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Rocket Named U.K./Eire Agent for Smurfs

Rocket Licensing has been appointed the exclusive U.K. and Eire agent for globally beloved brand The Smurfs by brand owner International Merchandising, Promotion & Services (IMPS) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dalmatians’ Diamond Leads Home Entertainment Pack

You don’t have to bust out your best tricks to get a great treat from the Disney vaults this week (Sit! Roll over! Open your wallet!) as 101 Dalmatians: Diamond Edition arrives ... Continue Reading →
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D23 Sets Full Year of Fan-Oriented Events

D23, the official Disney fan club, has announced a series of fan-oriented events celebrating new and classic release at locations across the country through 2015. New experiences include: ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fin Punch’ Comes to Cartoon Hangover

Frederator Studios debuted last week an English release of Marmota Studio’s irreverent Fin Punch on Cartoon Hangover. The series will air twice weekly on YouTube at Cartoon Hangover ... Continue Reading →
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‘SpongeBob’ Topples ‘Sniper’ at Box Office

It took a guy living in a pineapple at the bottom of the sea to knock out long-running champ American Sniper from the top spot at the box office this weekend. Opening wide on Friday, ... Continue Reading →
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BAFTA Gives Final Awards Piece to ‘LEGO’

The BAFTA Awards gave The LEGO Movie a triumphant finale to its awards season by bestowing on it this weekend the Best Animated Film honor. Having been passed over for an Oscar nomination ... Continue Reading →
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Playrific Brings ‘Purple Turtle’ to Digital

The popular Purple Turtle is going digital. Aadarsh is partnering with Playrific, publishers of popular children’s apps for leading and emerging brands, to bring the Purple Turtle ... Continue Reading →
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6 Things I Learned About Storytelling From Animating SpongeBob

With The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water hitting theater screens this weekend, we at Animation Magazine received this great list from veteran SpongeBob animator Tuck Tucker. Now ... Continue Reading →
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DUCK Studios Adds Argentina’s Gizmo Animation

Argentinean design laboratory Gizmo Animation has joined DUCK Studios’ roster of directors. With more than 10 years of experience in 2D animation, 3D animation, motion graphics, and ... Continue Reading →
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TWC Sets ‘Underdogs’ for Aug. 14

Underdogs — the English-language version of the Argentinian animated featuare Metegol — has had its release date reset for Aug. 14. Distributed by The Weinstein Company, the film ... Continue Reading →