WeirdBeard’s Rush Wins Batman Game Contest

Game developer WeirdBeard has won the casting call from Warner Bros. Animation, Mochi Media and DC Comics for a Flash game that extends the brand of the current TV series Batman: The ... Continue Reading →

Kidz Names New CEO, Expands in Eastern Europe

K.J. Istock has been named the permanent CEO of brand-development and licensing agency Kidz Entertainment/EEMC, one of several staffing changes he company has announces. Istock had ... Continue Reading →

AMC Dying for Dead Comic Series

Robert Kirkman’s popular Image Comics series The Walking Dead is near to getting a series greenlight at AMC with Frank Darabont set to write and direct. The deal is described ... Continue Reading →

Nick Brings Ni Hao, Kai-lan to U.K.

Nickelodeon U.K. is picking up for fall airing the U.S. production Ni Hao, Kai-lan, which teaches preschoolers basic Mandarin Chinese. The channel will air the first 10 half-hour episodes ... Continue Reading →

Futurama’s Yonder Comes to Comedy Central

Into the Wild Green Yonder, an original Futurama feature released last year on DVD, will have its broadcast debut as a four-part show Aug. 30 on Comedy Central. The feature, in which ... Continue Reading →

CN Orders 2 New Series, More Flapjack and Adventure

Cartoon Network has given the green light to two new animated comedy series: Regular Show and Horrorbots. The network also announced it is ordering more episodes of the series The Marvelous ... Continue Reading →

Disney Debuts English-Language Ponyo

Hayao Miyazaki’s most-recent animated movie Ponyo finally arrives in American cinemas, complete with a star-studded English-language cast courtesy of Disney. Disney is distributing ... Continue Reading →

MoonScoop Signs Up Dyrdek’s Wild Grinders

Skateboarding icon Rob Dyrdek will star in a series of animated shorts and viral videos based on his semi-autobiographical brand Wild Grinders as part of an overall licensing deal with ... Continue Reading →

Planetside’s Terragen 2

The last time I used Terragen was around a million years ago to create a matte painting background to be the stand in for Oahu. I recently discovered that the Planetside software has ... Continue Reading →

FotoKem Buys Spy Post, Starts VFX Unit

FotoKem, one of the top post-production facility in Hollywood for more than four decades, has bought Spy Post, a San Francisco-based commercials and movie post production company. The ... Continue Reading →