Little Airplane and HIT to Co-Produce Preschool Series

Preschool titans Little Airplane Productions and HIT Entertainment have agreed to develop original content for the worldwide market. ‘I am thrilled to be working with HIT Entertainment; ... Continue Reading →

Thomas Pulls into Movie Town

Popular preschooler series Thomas & Friends is on track for a feature film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. HIT Entertainment, which makes the TV version of the property, ... Continue Reading →

Studio Ghibli Announces Bamboo Cutter

Acclaimed anime maker Studio Ghibli’s next film will be Taketori Monogatari (The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter), an adaptation of the classic Japanese fairy tale to be directed by ... Continue Reading →

Toy Story Movies Return in 3-D

The Toys are back in town. The re-release of Pixar’s Toy Story and Toy Story 2 as a 3-D double feature arrives this week for its two-week limited run in 1,745 theaters. The special ... Continue Reading →

Astro Boy Breaks into China With Day and Date Opening

Imagi Entertainment’s new CG adaptation of Astro Boy is set to bow Oct. 23 in China ‘ the same date as its U.S. release. The move is notable for breaking into the October ... Continue Reading →

Classic, Timeless to Deliver Postman Pat Movie

Classic Media has teamed up with Timeless Films to make a 3-D animated Postman Pat feature film for 2011. The film will be produced as stop-motion, with CG and 3-D effects, with Timeless ... Continue Reading →

Animag’s Press Box Runs Down MIPCOM Offerings

MIP Junior and MIPCOM are bearing down, and animation producers and broadcasters from all over the globe are getting their shows and pitches ready for the annual market and conference ... Continue Reading →

Scooby-Doo!, Adult Swim Score in Quarterly CN Ratings

Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins and Adult Swim lead the way in third quarter ratings for Cartoon Network. Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins, a hybrid live-action and CG-animation TV movie, ... Continue Reading →

VOOZ, Screen 21 Team Up On Canimal

VOOZ and BRB’s Screen 21 are teaming up to produce Canimal, an animated series for preschoolers. The first co-production between the two, Canimal will be unveiled at the Brand ... Continue Reading →

Chapman Launches Charley, Rah Rah on CBeebies

Chapman Entertainment has placed two co-production series for infants ‘ Little Charley Bear and Rah Rah The Noisy Lion ‘ with CBeebies in the U.K. Little Charley Bear is ... Continue Reading →