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Coolabi’s has found an American home for its series Poppy Cat on The Sprout. The network, which reaches more than 50 million households in the United States, picked up the rights to the 52 11-minute episodes and will begin airing the show later this year. Poppy Cat is based on [...]
With preschool series Jelly Jamm set to premiere in more than 150 nations this fall, Vodka Capital is bringing the series back to MIP-TV with a new series called Pirata & Capitano. Jelly Jamm, a 3D CG-animated series, is set to deliver its first 13 episodes next month. A co-production [...]
Incident at Tower 37 is a short film written and directed by Chris Perry that has played at more than 60 festivals around the world and won an armful of awards in the process. Now, the filmmakers have released it on the internet for all to see. So take a [...]
A British screenwriter has filed a lawsuit claiming Pixar stole the idea for Cars from screenplays he shopped around to studios in the early 1990s, and is seeking an injunction to stop the June 24 release of Cars 2, writes The Hollywood Reporter. The suit was filed by Jake Mandeville-Anthony in [...]
Nickelodeon fans who have been wanting to add some of the network’s classic shows — such as The Wild Thornberrys, Hey Arnold, Danny Phantom, Aaaah! Real Monsters and Rocko’s Modern Life — to their home video collections are getting their way. Thanks to a sub-licensing agreement, Shout! Factory has been given [...]
Disney’s Tangled is coming to home video in just a week, and the studio is supporting it with a look at some of the artwork behind the hair-raising tale and a talk with Disney animation chief creative officer John Lasseter. Up first, the art: And here’s the Q&A with Lasseter. [...]
Moonscoop is bringing back its art-based preschooler series Ava Riko Teo for a second season. The order will see the production of 39 seven-minute episodes, with delivery set for the first quarter of 2012. The series is a co-production between Moonscoop and Korea’s Character Plan and EBS in association with [...]
Home video buyers who you want to be smarter than the average bear will be heading to Jellystone Park this week. Yogi Bear (Warner Bros., $28.98 DVD, $35.99 Blu-ray, $44.95 3D Blu-ray) arrives on home video. The mix of live-action and animation featured the voices of Dan Aykroyd as Yogi, [...]
Illumination Entertainment is adding to its executive ranks in preparation for an increase in its output of animated features, reports Deadline.com. The studio behind last year’s animated hit Despicable Me and the upcoming animation/live-action hybrid comedy Hop has added Ashley Kramer as executive VP of production and Gail Harrison as [...]
DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon has added yet another notch in its awards-tally belt, taking home the best feature film award at the Humane Society of the United States’ 25h annual Genesis Awards. The award is presented to the feature film that presents a message of animal rights. [...]