Jeremy Clapin

Jeremy Clapin and the Art of ‘Palmipedarium’

French animator Jeremy Clapin first caught the attention of the festival world with his highly original, funny and dark short Skhizein in 2008, which won awards at Annecy and the Cannes ... Continue Reading →

‘Despicable Me 2′ Plumps Up Uni’s Bottom Line

In reporting their third quarter profits, Comcast noted improvement in its entertainment arm NBCUniversal, handily bolstered by the success of the Illumination Entertainment toon Despicable ... Continue Reading →

‘Pinky, Elmyra & The Brain’ DVD Set Arrives in January

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will be offering a sensational treat for fans of ’90s cartoons as they release Steven Spielberg Presents: Pinky, Elmyra & The Brain – ... Continue Reading →
Kristy Scanlan

Dean and Scanlan Elected as Women in Animation’s Co-Presidents

Women In Animation (WIA), the professional non-profit organization for women, who are involved in any aspect of the animation industry, has re-launched under new executive leadership. ... Continue Reading →
Ken Loach

Pixar Editor Comes to Ken Loach’s Rescue

It’s not every day when you find an editor from Pixar lending out a helping hand to a British master of social realism. But that’s exactly what happened when director Ken ... Continue Reading →

New Trailer Released for Warner’s ‘Justice League: War’

Warner Bros. Animation has distributed a new trailer for its new Blu-ray/DVD movie Justice League: War, which is slated for a Feb. 4, 2014 release. Based on the 2012 graphic novel, ... Continue Reading →

Five New Members Added to Academy’s Tech Council

Wendy Aylsworth, Rob Bredow, Douglas Greenfield, Rob Hummel and Bev Pasterczyk have joined the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing ... Continue Reading →

‘Peg + Cat’ Gets Adopted in New Territories

9 Story Entertainment has landed multiple sales of its new animated preschool series, Peg + Cat (80 x 11′). The show has been acquired by ABC TV Australia, HOP (Israel), Mini-Mini ... Continue Reading →
Rick Glankler

FremantleMedia Kids Welcomes Rick Glankler

FremantleMedia has appointed Rick Glankler, previously of Mattel/Fisher-Price where he was in charge of HIT Entertainment brands, to the role of EVP/General Manager of Kids & Family ... Continue Reading →

First Animated StoryCorps Special Premieres on Thanksgiving

The first ever animated special from StoryCorps, the CPB-funded documentary series drawn from oral history archives, will premiere on PBS on Thursday, November 28 at 9 p.m. (Thanksgiving ... Continue Reading →