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Nick Hires Jill Sanford as VP of Animation Development

Nickelodeon has named former Disney’s director of series animation Jill Sanford as its new VP of animation development. Sanford will be responsible for all aspects of development ... Continue Reading →
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Abbey Home Media & McLaren to Distribute ‘Tooned’

Indie U.K. distributor Abbey Home Media and the McLaren Group will distribute the CG-animated series Tooned, which is currently airing on Sky Sports F1. “Everyone at Abbey is delighted ... Continue Reading →
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Atlantyca Lab Jumpstarts New ‘Lone Wolf’ Game

Atlantyca Lab, the division of Atlantyca Entertainment dedicated to the development and exploitation of brands for videogames, apps and content for internet, has partnered with Forge ... Continue Reading →
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‘SpongeBob Christmas,’ ‘Regular Show’ DVDs Arrive

We still are a few weeks away from Thanksgiving but the onslaught of holiday specials and movie releases on DVD and Blu-ray is already in full swing. This week, for example, animation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tom Thumb’ Director Dave Borthwick Passes Away

We were saddened by the recent death of British stop-motion animator Dave Borthwick, who died last week from complications from pneumonia. Borthwick, who was the co-founder of Bristol-based ... Continue Reading →
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Lionsgate and LeapFrog to Produce 4 Animated Pics

Canadian studio Lionsgate and educational toy maker LeapFrog Enterprises will develop, produce and distribute four new animated movies on the DVD and digital platforms, beginning in ... Continue Reading →
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Spider-Man and Calvin & Hobbes Art to Be Auctioned

Dallas-based Heritage Auction will feature a special Spider-Man cover art drawn by Todd McFarlane (featuring Spidey and the Red Skull from The Amazing Spider-Man comic, Issue #325, ... Continue Reading →
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BRB, Imaginarium Partner on Tablet Series

BRB Internacional is branching out with family-friendly digital offerings, widening its range with the help of Imaginarium. Now the Spanish studio’s cartoons are available on ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Nabs 26 Additional Eps of ‘Johnny Test’

DHX Media has announced that the full fifth season of hit animated comedy series Johnny Test is now available to stream on Netflix “Just for Kids” across the U.S. The “Just ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Triumphs Over Sandy

While the East Coast is still reeling from the wreckage caused by Hurricane Sandy’s, Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph still managed to post impressive numbers during its first weekend at ... Continue Reading →