Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Aguirre-Sacasa Joins Archie, Recruits ‘Girls’ Dunham

Writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, whose credits range from writing comics for Marvel and Archie to working on the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, the TV series Glee and ... Continue Reading →
brb-outfit-7-150

BRB, OutFit7 Team Up for ‘Talking Tom’

Spain’s BRB Internacional has inked a deal with global entertainment company Outfit7 to produce a new 3D animated series called Talking Tom and Friends (52 x 11). The show targets ... Continue Reading →
9-story-entertainment-150

9 Story Nabs Rights to ‘Get Ace’

Toronto-based 9 Story Enterprises — the distribution arm of 9 Story Entertainment — has acquired worldwide distribution rights (excluding Australia and New Zealand) to Aussie ... Continue Reading →
Gaumont-Animation-150

‘Calimero’ Hatching Good Ratings in France

It seems that Gaumont Animation has something to cluck about as its children’s animated series Calimero has won over young audiences in France since its launch on TF1′s ... Continue Reading →
oscar-1501

‘Frozen,’ ‘Mr. Hublot,’ ‘Gravity’ Win Animation-VFX Oscars

Frozen took home the Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song Oscars Sunday night, with the French short Mr. Hublot winning the best animated short film. Frozen won the song category ... Continue Reading →
frozen-150-2

‘Frozen’ Joins Billion Dollar Club; ‘LEGO’ Remains Strong

Disney’s Frozen edged past the billion-dollar mark for worldwide grosses this past weekend, while Warner Bros.’ The LEGO Movie posted another strong showing in its fourth ... Continue Reading →
cartoon-network-logo-150

Classic CN Toons Unite in Crossover Comic Event

Crossovers have long been de rigueur for comic book superheroes — and now the practice is being extended to the Cartoon Network Universe in a new IDW comic book series Super Secret ... Continue Reading →
cinefamily-150

WIA Assembles Director’s Panel Event

Women In Animation has set a Director’s Club panel featuring the industry’s top female directors as its March tent-pole event at Cinefamily. Sponsored by Six Point Harness ... Continue Reading →
the-wind-rises-150

New Clips from Expanding ‘The Wind Rises’

The English-dub version of Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises expands its theatrical run this week to just under 500 screens, earning rave reviews along the way. The film — which ... Continue Reading →
smurfs-3-150

Sony Goes Fully Animated for ‘Smurfs 3′

A lot of good tidbits can come out in earnings report calls. For example: Sony has confirmed it is putting a third Smurfs movie on the fast-track — and that the movie will be fully ... Continue Reading →