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BAFTA Toon Noms: ‘Tintin,’ ‘Arthur Christmas,’ ‘Rango’

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has nominated three features for its Best Animated Film Category. Announced Tuesday by  actors Daniel Radcliffe and Holliday Grainger ... Continue Reading →
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Football Helps Kick Off ‘Dynamite’ Ratings

Fox’s animated version of Napoleon Dynamite got a boost in its debut from strong ratings for the NFL playoffs Sunday night. Early numbers reported by Deadline.com have the series ... Continue Reading →
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More ‘MAD,’ ‘Thomas’ Spin Out on DVD

There’s no week that can’t be brightened up with a DVD release from the Usual Gang of Idiots. Leading this week’s home entertainment releases is MAD: Season 1, Part ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lion King’s’ Roger Allers Joins Animated ‘Prophet’

Roger Allers, who co-directed Disney’s smash hit The Lion King and Sony Pictures Animation’s Open Season, has signed on to an animated adaptation of Khalil Gibran’s ... Continue Reading →
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Cranston, Chastain, Short Join ‘Madagascar 3′ Cast

The cast of Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted is growing. The DreamWorks Animation feature announced that actors Bryan Cranston, Jessica Chastain and Martin Short have provided ... Continue Reading →
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3D ‘Beauty’ Earns $18M in Box Office Debut

The 3D version of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast posted a solid opening weekend at the box office, earning an estimated $18.5 million and coming in second for the frame that ran ... Continue Reading →
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The Hub Hires Marvel’s ‘Super Hero Squad’

The Hub is about to be invaded by pint-size superheroes, having acquired the hit animated series The Super Hero Squad Show from Marvel Animation. The series is set to begin airing on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tintin’ Nabs Top Toon Honor at Golden Globes

The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn scored a major notch in its awards belt by taking home the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature at a ceremony Sunday at the ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Animation Ups Magallanes to Senior VP

Rich Magallanes has been promoted to the job of senior VP of current series at Nickelodeon Animation. Magallanes’ new job calls for him to oversee production as the executive ... Continue Reading →
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Berlin Fest to Unleash ‘Zarafa’ and 3D ‘Monkey King’

The world premiere of the animated French-Belgian feature Zarafa and a restored 3D version of the Chinese classic Monkey King are part of this year’s high-flying Berlin International ... Continue Reading →