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Kanter Named EVP & GM for Disney Junior

In recognition of Disney Junior’s growing success, 12-year Mouse House veteran Nancy Kanter has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Original Programming and General Manager, ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Serves Up 3-D Fare at Toronto Festival

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) will showcase four new projects from celebrated auteurs at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which takes place Sept 5-15. ... Continue Reading →
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Vicon’s Blade Leads to Lower Costs for House of Moves

L.A.-based mo-cap studio House of Moves is reporting lower production costs, thanks to the latest technology advancements in Vicon’s Blade motion capture software, which offer increased ... Continue Reading →
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Reviews of Disney’s ‘Planes’ Not Flying High

We’re only a couple of days away from the release date of Disney’s Planes in theaters (August 9), and already, the early reviews aren’t painting a pretty picture. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Alpha and Omega’ Sequel Set for Oct. Release

Fans of Lionsgate 2010 CG-animated feature Alpha and Omega will be happy to know that the studio is releasing a sequel on Blu-ray combo, DVD, digital download and VOD on October 8. ... Continue Reading →
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Yowza Comes on Board ‘Impossimals’ Preschool Toon

Yowza Digital, Creating4Kids and SupperTime Entertainment have joined forces to deliver a new animated preschool series based on the popular Impossimals characters created by Peter ... Continue Reading →
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Chinese Officials Deny a Ban on ‘Despicable Me 2'

Officials in China have denied that there is ban on Universal/Illumination’s hugely popular animated feature Despicable Me 2 in the country. Authorities say the reason the movie ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Orders More ‘Axe Cop,’ ‘High School USA!’

It looks like Fox is hungry for more of its new adult animated toons, Axe Cop and High School USA. The network has increased its orders for each show from the original six to 12 quarter-hour ... Continue Reading →
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Voices Announced for DreamWorks ‘B.O.O.,’ ‘Penguins’

There is a lot of news coming out of DreamWorks. We’re just happy that this one doesn’t have to do with the performances of Turbo or the company’s stocks or the departure ... Continue Reading →
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LEGO Plans a ‘Simpsons’ Line for 2014

As if you didn’t know already, Matt Groening’s long-running animated series The Simpsons will be entering its 25th Season next year. As part of the big quarter century celebration, ... Continue Reading →