Merida Redesign Was One-Time Deal Says Disney

Trying to put the Merida redesign fiasco behind it, Disney told NBCNews.com that the redesign of the Brave heroine was only a one-time effort to commemorate her coronation as a Princess. ... Continue Reading →

Aardman to Create New Site for ‘The 99'

Aardman Digital is creating a new kids fansite for the international animated series The 99. Created by Kuwaiti psychologist, Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa, The 99 is a comic book brand and animated ... Continue Reading →

DWA Guns it for ‘Turbo’ App with $1m Contest

DreamWorks Animation is redefining a “snail’s pace” by launching a new action-packed app based on its upcoming (July 17) super-speedy mollusk movie, Turbo Racing League. The company ... Continue Reading →

Imira Appoints Elena Mera Dios as Sales Manager

Spanish youth programming production and distribution house Imira Entertainment has appointed Elena Mera Dios as its new sales manager for EMEA, North America and Asian markets. Her ... Continue Reading →

The Tale of ‘The Tale of Tillie’s Dragon’

One of these years I’m going to sit down and put together an entire book-length history of the “Toon Boom.” I’m not speaking of the Canadian software company by that name, but ... Continue Reading →

‘Iron Man 3' Crosses $1 Billion Mark on Thursday

Box office analysts are noting that Disney/Marvel’s early summer blockbuster Iron Man 3 is set to cross the $1 billion mark on Thursday (May 16). According to Box Office Mojo, the ... Continue Reading →

First Reviews of Folman’s ‘The Congress’ Are In!

Oscar-nominated director Ari Folman’s new pic The Congress opens the 45th Director’s Fortnight sidebar during the Cannes Film Festival on May 16. The sci-fi movie mixes live-action ... Continue Reading →

Hub Announces Truly Outrageous ‘Jem’ Marathon

Glamour and glitter, fashion and fame await fans of the classic ‘80s animated rock adventure series Jem and the Holograms as Hub Network celebrates the pink-haired heroine with a ... Continue Reading →

‘Peg + Cat’ PBS Premiere Announced

PBS KIDS has revealed the premiere date for its brand new preschool toon Peg + Cat. The 2D-animated show will join the PBS KIDS lineup Monday, October 7 and kick off with a special ... Continue Reading →

Evolution Looks Out for ‘Dumb Ways To Die’

Licensing and brand management company Evolution will be the the global licensing agent for Metro Trains Melbourne’s (Metro) intellectual property Dumb Ways to Die, which originated ... Continue Reading →