 26 eps x ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM Attendance Figure Up From Last Year

The attendance figures of this week’s MIPCOM were announced by Laurine Garaude, director of the TV division at the French conference. Over 12,500 people—including 4,360 buyers attended ... Continue Reading →
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August Media & Malaysia’s Funcel Seal Co-Pro Deal

Singapore-based media group, August Media Holdings signed a deal to co-produce three animated series with Malaysian studio Funcel at MIPCOM this week. August Media Holdings will be ... Continue Reading →
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France TV and Ubisoft Let ‘Raving Rabbids’ Out of Hat

France Televisions and Ubisoft Motion Pictures are moving forward in producing a new CG-animated series based on the popular game franchise Raving Rabbids. Nickelodeon has secured international ... Continue Reading →
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Big Bad Boo’s ’1001 Nights’ Is Top Show at Junior

Canadian indie shop Big Bad Boo’s new animated series 1001 Nights was the most-watched show at the MIP Junior market this weekend. Loosely based on the classic Middle Eastern ... Continue Reading →
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Simpsons’ Cast Salary Negotiations May Kill the Show

In a strange repeat of what happened a few years ago, Fox’s long-running series The Simpsons is in danger of coming to a halt because of a tense contract negotiation with its voice ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Announces Four More 3-D Re-releases

You can call it the Lion King 3-D effect: Disney announced today that it will re-release stereoscopic 3-D versions of Beauty and the Beast, Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc. and The Little ... Continue Reading →