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‘Jar Dwellers SOS’ Lands Deals Abroad

Bejuba! Entertainment announced that it’s 6-12 comedy animation series Jar Dwellers SOS (26 x 30 mins. or 52 x 11min, 52 x 1 min), has sold to numerous territories globally. The ... Continue Reading →
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Patinkin In Talks to Play Papa in Sony’s ‘Smurfs’

Mandy Patinkin is in talks to star as the voice of Papa Smurf in Sony’s upcoming animated reboot of the hit kids’ property The Smurfs. Patinkin is best known for having played Inigo ... Continue Reading →
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MPSE Sets Golden Reel Awards

The Motion Picture Sound Editors have announced the nominees in a handful of animation categories for the 62nd Golden Reel Awards. The winners in 20 categories will be announced Feb. ... Continue Reading →
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Critics Choose ‘LEGO,’ ‘Apes’

The LEGO Movie took home some gold at the Critics Choice Awards hours after it was passed over for an Oscar nomination for best animated feature . Co-director Chris Miller, in accepting ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Oscars Nominees React

With the Oscar nominations for 2015 now in the books, it’s time for the reactions. Up first is Disney’s Big Hero 6 co-director Don Hall, on behalf of Chris Williams and Roy Conli: “As ... Continue Reading →
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DLA Picks Up PGS Titles for LatAm

PGS Entertainment has signed a deal with leading SVOD content provider DLA to license several animated hits under its representation for Latin America. Titles include The Jungle Bunch ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Signs Multiple Sales for ‘Get Ace’

9 Story Media Group has racked up new sales for its animated comedy series Get Ace (52 x 11). The recently added broadcast partners include TVE (Spain), Zoom (Israel), E-Junior (UAE) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Maya’ Movie Gets Limited U.S. Release

Shout! Factory Kids and Studio Movie Grill have teamed up to introduce kids and families in select U.S. cities to the buzzing world of fantasy and discovery in the Maya the Bee Movie. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Penn Zero’ to Materialize Feb. 13

Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero, an animated comedy adventure series about a regular boy who inherits the not-so-regular job of part-time hero, is set for a simulcast premiere Feb. 13 at ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #246

Original Folk & Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm Translated & Edited by Jack Zipes [Princeton Univ. Press, $35] When German brothers, linguists and cultural researchers Jacob ... Continue Reading →