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Sony Sets New Release Date for ‘Cloudy’ Sequel

Sony has set September 27, 2013 as the release date for its much-anticipated sequel, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2. This is roughly the same weekend that the studio released its ... Continue Reading →
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Paul Frank Tapped as BabyFirst’s EVP of Development

U.S.-based baby-focused TV channel BabyFirst has appointed veteran TV exec Paul Frank as its exec VP of series development in conjunction with plans to launch new prime time programs ... Continue Reading →
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Acclaimed Czech Animator Bretislav Pojar Dies at 89

The great Czech animator and puppeteer Břetislav Pojar died on Friday at the age of 89. In a career stretching back to the late 1940s, Pojar wrote and directed many stop-motion and ... Continue Reading →
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Conan O’Brien Joins ‘Dark Knight’ Cast

Talk show host Conan O’Brien has joined the voice cast for Warner’s 2013 title The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2. O’Brien will voice the role of talk show host David Endocrine, ... Continue Reading →
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Henson to Distribute The Collective’s ‘Annoying Orange’

Entertainment management and production company The Collective has appointed Henson Independent Properties, The Jim Henson Company’s third party licensing banner, as the exclusive ... Continue Reading →
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Google Pays Homage to Winsor McCay

Fans of Winsor McCay’s classic Little Nemo got a lovely present today (October 15) on the 107th anniversary of the comic-strip. The famous Google Doodle paid homage to the influential ... Continue Reading →
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Tissa David Memorial Planned in New York

We got word today through Michael Sporn’s blog that a memorial has been planned for the late animator and teacher Tissa David at the Academy Lighthouse Theater in New York on Tuesday ... Continue Reading →
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Rainbow’s ‘Winx Club’ Unveils New Licensing Plans

Italian animation house Rainbow has announced new raft of licensing agents for its popular brand Winx Club, on the even of London’s Brand Licensing Show. New licensees include: CPLG ... Continue Reading →
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W!ldbrain Launches Interactive Project ‘Umigo’ Nationwide

DHX Media’s W!LDBRAIN Entertainment, together with outreach partners Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM), WTTW Chicago Public Media and research firm Michael Cohen Group, have ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Announces Two New Marvel Toons

Disney XD announced that it will premiere two highly anticipated animated series on the Marvel Universe programming block, Marvel’s Avengers Assemble and Hulk and the Agents of ... Continue Reading →