Global TV News Bytes

+ Frederator Studios has announced that season 2 of Penn Ward’s (Adventure Time) breakout web series Bravest Warriors will headline the studio’s growing YouTube channel ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Plans Month-Long Monster Mash

Nickelodeon is packing the pre-Halloween season with spooky tricks and delightful toon treats, including brand new themed episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, ... Continue Reading →

First-Time Directors On Board ‘Angry Birds’ Pic

Rovio Entertainment announced this week that Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis will direct the upcoming 3-D, CG-animated Angry Birds movie. The film is being produced by John Cohen and ... Continue Reading →

Nerd Corps to Offer ‘Slugterra’ TV Movie This Spring

Vancouver’s Nerd Corps Entertainment announced this week that it’s preparing the TV movie, Slugterra: Ghoul from Beyond for a spring 2014 release. The original one commercial ... Continue Reading →
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Katzenberg’s MIPCOM Keynote Tackles Evolving Industry

This year’s MIPCOM Personality of the Year, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, delivered his keynote speech at the Cannes event today, during which he theorized about ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM News Bytes

+ SeaWorld Kids, the children’s entertainment brand of SeaWorld Parks & Ent., has joined forces with DQ Entertainment and Rollman Entertainment for a new animated comedy-adventure, ... Continue Reading →

‘Daddy I’m a Zombie’ Coming to North America

L.A.-based PorchLight Entertainment has secured licensing agreements with Canadian broadcasters Corus Entertainment and VRAK TV to air the feature-length CG adventure Daddy I’m ... Continue Reading →

‘Transformers Prime’ 3rd Season Ready to Blast Off

Transformers Prime fans of all ages can add a new item to their holiday wish lists as Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios release Transformer Prime: Season Three – Beast Hunters on ... Continue Reading →

Toei Unveils New Offerings at MIPCOM

Judging from Toei Animation’s eclectic mix of projects at the MIPCOM market this week, the Japanese studio continues to deliver new seasons of favorites as well as original projects ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Closes Its Vancouver Operation

Pixar closed the doors of its Vancouver studio on Tuesday after three years of operation. Variety reported that close to 100 employees have lost their job as the result of this surprising ... Continue Reading →