IDT Renames Yankee Irving, Pushes Back Release Date

IDT’s CG-animated feature about a young boy’s heroic cross-country quest has a new name and a new release date. The feature, which was originally directed by the late Christopher ... Continue Reading →

FableVision Nabs Library Assoc. and Parents’ Choice Awards

Boston-based media developer and publisher FableVision has been raking in the awards in recent weeks. The company’s Essay Express K12 writing software was the recipient of a top ... Continue Reading →

Disney Shutters CG Unit

When Disney announced plans to acquire digital animation juggernaut Pixar, the studio also mentioned that it will be closing Circle 7, the CG facility it was building to produce its ... Continue Reading →

V For Victorious

Warner Bros.’ vfx-laden, action-packed allegory, V for Vendetta, emerged triumphant at the North American box office over the weekend. Written and exec produced by The Matrix ... Continue Reading →

V for Vendetta, G for Great Gazoo

This weekend’s new film releases offer variety as much as anything else. First of all, the infamous Wachowski Brothers (The Matrix franchise) are offering up their ultimate antidote ... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Enters Kidvid Game with 4Kids

Two things: The game wars continue on all-fronts and it’s never too early to get the kids ramped up about their Christmas 2006 lists. Microsoft Game Studios and 4Kids Entertainment ... Continue Reading →

Fox Among the Dogs in Graphic Deal

Fox Television Studios has signed a development deal with Spacedog to create projects based on three graphic novels. In a move right out of the book of synergy, plans call for the books ... Continue Reading →

KOCCA Funds $6 Million Toon Studio

The Korea Culture and Content Agency has been a familiar force in funding animated projects in the past decade. Now the government agency is expanding its role by establishing a full-service, ... Continue Reading →

Bird to Tame New Disney Mouse

Immediately taking and advantage of the riches the Pixar/Disney marriage promises, the Walt Disney Co. has announced that Pixar star director Brad Bird (The Incredibles) has been tapped ... Continue Reading →

Early Christmas For Korean Ani Industry

The burgeoning animation industry of South Korea has one more notch in its belt today. Daily Variety is reporting that South Korea’s Sieundesign has signed a potentially $10 million ... Continue Reading →