John Buscema

There is No ‘I’ in Team (If ‘I’ Means ‘Interest’)

The above title may be a provocative one since motion pictures, both live action and animated, based on comic book teams – X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Avengers, and so on ... Continue Reading →
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Sales Report: Raft of Global Sales Precede MIPCOM

With MIP Junior and MIPCOM looming in Cannes, reports of sales of animated programs around the world are stacking up. Here’s the latest: Genius Brands International has sold Stan ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo Sets Three-Movie Slate

Popular YouTube animation channel Mondo Media is producing three animated movies based on its most widely viewed programs. The movies are: Happy Tree Friends, Dick Figures 2 and Deep ... Continue Reading →
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Squint/Opera and Genevieve Dexter Form Eye/Present

Following the collaboration between Squint/Opera and Serious Lunch to finance the 4.5m GBP ($7.2m USD) animated series Messy Goes to Okido — coming to CBeebies in Spring 2015 ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Goes Wild for ‘Kratts’ Season 4

Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Entertainment announce production of a fourth season of hit animated wildlife adventure series Wild Kratts for PBS KIDS. Created by real life brothers ... Continue Reading →
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Platinum Pursues Fourth ‘Matt Hatter’ Season

Platinum Films announces a new fourth season of its boys’ action-adventure toon Matt Hatter Chronicles. Leading U.K. kids’ free-to-air broadcaster CITV has greenlit a further ... Continue Reading →
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‘Justin Time’ Jets Off to China

Guru Studio has appointed Ciwen Media Group to manage all rights in China for the studio’s popular preschool series Justin Time (52 x 11). Ciwen will be the show’s exclusive ... Continue Reading →
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Intl. Emmys Announce Kids Award Nominees

Productions from France, Argentina, Pakistan and the U.K. were nominated in the animation category for the 2015 International Emmy Kids Awards. Announced by the International Academy ... Continue Reading →
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Van Dyke, ‘Downton’ Stars Guest on Disney Shows

Disney is rolling out the guest voices for two of its most popular series, with Dick Van Dyke adding his talents to Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and cast members from the PBS hit Downton ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Boots Up Newest ‘Transformers’ Toon

L.A.-based Hasbro Studios is putting its latest animated series in good hands as Cartoon Network is set to be the U.S. home of the brand-new Transformers: Robots in Disguise, which ... Continue Reading →