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‘Peanuts Movie’ Teaser Poster Revealed

Blue Sky Studios and Fox released this week a new teaser poster for the upcoming The Peanuts Movie. Take a look:       The Peanuts Movie is directed by Steve Martino ... Continue Reading →
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Manchester Animation Fest Sets Dates, Seeks Entries

The inaugural Manchester Animation Festival has set its dates and issued a call for entries. The animation festival will run Nov. 17-19 at HOME, the newly opened cross arts venue in ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! to Open ‘Seventh Dwarf’ July 31 in N.Y., L.A.

The CG-animated comedy feature The Seventh Dwarf will be released July 31 in theaters in New York and Los Angeles from Shout! Factory Films. Here’s how Shout! Factory describes the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Knights of Sidonia’ Season 2 Coming to Netflix

Polygon Pictures’ popular anime adaptation of Tsutomu Nihei’s sci-fi manga Knights of Sidonia will return exclusively to Netflix with season two, kicking off July 3 in all territories ... Continue Reading →
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PBS Premieres Walt Disney Special in September

PBS will premiere the two-part American Experience special dedicated to Walt Disney on September 14 and 15, 9 – 11 p.m. ET. The four hour film will offer an unprecedented look ... Continue Reading →
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Dallas Clayton Inspired by ‘Inside Out’ for Disney Mural

Downtown Disney at Anaheim’s Disneyland Resort will be wearing its heart on its sleeve — or at least its wall — as renowned artist, author, illustrator, et al Dallas Clayton ... Continue Reading →
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James Wan Directing ‘Aquaman’

Warner Bros. has tapped blockbuster horror director James Wan to helm its feature take on DC Comics’ soggiest hero, Aquaman. Wan will also supervise the script, which will be written ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: ‘Pizza’ Offers Fresh Slice of ‘Inside Out’

Disney-Pixar has dished up a piping hot new helping of footage from Pete Docter’s Inside Out, which hits theaters June 19. The new clip, titled “Pizza,” offers a glimpse at how ... Continue Reading →
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Evolution Takes on Playmobil and ‘Super 4’ Stateside

Evolution USA has been tapped to handle licensing, merchandising and promotions for the CGI TV series Super 4 and for the iconic Playmobil toy brand in the United States. The company ... Continue Reading →
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Serious Lunch Taking Goro Miyazaki Series Global

Studio Ghibli and The Astrid Lindgren Company have appointed London-based Serious Lunch to manage the international rollout of NHK’s Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter — a 26-part ... Continue Reading →
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Bald Mountain ‘Fantasia’ Sequence Gets Feature Treatment

File this one under “Huh… Okay.”: Disney has announced that its next big live-action feature adaptation project will be a take on the “Night on Bald Mountain” sequence from ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Sets TV Series Return for ‘Tangled’

An animated TV series based on the hit Disney feature Tangled has begun production for a 2017 premiere on Disney Channels worldwide. Voice actors Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi will return ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Premieres 4 Original Animated Series

Netflix has announced it will premiere four original animated shows: Kulipari: An Army of Frogs, Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan and Jane, Cirque du Soleil – Luna Petunia and Puffin ... Continue Reading →
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New Teaser and Poster for ‘Good Dinosaur’ Arrive

Disney has unveiled a new teaser trailer and poster for Pixar’s upcoming Thanksgiving holiday release, The Good Dinosaur. Out November 25, the prehistoric buddy comedy is directed ... Continue Reading →
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Chandler to Head DreamWorks Animation Theatrical Publicity

Former Pixar Animation Studios publicity lead Robin Chandler will join DreamWorks Animation as the studio’s head of theatrical publicity. Chandler, a 25-year industry veteran ... Continue Reading →
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Man of Action Developing ‘Mega Man’ Series for Dentsu

Dentsu Entertainment USA has partnered with Man of Action Entertainment to develop a 26-episode animated series based on Capcom’s video game franchise Mega Man for the global ... Continue Reading →
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Rare Golden Age Toons to Screen in Hollywood

A special program of Golden Age Cartoons will screen at 3 p.m. June 20 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, presented by the American Cinematheque and Animation Resources. Highlights ... Continue Reading →
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Federico San Martin Named Licensing VP for Henson

Federico San Martin has been hired on as Vice President of Global Consumer Products for The Jim Henson Company. The appointment was announced by President & COO Peter Schube, to ... Continue Reading →
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Pokemon, KidZania Partner for Educational London Studio

The Pokemon Company International has partnered with global entertainment company KidZania which will see a new Pokemon Animation Studio within its London experience facility. KidZania ... Continue Reading →
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Cottonwood, Gulli Partner on ‘Squish’

Cottonwood Media and Gulli have teamed up to produce Squish (52 x 11), an animated comedy about the secret life of amoebas. The deal is a first collaboration between David Michel’s ... Continue Reading →