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Jeffrey Scott Scripts ‘Zeth & Zuna’ Pilot for Hello Horizon

The new U.K.-based production company Hello Horizon is ready to take its first series to market at MIPCOM: a 3D animated kids series titled Zeth & Zuna, the pilot for which was ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands Inks Two Series Deal with Discovery Kids Asia

Genius Brands International has licensed two of its animated kids’ series — Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab and Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club — ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Picks Global Shorts Finalists

Nickelodeon has whittled the nearly 600 submissions from around the world for its 2014 Global Animated Shorts Program down to eight finalists. This is only the second year that international ... Continue Reading →
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J.J. Abrams to Receive VES Visionary Award

J.J. Abrams will receive the Visual Effects Society’s Visionary Award in recognition of his contributions to filmed entertainment. The award will be presented at the 13th Annual ... Continue Reading →
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Pickups and Premieres: Poppy Cat, Octonauts, Regular Show, Black Dynamite, Slugterra

It’s fall TV season time, which means there’s plenty of premieres and pickups for animated series aimed at both young and old. Here’s the latest: Nerd Corps Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Partners with Imagination Movers Act

9 Story Entertainment has entered into a development deal with award-winning musical act Imagination Movers. The kid-friendly rockers have previously starred in Disney Junior’s ... Continue Reading →
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Victory Arts, TVO Developing ‘Air Crafters’

Victory Arts has signed a development deal with Canada’s TVO for a new animated preschool series, Air Crafters (52 x 11 mins). Created by Tero Hollo, founder and director of creative ... Continue Reading →
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‘Princess Kaguya’ Tops Fantastic Fest Winners

Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas has declared Studio Ghibli’s animated feature The Tale of Princess Kaguya — directed by Isao Takahata — to be the audience-voted top ... Continue Reading →
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‘South Park’ Plays Hardball with Redskins

In accordance with its proud tradition of mercilessly tackling the hot-button issues of the day, a new promo for season 18 of Comedy Central’s South Park (premiering September ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Missing Scarf’ Arrives Online Sept. 29

One of the year’s most successful short films will be available for online viewing next week as Shortoftheweek.com prepares for the web premiere of Eoin Duffy’s The Missing ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Plans Surprise-Packed NYCC Panel

Imagine the heart pounding thrill of a magical New York Comic Con panel where anyone from your favorite Cartoon Network comedy series can show up, and anything could happen! That’s ... Continue Reading →
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Uncut ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Anniversary Edition Arrives

In celebration of the silver anniversary of Masamune Shirow’s original manga, Anchor Bay Entertainment is releasing Ghost in the Shell: 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray — ... Continue Reading →
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Monster Grows Slate with ‘Wulfie’

A 2D toon concept titled Wulfie will be one of nine projects boasting Irish ancestry at the Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France this week. The series is produced by Wulfie Animation and ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: ‘Equestria Girls – Rainbow Rocks’ Music Video

Shout! will be unleashing (err, un-reining?) the brand new animated feature adventure My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks in theaters this Saturday, September 27. In order ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hipopotamy,’ ‘Seth’s Dominion’ Top Ottawa Winners

The official competition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) came to a close Saturday with the highly anticipated awards ceremony held at St. Brigid’s Centre ... Continue Reading →
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NYFF Premieres Remaster of Grimault’s ‘Mockingbird’

Paul Grimault’s classic 1952 animated feature The King and the Mockingbird will be revived at the 2014 New York Film Festival in October, when the painstakingly restored version ... Continue Reading →
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‘Regular Show’ Season Six Premieres October 9

The dudes are back in town — Oooooooh! Yep, ultimate slackers Mordecai and Rigby have kept just busy enough to ensure the triumphant season six return of JG Quintel’s Regular ... Continue Reading →
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CG ‘Doraemon’ Flick Set for 50-Plus Countries

Robot and Shin-Ei Animation’s Stand By Me Doraemon — the first ever 3D CG feature film starring the super popular robot cat character — will expand its theatrical ... Continue Reading →
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BLE Announces License This! Finalists

Brand Licensing Europe has announced the four finalists for its 2014 License This! Competition. The contest, now in its fifth year, offers a chance for creators with brand-new concepts ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Unveils Super Cartoony ‘Popeye’ CG

Sony Pictures Animation has posted a first-look clip, with introduction by animation legend Genndy Tartakovsky, at its upcoming CG feature adaptation of King Features’ classic ... Continue Reading →