Jetix Becomes Disney Channel in Five Euro Markets

The Walt Disney Co. will convert its Jetix outlets in five European nations to the Disney Channel name and brand. The change is set for later this year in Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, ... Continue Reading →

Elton John Brings Gnomeo and Juliet to Starz

Pop star Elton John is teaming up with Starz Animation Toronto to make a 3-D animated feature titled Gnomeo and Juliet. John appeared along with Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty at the ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Unveils Animate Pro

Toon Boom has released the software application Toon Boom Animate Pro, a high-performance package for professional animators. Among the program’s highlights are the ability to ... Continue Reading →

DVD Brings Back Saturday Morning Cartoons

Get on your slippers, grab a bowl of cereal and revisit the Saturday mornings of decades past with the release this week on DVD of two volumes of Saturday Morning Cartoons. The first ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Reviewing Portfolios at Anime Expo

Cartoon Network has signed on to host portfolio reviews at the upcoming Anime Expo, which runs July 2-5 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Reviews will be done on a first-come, first-served ... Continue Reading →

Hahn to Speak on Stanchfield Lectures Book

Award-winning Disney animator Don Hahn will appear at Animation Nation Night Tuesday night, May 26, to discuss his new book Drawn To Life: 20 Years of Disney Master Classes: The Walt ... Continue Reading →

ABC Picks Up Disney Holiday Special, Prep and Landing

Disney and ABC are getting ready for Christmas early, with the network picking the studio a special titled Prep and Landing about a pair of elves who ensure each house is ready for ... Continue Reading →

Second Museum Outing A Bigger Attraction Than Ho-Hum Terminator

It looks like Ben Stiller is more evenly matched with the Terminator than expected. Actor’s Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian came on strong at the box office this ... Continue Reading →

Warner Offers $33M for Midway Assets

Warner Bros. has made a $33 million offer to buy the assets of videogame company Midway. The offer would land Warner the popular Midway game series Mortal Kombat and the company’s ... Continue Reading →

WB Lands Moonscoop Titles for Spain

Warner Home Video has landed the rights to distribute in Spain the Moonscoop series Code Lyoko and SamSam. ‘We have received a large number of DVD and video requests from kids ... Continue Reading →