King Rollo Kingdom Divided

U.K. animation house King Rollo Films is undergoing a major restructuring. The company’s production arm, King Rollo Films Ltd., and its property management division, Rollo Rights ... Continue Reading →

New George of the Jungle Swinging to MIP

Watch out for that tree! Studio B Prods. and Classic Media announced today that they will produce and distribute an all-new George of the Jungle flash animated series. Classic Media’s ... Continue Reading →

Pet Alien Lands at Cartoon Network Europe

Pet Alien, the new animated series from Mike Young Prods. (MYP), has been acquired by Cartoon Network Europe to air in nine territories including Denmark, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Poland, ... Continue Reading →

DPS Film Roman Toons Up Crooner Connick

Following his recent Emmy win for music direction on his PBS Great Performances concert, singer/actor Harry Connick Jr. is teaming with IDT Ent.’s DPS Film Roman to co-produce ... Continue Reading →

Culinary Corps. Cook Up Gaspergoo

Copia, a $55 million Napa, Calif.-based culinary organization, has teamed up with housewares giant Meyer Corp. and kitchen appliances provider Purcell Murray to launch Gaspergoo, a ... Continue Reading →

Sony, Comcast May Bring Anime Channel to U.S.

Financial Times (FT.com) reports that Sony and Comcast have pacted to launch new television channels in the U.S. While details on those outlets have not yet been released, the report ... Continue Reading →

Mainframe to Grind Out Tony Hawk Toon

IDT Ent.-owned animation house, Mainframe Ent., will produce a direct-to-video animated feature with skateboarding legend Tony Hawk. IDT Ent. Sales will handle worldwide television ... Continue Reading →

Nick to Air New SpongeBob Episodes

After spending some downtime on the continental shelf, the Emmy-nominated animated series, SpongeBob SquarePants, is set to return with 20 all-new episodes to air on Nickelodeon in ... Continue Reading →

Spike Names Programming VP, Revs Up New Toon

Daily Variety reports that men’s cable network Spike TV has recruited Paramount TV exec Robert Friedman as senior VP of programming. He will head up acquisitions and media initiatives ... Continue Reading →

Hellouin To Form New Studio

Guillaume Hellouin, co-Founder of Paris-based Sparx*, has announced his departure from the large CG house. After majority shareholder Humanoids Group, represented by Fabrice Giger, ... Continue Reading →