‘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 →

‘LEGO Legends of Chima’ Roars on Cartoon Network

The new LEGO Legends of Chima, which debuts this month on Cartoon Network, may be this summer’s best guilty pleasure viewing. LEGO toys have been around since 1949, but we are ... Continue Reading →

Fox to Introduce ADHD Toons in Primetime

Fox-TV plans to introduce its audience to two of its late-night animated shows Axe Cop and High School U.S.A! during primetime on July 21. The two highly anticipated toons, which are ... Continue Reading →

A Non-Technical Chat with Ed Catmull

In Tom Sito’s excellent and exhaustively researched new book, Moving Innovation: A History of Computer Animation, no one has quite as many index listings as Dr. Ed Catmull, current ... Continue Reading →

ABP Perspective: On the Roof

Rooftop Films is an outdoor screening series that runs in NYC from June through September every year. They were founded in 1997 and have become an essential syndicate in the New York ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ Copyright Promotions Licensing Group (CPLG), a DHX Media subsidiary, has appointed Pau Pascual to the newly created position of General Manager-Iberia. CPLG is the largest licensing ... Continue Reading →

LAIKA Unveils New Teaser and Poster for ‘Boxtrolls’

Judging from its latest teaser trailer, we have a feeling LAIKA studio’s stop-motion feature The Boxtrolls is going to be one of the more innovative and original projects of 2014. ... Continue Reading →

Iger Extends Disney Contract for 15 More Months

Disney Company CEO Robert Iger has added another 15 months to his contract after deciding against running for governor of California, says The Hollywood Reporter. Although Iger never ... Continue Reading →

Nottingham, Saban Make Plans for ‘Sendokai’

Audiovisual entertainment agency Nottingham Forest has announced its animated import Sendokai Champions will air on Saban’s Vortexx block on The CW in the U.S. during the 2013-14 ... Continue Reading →

Bugs Bunny & Friends to Rock the Hollywood Bowl

Nothing says summer has officially arrived in Los Angeles better than enjoying a family concert under the stars at the city’s historic Hollywood Bowl venue. Toon lovers get a ... Continue Reading →