Andy Heyward

Anybody Here Seen Our Old ‘Friend, Martin?’

I am writing this blog on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and I know what a lot of you are thinking: this is very likely the only national holiday for which there is no animated film. Sorry, ... Continue Reading →

Top Digital Execs Added to iKids

Top executives from Lego, Cartoon Network, Toca Boca and Nickelodeon have been announced as speakers at the iKids 2014 children’s digital media event. The third annual event, ... Continue Reading →

Imageworks Transfers L.A. Staff to Vancouver

Sony Pictures Imageworks is moving some of its staff from its Los Angeles studio to Vancouver in a cost-cutting move. According to a report in Variety, employees at both studio locations ... Continue Reading →
Ed Helms

Helms Heads Voice Cast for ‘Captain Underpants’

DreamWorks Animation has cast comedy actors Ed Helms, Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll and Jordan Peele in its upcoming animated feature adaptation of the popular book series ... Continue Reading →

Oscar-Nominated Shorts Hit Theaters Jan. 31

Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures are bringing the Oscar-nominated animated short films to theaters for the ninth straight year, starting Jan. 31. The animated shorts will be released ... Continue Reading →

CMG to Pitch ‘Ratchet & Clank’ Film Abroad

Cinema Management Group has signed on as the international sales agent for Ratchet & Clank, a 3D CG animated feature from Rainmaker Entertainment and Blockade Entertainment. The ... Continue Reading →

PGS Takes Reins on ‘Alpha and Omega’ TV Movies

PGS Entertainment has agreed to represent the international broadcast rights outside of the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom to Crest Animation Productions four brand-new ... Continue Reading →

3D Society Nominates Best Live-Action, Toon Features

The International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society has nominated five live-action and five animated features for its top honors at its Creative Awards, due to be handed out Jan. 28 in ... Continue Reading →

‘Frozen’ Tops Toon Category at PGA Awards

Disney’s Frozen added to its significant awards-season momentum by taking home the Producers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures. The ... Continue Reading →