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9 Story’s ‘Joe & Jack’ Headed for KiKA

Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has sold its animated preschool series Joe & Jack (39 x 7) to Germany’s ARD/SWR, which will broadcast the show on children’s pubcaster ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mr. Hell’ Trio Reunites for ‘Unstable’ Feature

Unstable, a 2-D animated feature film to be co-directed by Phineas & Ferb co-creator Jeff “Swampy” Marsh, has moved into development for production and a theatrical ... Continue Reading →
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‘Beat Bugs’ Acquires Beatles Music Rights

The in-development animated children’s series Beat Bugs got a big boost by acquiring worldwide rights to the music catalog of The Beatles. Australia-United States production company ... Continue Reading →
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Short Previews DreamWorks’ ‘Home’

DreamWorks Animation has released online a short film offering a sneak peek of its next feature film, Home, which arrives in theaters Nov. 26. The clip, titled Almost Home and released ... Continue Reading →
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‘Justin Time’ Enjoys New European Sales

Guru Studio has raked up several new sales for its preschool hit Justin Time (52 x 11) across Europe. The announcement comes on the heels of the 2D animated series’ latest accolade, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nerds and Monsters’ Gets Canuck TV Premiere

Vancouver-based Slap Happy Cartoons has announced that its animated 20 x half-hour series Nerds and Monsters will get its Canadian television premiere on Corus Ent.’s YTV this ... Continue Reading →
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‘Aachi & Ssipak’ and More Oddballs on Disc

Topping our new DVD/Blu-ray release list this week is Zack Keller and Ed Skudder’s (yes, the brilliant minds behind webtoon sensation Dick Figures) English dub of cult Korean ... Continue Reading →
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BOOM! To Bring Readers More CN Comics

Cartoon Network Enterprises and comic-book publisher BOOM! Studios have announced a first-look deal — the first of its kind that the network has done in publishing. The partnership ... Continue Reading →
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Russia’s Maximov Wins Tampere Grand Prix

Bum-bum doch’ rybaka (2013), an animated short film by Russian Ivan Maximov, has won the International Grand Prix at the 44th annual Tampere Film Festival. The film depicts a ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Evolves with Kids: “Always On”

Cartoon Network announced its original programming slate for 2014-2015, featuring experiments such as the network’s first miniseries and comfortable old favorites like a new take ... Continue Reading →