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Open Road Films Gets ‘The Nut Job’

Open Road Films (The Host, The Grey) has picked up the U.S. distribution rights to ToonBox and Redrover Co.’s 3-D, CG-animated The Nut Job. The family pic, which is directed by Peter ... Continue Reading →
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Golaem Releases Crowd Character Pack

Golaem has released Crowd Character Pack, a set of free ready-to-use characters and motions enabling faster crowd shots creation. “We discovered that, on a given crowd production, our ... Continue Reading →
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Top Animated Pics to Screen at L.A. Children’s Fest.

GKIDS’ New York Intl. Children’s Film Festival will pay a visit to the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre in Los Angeles, April 26-May 5. Sponsored by Family Drysdale, the ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Snags ‘Trolls’ IP

DreamWorks Animation has acquired the IP for the fad-tastic Troll doll franchise from the Dam Family and Dam Things of Denmark with plans to reintroduce the bouffant characters to a ... Continue Reading →
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Sullivan’s ‘Consuming Spirits’ to Screen in L.A.

L.A. audiences will have the chance to check out indie animator Christopher Sullivan’s widely acclaimed movie Consuming Spirits as the pic begins a week run at the Cinefamily theater ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior HD launches in the U.K.

Disney’s preschool channel Disney Junior has officially launched in the U.K. in high definition. The Mouse cabler already transmits HD versions of its core Disney Channel and Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon Commissions New Season of ‘George’

Jay Ward’s classic animated series George of the Jungle will continue to swing into action thanks to a new season of the show commissioned by Teletoon Canada and produced by Singapore’s ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Offers ‘Fairly OddParents’ Marathon on Sunday

If you’re a fan of Butch Hartman’s long-running animated series The Fairly OddParents, then you’ll want to set the DVR this Sunday (April 14). The special marathon begins at 2 ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix & Hasbro Sign Multi-Year Kids Programming Deal

Netflix and Hasbro announced an expanded agreement making two of the new Hasbro Studios shows, Littlest Pet Shop and Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters, available to Netflix members ... Continue Reading →
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Corsaro Hired as Fandango’s New VP of Content

Kick Buttowksi‘s dad is the new head of content and creative at Fandango. The movie site has hired Sandro Corsaro, the creator of Disney XD’s animated series Kick Buttowksi: ... Continue Reading →