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Teletoon to Debut ‘Butt’ Import June 12

Teletoon has set June 12 as the Canadian premiere date for the Australian animated comedy series The Day My Butt Went Psycho. The Day My Butt Went Psycho is based on Scholastic’s ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS to Bring ‘Wrinkles’ to NYC

Indie distributor GKIDS will be releasing the acclaimed Spanish animated film Wrinkles on July 4 at New York’s IFC Center. The theatrical outing will be followed by a DVD and ... Continue Reading →
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Hub Network Ponyfies ‘Maleficent’ for Villain Event

What on Earth did people amuse themselves with before the YouTube video mashup? To celebrate its bad guy focused Villiantine’s Day Marathon this Friday, May 23, the creative whizzes ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Unveils First ‘Big Hero 6′ Teaser

Disney has launched the first teaser trailer for its upcoming CG animated adaptation of the Marvel comic-book Big Hero 6 (November 7). The teaser footage focuses on 14-year-old Hiro ... Continue Reading →
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John Lasseter Receives Honorary CalArts Degree

California Institute of the Arts president Steven Lavine has bequeathed Disney-Pixar chief creative officer John Lasseter with the 2014 honorary Doctor of Arts degree in celebration ... Continue Reading →
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Trunk Brings Coldplay’s ‘Ghost Stories’ to Life

Last week, acclaimed U.K. band Coldplay released a full 43-minute stream of their sixth studio album on iTunes in preparation for its retail release, and fans went wild. Richard Barnett ... Continue Reading →
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Israeli Animation Lobbies Against Iran

Who says animation is just for kids? Recently the Israeli Ministry of Diaspora Affairs has released a disturbingly cutesy looking animated video campaigning against any coming agreement ... Continue Reading →
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‘Force for Change’ Offers Chance to Appear in ‘Episode VII’

In a special video message from Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams it was revealed that Disney and Lucasfilm have launched a new charitable initiative in collaboration with ... Continue Reading →
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Bats & Supe Pic Gets Official Title

Warner Bros. has unmasked the official title for the highly anticipated live-action Batman-Superman film as Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice (May 6, 2016). Principal photography ... Continue Reading →
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LEGO ‘Ninjago’ Movie Coming in 2016

‘Tis the season for major animated motion-picture date disclosures! Warner Bros. has announced the release date for its spin-off from The LEGO Movie ($460.8 million worldwide) ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Moves Up ‘Penguins,’ Delays ‘Home’

DreamWorks Animation has flipped the release dates for two of its upcoming features, with The Penguins of Madagascar now due out Nov. 26, 2014, and Home pushed back to March 27, 2015. The ... Continue Reading →
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First-Look Stills from Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6′

Disney has released some first-look stills from its upcoming Marvel-based animated feature Big Hero 6. The stills precede the release of a teaser trailer, expected Thursday. Here are ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cars’ Return In Exclusive DMA Short

Fans of Lightning McQueen and the rest of the Radiator Springs gang can check out an all-new short format adventure featuring the vehicular heros of Cars, available today exclusively ... Continue Reading →
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VanArts Presents Masterclass with Pixar Artists

Vancouver Institute of Media Arts (VanArts) in British Columbia is masterminding a touring masterclass in story development, character design & animation taught by artists from ... Continue Reading →
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The Academy Presents The Art of Illustration

In conjunction with the “Icons of Animation” exhibit at the Society of Illustrators in Manhattan (June 4 – August 16), The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Secures Deals For ‘LadyBug’

PGS Entertainment has recently closed licensing deals for the new series LadyBug (26 x 26min) on three continents. LadyBug is a co-production from French animation companies Zagtoon ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Magics Up NoAm Rights for ‘Sailor Moon’

VIZ Media continues to prove it is the biggest player on the anime block this side of the Pacific by acquiring digital streaming, electronic sell through and home media rights for the ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailer Teases Marvel’s ‘Guardians’

Marvel has released a full trailer for its upcoming sci-fi comic book adaptation Guardians of the Galaxy. Take a look at the trailer: Due in theaters Aug. 1, the movie is directed ... Continue Reading →
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Superheroes and Volcanoes Storm Home Video

Watch out for volcanoes and superheroes in this week’s home video releases. JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (Warner Bros., $19.98) is an all-new original movie pitting the heroes ... Continue Reading →
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Wizart Scores ‘Snow Queen 2′ Sales

Wizart Animation has announced sales of its animated feature The Snow Queen 2 to Poland and Israel. The sequel will be released in Poland by Kino Swiat and in Israel by Film House in ... Continue Reading →