Jim Henson Co. Back in Consumer Products Biz

The Jim Henson Co. is re-launching its consumer products division and has appointed Melissa Segal to the newly created position of senior VP of global consumer products. Segal joins ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Debuts FusionFall

Cartoon Network New Media and development partner Grigon Ent. have launched the browser-based, massively multiplayer online game Cartoon Network Universe: FusionFall. The network’s ... Continue Reading →

Fleischer Superman Flying to DVD

Warner Home Video and DC Comics will release Max Fleischer Superman on April 7. Featuring 17 vintage, Technicolor theatrical cartoons from the Warner Bros. vault, the two-disc collection ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Inks Deals for Dinosaur King

4Kids Ent. has completed licensing agreements for the animated series Dinosaur King with GMTV in the U.K. and Jetix Netherlands. In addition, the second season of the series has been ... Continue Reading →

Huntik Sold to Jetix, CITV in the U.K.

Big Bocca Prods.’ animated action show Huntik: Secrets & Seekers has been picked up by Jetix and CITV in the U.K. The series of 26 half-hour adventures is an original property ... Continue Reading →

Nick Preps Ni Hao, Kai-lan Special

Nickelodeon is celebrating Chinese New Year with a new half-hour, prime-time special installment of its hit animated series Ni Hao, Kai-lan, which teaches Mandarin to kids. Titled ‘Ladybug ... Continue Reading →

Jackson May Be Out of Iron Man 2

First Terrance Howard was replaced by Don Cheadle as Rhody Rhodes, and now Samuel L. Jackson may be cut out of the highly anticipated sequel Iron Man 2. Jackson showed up at the end ... Continue Reading →

Face2Face Contest Winners Announced

We are happy to announce the winners of Animation Magazine‘s Face-2-Face Contest, a 3D modeling competition sponsored by Dell and Image Metrics. Nearly $10,000 in prizes is being ... Continue Reading →

Bashir Makes Oscar Cut

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that nine films will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 81st Academy Awards. ... Continue Reading →

WGA Nominates Vid Game Writers

The Writers Guild of America, West and the Writers Guild of America, East have announced nominations for the WGA’s Videogame Writing Award. Recognizing writers as a primary creative ... Continue Reading →