Ice Age 3 No. 3 All Time at Intl. Box Office

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs has become the third-highest grossing film of all time in international markets. According to Variety, on Sept. 8 the film passed Harry Potter and the ... Continue Reading →

Del Toro to Lead Disney into the Dark

Disney has signed a deal with director Guillermo del Toro to create a line of scary animated features under a new imprint called Double Dare You. Del Toro, an avid fan of comic books, ... Continue Reading →

Seibert, Sony Team for Toon Features

Sony Pictures Animation has teamed up with Frederator Studios founder Fred Seibert to develop ideas for new animated feature films. Seibert, a former president of Hanna-Barbera Productions, ... Continue Reading →

Cohen Joins Animaking in Brazil

Advertising and production veteran Howard Cohen has joined Brazil-based Animaking Production as an executive producer and representative. Cohen will oversee national and international ... Continue Reading →

12 Companies Nominated for Cartoon Tributes

Twelve finalists have been nominated for three European Animation Honors at this year’s Cartoon Tributes, part of the 20th annual Cartoon Forum convention set for Sept. 22-25 ... Continue Reading →

Disney XD Nabs Naruto Shippuden

Naruto‘s back ‘ and Disney XD has him. The cable channel has struck a deal with VIZ Media to air starting next month the sequel series Naruto Shippuden, according to The ... Continue Reading →

New Cars Toons Start Nov. 20 on Disney Outlets

The first of four new episodes of Cars Toons, the series of animated shorts based on the Disney-Pixar movie Cars, is set to premiere Nov. 20 on Disney Channel, Disney XD and ABC Family. The ... Continue Reading →

DC Entertainment Debuts with Nelson in Charge

Warner Bros. Entertainment has revamped its DC Comics subsidiary into a new company called DC Entertainment and placed in charge executive Diane Nelson, formerly president of Warner ... Continue Reading →

Moore Set to Voice Disney’s New Rapunzel

Mandy Moore is going to let her hair down for Disney. The actress has been cast as the lead role in the studio’s upcoming 3D animated feature film adaptation of Rapunzel, according ... Continue Reading →

9 Voices Recorded at Margarita Mix

The animated feature 9, released this week by Focus Features, used Santa Monica-based Margarita Mix to record its voice tracks. Jeff Levy recorded the sessions on a Fairlight Constellation ... Continue Reading →