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Hong Kong’s Next Media Is Up for Sale

If, like us, you get a kick out of Next Media’s crazy animated takes on daily headlines, you’ll be sad to know that the Taiwanese studio is up for sale. The Taipei Times reports ... Continue Reading →
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Hasbro Signs Multi-Year Deal with Netflix

Hasbro Studios, the L.A.-based TV production and distribution division of has made a multi-year deal with Netflix to make its content available for streaming beginning today. Transformers ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Announces Release Date for ‘Maleficent’

Mark March 14, 2014 as the day Angelina Jolie will begin scaring the living daylight out of young audiences. That’s the date Disney will release its live-action version of Maleficent, ... Continue Reading →
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m4e Nabs Two March Ent. Toons

German brand management and media company m4e AG has acquired worldwide TV and home entertainment distribution rights (excluding North America and Australia) for two animated features ... Continue Reading →
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X-Men, Naruto, Bobobo-Bo Hit Shelves

There’s plenty of super-powered action available on disc this week. If you’re looking for something a little different, check out pop culture icon Joss Whedon and award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Google Celebrates Eadweard Muybridge’s Birthday

The famous galloping horses of English photographer Eadweard J. Muybridge (1830-1904) are moving once again on Google’s homepage today in honor of his 182nd birthday. The famous photographer ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Lands New Deals for ‘Tilly and Friends’

Aardman has found new homes for Walker Productions and JAM Media’s preschool series Tilly and Friends. The 52 x 11-minute animated preschool series will now be seen on Germany’s ... Continue Reading →
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Malaysia Announces New Production Cash Rebate

The National Film Development Corp. of Malaysia unveiled a new production incentive rebate the last week’s MIPTV market in France. Mohd Naguib, director general of Malaysia’s N.F.D.C. ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Launches Virtual World Across EMEA

Turner Broadcasting has launched of a new online virtual world for kids called Toonix across EMEA, following a beta launch in the U.K. in the beginning of 2012. Available at www.toonix.com ... Continue Reading →
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D23 Unveils Destination D: 75 Years of Disney Animated Features

Disney will put its long animation history in the spotlight at D23′s Destination D: 75 Years of Disney Animated Features, set for August 11-12 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. The ... Continue Reading →