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‘Angry Birds’ and ‘Star Wars’ Join Forces

After dashing from meeting to meeting around the Palais des Festivals at Cannes’ MIPCOM market this week, there’s going to be a lot of tired TV professionals looking for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frankenweenie’ Gets Run Over by ‘Hotel Transylvania’

The weekend box office numbers are in and it looks like Tim Burton’s highly anticipated 3-D, black and white stop-motion feature adaptation of his cult hit short Frankenweenie ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough, Teletoon Launch ‘Rocket Monkeys’ Sales

Canadian toon house Breakthrough Entertainment will introduce its new Flash-animated series Rocket Monkeys to the MIPCOM market this week, president of distribution Nat Abraham announced. ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Classics to Debut at MIPCOM

DreamWorks Animation has announced that its DreamWorks Classics shingle will debut at MIPCOM 2012, making available to global broadcasters a comprehensive portfolio highlighted by DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC to Re-Commission ‘Roy’

JAM Media announces that their Royal Television Society award-winning children’s show Roy has been tapped by the U.K.’s CBBC for a third and fourth season, each at 13 x ... Continue Reading →
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SVoD Kidobi Invites Mondo TV to Play

Italy’s Mondo TV has partnered with Kidobi to distribute several preschool series in North America on the youngster-targeted SVoD platform. Bug’s Adventures (13×13), ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Greenlights ‘Gumball’ Season 3

Turner Broadcasting has commissioned a third season of critically acclaimed cartoon The Amazing World of Gumball, the debut series from its London-based Cartoon Network Studios Europe. ... Continue Reading →
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Voices Set for ‘Poppy Hill’

Indie distributor GKIDS has announced its English language voice cast picks for the North American release of Studio Ghibli’s From Up on Poppy Hill, Variety reports. The red carpet-worthy ... Continue Reading →
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Academy to Screen ‘Monkey King’ in 3-D

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will host a special 3-D screening of the classic Chinese animated feature The Monkey King: Uproar in Heaven as part of its China Onscreen ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Releases RenderMan Pro Server, Studio Updates

Pixar Animation Studios has announced the simultaneous releases of RenderMan Pro Server 17.0 and RenderMan Studio 4.0, extensively upgrading the Oscar-winning render software widely ... Continue Reading →