Disney/ABC Logs On to YouTube

The Disney/ABC-TV Group and ESPN have signed a deal to distribute its content on YouTube. The deal will see YouTube launch several channels for the company’s various content ... Continue Reading →

Hood Unites Canuck Producers

Animation and sales company Portfolio is keeping production of its new animated series Hood in Canada. The Toronto-based firm and animation cable channel Teletoon will produce the series, ... Continue Reading →

3-D Talk of the Town at ShoWest

The talk is all about 3-D at ShoWest, the annual confab for film exhibitors going on currently in Las Vegas. Driving the discussion is the success of DreamWorks Animation’s Monsters ... Continue Reading →

EA, Stars Prep Animated Inferno

Video game maker Electronic Arts and Starz Media are prepping the animated feature Dante’s Inferno, based on a forthcoming game. The film will be produced by Film Roman, which ... Continue Reading →

Announcing Animation Magazine’s Online Press Box

Looking for even more insider info on the world of animation? Then check out Animation Magazine.net‘s new feature, Press Box, where you will find all the latest announcements ... Continue Reading →

Slumdog, Family Films Come Home

Family films that include a good size portion of animated and VFX-heavy fare are sweeping onto DVD and Blu-ray this week, alongside this year’s Best Picture Oscar winner Slumdog ... Continue Reading →

WB to Debut New Toon Mural at Animation Celebration

Warner Bros. Animation is hosting a special Animation Celebration event on the studio lot April 7 ‘ during which it will unveil the first update to its popular animation mural ... Continue Reading →

SpongeBob, Madagascar Win Kids’ Choice

SpongeBob SquarePants and Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa took the top toon honors at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. SpongeBob won the Favorite Cartoon honor, beating out Phineas & ... Continue Reading →

Genesis Awards Honor Bolt, Simpsons

The Humane Society of the United States has awarded Genesis Awards to Disney’s animated feature film Bolt and to an episode of The Simpsons. The awards, now in its 23rd year, ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim Sets MipTV Slate

More than 350 hours of programming from the Adult Swim block on Turner Broadcasting’s Cartoon Network will be available at this year’s MipTV, including such cult hits as ... Continue Reading →