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Next Media Launches New Animated News Venture

Next Media Animation, the Taiwan-based studio famous for its hilarious animated takes on breaking news items has launched the beta version of TomoNews, its English-language website ... Continue Reading →
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‘Geronimo Stilton’ Debuts on DVD Next Month

U.S. fans of Scholastic’s popular mouse journalist Geronimo Stilton will finally be able to enjoy the popular animated series based on the character on DVD in September. Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Studio Heads Comment on ‘Animation Saturation’ in Theaters

Disney/Pixar chief creative officer John Lasseter, DreamWorks topper Jeffrey Katzenberg and Illumination Entertainment’s founder/CEO Chris Meledandri are among the top studio ... Continue Reading →
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Wacom Releases Two New Mobile Cintiq Products

It’s always cause for celebration when Wacom unveils new products! Today, the Vancouver-based company unveiled the new Cintiq Companion family of creative tablets and the new ... Continue Reading →
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‘Phineas & Ferb: Mission Marvel’ Posts Super Ratings

Disney Channel says its Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel special which aired at 8 p.m. on Friday (August 16) garnered the series’ best numbers in over six months in Total Viewers ... Continue Reading →
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Animated ‘Outlands’ Makes a Splash on YouTube

The new animated series Outlands, which is created by Adam de la Pena, is generating a lot of positive buzz on the Web. The show, which features a great comic voice cast, including ... Continue Reading →
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Home Viewing Gets ‘Epic’ This Week

Home audiences have the chance this week to enjoy the richly animated CG magic of Fox/Blue Sky’s Epic on DVD ($29.98) and Blu-ray sets. Directed by Blue Sky Studios co-founder ... Continue Reading →
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‘Squidbillies’ Offers Behind the Scenes with Lynyrd Skynyrd

Adult Swim fans got a special treat with the season premiere episode of Squidbillies as country rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd lent their talents to the show’s hilarious theme song. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me 2′ Sets New B.O. Records in the U.K.

Universal/Illumination’s blockbuster sequel Despicable Me 2 is now the highest-grossing film of 2013 in the U.K. Universal Pictures International told The Hollywood Reporter that ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Adds Three New Shows to Upcoming Slate

BBC’s Children’s Channel CBeebies has announced several new shows that put the spotlight on female characters and voices: A co-commission with BBC Learning, Melody (20×7-minute) ... Continue Reading →