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Cartoon Network Greenlights ‘Powerpuff Girls’ Season 2

Just ahead of their official re-introduction to San Diego Comic-Con, Cartoon Network announces that the all-new Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup are confirmed to return in a second season ... Continue Reading →
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Joint Venture to Fund ‘Household Pests,’ ‘Mean Margaret’

United Media Capital announced that it has formed a joint venture fund with Pigmental Studios and United Independents Group to co-finance a slate of upcoming animated and live-action ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Fish & Begonia’ Is China Box-Office Triumph

B&T Studio’s Big Fish & Begonia — an inventive, indie hybrid of Studio Ghibli-inspired 2D and CG animation — has marked a second triumphant week at the local ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con News: ‘Stan Lee’s Cosmic Crusaders’, WB Booth, Sanrio & More

+ Stan Lee’s Cosmic Crusaders — the new adult-targeted action/comedy animation series from POW! Ent. and Genius Brands — has launched July 19 on The Hollywood Reporter‘s ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Emerging Tech

+ SIGGRAPH continues to reveal programming highlights for the July 24-28 event in Anaheim, CA. On Wednesday, check out the Emerging Technologies “Best of Show” presentation, ... Continue Reading →
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Enabling Genius Strikes China Deal for ‘Phonics School’

London-based edutainment producer Enabling Genius has entered an agreement with digital publishing partner Wisdom Edition AS for Phonics School (16 x 5) in mainland China. The deal ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

First Look: Neil DeGrasse Tyson As a Cartoon on Disney’s Future-Worm The ever-animated astrophysicist gets into character as a tooned up version of himself in the upcoming 2D ... Continue Reading →
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Q&A with Production Sessions Chair Mikki Rose

This year’s lineup of the ever-popular Production Sessions was headed up by Mikki Rose, a 15-year veteran of the conference whose team picked the lineup from more than 40 submissions. Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Bulking Up

  Blue Sky Studios takes Scrat into space and threatens the ever-growing cast of heroes ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix to Be ‘Star Trek’ Streaming Central

Netflix and CBS Studios International have inked a landmark global licensing agreement for the upcoming, all-new Star Trek series. Netflix will be the exclusive premiere home of the ... Continue Reading →
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Star Wars Celebration: Future Filmmaker Panel Highlights

On Sunday at the Star Wars Celebration Europe event in London, the Future Filmmaker Panel gave attendees a bit of a clue about what to expect from the titles coming up from Disney-owned ... Continue Reading →
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CN Details Comic-Con Exclusives and Signings

Cartoon Network and Adult Swim will be courting the attention of fans at the San Diego Comic-Con mega event this week, offering exclusive products, giveaways and signings. Cartoon Network ... Continue Reading →
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Experience X-Men: Tomb of Apocalypse at Comic-Con

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment will debut the first ever “challenge room” fan experience in Comic-Con International history this week in San Diego. Located at Booth ... Continue Reading →
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FilmBuff to Release ‘Floyd Norman: An Animated Life’

Digital entertainment curator FilmBuff has licensed the rights to distribute Floyd Norman: An Animated Life on Digital HD and On Demand platforms on August 26 — the same day it ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fat Rabbit Farm’ Pilot Debuts on YouTube

Fat Rabbit Farm LLC has released their official animated short pilot for their eponymous IP Fat Rabbit Farm, in partnership with FremantleMedia Kids & Family. The companies are ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Picks Up Global Rights to ‘The Day Henry Met’

Distributor Monster Entertainment and Dublin-based production house Wiggleywoo announced that Nickelodeon has acquired the international broadcast rights to the award-winning preschool ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Video: T.J. Miller Auditions for Emojimovie: Express Yourself Actor, comedian and animated voiceover artist T.J. Miller shows how his accomplished thespianism won him the lead role ... Continue Reading →
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Puppet Masters

LAIKA again pushes the boundaries for stop-motion and delivers scope, ... Continue Reading →
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Illumination Runs Wild

The studio mixes stylization and animal reality in its comedic exploration of The Secret Life ... Continue Reading →
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Conventional Wonders

Women show their growing strength in every role on the biggest stage in fandom, a.k.a. Comic-Con International Girl power has been on the rise for many years now in the multitude of ... Continue Reading →