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 →

‘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 →