Mainframe Animates MTV Movie Awards

Canadian animation studio Mainframe Ent. has been tapped to create category introductions and other original animated segments for this year’s MTV Movie Awards, which air June ... Continue Reading →

Nicktoons Fest Snags Judges

The judges’ panel has been filled with some big names for this year’s Nicktoons Network Animation Festival. Produced in partnership with Frederator Studios and Kidscreen ... Continue Reading →

AtomFilms Studio Debuts First Films

The first slate of films produced under the AtomFilms Studio program hit the web and mobile phones today, introducing four shorts funded and developed specifically for broadband audiences. ... Continue Reading →

Decode Merges with Halifax Film

Decode Ent. is going public by teaming with independent Canadian entertainment company The Halifax Film Co. to launch DHX Media. While both companies will retain their individual identities ... Continue Reading →

Superman Marathon to Fly on Boomerang

As anticipation builds for the June 30 big-screen release of Warner Bros. Superman Returns, cable cartoon net Boomerang is muscling in on the action with a 24-hour, commercial-free ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Ventures Into Distribution

Aardman Animations, the toon studio behind the Academy Award-winning Wallace & Gromit short films and feature, is making its foray into distribution with the formation of Aardman ... Continue Reading →

New Zealand Getting MTV, Nick Channels

MTV Networks Asia Pacific today announced plans to launch MTV and Nickelodeon channels customised for young viewers in New Zealand. Featuring local productions and New Zealand presenters, ... Continue Reading →

Pok’mon Chronicles Debuts in June

U.S. audiences will get their first look at the new animated series Pok’mon Chronicles when it premieres on Saturday, June 3, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT) during Cartoon Network’s ... Continue Reading →

South Korean Classic Gets Animated

The 2003 South Korean live-action feature film The Classic is slated to become a 26-part animated television series, according to Daily Variety. The show will be produced by Dohwaji ... Continue Reading →

Captain Mack to Command Kids on CITV

U.K. broadcaster CITV (children’s arm of ITV) has picked up the stop-motion preschool series Captain Mac from Kickback Media. The outlet has commissioned 52 10-minute episodes ... Continue Reading →