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Pitch Party 2012: Nickelodeon’s Jenna Boyd Named Judge!

We have another exciting Pitch Party Judge announcement! Coming in under the wire for the 2012 contest is Nickelodeon’s SVP of animation development, Jenna Boyd! Online voting for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tram’ and ‘Crulic’ Win Annecy’s Top Prizes

The winners of the 36th edition of the Annecy International Animation Festival were announced this weekend (June 9). French short Tram by Michaela Pavlátová took home the Annecy ... Continue Reading →
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‘Madagascar 3' Zoosters Roar with $60.4 Mil. Weekend

The third time was a charm for the lovable animals of DreamWorks’ Madagascar franchise as the movie scored an impressive $60.4 million at the U.S. box office (June 8-10) and landed ... Continue Reading →
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WB Kicks Off Merch Program for ’60s ‘Batman’

Holy merchandising gold mine, Batman! It only took five decades, but Warner Bros. Consumer Products is finally launching a new licensing program based on the classic Batman TV series ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Teen Titans Go!’ to Fly on DC Nation

Robin, Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy and Cyborg are coming back to Cartoon Network in 2013. A new generation of Teen Titans will make their debut on the cable network’s DC Nation block ... Continue Reading →
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Acker Dives into New Animated Feature ‘Deep’

Brown Bag Films’ co-founder Darragh O’Connell announced the launch of a new animated feature called Deep, about a post-apocalyptic undersea adventure, at the Annecy Festival on ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Rides with Lobel’s ‘Frog and Toad’

L.A.’s Jim Henson Company has picked up the film and consumer products rights to 1970s classic children’s book series Frog and Toad, written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel. An ... Continue Reading →
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Jonathan Davis to Oversee Animation at Fox

Jonathan Davis is the new exec VP of comedy development and animation at 20th Century Fox. Davis, who previously managed comedy development, will now oversee animation as well. Jennifer ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Makes Playdate with ‘Mia and Me’

Italian production, distribution and licensing house Rainbow has secured a licensing partnership with toy giant Mattel for its new girls’ television series Mia and Me. Mattel joins ... Continue Reading →
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WB TV Reveals Comic-Con Line Up

With just over a month remaining until the pop culture fandom hordes invade San Diego for Comic-Con International (July 12-15), Warner Bros. Television Group has announced their bang-up ... Continue Reading →