Saturday Morning Fab Four Flashback

One of the hard truths about animated cartoons is that many of them simply do not stand the test of time very well. For every Bugs Bunny there are multiple Flip the Frogs, characters ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks to Produce New ‘Larrikins’ Musical

DreamWorks has released details about the studio’s new animated musical feature titled Larrikins which will feature music by composer/comic/actor Tim Minchin. Based on an idea ... Continue Reading →

A-list Voice Cast Revealed for ‘Little Prince’ Pic

The new CG-animated feature version of The Little Prince is shaping up to be quite an A-list affair. The pic, which is being directed by Kung Fu Panda director Mark Osborne, has attracted ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks to Work with China’s Wanda Group

DreamWorks Animation has signed an initial co-operation deal with China’s Dalian Wanda Group to work together on future projects, the heads of the two companies announced at a ... Continue Reading →

Global Licensing New Bytes

Guru Studio has tapped Knockout Licensing and Super RTL Merchandising to handle the licensing for its Daytime Emmy-nominated show Justin Time in North America and Germany, respectively. ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Puts ‘Trucktown’ in Gear

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Studio has announced the start of production on a new boys’ preschool series, Trucktown. The 40 x half-hour, CG animated show is based on the ... Continue Reading →

Nick Launches City-Building ‘SpongeBob’ App

Fans of Nickelodeon’s hit 2D toon SpongeBob SquarePants, now in its 14th year on air, will get to experience the show’s undersea world in a brand new way with the new city-building ... Continue Reading →

Mickey’s ‘Get a Horse’ Gets a Poster

Disney is generating some buzz today for its mysterious Mickey Mouse short, Get a Horse which premieres at the Annecy Animation Festival (Tuesday, June 11) with the release of a new ... Continue Reading →

VFS Adds New Animation Campus

Vancouver Film School (VFS) has added a new Animation & Visual Effects campus located in the 106,000 square foot city-owned space in Gastown, which previously housed the city’s ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ Magic Light Pictures, the U.K.-based company behind the success of film and licensing properties The Gruffalo and Room on the Groom is building up its operation with two key appointments. ... Continue Reading →