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Pjotr Sapegin’s charming stop-motion animated short The Last Norwegian Troll is having a great week. After picking up a special mention honor for Best Narrative Short at the Ottawa Festival, the 13-minute short received the Best Animated Short prize at the Fantastic Festival in Las Vegas this weekend. Produced by [...]
Leading U.K. independent children’s media company V&S Entertainment is gearing up to launch the third season of its international animated hit, Everything’s Rosie, at the MIPCOM market (Oct. 3-6). Season 3 will bring the total episode count to 78 and continue the adventures of Rosie, her best friend Raggles and [...]
Paris-based awol animation has announced the first international TV and home entertainment deals for Portuguese newcomer Big Storm Studios’ 3D CG series, Gombby’s Green Island. The 52 x 13 series will launch at MIP Junior (Oct. 1-2), with solid domestic ratings under its belt. Having sold to Portugal’s RTP and [...]
Cartoon Network Latin America audiences will be able to bid buenos dias to three of Nelvana’s popular kids’ comedy programs soon. Toons Sidekick and Scaredy Squirrel, as well as the live-action series Mr. Young will begin airing across Latin America and the Caribbean next year. “We are delighted to be [...]
Fans of Cartoon Network’s crossover hit, Adventure Time will have a chance to revisit the Emmy-nominated episode “My Two Favorite People” on DVD today. The Warner Bros. release, features 12 episodes of Pendleton Ward’s Emmy-winning show (randomly selected from the first two seasons of the show). Although we prefer DVDs [...]
DreamWorks Animation has finalized its deal with Netflix, selling the rights to its movies for a reported $30 million per title, according to The New York Times. This development is seen as the first time a major studio has picked a Web streaming venue over pay TV. The deal replaces [...]
Indie British animator Phil Mulloy’s Dead But Not Buried won the Best Animated Feature Award at the 2011 Ottawa International Animation Festival this weekend. The fact that Mulloy also took the same prize last year at the fest for the film’s prequel Goodbye Mister Christie must set some sort of [...]
There are some cool new kids on Cartoon Network’s Monday night animation block as Secret Mountain Fort Awesome makes its series debut tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. The premiere will follow new episodes of familiar favorites Johnny Test (7 p.m.), The Amazing World of Gumball (7:30 p.m.), Adventure Time (8 [...]
D’oh! Who needs a 24-hour Simpsons channel? Well, according to New Corps’ COO Chase Carey, we all do, as he recently told the audience at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media Communication & Entertainment Conference in Beverly Hills that his company is entertaining the possibility of having an All-Simpsons-All-The-Time [...]
For the second week in a row, Disney’s 3-D retooling of The Lion King ruled the box office, taking in $22.1 million domestically. In addition, the 17-year-old movie brought in an additional $1 million overseas, adding up its global gross to $77.7 million. Disney Home Ent. originally planned to release [...]