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What’s the use of having a great idea for an animated show if you can’t get the key development execs at the networks and cable outlets to give you a shot? Well, we may have the right solution for you. Animation Magazine’s 10th Annual Pitch Party is coming up. That’s [...]
Fox-TV will have two new players on its Sunday Night Animation Domination block this fall. Variety reports that the new animated show Allen Gregory will be premiering at 8:30 p.m., following The Simpsons. Produced by 20th Century Fox TV an Chernin Entertainment, the series is described as the adventures of [...]
Oscar-winning Argentinean director Juan Jose Campanella (The Secret of Their Eyes) took his latest animated feature, Foosball 3D to the Cannes film market this week. Spain’s Film Factory is handling the feature’s distribution rights. Variety reports that the film is budgeted around $14 million-$15 million and is both written and [...]
San Francisco-based VIZ Media has licensed the rights for Hamtaro: Little Hamsters, Big Adventures, a video game for Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad to Egg Ball Games. Based on the popular 1997 manga and TV series (more than 350 episodes) which has been broadcast in 40 countries, the Hamtaro [...]
China’s Tianjin North Film Studio has signed a breakthrough deal with Cartoon Network, giving the cabler TV rights to the stereoscopic 3-D effort Legend of a Rabbit for Australia, New Zealand, India and Taiwan, Variety reports. This is the first Chinese animated film acquired by the network. Rabbit will have [...]
After its big Puss In Boots extravaganza of Tuesday, DreamWorks Animation continued to bask in the limelight at the Cannes Film Festival with a special screening of Kung Fu Panda 2 on Tuesday night and a press conference on Thursday morning (May 12). The film’s director Jennifer Yuh Nelson and [...]
Last weekend, Blue Sky’s 3Dblockbuster hit Rio helped Fox International hit the magic $1 billion dollar mark at the global box office. To date, Carlos Saldanha’s valentine to his native country of Brazil has made over $406 million all over the world (as of May 11). This is the third [...]
Is the world ready for more insane version of Lewis Carroll’s heroine Alice? Electronic Arts and Spicy Horse are betting good money that their upcoming title Alice: Madness Returns is going to put a big smile on gaming and action-adventure fans when it hits the stores in June 14. This [...]
Award-winning filmmaker David Puttnam (Chariots of Fire, The Mission) and Michael Acton Smith (creator of Moshi Monsters) will be participating in this year’s Children’s Media Conference, which takes place July 6-8 in Sheffield, England. The confab is chaired by Anna Home, former BCC head of children’s program and organized by Kathy [...]
The National Academy of TV Arts and Sciences has unveiled the nominees for the 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards. Leading the race is Nickelodeon’s Penguins of Madagascar with eight nominations, followed by The Hub’s Transformers Prime which earned six noms. The Daytime Emmy Awards will be telecast on June [...]