4Kids Promotes Execs Haigney, Gray

4Kids Productions has promoted two executives, lifting Michael Haigney to the post of creative director and Kristen Gray to the job of head of network operations. Haigney will be responsible ... Continue Reading →

Decode’s Pirates to Set Sail at MIP-TV

Decode Enterprises will launch the new preschooler series Pirates, Adventures in Art at MIP-TV. The 36 x 12 min. series, which was commissioned by the CBC in Canada in and produced ... Continue Reading →

Alice’s Woolverton to Script Malificent

Having written the script that re-imagined Alice in Wonderland for Tim Burton, writer Linda Woolverton has been hired by Disney to tackle Maleficent, a live-action take on the evil ... Continue Reading →

South Seas Student Wins Animag-Sponsored Award

South Seas Film, Television and Animation School honored animation graduate Juan Bautista Culiolis for his short film Fanatics Of The Deep. Culiolis won the Audience Favorite Animation ... Continue Reading →

New Images, Clips from Bakshi’s Restored Rings

Warner Home Video has released images and clips from its upcoming digitally remastered DVD and Blu-ray release of Ralph Bakshi’s The Lord of the Rings. The new release of the ... Continue Reading →

Mill Creek to Release Cookie Jar DVDs

Mill Creek Entertainment will release on DVD a number of popular titles from the Cookie Jar Entertainment library. The deal includes such animated series as The Busy World of Richard ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Brings Tai Chi Chasers to MIP

4Kids Entertainment will unveil its new animated adventure series Tai Chi Chasers at MIP-TV. Tai Chi Chasers is an original, anime-style series that 4Kids will adapt and launch worldwide ... Continue Reading →

Sony Cracks Open Popeye in 3D

Sony Pictures Animation is set to bring the classic cartoon series Popeye back to the big screen as a CG-animated 3D feature. Former Marvel Studios topper Avi Arad is producing the ... Continue Reading →

Chris Evans to Sling Captain America’s Shield

Actor Chris Evans has signed on to play Captain America. Evans, who played another Marvel icon, the Human Torch, in two Fantastic Four films, will play the shield-slinging hero in three ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks’ Dragon Goes Exclusive With Wal-Mart

DreamWorks Animation and Wal-Mart launched a new joint promotional plan for the upcoming 3-D feature How to Train Your Dragon that will see the national retailer carry a large selection ... Continue Reading →