E3 News: Sony, Nintendo Move on Gear, Game Titles

Videogame giants Sony and Nintendo kicked off the first day of E3 by announcing a slew of new titles and more than a few twists on the hardware as they looked to gain favor with the ... Continue Reading →

E3 Returns With New Maturity, Same Old Excitement

E3′s return to the Los Angeles Convention Center this year is also a return to the show’s roots. Once known for its big splashy displays, scantily clad booth babes and eardrum-challenging ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Leads Middleware Talk at E3

The flashy side of E3 ‘ which officially will return next year June 15-17 ‘ gets most of the attention at the annual confab, but there’s plenty of serious business ... Continue Reading →

Advent Buys Out Foundry Management

Advent Venture Partners has bought out the management of The Foundry, backing CEO Bill Collis and the original founders in a deal that sees the sale of the shareholdings of previous ... Continue Reading →

Lynx, CalArts Youth Screenings Set for June 6

A pair of unique animation screening events are set for the Los Angeles area this Saturday, June 6. The Missing Lynx, an animated film from Spain that won that nation’s Goya Award ... Continue Reading →

Bakugan Wins Top Licensing Awards

Intl. Licensing Industry Merchandisers Assoc. (LIMA) named Bakugan the Overall Best Licensed Program of the year at the Licensing Show on Tuesday night. Corus Ent., Cartoon Network ... Continue Reading →

Fremantle to Distribute Balloonatiks Feature

Fremantle Corp. has signed on as the worldwide distributor for Animagic Entertainment’s burgeoning animated kids franchise, The Balloonatiks. The deal includes a full-length feature ... Continue Reading →

Land of Lost Looks to Upend Up

Comedy is charging the box office, with Land of the Lost hoping a mix of adventure and laughs will pop Up’s balloon and rise to the top of the heap. The Brad Silberling (10 Items ... Continue Reading →

Animation Ahead for Lemony Snicket Series?

Brad Silberling, director of the 2004 feature Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, has hinted to MTV that a stop-motion animation sequel is possible. Based on the ... Continue Reading →

LEGO Builds Deal for Ben 10 Toys

Cartoon Network Enterprises and The LEGO Group have struck their first ever product-development deal in bringing a line of construction toys based on the popular animated series Ben ... Continue Reading →