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Adult Swim Upfronts Mostly Live Action

Adult Swim announced its upfront lineup to advertisers, with announced new series veering more toward live-action than animation. Animated offerings include the previously announced ... Continue Reading →
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‘Breadwinners’ Gets Second Season on Nick

Nickelodeon will be baking up a second season of its popular new animated comedy Breadwinners from creators Steve Borst and Gary “Doodles” Di Raffaele. The 20 episode order ... Continue Reading →
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WB Plans ‘Flintstones’ Feature

Warner Bros. will be taking theater goers back to the Stone Age with a full-length animated feature adventure starring everyone’s favorite caveman clan: The Flintstones. According ... Continue Reading →
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Cinedigm Picks Up ‘Bunyan and Babe’

Cinedigm has acquired all North American rights to the indie animated feature Bunyan and Babe: A Giant Adventure. The Exodus Film Group/Toonz Entertainment co-production is directed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Legends of Oz’ a Passion Project for Cast, Crew

Perhaps no cinematic other world is as well-known and ... Continue Reading →
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Mercury Filmworks Plans Expansion to Europe

Canadian animation studio Mercury Filmworks is expanding into Europe’s creative market with former Teletoon content chief Alan Gregg at the helm. Mercury Filmworks Europe will ... Continue Reading →
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‘My Little Pony’ Gets Fifth Season on Hub

Yes, the unstoppable rainbow-hued juggernaut that is My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic just keeps rolling on, to the delight of fans of all ages. The Hub Network has announced the ... Continue Reading →
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Film Forum Celebrates John Hubley

New York City’s Film Forum will commemorate the centennial birthday anniversary of animation pioneer John Hubley with a double shot of special programming to be presented Tuesday, ... Continue Reading →
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WB Extends Animation Slate to 2018

Warner Bros., buoyed by the box office smash hit The LEGO Movie, has announced plans to up its animated features game, with two as-yet untitled 3-D projects now slated for February ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen,’ ‘Thor’ Boost Disney Quarterly Results

The Walt Disney Company reported record earnings for the second quarter, citing the home video success of its smash animated feature Frozen and the Marvel Studios movie Thor: The Dark ... Continue Reading →
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Spotify Solicits U.K. Musical Animations

Music streaming service Spotify is teaming up with Talenthouse in the U.K. to invite animators to create artwork showing how music can express a thousand words and emotions. The companies ... Continue Reading →
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Final One-Sheet Released for ‘Dragon 2′

The countdown is on to the release of How to Train Your Dragon 2, with DreamWorks Animation releasing the final one-sheet poster for the highly anticipated sequel. Take a look:     How ... Continue Reading →
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Mobile Games Outfit Boomlagoon Explodes with $3.6M Investment

Finnish mobile games company Boomlagoon has announced it has secured $3.6 million USD in its latest Series A investment round. The new investors were led by Northzone, with additional ... Continue Reading →
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Viddiverse Offers Kid-Friendly Social Video Network

A brand new COPPA-compliant social network called Viddiverse has hit the digital media scene, officially premiering today with a raft of tween-targeted video content from partners including ... Continue Reading →
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Toppen Gets Cooking with ‘The Fox Chef Show’

We may not know what the fox says, but thanks to Toppen Animation Studio, we do know that he can cook. The Romania-based studio has released a 3D CG-animated short titled The Fox Chef ... Continue Reading →
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Extended First Look at TV’s ‘Gotham’

Having conquered the big screen, the world of Batman is now looking to succeed on the small screen as well. Fox has finally unveiled an extended trailer for Gotham, it’s Smallville-esque ... Continue Reading →
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ToonSeum Celebrates Little Golden Books

The ToonSeum, a.k.a. Pittsburgh’s Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, will be celebrating seven memory-making decades of Little Golden Books on Saturday, May 17 from 4 – 7 ... Continue Reading →
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Bakshi Preview: ‘Last Days of Coney Island’

It’s only a few days until the Ralph Bakshi retrospective at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and to whet your appetite for the event there are two new behind-the-scenes video clips ... Continue Reading →
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Star Wars Day: ‘Rebels’ Trailer, ‘Episode VII’ Greeting

We hope you enjoyed Star Wars Day on May the Fourth! In case you missed it, there were a few cool official items to come out. Up first is the full trailer for the upcoming animated ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: NFL Stars Get Animated in Nick Special

In honor of NFL Draft Day, Nicktoons is presenting a one-hour animated special of NFL Rush Zone: Guardians Unleashed, “Knights of the Sky.” Premiering Wednesday, May 7 at ... Continue Reading →