KidsCo Launches in Hong Kong

Children’s programming channel KidsCo, a joint venture of NBC Universal, DIC Ent. and Corus Ent., has debuted in Hong Kong via a major broadcast agreement with Hong Kong’s ... Continue Reading →

Pirates Helmer Adapting Bioshock

Having directed all three of Disney’s blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean movies, Gore Verbinski is on board to adapt one of the past year’s most popular video games. Universal ... Continue Reading →

Strong Buzz for Oshi’s Sky Crawlers

Mamoru Oshi’s new anime feature The Sky Crawlers (Sukai Kurora) is expected to generate a lot of interest at the Cannes Film market this month (May 14-25) according to insiders. ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Festival Deadline Only 3 Weeks Away

If you plan to get your animated projects considered by the prestigious Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), you have about three weeks left to make the June 1, 2008 entry ... Continue Reading →

Taffy Makes Post-MIP Sales

Following a successful MIPTV market, Taffy Ent. has sold a number of its popular animated series to broadcasters across five continents. The latest raft of deals will introduce new ... Continue Reading →

More on Marvel’s Super Hero Squad

On Monday, we reported (www.animationmagazine.net/article/8284) that Marvel Ent. was developing a number of feature films and television shows, including an animated series titled marvel ... Continue Reading →

Henson’s Sid the Science Kid to Debut on Labor Day

The Jim Henson Company announced recently that it’s deep in production of the new digital puppet-animated series Sid the Science Kid. Produced with Los Angeles PBS station, KCET, ... Continue Reading →

MacFarlane, Fox Ink Deal

With Family Guy and American Dad entrenched in its FOX Sunday-night lineup and the Family Guy spin-off series The Cleveland Show in development, 20th Century Fox Television gave Seth ... Continue Reading →

New Speed Racer Goes on Nicktoons

Taking advantage of the buzz surrounding Larry and Andy Wachowski’s upcoming live-action Speed Racer movie, Nicktoons Network tonight (May 2) debuts its newest animated series, ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Introduces Jib & Crash

Cartoon Network viewers will get the scoop on DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda, Warner Bros.’ Speed Racer and other upcoming movies from a pair of oddball puppets named ... Continue Reading →