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‘Beauty,’ ‘Jack,’ ‘Adventure Time,’ ‘Rick and Morty’ Rush Video Shelves

Clear your schedule and stock up the fridge — it’s a big home video week and you’re going to be spending some quality time with your couch. First, it’s time to update ... Continue Reading →
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Filmmakers Discuss DreamWorks’ New ‘Rocky & Bullwinkle’ Short

DreamWorks Animation showed they had big plans for the Jay Ward properties earlier this year with the release of the Mr. Peabody & Sherman feature film. Now, with the film coming ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough Keel Hauls ‘Pirate Express’

Breakthrough Entertainment is expanding its children’s library with the acquisition of Pirate Express, which will debut at the MIPCOM market in Cannes this month. The 2D animated ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Presents ‘Makers’ Screening for WIA Members

DreamWorks Animation has issued an invitation to members of Women in Animation (WIA) for a special, advance screening of the documentary Makers: Women in Hollywood Tuesday, October ... Continue Reading →
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Nick to Open Flagship Store in London

Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products has partnered with Entertainment Retail Enterprises to create Nickelodeon stores in a slew of destination cities around the world, kicking off with ... Continue Reading →
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‘Boxtrolls’ Does Well in Competitive Second Weekend

Most of the attention paid to this weekend’s box office has gone to the success of Gone Girl and Annabelle, but for animation fans the story is a strong second-weekend showing ... Continue Reading →
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Focus to Partner with LAIKA on 3 More Features

LAIKA and Focus Features will continue their partnership on LAIKA’s next three projects. As with the three movies that the companies have partnered on previously — Coraline, ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Releases More ‘Creative Galaxy’

Amazon Prime Instant Video continues to roll out its original streaming content with the release Oct. 3 of six new episodes of its animated preschool series Creative Galaxy. The series, ... Continue Reading →
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BFI, Aardman Launch Toon Feature Development Lab

The British Film Institute is partnering with Aardman Animations to launching a new program today backed by £1 million of lottery funding to support the development and production ... Continue Reading →
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Friedman Talks Up Cartoon Forum Hit ‘Urbance’

One of the coolest projects to come out of the recent Cartoon Forum in Toulouse was Urbance, a futuristic animated series for adults about a world in which sex is banned because it ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Orders ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 2

Thought it has yet to air its first episode, Disney Channels has renewed for a second season its animated series Star Wars Rebels. The series — the first animated put into production ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Teases ‘Inside Out’

It’s been a long year for fans of Pixar, which is not releasing a feature film in 2014. But now there’s some light at the end of the tunnel with the release of the first ... Continue Reading →
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SoftBank Cools DreamWorks Talks, Invests in Legendary

Japanese conglomerate SoftBank’s acquisition plans DreamWorks Animation have cooled in the wake of the discussions being publicly disclosed. Now, SoftBank has announced a deal ... Continue Reading →
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Genius’ ‘Secret Millionaires Club’ Lands Multiple Sales

Genius Brands International has sealed new broadcast deals for its children’s animated series Secret Millionaires Club in multiple key markets. Among the international television ... Continue Reading →
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Channel 5 Leads Zodiak’s ‘Zack’ Deals

Zodiak Kids announced that Channel 5 in the United Kingdom has acquired all 52 x 11′ episodes of its new children’s show Zack & Quack and will debut the series on its ... Continue Reading →
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Jason Sudeikis to Lead ‘Angry Birds’ Cast

Sony’s animated feature adaptation of Rovio Entertainment’s smash-hit Angry Birds game franchise will feature the voice of Saturday Night Live alumnus Jason Sudeikis as ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Signs Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey for ‘Boss Baby’

One of television’s favorite bosses, Alec Baldwin of 30 Rock notoriety, will be utilizing his natural suave, commanding vocal presence for the DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Getting Kids’ King Kong Series

Netflix and 41 Entertainment have announced the streaming giant will be bringing a new animated kids’ series — Kong – King of the Apes — from exec producer Avi ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Launches Pre-K STEM Series ‘Blaze and the Monster Machines’

Nickelodeon will be introducing young viewers to the exciting world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) learning with an hour-long premiere episode of a new interactive ... Continue Reading →
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Stoopid Buddy Serves Up Denny’s ‘Grand Slam’ Toon

Late-night breakfast destination and American icon Denny’s has teamed up with Robot Chicken producer Stoopid Buddy Stoodios to create a new animated web series, The Grand Slams, ... Continue Reading →