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Nelvana Makes Major Content Sale to China’s Ciwen Media

China’s Ciwen Media Group has picked up the rights to air about 1,000 half-hours of classic animated and live-action shows from Canada’s Nelvana Enterprises to Chinese broadcasters ... Continue Reading →
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Home Plate Ent. Launches New Distribution Shingle

L.A.-based Home Plate Entertainment has formed a new distribution division, under the Home Plate Entertainment Distribution Alliance, announced studio CEO Bill Schultz at the MIPCOM ... Continue Reading →
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Movie Plans for Toei’s Dragon Ball, One Piece & Saint Sieya

Japan’s toon powerhouse Toei Animation announced that the studio is releasing a new Dragon Ball Z movie in March of 2013.  At MIPCOM, Toei Animation vice chairman Kozo Morishita ... Continue Reading →
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Monstrou, Sweatbox Ink First Spain-Singapore Toon Deal

Leading Singaporean animation production house Monstrou Studio has announced a new deal valued at 3.9 million euros (appx. $5 million USD) with Spanish production company Sweatbox and ... Continue Reading →
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Nintendo to Showcase ‘Adventure Time’ Game at NYCC

Here’s something totally mathematical to look forward to: D3Publisher and Cartoon Network’s upcoming videogame Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why’d You Steal Our Garbage?! ... Continue Reading →
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Vote for Big Bird! Join the Million Muppet March for PBS!

Big Bird is all over the social media sphere lately, thanks to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s comments during last week’s presidential debates that he would ... Continue Reading →
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Otomo to Appear at Platform Animation Fest

Killer news for anime fans: Katsuhiro Otomo, the legendary director of Akira (for which he also wrote and illustrated the original manga), is set to make his first U.S. public appearance ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Unveils ‘Dark Knight Returns’ Pt. 2 Trailer

Warner Premiere has released the trailer for the upcoming direct-to-disc DC Universe Animated Original Movie Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2, MTV revealed. The film is slated ... Continue Reading →
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Good Grief, It’s a CG-Animated Peanuts Pic!

Here’s a piece of news that 2D animation purists may have a tough time to swallow. Deadline.com reports that 20th Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios (Ice Age, Rio) will be ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Refreshes ‘Tom and Jerry’

The defining cartoon cat and mouse duo beloved by animation fans will return to television in the all-new The Tom and Jerry Show, a fresh take on the classic frenemies coming soon to ... Continue Reading →