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John Coates and the American Invasion

Twenty-twelve is shaping up to be such a year of plenty for high-profile animated features—originals, adaptations and franchise sequels—that it is starting to remind one of the ... Continue Reading →
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China’s Xing Xing Digital Buys Canada’s Rainmaker Ent.

Only a couple of days after the departure of president Catherine Winder from Vancouver’s Rainmaker Entertainment, the company was sold to China’s Xing Xing Digital Corp. The assets ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Kids’ ‘Waybuloo’ Flies to More Territories

Zodiak Kids, Zodiak Media Group’s children’s production and distribution arm has found new homes for its long-running pre-school show, Waybuloo. ABC Australia has picked up the ... Continue Reading →
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Coleman is Animal Logic’s New Head of Animation

VFX and CG animation veteran Rob Coleman has been tapped as the new head of animation at Sydney and Los Angeles studio Animal Logic. The two-time Oscar nominee (Star Wars: The Phantom ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Experience Planned for Comic-Con

Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time will be making a major splash in downtown San Diego during Comic-Con this year. The New Children’s Museum in the city will offer a fully immersive ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough’s ‘Crash Canyon’ Lands on MAV TV

Crash Canyon, the prime-time animated series produced by Breakthrough Entertainment will debut on MAV TV, a U.S. cable broadcaster reaching 45 million homes through affiliates such ... Continue Reading →
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ABP Reveals 2012 Lineup

The ninth annual Animation Block Party will be in full swing July 27-29 in Brooklyn, NY. An international assortment of short films will be screening at the Rooftop Films opening night ... Continue Reading →
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Siggraph Movie Panels Announced

CG-animated and vfx-packed blockbusters will have a big presence at this year’s Siggraph confab, taking place in the L.A. convention center August 5-9. The show organizers have released ... Continue Reading →
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Pratt to Voice Hero in Lego Movie

Some of the many pieces of Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s upcoming Lego movie are falling into place. According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) has ... Continue Reading →
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Winder to Leave Rainmaker Entertainment

Catherine Winder, the president and exec producer at Vancouver’s Rainmaker Entertainment is expected to leave her post on June 30, says The Hollywood Reporter. The former Lucasfilm ... Continue Reading →