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Amazon Serves Up Seven New Animated Pilots

In the latest chapter in the new media versus TV wars, Amazon has added 14 TV pilots to its programming online on Friday (April 19). The online entity has posted six animated children ... Continue Reading →
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Ari Folman’s ‘The Congress’ to Premiere in Cannes

Annie-nominated director Ari Folman’s new pic The Congress will open the 45th Director’s Fortnight sidebar during the Cannes Film Festival on May 16. The sci-fi movie mixes live-action ... Continue Reading →
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RGH Sends ‘Santa Claus’ to Cannes

RGH Entertainment, a division of Rubicon Group Holding, has begun production on Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, an animated feature film to be released in CG 3-D Stereoscopic. Directed ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Announces Animated Com Award Nominees

The Animated Com Award nominees have been announced for the 20th edition of the upcoming Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (April 23-28). Every year, the Animated Com awards honors ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dragon 2,’ ‘Monsters Univ.’ Shine at CinemaCon

Animated features took center stage at the CinemaCon confab in Las Vegas today. The industry event, which targets exhibitors, producers, distributors, equipment and concession industry ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Launches ‘Turtles’ App for iOS

Today Nickelodeon has unveiled a new way for kids on the go to sharpen their ninja skills with the release of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run, the network’s first worldwide ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Sets NY, LA Dates for ‘Painting’

GKIDS, distributor of high profile animated films for adult and family audiences, has announced key U.S. release dates for French animator Jean-Francois Laguionie’s acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
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One Minute Fest’s CanAnimation Challenge Open

Brazil’s One Minute Festival–now the largest video fest in Latin America–has kicked off an innovative challenge for short film makers. Now open for submissions until ... Continue Reading →
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U.S. Toon Veteran Casemiro Is Marathon’s New Kids CCO

French studio Marathon Media has hired American animation veteran Eryk Casemiro as its Chief Creative Officer, Kids. Casemiro who recently relocated to Paris, reports directly to Vincent ... Continue Reading →
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U.K.’s Clear Vision Rides with Hasbro’s ‘My Little Pony’

L.A.-based Hasbro Studio’s has signed an extensive multi-territory deal with leading independent home entertainment label Clear Vision. The U.K.-based company has acquired home video ... Continue Reading →