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Five New Members Added to Academy’s Tech Council

Wendy Aylsworth, Rob Bredow, Douglas Greenfield, Rob Hummel and Bev Pasterczyk have joined the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peg + Cat’ Gets Adopted in New Territories

9 Story Entertainment has landed multiple sales of its new animated preschool series, Peg + Cat (80 x 11′). The show has been acquired by ABC TV Australia, HOP (Israel), Mini-Mini ... Continue Reading →
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FremantleMedia Kids Welcomes Rick Glankler

FremantleMedia has appointed Rick Glankler, previously of Mattel/Fisher-Price where he was in charge of HIT Entertainment brands, to the role of EVP/General Manager of Kids & Family ... Continue Reading →
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First Animated StoryCorps Special Premieres on Thanksgiving

The first ever animated special from StoryCorps, the CPB-funded documentary series drawn from oral history archives, will premiere on PBS on Thursday, November 28 at 9 p.m. (Thanksgiving ... Continue Reading →
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Final Days to Pick Up Animation Summit Tickets

Animation Magazine has announced its full lineup of guests and events for next month’s three-day event (Nov. 3-5). Sony Pictures Imageworks’ award-winning vfx supervisor ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monsters U’ DVD/Blu-ray Arrives for Halloween

The folks at Disney Home Ent. have prepared the perfect Halloween DVD/Blu-ray for animation fans. This past summer’s blockbuster hit Monsters University arrives on Tuesday (Oct. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Octonauts’ Teams Up with Ocean Exploration & Research

Silvergate’s hit animated preschool series Octonauts is exploring opportunities with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of Ocean Exploration ... Continue Reading →
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First Disney Store to Open in China in 2015

The first Disney Store in mainland China will open its doors by early 2015 in Lujiazui, a locality within Shanghai. The 53, 000 square-foot Lujiazui site will be located in Shanghai’s ... Continue Reading →
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VES Summit Addresses Vast Changes in Industry

Illumination Entertainment founder Chris Meledandri, former Digital Domain president and Ender’s Game producer Ed Ulbrich, Warner Bros. president of digital production, animation ... Continue Reading →
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Moonscoop Catalog Sweeps Asia

Paris-based Moonscoop will be schlepping off to Singapore this December for the Asia Television Forum, following a series of successful deals for its library of kids’ entertainment ... Continue Reading →