LICENSING INT’L ’06: The Pros Talk

With the Licensing Show in full swing at the Javitz Center in New York, we were lucky enough to catch up with some of the industry’s tie-in product pros. Here’s a sampling ... Continue Reading →

Lee Mendelson, Producer of This is America, Charlie Brown and all of the other Peanuts primetime specials

With the buzz of the approaching Comic-Con in the air and Paramount Home Entertainment releasing This is America, Charlie Brown on DVD this month, we thought it would be a great time ... Continue Reading →

Animation Magazine’s Updated Movie Release Guide

We know you’re dying to know when your favorite animated and CG-heavy movies are hitting the theaters. We update this partial list regularly as studios confirm the release dates. ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Launches Online Contest

Finally, a chance to strut your slapstick stuff for Comedy Central! The giggle-wielding network has teamed up with web video hot spot IFILM to kick off Comedy Central’s Test Pilots, ... Continue Reading →

Foster’s Friends Spice up BK Menu

Burger King will be adding a dash of make-believe magic to its Kids Meals from late April to mid May with the help of the eccentric crew from Cartoon Network’s Foster’s ... Continue Reading →

Beckmann, Kidd on Board with Gnomon

The CG brainpower over at Hollywood’s Gnomon School of Visual Effects just got a boost as visual effects specialist Richard Kidd and Disney development pro Patricia Beckmann will ... Continue Reading →

RESFEST Sounds its Call

The innovative RESFEST film festival has issued a call for shorts, animation, design films and music videos for its 10th annual global tour. Selected works will be shown at 40 top venues ... Continue Reading →

Nick Takes Japanese Plunge with Domo and Polygon Pictures

Nickelodeon has clinched deals for its first-ever Japanese development projects with the Domo Production Committee, an affiliate of Japan’s largest broadcaster NHK, and the Japanese ... Continue Reading →

Bratz U.K. Market Share on the Rise

According to the U.K.’s January NPD Report, the market share for MGA Entertainment’s hip chick Bratz brand has increased 18% from its 2005 standing. ‘Bratz has been ... Continue Reading →

Little Einsteins Make the Grade on Disney

The Disney Channel has renewed Curious Pictures’ charming educational series Little Einsteins for a second season. Gary Marsh, entertainment president at Disney Channel Worldwide, ... Continue Reading →