Welsh Studio Dinamo Seeks New Partners

We reported yesterday that Welsh animation house Dinamo Productions went into administration last week. According to C21, David Hill and Steve Wade, from Cardiff-based business recovery ... Continue Reading →

U.S. Moonscoop Not Affected by French Studio’s Troubles

Last week, it was reported that French animation studio Moonscoop entered into a judicial recovery procedure entered into administration to move forward with its business. Today, the ... Continue Reading →

Memari Discusses Upcoming Pic, ‘Richard the Stork’

Our European correspondent Peter Schavemaker recently had the chance to talk with Reza Memari, the Berlin-based writer and co-director of a new CG-animated feature titled Richard the ... Continue Reading →

CN’s Sorcher, Adult Swim’s Lazzo Get Promotions

In a restructuring move, Turner Broadcasting’s young adults and kids media group has made new executive appointments to aid a strategy of aligning content, digital and gaming ... Continue Reading →

‘Equestria Girls’ Hits Shelves Aug. 6

Hasbro Studios’ dimension-bending, original animated feature My Little Pony: Equestria Girls, based on its hit Hub Network series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, will arrive ... Continue Reading →

Here’s Your 4-Day Comic-Con Planner

Over the weekend, the full four-day schedule for Comic-Con in San Deigo was released. Here are some of the main highlights, broken down by movie-related and TV-centric programs: FEATURES THURSDAY, ... Continue Reading →

The Minions Rule the Global B.O.

The long 4th of July weekend proved to be a really sweet time for Gru and the rest of the clan from Despicable Me 2. The Universal/Illumination title, which began its run in U.S. theaters ... Continue Reading →

Moonscoop and Dinamo Go Into Administration

Sadly as we were getting ready for the long weekend, we got word that two major children’s animation companies have gone into administration. French/U.S. animation studio Moonscoop ... Continue Reading →

Planeta Jr. to Handle Four Rainbow Titles in Spain

European children’s media production and distribution company Planeta Junior has signed a deal with Italy’s Rainbow to manage the licenses in Spain for four of its key animated ... Continue Reading →

‘Despicable’ Wallops ‘Lone Ranger’ at Box Office

Universal and Illumination Entertainment’s 3-D CG sequel Despicable Me 2 won’t need a freeze ray to stun box office watchers after Tuesday night. The animated effort thoroughly ... Continue Reading →