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George Miller: The Eyes Have It

Hey, do you know that a feature-length version of Tim Burton’s 1984 animated short Frankenweenie is coming out? Of course you do. It’s hard not to, given the ad campaign. This week’s ... Continue Reading →
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Christy Karacas Breaks Out ‘Superjail!’ Season 3

When you have one of the most off-the-wall, chaotic toon comedies on TV, how do you keep topping yourself after two manic seasons? We caught up with Christy Karacas and Stephen Warbrick, ... Continue Reading →
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A Good Time to Watch ‘Adventures in Plymptoons!’

Fans of indie animator Bill Plympton are in for a treat this week as the new documentary Adventures in Plymptoons! becomes available on DVD and VOD. Directed by Alexia Anastasio, this ... Continue Reading →
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Genndy Does the Monster Mash

Acclaimed animation world veteran Genndy Tartakovsky brings some old cartoon-y magic to Sony’s summer frightfest Hotel Transylvania. Last summer, when Sony Animation announced that ... Continue Reading →
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A Fresh Order of Heroes in a Half-Shell

Nick launches a brand new CG take on an ‘80s classic with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This month, fans of the classic ‘80s comic and toon property (and a whole new generation ... Continue Reading →
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New Outlets Sign Up for Zodiak Kids’ ‘The Ranch’

Zodiak Kids has secured more pre-sales for its Télé Images-produced animated series The Ranch, which will debut at MIPJunior. New broadcasters snapping up the 26 x 26-minute horse-themed ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Jr. Orders New ‘Small Potatoes’ Movie

Disney Junior has acquired the rights to air the 45-minute movie special debut of the Small Potatoes—Meet the Small Potatoes—in the U.S. and Japan. The first animated movie from ... Continue Reading →
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Frankenweenie Guests on ‘Where’s My Water’ Game

Disney has launched “10 Days of Frankenweenie,” a new, free level pack for its hit mobile game Where’s My Water? Free. Inspired by Disney’s stop-motion animated film Frankenweenie, ... Continue Reading →
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JibJab Founders Launch New Kids Property

Gregg and Evan Spiridellis and their successful Internet enterprise JibJab are entering the kids IP market this week with the launch of their new multiplatform property StoryBots. ... Continue Reading →
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Toei to Bring New ‘Driland’ Toon to MIPCOM

Toei Animation will introduce a new animated series based on the popular social game Driland at next month’s MIPCOM market. Developed by GREE, Driland boasts over 200 million users ... Continue Reading →