Elton John to Animate ‘Technicolor Dreamcoat’

Music star Elton John’s Rocket Pictures, the company behind the 2011 hit Gnomeo & Juliet, plans to turn the stage musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat into an ... Continue Reading →

Universal Plans ‘Despicable Me’ Attractions for Spring

The Minions are coming to Universal Studios Hollywood. The hordes of tiny little helpers from the Despicable Me franchise will be featured in a new 3D Ultra-HD adventure ride called ... Continue Reading →

Deadline Near for Art Department Animation Classes

The deadline is Feb. 7 for registering for animation courses at The Art Department, an online school with brick and mortar locations across the United States. TAD is offering four animation ... Continue Reading →

WME to Represent, Advise Digital Domain 3.0

The William Morris Endeavor agency has signed as a new client Digital Domain 3.0, the post-bankruptcy version of the famed visual effects company. The agency will advise the company, ... Continue Reading →

Breakthrough Entertainment Execs Buy in as Partners

Two executives at Toronto-based Breakthrough Entertainment have acquired stakes in the company, which produces animated content such as the TV series Rocket Monkeys and Mother Up! Nat ... Continue Reading →

Hollywood Bowl Concert to Fete DreamWorks

The Hollywood Bowl’s newly announced 2014 schedule includes a concert tribute to the 20th anniversary of DreamWorks Animation. The program will feature Thomas Wilkins conducting ... Continue Reading →

‘Wild Grinders’ Launches Season 2 on Feb. 5

The second season of pro skateboarder Rob Dyrdek’s animated comedy series Wild Grinders is set to premiere Feb. 5 at 8:30 p.m. ET on Nicktoons. The 26-episode second season of ... Continue Reading →

Technicolor to Produce ‘Cosmo’ for Fun Crew

Technicolor has optioned the rights from Fun Crew to develop and produce 52 11-minute episodes of the 2-D digital animated children’s series, Cosmo, Bud & Boo, which the company ... Continue Reading →

Camillion Plans TV Series for Koodo’s ‘El Tabador’

Koodo has entered into a global rights deal with Toronto-based Camillion Corp. for the exclusive use in media entertainment of El Tabador, Koodo Mobile’s award-winning animated ... Continue Reading →

‘Hot in Cleveland’ Gets Animated This Season

TV Land has announced that the fifth season of its hit original sitcom Hot in Cleveland will boast an animated episode (titled, surprise, “The Animated Episode”). Titmouse, ... Continue Reading →