TOKYOPOP to Adapt Its Own Manga

Manga producer TOKYOPOP is making its first foray into independent film production with a live-action adaptation of its horror graphic novel, Lament of the Lamb. The film is currently ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks Ani to issue More Shares

DreamWorks Animation SKG plans to issue a secondary offering of shares following the Nov. 3 release of its latest CG family flick, Flushed Away, according to The Hollywood Reporter. ... Continue Reading →

Flying Bark, SLR Team for Gasp!

Australian comic-book author and illustrator Terry Denton will see his creation brought to the screen with Gasp!, an animated series to be produced by Flying Bark Prods. PTY Ltd. (formerly ... Continue Reading →

Howard Drawn to Iron Man

Iron Man may not be the best-known Marvel comic-book series, but the upcoming feature film adaptation may be one of the best-acted superhero movies of recent years. Marvel announced ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM Jr.: Buyers Not Sheepish About Shaun

The MIPCOM Jr. market wrapped up over the weekend in Cannes, France, and when the dust settled Aardman Animation’s Shaun The Sheep emerged as the most looked-at property. Fans ... Continue Reading →

RTE Sails With Lifeboat Luke

Ireland’s RTE is the first broadcaster to sign on for Lifeboat Luke, a new CG-animated kids’ show from Belfast-based Banjax Studios. The 52-episode, Hi-Def search-and-rescue ... Continue Reading →

Sony, Minimax Acquire Anime Outlet A+

Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI) has acquired A+, a branded anime block that airs on children’s channel Minimax in Central Europe. A+ joins SPTI’s international ... Continue Reading →

2D Or Not 2D, That is the Festival

The Animaticus Foundation is presenting the inaugural 2D Or Not 2D Animation Festival in Everett, Washington Nov. 17-19. Taking place at the historic Everett Theatre, the event will ... Continue Reading →

Open Season Bears Fruit in IMAX 3D

In addition to claiming to the top spot at the North American box office last weekend, Sony Pictures Animation packed IMAX theaters with special 3D presentations of the family comedy ... Continue Reading →

Bejuba Brings Likeaballs to MIPCOM Jr.

Having made a splash on BBC in the U.K. this summer, the sports-themed cartoon series The Likeaballs will be introduced to buyers around the world at this weekend’s MIPCOM Jr. ... Continue Reading →