‘Planes’ Sequel Trailer Takes Flight

Disney has unveiled the trailer for its upcoming DisneyToon Studios sequel Planes: Fire & Rescue (in theaters July 18). The spot, titled “Courage,” showcases lots of ... Continue Reading →
David Michel

Marathon’s David Michel Steps Down

Zodiak Media has announce that David Michel, co-founder and General Manager of its studio Marathon Media, will be vacating the position, effective March 31. Michel co-created and co-produced ... Continue Reading →

New Latin, Asian Partners for ‘Cat in the Hat’

Canada’s Portfolio Entertainment has inked four new deals for it preschool toon The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! with companies in Southeast Asia and Latin America. ... Continue Reading →

Acamar’s ‘Bing Bunny’ To Make MIPTV Debut

U.K. indie Acamar Films has announced it will be partnering with leading Irish animation studio Brown Bag Films and London-based Tandem Films to co-produce a new animated series based ... Continue Reading →
Arthur Rankin Jr.

Remembering Arthur Rankin Jr.

I’ve rarely spoken to any one with as much enthusiasm for his work as Arthur Rankin Jr., half of the prolific production team of Rankin/Bass, who has just passed away at the age ... Continue Reading →

Sega Revitalizes Game Franchise with ‘Sonic Boom’

Sonic Boom, a new CG-animated series starring video-game icon Sonic the Hedgehog, is being coproduced by Sega of America and OuiDO! Productions as part of broad initiative to revitalize ... Continue Reading →

MIPJunior Adds ‘Future of Kids TV’ Summit

MIPJunior will present its first Future of Kids TV Summit during MIPTV 2014, bringing together in Cannes 80 creative strategists from the children’s entertainment sector to address ... Continue Reading →

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: Joel McHale on ‘Randy Cunningham’

Community star Joel McHale guest stars in a new episode of the animated series Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja, airing Feb. 8 at 9 a.m. on Disney XD. In the episode, McHale guest ... Continue Reading →

Deschanel Joins Fox Toon ‘Queen of Everything’ as Exec Producer

New Girl star Zooey Deschanel and American Dad alumna Ali Waller will executive produce a new Fox animated series called Queen of Everything. The half-hour series is described as a ... Continue Reading →

English Trailer Released for ‘Ernest & Celestine’

The Oscar-nominated animated feature Ernest & Celestine has released a trailer for its forthcoming English-language version. Take a look: The English-language version will feature ... Continue Reading →