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Bradford Fest Celebrates Chuck Jones Centennial

Legendary animator Chuck Jones will be the subject of a special tribute at the 18th Bradford International Film Festival  (April 19-29) in the U.K. on the occasion of his 100th birthday. BIFF ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Animation Appoints Kinoshita as CEO and COO

Long-time Toei Animation executive Hiroyuki Kinoshita was named CEO of Toei Animation Enterprises, and COO of Toei Animation Inc. and Toei Animation Europe S.A.S. on Friday. Since joining ... Continue Reading →
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Connery’s ‘Sir Billi’ to Premiere at Sonoma Fest

The new CG-animated feature Sir Billi, which features the voice of Sir Sean Connery will premiere at The Sonoma International Film Festival (April 11-15). Billed as the first animated ... Continue Reading →
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Foothill’s MIPTV Toon News

Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Foothill Entertainment has announced new toons and development updates just in time for the April MIPTV market in France. These include second series production ... Continue Reading →
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Cake Pulls ‘Monkeyface’

Kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE has been appointed worldwide distributor for hit animated gross-out comedy Fleabag Monkeyface (52 x 11, kids 7-12) which will be available at the ... Continue Reading →
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Burrell and Charles Cast as Mr. Peabody & Sherman

DreamWorks Animation’s feature adaptation of Jay Ward’s beloved series Mr. Peabody & Sherman has found its leads in Ty Burrell (Modern Family) and Max Charles (The Amazing Spider-Man). ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gumball,’ ‘Gruffalo’s Child’ Win British Animation Awards

Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball won the top award for Best Children’s Series and Children’s Choice British Animation Award at the toon kudosfest in London on Thursday. Harry ... Continue Reading →
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Animasia Brings ‘Bola Kampung’ Movie to Filmart

Malaysia’s Animasia Studio has announced that a feature based on its popular animated series Bola Kampung will premiere by the end of the 2012. The CG-animated movie tells the story ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pocahontas,’ ‘Rescuers,’ ‘Aristocats’ Make Blu-ray Slate

Pocahontas, The Rescuers and The Aristocats are among the classic Disney animated features coming to Blu-ray in 2012 as part of a year-long campaign to grow the studio’s high-definition ... Continue Reading →
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Illumination Eyes More Seuss with CG ‘Cat in the Hat’

The animation studio behind the hit movie The Lorax is returning to the Dr. Seuss library, this time for a 3D CG-animated feature based on The Cat in the Hat. According to Deadline.com, ... Continue Reading →