3D Wire Makes Spanish Animation & Game Selections

3D Wire is gearing up for is 2016 edition to be held October 6-9 in Segovia, Spain, having selected 148 projects to showcase the best in local animation and games. These include 22 ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS Dates ‘A Town Called Panic’ Double Feature

GKIDS will be presenting a one-day-only screening of two wild and crazy stop-motion specials as A Town Called Panic: Double Fun arrives in select theaters on September 24, in honor ... Continue Reading →
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Neil Patrick Harris to MC Disney Family Museum Gala

The Walt Disney Family Museum will hold its second annual fundraising gala on November 1 at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, with actor Neil ... Continue Reading →

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Adult Swim’s Stars Look Back at 15 Years of Insane, Genre-Bending Comedy Vice reflects with live-action and animated series creatives, including Dan Harmon (Rick and Morty), Seth ... Continue Reading →

Fox Animation Blasting Off with ‘Zita the Spacegirl’

Fox Animation has picked up rights to award-winning author Ben Hatke’s Zita the Spacegirl graphic novel trilogy, to be produced by Chernin Entertainment (Miss Peregrine’s Home for ... Continue Reading →

ON Ent. Opens North American Studio in Montreal

France-based ON Entertainment has announced it is opening a North American production facility in Montréal, Canada. The new subsidiary — ON Animation Studio, Montréal — ... Continue Reading →

m4e Sending ‘Wissper,’ ‘Tip the Mouse’ to China

German brand management and media company m4e AG is partnering with leading Chinese animation distributor WeKids Asia to introduce preschool series Wissper and Tip the Mouse to the ... Continue Reading →

Mondo Media, Six Point Harness Finalize Merger

Two leading purveyors of adult-targeted digital and TV animation have joined forces, with Mondo Media (Happy Tree Friends, Deep Space 69, Dick Figures) and Six Point Harness (Cosmos: ... Continue Reading →

‘Moana’ Sets Sail on a Sea of Troubles in New Trailer

Disney has released a brand new trailer for its upcoming seafaring adventure Moana, revealing more of the heroine’s high-stakes journey and the obstacles in her way — like Maui’s ... Continue Reading →

NBCU Drops the Axe on 200 DreamWorks Jobs

NBCUniversal has confirmed that DreamWorks Animation — recently acquired by parent company Comcast in a $3.8 billion deal — will see a spate of layoffs, resulting in roughly ... Continue Reading →

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’Animation Throwdown’ Is Available to All After Geo-Limited Beta The collectible card game app featuring a mashup of Fox animation characters is live in the Play Store, packed with ... Continue Reading →

Julian Scott to Consult on Animation & Kids TV for Film London

Strategic media agency Film London has appointed industry expert Julian Scott as Animation & Television Consultant, tapping his wealth of experience in kids’ TV to forge new creative ... Continue Reading →

‘Trolls’ New Trailer and ‘Trollify Yourself’ Tool Arrive

DreamWorks Animation and distributor 20th Century Fox have released a brand-new trailer for the hyper-colored, music-filled fall feature Trolls, out November 4. In addition to the preview, ... Continue Reading →

Serious Games Conference Explores Emotional & Tech Boundaries

In Brisbane this September 26 & 27, Griffith Film School and Griffith Centre for Creative Arts Research will for the first time in Australia host the International Joint Conference ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Sets Plans for NY Comic Con

Cartoon Network is planning an epic lineup of panels and events for this year’s New York Comic Con, taking place at the Jatis Center October 7 & 8. Highlights of CN’s schedule ... Continue Reading →

Kid Genius Launches ‘Nancy Drew’ Channel

Genius Brands International is building its content offerings on its Comcast Xfinity On Demand service, Kid Genius Network, with the launch of its first branded channel: Nancy Drew: ... Continue Reading →

Gulshan David Joins Imira as VP Media Sales EMEA & NorAm

Barcelona- and Madrid-based Imira Entertainment is beefing up its international sales team in the run-up to MIPCOM, announced that Gulshan David has been hired on as Vice President ... Continue Reading →

Deluxe’s Method Expands Leadership with Key Hires

Deluxe Entertainment’s global visual effects brand Method Studios announced a raft of key new hires that will expand its artistic leadership and animation cred. Joining Method’s ... Continue Reading →

Fathom Sets ‘Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders’ Screening

Fathom Events is once again teaming up with Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment for a one-day-only screening event for WB Animation’s Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders — ... Continue Reading →

‘Pokémon Generations’ Launches on YouTube Friday

The Pokémon Company International has announced that Pokémon Generations — an all new series of animated shorts inspired by the hit video games — is launching on the official ... Continue Reading →