CBS to Air Animated Yes, Virginia Special

CBS will once again affirmatively answer the question of ‘Is there a Santa Claus?’ with a new animated special titled Yes, Virginia, set to air Dec. 11. Based on the true ... Continue Reading →

Framelight Options Chi-Chian for Movie

Framelight has optioned the cult comic series Chi-Chian for an animated feature film. Jeffrey Erb and Robert Robinson Jr. will produce the movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Created ... Continue Reading →

New Trailer for Burton’s Alice in Wonderland

A new trailer for Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland feature has been released, offering a glimpse at such characters as the Cheshire Cat, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Red Queen ... Continue Reading →

VES Awards Seek Student Submissions

Submissions are now open for the Visual Effects Society’s second annual Student Award, which is sponsored by Autodesk. The award is open to visual effects created for a student ... Continue Reading →

Rare Walt Disney Letter Up for Auction

A rare 1935 letter Walt Disney wrote on studio letterhead to a man in Minnesota is up for auction and expected to sell for between $3,500 and $5,000. The letter, in which Disney informs ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Does Goode, Circles Sit Down

Cable network Comedy Central has picked up rerun rights to all 13 episodes of Mike Judge’s animated series The Goode Family. The network also is in talks with Fox for the same ... Continue Reading →

Bell TV Adds Francophone Teletoon Retro

Some classic cartoons are brushing up on their French, as Canada’s Teletoon Retro expands its audience as a new offering of the Bell TV systems. The move brings the number of ... Continue Reading →

9 Story’s Almost Naked Animals, Wibbly Pig Land Abroad

Toronto-based studio 9 Story Entertainment has secured broadcast deals with top global broadcasters for its animated series Almost Naked Animals and Wibbly Pig. Almost Naked Animals ... Continue Reading →

Shrek Musical to DVD; No Sequel for Monsters

Shrek: The Musical is closing its Broadway run sooner than expected, but will live on in DVD release, while Monsters vs. Aliens‘ hopes for a theatrical sequel have been quashed ... Continue Reading →

Tinker Bell Named U.N. Ambassador of Green

Tinker Bell, the beloved pixie from Walt Disney’s Peter Pan and her own line of animated DVD movies, has received a unique honor for a cartoon by becoming a United Nations Honorary ... Continue Reading →