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Sprout Brings ‘Justin Time’ to U.S. April 22

Justin Time, Guru Studio’s first original animated adventure series for preschoolers, will premiere April 22 in the United States on the Sprout channel. Sprout has acquired two ... Continue Reading →
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‘Regular Show,’ ‘Danny Phantom,’ Elmo Hit DVD

Mordecai and Rigby are finally arriving on DVD with the release this week of Regular Show: Slack Pack (Warner Bros., $14.97), collecting 12 episodes of the series from the first and ... Continue Reading →
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A2E2 Goes Transmedia With ‘Stan Lee’s Mighty 7'

A Squared Elxsi Entertainment, a joint venture between A Squared Entertainment and Tata Elxsi Ltd., has struck a deal to develop Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 superhero property to multiple ... Continue Reading →
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Kidvid Site Kidobi Adds Animasia’s ‘ABC Monsters’

Malaysia-based Animasia Studios has granted digital preschool platform Kidobi the subscription video-on-demand rights for the animated preschool series ABC Monsters in Canada and the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Titans,’ ‘Mirror Mirror’ No Match for ‘Hunger Games’

Perseus and Snow White were no match for Katniss Everdeen, as The Hunger Games held on to the top spot against the VFX-heavy sequel Wrath of the Titans and Tarsem’s Mirror Mirror. Lionsgate’s ... Continue Reading →
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La Dolce Vita Animata

Indie animation producers in Italy continue to deliver the goods despite tough financial challenges and the slow growth of revenue from multimedia projects. A lot has happened and evolved ... Continue Reading →
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10 Shows to Write Home About

The beginning of April may signal the arrival of spring in the natural world, but for TV execs and animation producers, it only means one thing: Yup, it’s time to fight the crowds ... Continue Reading →
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20 Tips on How To Pitch Your Toon to Network Execs!

1. Watch the programs on the channel you are pitching to. Do your homework! 2. Character, character, character. 3. Beyond the pitch, know what the show is and where it is headed. 4. ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Kids Introduces ‘Marco Macaco’ in Cannes

Paris-based Tele Images Productions, part of Zodiak Kids, and Danish studio Nice Ninja are bringing a new 3D animated comedy series called The Marco Macaco Show. Co-produced with Canal+, ... Continue Reading →
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‘A Poem Is…’ Debuts New Episodes on Disney Jr.

Jessica Alba, Owen Wilson, Liev Schreiber and John Leguizamo are among the stars lending their voices to classic Disney animation in new installments of the short-form series A Poem ... Continue Reading →