Pixar Shorts Come To ABC Family

ABC Family will broadcast a two-hour presentation of Pixar’s short films as part of its holiday celebration. The block of shorts is set to premiere Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. and again ... Continue Reading →

WB Circles Pitch for Peacock Pic

Warner Bros. is looking to get back into animated features. The studio is in talks to pick up an untitled pitch for an animated feature about a peacock from writers Austin Winsberg ... Continue Reading →

Marvel, Aniboom Pick Motion Comics Finalists

Aniboom and Marvel have chosen five finalists in the companies’ motion comics contest, a competition for which more than 10 hours of original motion comics material was submitted ... Continue Reading →

Method Brings Back Little Prince

The Little Prince is coming back to TV, with Method Animation announcing plans for CG-animated series based on the popular children’s books with a budget of $27.5 million, according ... Continue Reading →

Kenyan Co-Production Lands CBeebies Slot

Kenyan company Homeboyz has made a breakthrough for African animation as Tinga Tinga Tales, the TV series it co-produced with U.K.’s Tiger Aspect, is set to debut on CBeebies ... Continue Reading →

Astro Opens in 6th; Paranormal Shoots to Top

Astro Boy launched into low orbit in a weekend of unusual box office results that saw the cult film Paranormal Activity peak in the top spot. Summit Entertainment’s release of ... Continue Reading →

HandMade Films Buys Animation Collective

British company HandMade Films has cut a deal to acquire American content provider Animation Collective for $12 million. HandMade also has partnered with National Geographic, with both ... Continue Reading →

Hathaway, Harris, Santoro Headed to Rio

Actors Anne Hathaway, Neil Patrick Harris and Rodrigo Santoro are all in talks to lend their voices to Rio, an animated feature directed by Carlos Saldanha at Blue Sky Studios and Fox, ... Continue Reading →

The Little Robot That Could

Die-hard fans are hoping that Astro Boy, Imagi’s new CG-animated adaptation of Tezuka’s beloved manga, will be as electrifying as the original property and TV series. It’s ... Continue Reading →

Orange Peels Toei Titles for VOD

Popular anime series Captain Harlock and Ken the Great Bear Fist (also known as Fist of the North Star) are coming to video on demand and mobile video on demand in French territories. The ... Continue Reading →