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Disney XD Worldwide has promoted David Levine to VP of programming and general manager. In his new role, Levine will guide Disney XD’s program planning and scheduling and will work with the programming team to identify acquisition and co-production opportunities. He will broaden his operational scope to include strategic direction for [...]
With Mars Needs Moms flopping at the box office, Disney has decided to officially pass on producer/director Robert Zemeckis’ planned mo-cap remake of The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The pass means Zemeckis — who’s made mo-cap CG animation his forte with such projects as The Polar [...]
Employer rankings and reconnaissance website Vault.com has named Nickelodeon Animation Studios one of the top 10 internships in the country. According to a release from Vault.com, the site’s editors selected the top 10 internships from a pool of hundreds that represent career opportunities and a chance for students to flex their [...]
Lipsett Diaries has been honored as the Best Animated Short at the 31st annual Genie Awards, presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. Directed by Theodore Ushev and produced by Marc Bertrand for the National Film Board of Canada, the film tells the life story of cinematic genius [...]
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ newest short film, The Ballad of Nessie, will premiere in front of the studio’s upcoming feature Winnie the Pooh. The 2D-animated short tells a tale of the Loch Ness Monster and is narrated by Billy Connolly. The story follows Nessie and her rubber-ducky friend MacQuack, as [...]
Several companies have come aboard as European partners on Cartoon Saloon’s next feature, Song of the Sea, reports Variety. The deals see Optimum Releasing getting distribution rights in Ireland and the United Kingdom, while Denmark-based Noerlum Studios. will co-produce and provide about half of the animation.Also signing on are Belgium’s [...]
It’s the Caped Crusader and the world’s favorite doll swooping in to the rescue with new video releases perfectly timed to stave off bouts of boredom. Batman: The Brave & the Bold, Season 1, Part 2 (Warner Bros., $14.97) brings 13 episodes from the Cartoon Network series that teams up [...]
Nick has order 13 additional new half-hour episodes of Yo Gabba Gabba!, it’s acclaimed preschooler series that mixes live action and animation. Wildbrain Entertainment will re-team with series creators Christian Jacobs and Scott Schultz of The Magic Store to produce the new season, which will be the fourth for the [...]
Get ready to Smurf! A new trailer for the hybrid CG-animation/live-action feature film The Smurfs has hit. The film is the first to show stars Neil Patrick Harris and Jayma Mays interacting with CG Smurfs. Take a look: The Smurfs is due for release Aug. 5. Directed by Raja Gosnell, [...]
Animated features faced both success and disappointment at the box office this weekend. While the top spot wen to the sci-fi action film Battle: Los Angeles, which opened with an estimated $36 million, the No. 2 spot fell to the animated feature Rango. Directed by Gore Verbinski and starring the [...]