LAIKA Sets ‘Boxtrolls’ Final Trailer Premiere for Annecy

The stop-motion wizards at LAIKA have announced that the final trailer for its upcoming neo-Victorian fantasy tale The Boxtrolls will have its world premiere at the Annecy International ... Continue Reading →

‘ALVINNN!!!’ Finds Homes in Spain, Germany

Germany’s Super RTL and Atresmedia Television in Spain have pre-bought two seasons (104 x 11) of the upcoming animated series ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks from Bagdasarian Productions ... Continue Reading →

Imira’s ‘Lola & Virginia’ Comes to Amazon On-Demand

Spanish kids’ entertainment production/distribution house Imira Entertainment has inked a deal that will boost its on-demand content availability by bringing its original series ... Continue Reading →

SPA Buys ‘Medusa’; Lauren Faust to Director

Sony Pictures Animation has acquired an original animated comedy feature pitch by Todd Alcott and Holly Golden, titled Medusa, which will tell an all-new story behind the infamous snake-headed ... Continue Reading →

Nick Takes Short Submission ‘Loud House’ to Series

Nickelodeon has ordered 13 episodes of The Loud House, the first series to be greenlit out of its 2013 Animated Shorts Program. Inspired by first-time creator Chris Savino’s (Rocko’s ... Continue Reading →

Fionna and Cake Return to ‘Adventure Time’

Fionna and Cake, intrepid stars of the fan favorite gender-swapped (oh, and species-swapped) episodes of Penn Ward’s Adventure Time, will return to the Land of Aaa in their third ... Continue Reading →

SeaWorld Toons Up for Licensing Expo

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment has announced it will be scouting broadcast and licensing partners for three new 52 x 11 animated series at next month’s Licensing Expo in Las ... Continue Reading →
Josh Trank

Josh Trank to Direct Stand-Alone ‘Star Wars’

Lucasfilm and new guardians of the franchise universe Disney announced on that Josh Trank (Chronicle) is the latest director slated to helm a stand-alone Star Wars film. ... Continue Reading →

Genius Brands Grows Distribution Arm

Global kids’ entertainment brand management company Genius Brands International has expanded its operations, launching a new global distribution division and appointing longtime ... Continue Reading →
Richard Edlund

Devil & Demon Appoints VFX Legend Richard Edlund to the Board

Supercharged computer manufacturer The Devil & Demon Strategy ( is welcoming renowned visual effects creator Richard Edlund to its board of directors. A seven-time ... Continue Reading →