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‘Octonauts’ Teams Up with Ocean Exploration & Research

Silvergate’s hit animated preschool series Octonauts is exploring opportunities with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of Ocean Exploration ... Continue Reading →
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First Disney Store to Open in China in 2015

The first Disney Store in mainland China will open its doors by early 2015 in Lujiazui, a locality within Shanghai. The 53, 000 square-foot Lujiazui site will be located in Shanghai’s ... Continue Reading →
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VES Summit Addresses Vast Changes in Industry

Illumination Entertainment founder Chris Meledandri, former Digital Domain president and Ender’s Game producer Ed Ulbrich, Warner Bros. president of digital production, animation ... Continue Reading →
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Moonscoop Catalog Sweeps Asia

Paris-based Moonscoop will be schlepping off to Singapore this December for the Asia Television Forum, following a series of successful deals for its library of kids’ entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Chris Meledandri to Receive PGA Visionary Award

The Producers Guild of America will be honoring Illumination Entertainment founder and CEO Chris Meledandri with its 2014 Visionary Award, which will be presented at the Producers Guild ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cloudbabies’ Soar to Germany

Following a successful tour of the MIPCOM market in Cannes, Hoho Rights has announced a key sale for its CG animated preschool property, Cloudbabies (52 x 10), which will be floating ... Continue Reading →
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‘Room on the Broom’: A Perfect Halloween Treat!

The team behind the two Gruffalo specials delivers another family gem, the charming CG-animated ... Continue Reading →
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Rob Letterman to Direct DreamWorks’ ‘Captain Underpants’

Monsters vs. Aliens‘ director Rob Letterman will lead DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming feature adaptation of Captain Underpants. The Hollywood Reporter broke the story on ... Continue Reading →
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Marcia Wallace, Voice of Edna Krabappel, Dies at 70

Emmy award-winning actress Marcia Wallace, who voiced the role of Bart’s teacher, Edna Krabappel on The Simpsons, passed away on Friday. She was in failing health for the past ... Continue Reading →
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Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’ to Screen at AFI Festival

Hayao Miyazaki’s acclaimed 11th and final film The Wind Rises will makes its Los Angeles premiere at the American Film Institute’s Festival on November 8 and 9. Disney’s ... Continue Reading →