Up, Avatar Chalk Up Editing, Art Direction Wins

Up and Avatar continue to expand their collection of honors and awards trophies as Hollywood rolls on toward next month’s Academy Awards. This weekend saw Up take the American ... Continue Reading →

Nick Taps Kevin James as Kids’ Choice Host

Actor Kevin James will be the host of Nickelodeon’s 23rd annual Kids’ Choice Awards, set for March 27. Best known for his starring turn on the TV comedy series The King ... Continue Reading →

Sesame Street Teams With Aniboom for Annual Awards

Aniboom is going to tell animators how to get their work to Sesame Street. The maker of virtual animation studio software has teamed up with Sesame Workshop, the organization behind ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim to Dive into Primetime in 2011

Cartoon Network is planning to open the pool for its Adult Swim an hour earlier starting next year. According to a report in Media Week, the Adult Swim block will expand to start at ... Continue Reading →

Studiocanal Teams Up with nWave

Studiocanal has signed an exclusive, long-term deal to develop, co-finance and distribute nWave’s films in France, the United Kingdom and Germany, according to The Hollywood Reporter. France-based ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Executive Jumps to Twitter

Pixar Animation Studios is losing its chief financial officer and senior VP of planning to Twitter. The internet messaging company has hired Ali Rowghani away from the animation studio. ... Continue Reading →

Valentine’s Day Conquers Wolfman, Olympians

Beauty vanquished the beast at the box office this Valentine’s Day weekend. The Warner Bros. comedy Valentine’s Day jumped to the head of the pack to earn an estimated $56.4 ... Continue Reading →

Disney Teases Tangled to Facebook Fans

Disney’s says its upcoming animated re-imagining of the classic tale Rapunzel will go by the title of Tangled. Producer Roy Conli announced the title first to fans of Disney’s ... Continue Reading →

Ameba Launches Kids IPTV Portal

Ameba, an IPTV company operating out of Winnipeg, Canada, has announced the launch of a children’s entertainment portal that will deliver hundreds of hours of ad-free programming ... Continue Reading →

Chorion Appoints Cipolla, Knepfer

Chorion has appointed Steve Cipolla as executive VP of global licensing and sales, and Tamra Knepfer as executive VP of brand management and marketing. Knepfer previously was senior ... Continue Reading →