Euro Toons Thrive at 2013 Cartoon Forum

The 2013 edition of Cartoon Forum, the three-day TV animation pitching and co-production event held in Toulouse France drew a record attendance of 850 professionals, pitching 68 European ... Continue Reading →

Sony’s ‘Cloudy 2′ May Have Chance of $40 Mil. Weekend

Sony is hoping that its new animated sequel, Cloudy 2 will have a chance of a $35 million weekend, although box office observers are expecting the colorful 3-D pic to cross the $40 ... Continue Reading →

Nick Greenlights Two New Animated Shows

Kids cabler Nickelodeon has greenlighted two new animated series, Bad Seeds and Pig Goat Banana Cricket, ordering 26 episodes of each. Nick has also ordered four live-action pilots. ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ Zodiak Kids has struck an agreement–in partnership with Australian agent The Fusion Agency–for live events for its preschool brands Tickety Toc and Mister Maker to make ... Continue Reading →

Peru’s ‘Rodencia’ to See Global Release

Peru’s first-ever 3D animated feature Rodencia and the Princess’s Tooth will hit theaters in a number of global territories, Variety reports. FilmSharks International has ... Continue Reading →
Igor Kovalyov

Flashback to the U.N. of Animation

Whatever happened to Klasky Csupo? All right, it’s a rhetorical question since Klasky Csupo is still around, albeit in a somewhat different capacity than 15 or so years ago when ... Continue Reading →

‘Cloudy 2′ Serves Up Second Helping of Laughs

Sony Pictures Animation delivers a delicious, second helping with its 3-D CG sequel, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. This back-to-school season, kids may be treading through the ... Continue Reading →
Guillermo del Toro

Del Toro Delivers Halloween ‘Simpsons’ Opener

What better way to kick off The Simpsons “Treehouse of Horror XXIV” Halloween special than an opening created by everyone’s favorite monster maker Guillermo del Toro. ... Continue Reading →

VIZ Releases ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ Novel and Picture Book

VIZ Media celebrates the 25th Anniversary of director Hayao Miyazaki’s popular animated movie My Neighbor Totoro with a special tie-in novel and picture book on October 1st. Published ... Continue Reading →

Komixx Ent. and MacKinnon & Saunders Form New Studio

UK animation studios Komixx Entertainment and Mackinnon & Saunders have partnered to launch a new digital 2D animation studio. Mackinnon & Saunders Digital will be based in ... Continue Reading →