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‘Avengers,’ ‘S.M.A.S.H.’ Returning to Marvel Universe

Disney XD has set the season premiere dates for the return of two of its action-packed Marvel Universe block toons. Marvel’s Avengers Assemble season two will launch Sunday, September ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Has 2 Premieres, 17 Films Set for Ottawa

Seventeen films from the National Film Board of Canada ― including two world premieres ― have been selected to this year’s festival. Premiering in the Official Competition ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Deep’ Co-Pro Trio Finalized

Technicolor, Nerd Corps Entertainment and Australia’s A Stark Production have finalized a co-production partnership for the CG animated series The Deep. The agreement will see ... Continue Reading →
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‘Captain America’ Brings the Fight Home

The star-spangled Avenger is ready to come home. Out today on home video is the Marvel-Disney mega blockbuster Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Disney, $39.99 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, ... Continue Reading →
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VES Updates Visual Effects Handbook

The Visual Effects Society has announced the second edition of The VES Handbook of Visual Effects. Hailed as the most complete guide to visual effects techniques and best practices ... Continue Reading →
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AFI to Screen ‘Book of Life’ October 5

The American Film Institute will present a special, free screening of Fox’s supernatural adventure The Book of Life during its Latin American Film Festival, running September ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Inks Multiple ‘Fugget About It’ Deals

9 Story Entertainment has secured a clutch of new licensees for its animated comedy Fugget About It (26 x 22), which will soon enter production for a third season. These deals include ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Arrives in China

Fox Television has signed a landmark deal which will bring Matt Groening’s iconic animated series The Simpsons to China (officially) for the first time ever. Online video service ... Continue Reading →
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Image Comics’ ‘Saga’ Tops Harvey Awards

Image Comics titles Saga and Sex Criminals — as well as graphic novels about former Beatles manager Brian Epstein and a collection of Marvel Comics’ 1970s foray into undergrounds ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Palin to Narrate New ‘Clangers’ Series

Award winning comedian, actor, writer and Monty Python alumnus Michael Palin has been confirmed as the narrator for a new version of the classic BBC animated series Clangers. The stop-motion ... Continue Reading →