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 →

Deadline for Ottawa Submissions is June 1

The deadline is fast approaching for animators to submit their films for this year’s Ottawa International Film Festival. Entries must be received by June 1, with preview DVDs ... Continue Reading →

Voodoo Casts Winning Spell in NFB Contest

Sebastian’s Voodoo, a short film from U.S. animator Joaquin Baldwin, won the National Film Board of Canada’s fifth annual Online Short Film Competition held in conjunction ... Continue Reading →

Simpsons Director Inaugurates UCLA Animation Award

David Silverman, best known for his work as a director on The Simpsons, will receive the inaugural Outstanding Contribution to Animation Award on June 6 as part of UCLA’s Prom ... Continue Reading →

Stiller Takes On The Terminator

A pair of radically different franchises are looking to make sweet box office memories this Memorial Day weekend. Terminator Salvation got a head start on the competition, opening Thursday ... Continue Reading →

Timmy Time Deals Spread Across Europe

Aardman Rights has secured a number of new deals throughout Europe for its new U.K. preschool series Timmy Time. The deals signed include toy deals with Regio in Hungry, AMO in Finland ... Continue Reading →

Wayne Allwine, Voice of Mickey Mouse, Dies

Wayne Allwine, who provided the voice of Mickey Mouse since 1977, died Monday at UCLA Medical Center from complications related to diabetes. He was 62. Allwine took over the role of ... Continue Reading →