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Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal Debuts on Nicktoons: Popular series Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal has officially joined the Nicktoons lineup in the U.S. The new deal with Nicktoons includes a pick-up of two seasons of the latest installment, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal along with the entire Yu-Gi-Oh! library which includes Classic Yu-Gi- Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX and Yu-Gi-Oh! [...]
Thom Chapman, former VP of Business Development and Sales at Toonbox Entertainment, is DHX Media’s new territory manager. Reporting to DHX Media’s SVP Distribution Josh Scherba, Chapman will be responsible for sales to English-speaking Canada and the Asia Pacific territories. He will focus on the expansion of DHX Media’s properties [...]
The venue for the first annual Production Pipeline Expo has been changed from The Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport to Raleigh Studios (5300 Melrose Ave, Stages 10 and 14, Hollywood, CA 90038). The two-day event takes place May 3-4. The announcement was made today by event founder Anthony [...]
Last month’s announcement that the Walt Disney Company would no longer pursue traditional feature animation brought some mixed responses among toon heads. For many it was the final death knell for hand-drawn animation. For others, though, the announcement was déjà vu all over again. Like the Western movie, traditional feature [...]
Good grief, Charlie Brown! One of the hot items announced at last week’s CinemaCon event in Las Vegas was that Fox’s upcoming Peanuts feature will definitely be CG-animated and in stereoscopic 3-D. The studio also confirmed that the film will be released in November 2015 to mark the 65th anniversary [...]
DreamWorks Animation Chief Exec Jeffrey Katzenberg announced the launch of a new Chinese co-production on Friday (April 18) in Beijing. Based on a popular Chinese book series set in ninth-century Tibet, the movie is called Tibet Code, and is a joint venture of Oriental DreamWorks and Chinese investors, including the [...]
British media mogul and sharp-tongued reality show judge Simon Cowell (The X Factor, American’s Got Talent) told The Daily Star recently that the has sold an animated feature to a major studio. Although he was tight-lipped about the animation production company and the subject of his animated pic, he did [...]
In the latest chapter in the new media versus TV wars, Amazon has added 14 TV pilots to its programming online on Friday (April 19). The online entity has posted six animated children shows and one adult toon and is asking for audience feedback to decide which shows will be [...]
Annie-nominated director Ari Folman’s new pic The Congress will open the 45th Director’s Fortnight sidebar during the Cannes Film Festival on May 16. The sci-fi movie mixes live-action with animation and stars Robin Wright, Paul Giamatti, Jon Hamm, Harvey Keitel, Danny Huston and Frances Fisher. The much-anticipated feature by the [...]
RGH Entertainment, a division of Rubicon Group Holding, has begun production on Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, an animated feature film to be released in CG 3-D Stereoscopic. Directed by Anthony Bell (Alpha and Omega, Rugrats, and the upcoming Norm of the North) from a screenplay written by Rob [...]