DreamWorks Signs Multi-Year Pact with Netflix

It’s official: Netflix loves the green ogre and everyone else in the DreamWorks Animation family. It was announced today that the Netflix and DreamWorks have signed a multi-year ... Continue Reading →

‘The Awesomes’ to Debut on Xbox Before Hulu

Microsoft Xbox Live will be able to catch the new animated comedy The Awesomes on July 23, one week before the show premieres on Hulu. Variety reports that Seth Meyers (SNL) and Mike ... Continue Reading →

‘Oggy’ Producer Announces Next Animated Feature

French animation producer Marc du Pontavice, who presented his latest project Oggy and the Cockroaches: The Movie at Annecy last week, has started development on a new original fantasy ... Continue Reading →

Simon Fuller’s ‘The Meeps’ to Premiere on Kabillion

U.S.-based free children’s on-demand outlet Kabillion will premiere Simon Fuller’s new CG-animated music project The Meeps on Wednesday, June 19. Viewers worldwide will ... Continue Reading →

Annecy Announces 2013 Edition Award Winners

The 2013 edition of the prestigious and very well-attended Annecy Festival and market drew to a close on Saturday with the annual Cristal Award ceremony. The jurors selected director ... Continue Reading →

Nick’s ‘Kung Fu Panda’ Wins Kids’ Animation Emmy

The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, June 15, 2013. Here is the complete list of the animation-related winners. OUTSTANDING ... Continue Reading →

Disney Release Plans Include ‘Planes’ sequel, Marvel slots

Updates to the Walt Disney Studios’ release schedule have revealed plans for a 2014 sequel to Planes and two mystery Marvel movies. Planes: Fire & Rescue, a sequel to the ... Continue Reading →

Academy Brings Marc Davis Lectures to SIGGRAPH

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will bring the Marc Davis Lecture Series to SIGGRAPH 2013 in Anaheim for its Keynote Session on July 22. During this session, eight distinguished ... Continue Reading →

Acclaimed ‘Persistence of Vision’ Screens in L.A.

Persistence of Vision, Kevin Schreck’s acclaimed documentary about Richard Williams’ unfinished animated feature The Thief and the Cobbler will screen at L.A.’s Cinefamily Silent ... Continue Reading →

Gorman Upped to President at AG Properties

Sean Gorman has been promoted to president of American Greetings Properties. He will remain based in Los Angeles. Previously, Gorman was VP of entertain production and development for ... Continue Reading →