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Hasbro, Paramount Enter Five Film Partnership

Hasbro and Paramount Pictures will be collaborating on five theatrical features based on the toy company’s properties, to be produced by Hasbro’s film branch Allspark Pictures. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, Alibaba Bringing DisneyLife OTT in China

The Walt Disney Company and online mobile commerce giant Alibaba Group have inked a multiyear license agreement to bring over-the-top content service DisneyLife to users in China. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘YooHoo & Friends’ Goes Green for Publishing Deal

Eco-friendly publishing group Green Kids Club (GKC) is teaming up with Aurora World, licensing their YooHoo & Friends endangered species characters for a series of exclusive, globally ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars’ is Top Domestic B.O. Opening with $238M

So, the Force is definitely with the bottom line for Disney. Star Wars: The Force Awakens shattered plenty of box office openings in posting a $238 million domestic gross in its opening ... Continue Reading →
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Congress Adds 3 Toons to National Film Registry

Three animated animated films are among the 25 the Library of Congress inducted this year into the National Film Registry. This year’s animated inductees are George Pal’s ... Continue Reading →
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JumpStart Adds Second ‘Dragons’ Expansion

Learning-based gaming company JumpStart announces a second expansion pack for its popular massively multiplayer online game School of Dragons title, with “Battle for the Edge” launching ... Continue Reading →
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‘7D’ Season Two Sees Osbourne Family Reunion

An interesting roster of notable guest stars are lined up for season two of Disney XD’s The 7D — a comedic take on the Seven Dwarfs –which kicks off Saturday, January ... Continue Reading →
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Salma Hayek Named TheWIFTS Animation Awardee

Actress, producer and director Salma Hayek has been named as the recipient of The Women’s International Film & Television Showcase (TheWIFTS) Animation Award 2015 for her labor ... Continue Reading →
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‘Force Awakens’ Opening Shatters Multiple Records

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the first new film in the franchise since Disney’s acquisition, has raked in an estimated $57 million from Thursday evening preview screenings. This ... Continue Reading →
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112 Original Scores Advance Towards Oscar Nominations

The Academy has announced that 112 feature scores are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the upcoming 88th Academy Awards, taking place in Hollywood February ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: ‘Dawn of the Croods’ Arrives Dec. 24

DreamWorks Animation Television’s Dawn of the Croods will premiere on Netflix worldwide on December 24, but you can get a first look at the series adaptation of the popular prehistoric ... Continue Reading →
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Hopster Lands in Iceland

Education and entertainment kids’ content service Hopster has inked a deal with Vodafone in Iceland which will bring the fun to the mobile and IPTV producer’s SVOD platform, Vodafone ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Launches ‘Shaun’ Game Ahead of Special

Aardman has unveiled their newest official Shuan the Sheep online game, Llama League, is now available. The charming diversion ties in to the premiere of the animation studio’s latest ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. ‘Storks’ Teaser Delivers

Warner Bros. is offering up a glimpse at the fruits of its labors with the first teaser trailer for upcoming CG comedy Storks, set to hit theaters on September 23, 2016. The studio ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Production Day Open for Submissions

The Animation Production Day (APD), taking place for the 10th year on April 28-29, 2016 during the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film and FMX, is now open for Project Submissions. German ... Continue Reading →
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DHX, Mattel Launch Content Partnership

DHX Media and Mattel Inc. are entering a long-term partnership for the development, production and distribution of a range of new, multi-platform content for young audiences inspired ... Continue Reading →
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‘Little Charmers’ Enchants Agents Worldwide

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana announces it has added on new licensing agents to build the Little Charmers brand worldwide. This includes new broadcast, home entertainment and L&M ... Continue Reading →
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Shorts We Like: ‘Fresh Cut Grass’

We get lots of shorts sent to us, but this one stands out: It’s called Fresh Cut Grass, created in-house at Dublin-based Boulder Media. The short is written and directed by Robert ... Continue Reading →
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Trailers Teases the Coming of ‘Gods of Egypt’

A new trailer has emerged for the 2016 myth-inspired action feature Gods of Egypt, from director Alex Proyas. The feature is about an unexpected mortal hero Bek (played by Brenton Thwaites) ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Celebrates 10th Anniversary in 2016

Portland, Oregon stop-motion house LAIKA — the award-winning studio behind hit films Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls and the upcoming original adventure Kubo and the Two Strings ... Continue Reading →