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 →

‘Despicable Me 2' Earns Thumbs Up at Annecy

Early word has been very positive for Universal and Illumination’s animated sequel Despicable Me 2, which earned a standing ovation at the Annecy International Film Festival. Directors ... Continue Reading →

‘Man of Steel’ Expected to Soar at the Box Office

Make way for the Man of Steel. Warner Bros.’ long-awaited reboot of the venerable Superman franchise from DC Comics is expected to triumph easily at the box office this weekend. ... Continue Reading →

‘Artist’ Producer Joins ‘Mummyland’ Toon Feature

Thomas Langmann, producer of Best Picture Oscar winner The Artist, is set to help develop the action animated feature Mummyland, Variety reports. The English-language film is a 3D family ... Continue Reading →

Melissa McCarthy Joins Cast of DWA’s ‘B.O.O.’

Melissa McCarthy is joining the voice cast of DreamWorks Animation’s B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations. reports that the star of Bridesmaids, Identity Thief, ... Continue Reading →

Gaumont Leads Co-Production Reboot of ‘Calimero’

France’s Gaumont Animation is teaming up with Calidra and Italy’s Studio Campedelli to co-produce a new animated CGI series featuring the lovable little black chicken Calimero ... Continue Reading →

Geary to Head Production, Development at FlickerLab

Animation and transmedia company FlickerLab has appointed Jordan Geary as its new head of production and development. A seasoned creative producer, director, show-creator and on-air ... Continue Reading →

Gigglebug Launches New Animated TV Series

Finland’s Anima Boutique/Gigglebug Entertainment is reporting great success with its new iPad app, Gigglebug. The app, which invites kids to make grumpy animals by tickling them with ... Continue Reading →

‘Packages from Planet X’ Arrives on Disney XD

Disney XD will premiere the new animated series Packages from Planet X this Saturday (July 13) at 8:30 a.m. as part of its Randomation Animation Block. The new toon centers on the adventures ... Continue Reading →

The Acknowledged Art of Gary Baseman

Even with the growing awareness of cartooning as an actual art, it is still rare that a popular cartoonist is honored with an exhibition of his work in an established museum. Graphic ... Continue Reading →