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‘Frozen’ Panel a Cool Treat for Summit Attendees

Visitors to the World Animation & VFX Summit in Marina Del Rey this week were given a wintery treat despite the warm So Cal weather on Tuesday as key crew from Disney’s upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel, Netflix Team Up for Four New Series

An unprecedented deal with Disney-owned Marvel TV will see four all-new live-action series and a mini-series based on the comic brands’ popular characters coming to Netflix beginning ... Continue Reading →
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RGH’s ‘Santa Story’ Lands at AFM

CMG, which has represented indie animated features such as Khumba, Zambezia and Hoodwinked at market, will commence international sales for a brand new CG, stereoscopic 3-D animated ... Continue Reading →
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Ten Titles Make the Oscar Short List

Ten animated short films have advanced in the voting process for the 2014 Academy Awards, from the 56 films that originally qualified in the category, the Academy of Motion Picture ... Continue Reading →
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Brain Zoo’s ‘Pepe & Lucas’ Picks Up Prizes

Brain Zoo Studios’ CG-animated short Pepe & Lucas recently picked up the Best Animated Film at the Atlanta Shortsfest and both Best Animation and Best Animation Director at ... Continue Reading →
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Favreau in Talks to Helm Live-Action ‘Jungle Book’

In today’s edition of “Hollywood Has No New Ideas,” we find out that Disney is planning a live-action version of Rudyard Kipling’s beloved The Jungle Book. Actor/director ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pocoyo’ Producer Zinkia Files for Bankruptcy

Poor Pocoyo has fallen on hard times. Spanish production company Zinkia, the producer of the hit animated series Pocoyo, filed for bankruptcy earlier this week. The company has applied ... Continue Reading →
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Animation’s Legendary (Semi-) Lost Film

Genuinely lost films in feature animation are so rare as to qualify as unique, but there is at least one: Hanna-Barbera’s Rock Odyssey. Intended as the rock n’ roll answer ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Crafts In-House ‘Justin Time’ App

Canadian indie Guru Studio has released a new, in-house created Justin Time app: Justin’s Jig Jag Jog. The game, produced by Guru Games and suitable for kids 3-6, is available ... Continue Reading →
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PBS KIDS Unwraps Holiday Programming Plans

PBS KIDS has officially announced the return of smash holiday hit The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot about Christmas. Family friendly holiday programming will kick off with the special ... Continue Reading →