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‘Doc McStuffins’ Celebrates Black History Month

Disney Junior’s hit animated series Doc McStuffins will play a big part in the cabler’s Black History Month celebration this month. The young African-American girl who talks to ... Continue Reading →
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40th Anniversary Annies Hosts Are Announced!

The 40th Annual Annie Awards have revealed which names from the toon biz will be hosting honors at the awards ceremony on Saturday, February 2 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The lucky fellows ... Continue Reading →
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Mercury, Technicolor Pull Strings for ‘Atomic Puppet’

Canada’s Mercury Filmworks and Paris-based Technicolor have announced a development deal with TELETOON Canada for the new animated comedy series, Atomic Puppet. The studios and network ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Animates The Staves’ Music Video

Bristol based animation powerhouse Aardman teamed up with Atlantic Records and British folk rock trio The Staves to deliver a visually stunning music promo to accompany the single ‘Winter ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hotel Transylvania’ Opens for DVD/Blu-ray Business

Genndy Tartakovsky’s blockbuster comedy Hotel Transylvania arrives on DVD and Blu-ray today, after making over $324 million worldwide. The Sony Animation feature, which began its ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Picks Up Slap Happy’s ‘Nerds and Monsters’

9 Story Enterprises is expanding to include acquired programming in its catalog, beginning with the international distribution rights to Slap Happy Cartoon’s new animated series Nerds ... Continue Reading →
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‘South Park’ Shrinks Upcoming Fall Season

Trey Parker and Matt Stone are reducing the number of South Park episodes from the usual 14 episodes split into two mini-seasons of 7 to one complete season of 10 episodes, beginning ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Matt Groening & David Silverman

The Simpsons creator and long-time director/producer discuss crafting the property’s first theatrical short. Last summer, family audiences settling down in theaters to enjoy Fox/Blue ... Continue Reading →
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Imira, Zumbastico Partner on ‘Horatio’

Spanish youth programming production and distribution company Imira Entertainment has partnered with independent Chilean house Zumbastico Studios (formerly Sólo por las Niñas) to ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Launches Multiplatform ‘Max Steel’

The newest superhero IP from Mattel, Max Steel, will be kicking off his global, multiplatform adventures in March with the debut of its CG animated series on Disney XD in the U.S. and ... Continue Reading →