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‘Hotel Transylvania’ to Premiere at TIFF

Sony Pictures Animation’s highly anticipated 3-D CG feature Hotel Transylvania will get its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (Sept. 6-16) during the TIFF ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pinocchio’ to Open Venice Days

The independently run branch of the Venice Film Festival known as Venice Days will open on August 30 with the long-awaited 2D animated feature, Pinocchio, directed by Italy’s Enzo ... Continue Reading →
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Jackson Confirms Third ‘Hobbit’ Feature

It’s official: Peter Jackson has confirmed that he will be expanding his two-part adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit into a trilogy. Warner Bros. is probably thrilled to ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Plans New ‘Jake’ Special for Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Disney Junior has scheduled a special Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Jake Saves Bucky primetime outing for International Talk Like A Pirate Day, (Wednesday, September 19 at 7 p.m.) ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Animator Launches Knock Knock App

Disney animator Dan Lund has just launched a great new app that will bring smiles to anyone who enjoys those timeless knock knock jokes. The new Knock Knock app for iPads and iPhones ... Continue Reading →
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MoMA Presents Definitive Quay Brothers Retrospective

Visitors to New York’s popular Museum of Modern Arts will have the change to enjoy a fantastic exhibit featuring over 300 pieces by the influential stop-motion animators Quay Brothers ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom and Toon Goggles Launch Joint Venture

Emmy-winning animation software manufacturer Toon Boom and online kids channel Toon Goggles announced that they’ll collaborate to develop new applications that will enable kids to ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dark Knight’ Has a Heroic $64 Million Weekend

Chris Nolan’s epic feature The Dark Knight Rises managed to remain on top of the box office chart his weekend, taking in $64 million domestically. The Warner Bros. release, which ... Continue Reading →
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MIPJunior Introduces International Pitch Contest

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, international children’s global content market MIPJunior is launching a new competition. Designed to discover the next big brand in kids’ entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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MTV Lines Up Retro ‘Daria’ Marathon

MTV pulls back the clock to 1996 this Monday as it offers a special marathon of Daria, the animated series about everyone’s favorite acerbic and misanthropic teen. MTV will air a ... Continue Reading →