Agogo Hong Kong Makes NATPE Debut

Steven Ching, CEO of Agogo Hong Kong, announced that the company will be exhibiting its new animated properties for distribution and pre-sale in booth #1640 at NATPE for the first ... Continue Reading →

Three New Properties for Breakthrough

Canada-based Breakthrough Animation–the toon production arm of Breakthrough Films & Television–will be making a splash at NATPE, as it unveils the three newbies, Captain ... Continue Reading →

NATPE: Fine-Tooning the Art of the Deal

Many animation industry players are optimistic about this year’s TV confab in Las Vegas.  Staff Report As television executives, producers, buyers and creative teams descend ... Continue Reading →

ShoPro to Merge with VIZ

ShoPro Ent. Inc. and VIZ LLC, both prominent North American producers and distributors of Japanese anime, will merge to create a new entity. Set to debut this spring, the yet unnamed ... Continue Reading →

FUNimation Gets Noddy for U.S.

Brand management company FUNimation Prods. Ltd. announced today that it has acquired the rights to the popular British animated preschool series Make Way for Noddy. The CG show, produced ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Entertainment Has Something for Everybody

At NATPE 2005, 4Kids Entertainment will introduce two new Japanese anime properties: Mew Mew Power (52×30’), a tongue-in-cheek action-drama series targeting girls, and F-Zero ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana, TELETOON Launch DVD/Video Venture

Toronto-based family entertainment house Nelvana will be joining forces with Canuck cabler TELETOON in a new home entertainment venture. The new banner label–called TELETOON Presents– ... Continue Reading →

Brooks Toons Up Spaceballs for TV

May the Swartz be with comic legend Mel Brooks as he works to launch an animated TV series based on his 1987 Star Wars spoof, Spaceballs. His Brooksfilms has partnered with BFC Berliner ... Continue Reading →

Taffy Ent. Greets Latin America with Hola

Taffy Ent., the exclusive distribution company of independent animation studio Mike Young Prods., is stepping up its efforts to expand in the Spanish-language market. Under a new agreement, ... Continue Reading →

Checking In With The Winners:The Nicktoons Film Festival Makes an Impact

After last Sunday’s Winners episode of The Nicktoons Film Festival, we thought it would be a good idea to check in with the top filmmakers and see how things are going. Mark Simon ... Continue Reading →