Marley Launches Archie Prods.

Independent production company Archie Prods. has opened its doors in the U.K. with the goal of developing and producing creative intellectual property for both broadcast and digital ... Continue Reading →

Clone Wars Going Theatrical?

Star Wars fans eagerly awaiting the debut of the upcoming CG-animated Clone Wars television series may have an opportunity to see it on the big screen as early as this spring. According ... Continue Reading →

SCI FI Finds Sanctuary

The green screen style of filmmaking popularized by the hits Sin City and 300 is making its way to the small screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sci Fi Channel has given the ... Continue Reading →

Leonardo in The Box for France

Gruppo Alcuni, a production company based in Treviso, Italy, has signed The Box Distribution to handle its animated series, Leonardo, in French-speaking territories. Co-produced by ... Continue Reading →

El Chavo Bows Big

El Chavo: La Serie Animada, the first prime-time animated series for Spanish-language network Univision, debuted to impressive ratings on Sunday. According to Nielsen Fast Affiliate ... Continue Reading →

Black Maria Animates Yenny

Spanish animation company Black Maria has taken on Yenny: The Animated Series, a new comedy-adventure show for teens that began life seven years ago as a series of comic strips distributed ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Net Plays With Artificial Life

Artificial Life, Inc., a provider of mobile 3G technology and applications, has signed an agreement with Cartoon Network to develop game applications for wireless platforms. The main ... Continue Reading →

Studio 100 Media Nabs Baloontoons

Newly formed Studio100 Media NV & Co. KG, a subsidiary of Studio100 in Belgium, has acquired extensive distribution rights to the animated series Balloontoons (Russian title Smeshariki) ... Continue Reading →

Starz Extends Disney, Sony Deals

Starz Ent. will continue to offer cable subscribers access to first-run films from The Walt Disney Studios and Sony Pictures well into the next decade. The contract extensions with ... Continue Reading →

Saban Eyeing ER Buyout?

Daily Variety reports speculation that Haim Saban and private equity firm 3i, parent company of British rights manager Chorion, are among a number of entities looking to purchase leading ... Continue Reading →