Ka-chew! Signs Quakenbush and Trussell

Commercial production company ka-chew! has added to its staff animation directors Corky Quakenbush and Joel Trussell. Quakenbush has directed, produced and developed programs for just ... Continue Reading →

China OKs Nick-branded Web Site

MTV Networks China and CCTV.com have teamed up to launch an online destination in China featuring Nickelodeon-branded streaming video at Nick.CCTV.com. According to Cynopsis Kids, the ... Continue Reading →

Nick Promotes Poindexter, Magallanes

Nickelodeon Animation has promoted executives Roland Poindexter and Rich Magallanes. Poindexter will rise to the title of senior VP current series and will supervise production on all ... Continue Reading →

Dante, Penguins Originals Get Disc Release

Whether you prefer fire or ice, this week’s new original animated DVD releases deliver it all. On the hot side is Dante’s Inferno: An Animated Epic (Anchor Bay Entertainment, ... Continue Reading →

WIA Sets Bay Area Event for Feb. 25

The Women in Animation Bay Area chapter has announced a meeting and networking event for Feb. 25. The event will feature networking, pizza, games and a surprise screening. The meeting ... Continue Reading →

Sardine, Teletoon Team Up for Tim

Sardine Productions is developing a new animated series with the working title of Tim for Teletoon Canada. The deal between the animation studio and the TV outlet calls for 52 11-minute ... Continue Reading →

Portfolio Opens ‘In Toon With Tweens’ Contest

Portfolio Entertainment has launched a new animation contest called ‘In Toon With Tweens,’ offering top prizes totaling $10,000 in Canadian currency as part of an option ... Continue Reading →

Stilton Sold in Six New Territories

The broadcast rights to animated series Geronimo Stilton have been sold to TV outlets in Europe, Canada, the Middle East and Asia. The series, a co-production of Atlantyca Entertainment ... Continue Reading →

Dear John Unseats Avatar Atop Box Office

After eight weeks as the No. 1 movie in America, Avatar finally slipped to the No. 2 slot this weekend. The romantic drama Dear John was the film that finally dethroned the James Cameron ... Continue Reading →

Up, Prep and Landing Take Top Annies

Up took the top prizes for animated feature at the 37th annual Annie Awards. The Disney-Pixar movie won two awards ‘ one for best picture and best director for Pete Docter ‘ ... Continue Reading →