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Animation fans can finally get an online taste of the Duopoly children’s series The Very Good Adventures of Yam Roll in Happy Kingdom as the show debuts on Hulu.com. Episodes of the series are now streaming on the free, ad-supported site as well as on the Hulu Plus subscription service. [...]
Just in time for Comic-Con, the youthful heroes of the DC Universe arrive to save home video viewers with the release of Young Justice, Season 1, Vol. 1 (Warner Bros., $14.97) The release includes four episodes from the series, which airs on Cartoon Network and recounts the adventures of Robin, Aqualad, [...]
Before you snap your spine picking up the official event guide for San Diego’s massive comics, animation and pop-culture event, take a quick glance at what the 41st edition has to offer this July 21-24. There’s so much going on, check back at AnimationMagazine.net over the next day or so [...]
Toronto-based animation house Arc Productions, recently acquired by a Canadian ownership group from Starz Media, has hired Stephanie Denton to head its Los Angles office as senior VP of sales and business development. Prior to joining Arc, Denton accrued 24 years of experience many of them as president of international [...]
KidsCo has acquisition Traces, an original HD TV animated series co-produced by Taiwanese animation studio, Xanthus, and Swiss animation studio, Animagination. KidsCo, a global children’s television network for pre-schoolers, is a joint-venture channel owned by NBC Universal, Corus Entertainment and Cookie Jar Entertainment. It will air the 13 25-minute episodes [...]
Zoobabu, a new stereoscopic 3D series from BRB Internacional, has just signed broadcast rights deals with outlets in multiple major international markets. Disney has acquired the series for Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The show also will be broadcast in Canada in French on Radio Canada, and in English on BBC Kids [...]
Harry Potter cast a record-setting spell on the box office this weekend, with the premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 selling a stunning $168 million worth of tickets. The Warner Bros. release also did well overseas, making $307 million for a three-day worldwide total of $475 [...]
A new trailer has hit for a new stop-motion animated feature from Aardman and Sony titled The Pirates! Band of Misfits. Directed by Pete Lord with Jeff Newitt, the film is due out in 3D March 30, 2012. Take a look: Aardman, of course, is the studio behind the beloved [...]
It’s a weekend for old friends as movie goers bid adieu to Harry Potter and the students of Hogwarts and welcome back a beloved old bear named Winnie the Pooh. The undisputed juggernaut is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, which opens Friday at nearly 4,400 theaters — [...]
Fox’s Family Guy leads animated contenders in the nominations for the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards with four nominations, even as it missed being nominated for Outstanding Animated Program. The Fox series earned three music-related nominations: two for Outstanding Music Composition in a Series and one for Outstanding Original Music [...]