Peanuts, Seuss, Miser Specials Come Home Oct. 6

Fans of classic animation will want to mark Oct. 6 on their calendar, as that’s when Warner Home Video is releasing the Blu-ray debuts of A Charlie Brown Christmas, Dr. Seuss’ ... Continue Reading →

Decode Sells Super WHY! Into Asia, Oz

Super WHY!, the award-winning literacy building show, has picked up new markets in Asia and Australia. Decode Enterprises has signed a deal for the show to air on Tooniverse in Korea, ... Continue Reading →

Paramount Plays with Max Steel Movie

Max Steel is looking to join Transformers and G.I. Joe in the growing trend of toys-turned-cartoons jumping to the big screen. Paramount has teamed up with producer Joe Roth to option ... Continue Reading →

Kickstand Updates StretchMesh for Maya

Upgrades to StretchMesh surface deformation plug-in for Maya adds several new features that creator Kickstand says streamline the production process for creating top-notch character ... Continue Reading →

Spurlock Directs Simpsons Documentary

Morgan Spurlock is set to produce and direct a documentary special titled The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special in 3-D on Ice as part of The Simpsons‘ 20th anniversary celebration. Spurlock ... Continue Reading →

Book on Classic Magoo Holiday Special Comes to Comic-Con

Animation director Darrell Van Citters will preview at Comic-Con International in San Diego his upcoming book on the making of the classic 1960s animated TV special Mr. Magoo’s ... Continue Reading →

FX Aims Archer for Fall Debut

Cable network FX has ordered six episodes of the animated series Archer, a comedy about the employees at an international spy agency. The show, whose title may change, stars Family ... Continue Reading →

Portman Tends to Thunder God in Thor

Having conquered the Star Wars universe, Natalie Portman is setting her sights on Marvel and Asgard, signing on to the comic-book studio’s upcoming Thor feature film. Portman ... Continue Reading →

Finalists Set for Cartoon d’Or Prize

The European Association of Animation Film has named five finalists for the 2009 Cartoon d’Or prize for the best European animated short film. Chosen from a field of 29 candidates ... Continue Reading →

Latin America Strikes Naruto Deals

A new wave of Naruto anime is coming to Latin America, with rights-holder VIZ media making a broadcast deal with Cartoon Network Latin America and a DVD deal in Brazil with PlayArte ... Continue Reading →