9-Story-Media-Group-150

9 Story Signs Three-Toon Hulu Deal

9 Story Media Group has licensed three animated kids’ programs to Hulu in the U.S. The streaming service will take on subscription VOD rights to Get Ace (52 x 11), Nerds and Monsters ... Continue Reading →
The-Academy-of-Motion-Picture-Arts-and-Sciences-150

Academy Hosts Aardman Events

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate the work of acclaimed British stop-motion house Aardman Animations with three special programs features the studio’s ... Continue Reading →
comic-con-150

Comic-Con: ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Superman,’ Stoopid Buddies, ‘Vixen’ and More

All right, Comic-Con 2015 is in the books. Let’s wrap it up, shall we? First, let’s get the big guns out of the way. In case you haven’t seen them, here’s the ... Continue Reading →
Cartoon-Network-150

Comic-Con: CN Debuts ‘Bears,’ Sets Stop-Motion ‘Adventure Time’ and ‘Regular’ Movie

Cartoon Network debuted at Comic-Con its new series We Bare Bears, which premieres on the network July 27, with creator Daniel Chong presenting a behind-the-scenes look at the series ... Continue Reading →
Satoru Iwata

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Dies at 55

Nintendo has confirmed the death of company president Satoru Iwata, who passed July 11 at age 55. His death is linked to a growth in his bile duct, a condition which he last year underwent ... Continue Reading →
nick-logo-150

Comic-Con: Nick Previews New ‘Sanjay,’ ‘Loud House’; Renews ‘TMNT’

Nickelodeon gave fans at its Comic-Con 2015 panels a first-look at upcoming episodes of Sanjay and Craig, including a look at the July 25-premiering episode featuring guest voice Anthony ... Continue Reading →
ASIFA-Hollywood-150

AEF and ASIFA Announce Scholarship Recipients

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) have announced the recipients of the 2015 AEF Scholarships, selected from a pool of 113 applicants vying. Three qualifying college ... Continue Reading →
disney-150

Comic-Con: Disney Teases ‘Gravity Falls,’ ‘Peanut & Pickle’

Disney presented a sneak peek at what’s ahead on its hit series Gravity Falls at Comic-Con 2015, also offering a first look at its upcoming animated series Pickle & Peanut. Here’s ... Continue Reading →
TAIS-150

TAIS Animation Showcase Set for July 25 in Toronto

The Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) will present its annual TAIS Animation Showcase on Saturday, July 25 at 7 p.m. at downtown Toronto’s CineCycle. The yearly event presents ... Continue Reading →
minions-150

‘Minions’ Scores $115 Million Debut Weekend

They may just be little yellow henchmen, but Illumination’s Minions dominated its U.S. theatrical debut weekend with more than $115 million in tickets sold. That number make Minions ... Continue Reading →