Pixar-’Star Wars’ Rumor: Is it a Good Idea?

Star Wars fandom has been in a perpetual state of anticipation ever since Disney acquired the franchise when it bought Lucasfilm and announced plans for a new movie every year. Details ... Continue Reading →

Hub Skeds New ‘Secret Millionaires’ Episodes

Two new episodes of Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club animated children’s series are set to debut Jan. 26 and Feb. 16 on The Hub Network. The Jan. 26 episode, “To ... Continue Reading →

Art Department Offers Free Pixar Lecture, Reviews

The Art Department, an online art school with brick and mortar locations around the country, is offering the public an opportunity to attend Jan. 25 a free online lecture with artists ... Continue Reading →

‘Sheriff Callie’ Debuts Strong for Disney Junior

Disney Junior’s new animated preschool series Sheriff Callie’s Wild West premiered to strong ratings Monday with back-to-back episodes that topped the preschooler demographic ... Continue Reading →
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 →