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Producer Roger Slifer in Intensive Care After Accident

Roger Slifer, the 57-year-old producer of Jem and the Holograms and G.I. Joe was taken to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center this Saturday after being struck by a car in an alleged ... Continue Reading →
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Tartakovsky to Direct Sony’s 3D ‘Popeye’ Movie

Hotel Transylvania director Genndy Tartakovsky won’t be slowing down any time soon. The much-respected animation veteran (Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Clone Wars) will be ... Continue Reading →
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Activision and Disney to Release ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Game

Activision and Disney Interactive announced this week that they will produce and distribute a Wreck-It Ralph video game, in conjunction with the release of the movie this fall. Available ... Continue Reading →
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Contois’ ‘Frog’ Wins 2012 Pitch Party Contest

Many of the popular animated shows we see on the air today began their life as a simple vision, a vivid image paired with a clever concept that stood out from the rest of the material ... Continue Reading →
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New Pac-Man Series to Fly on U.K.’s Sky

41 Entertainment announced today that its new stereoscopic CG-animated version of Pac-Man will debut in 3-D the U.K. and Ireland on British Sky Broadcasting (SKY) this fall. “We are ... Continue Reading →
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TV Veteran Neil Court Is New Factory Chair

UK-based indie Factory TM has appointed kids industry veteran Neil Court as its new non-executive chairman. Court will be joining the company’s board along with former Cosgrove Hall ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo TV Adopts Russian ‘Cat Leopold’

Italian animation house Mondo TV will co-produce and distribute the new 2D animated series based on the Russian property Cat Leopold, in conjunction with Russian Mobile TV. The 13 x ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Re-Ups ‘Ninjago’

Cartoon Network’s animated LEGO ninjas will be back for a second season, set to kick off July 18 at 8 p.m. The first season of Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu broke records for the ... Continue Reading →
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BRB Reveals NATPE Budapest Slate

Spanish production, distribution and licensing house BRB Internacional has big plans for the NATPE Budapest event taking place this week, with plans to present its completed productions ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Brave’ Princess Rules the Weekend Box Office

We can all take a deep breath. Pixar has still got its box office superpowers. The studio’s 13th animated feature Brave took the number-one spot at the box office, with a remarkable ... Continue Reading →