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‘Frankenweenie’ to Premiere at Austin’s Fantastic Fest

Tim Burton’s eagerly anticipated feature Frankenweenie will have its world premiere on September 20 at the 2012 Fantastic Festival, held at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas. ... Continue Reading →
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Little Airplane Flies with New ‘Small Potatoes’ App

Little Airplane Productions has partnered with social gaming platform Huzutech to create a new HTML5 app for its popular Small Potatoes Facebook page (www.facebook.com/thesmallpotatoes), ... Continue Reading →
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Brutal ‘Metalocalypse’ Plans for Comic-Con

Adult Swim will be hosting a massive fan concert featuring the Death Metal stars of hit show Metalocalypse, Dethklok, during the San Diego Comic-Con next month. The show is set to take ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ to Launch Console Channel

VIZ Media, the anime and manga giant, has announced plans to launch Neon Alley, a 24-hour anime channel featuring the world’s most popular titles set to debut on game consoles this ... Continue Reading →
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John Coates and the American Invasion

Twenty-twelve is shaping up to be such a year of plenty for high-profile animated features—originals, adaptations and franchise sequels—that it is starting to remind one of the ... Continue Reading →
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China’s Xing Xing Digital Buys Canada’s Rainmaker Ent.

Only a couple of days after the departure of president Catherine Winder from Vancouver’s Rainmaker Entertainment, the company was sold to China’s Xing Xing Digital Corp. The assets ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Kids’ ‘Waybuloo’ Flies to More Territories

Zodiak Kids, Zodiak Media Group’s children’s production and distribution arm has found new homes for its long-running pre-school show, Waybuloo. ABC Australia has picked up the ... Continue Reading →
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Coleman is Animal Logic’s New Head of Animation

VFX and CG animation veteran Rob Coleman has been tapped as the new head of animation at Sydney and Los Angeles studio Animal Logic. The two-time Oscar nominee (Star Wars: The Phantom ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Experience Planned for Comic-Con

Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time will be making a major splash in downtown San Diego during Comic-Con this year. The New Children’s Museum in the city will offer a fully immersive ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough’s ‘Crash Canyon’ Lands on MAV TV

Crash Canyon, the prime-time animated series produced by Breakthrough Entertainment will debut on MAV TV, a U.S. cable broadcaster reaching 45 million homes through affiliates such ... Continue Reading →