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‘Strawberry Shortcake’ Season 4 Coming June 20

Discovery Family Channel will ring in summer with a hearty new helping of Strawberry Shortcake’s Berry Bitty Adventures, which will premiere its fourth season on June 20 at 12:30 ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Greenlights Six New Kids Pilots

Amazon Studios is looking to build on its success with original kids’ series like the multi-award winning Tumble Leaf by trying out six new kid-targeted pilots in its upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Awards Grand Prix to ‘Sense of Touch’

Organizers of the 22nd Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) have announced the winners of this year’s edition, which attracted roughly 80,000 visitors to the German metropolis ... Continue Reading →
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‘Possessed,’ ‘Kaguya’ Take Top AniFilm Awards

The 2015 AniFilm fest has wrapped up in Trebon, Czech Republic this weekend. The top feature awards went to Spanish director Sam Conflictivos for the adult-targeted puppet horror comedy ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: ‘Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts’ Out May 12

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has released a new clip and images from the latest animated caped crusader adventure, Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts, which arrives on Blu-ray Combo ... Continue Reading →
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Alan Roberts Teases ‘Killogy’ Toon

A year since the project was announced, the first teaser for Killogy: The Animated Series has hit the web. Based on the IDW comic book created by Alan Robert features the voices of ... Continue Reading →
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Ulysses Films Announces ‘Bayala’

Just days after the release of its animated family flick Two by Two in the U.K. and Ireland, Hamburg-based Ulysses Films announces it has optioned — through a collaboration with ... Continue Reading →
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FMX Wraps 20th Edition; APD, Stuttgart Show Results

The 20th anniversary edition of FMX in Stuttgart, Germany, is in the books as an event worthy of celebrating two decades of spotlighting the best in the art and technology of visual ... Continue Reading →
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Phase Two of Disney Cel Conservation Launched

The Walt Disney Animation Research Library (ARL) and the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) announce that the second phase of their collaborative cel conservation research project has ... Continue Reading →
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‘Faith’ Is No. 1 Christian DVD Title

Zaya Toonz’ Faith, the second DVD release in its animated faith-based family franchise “Iesodo”, is now the No. 1 Children’s DVD release in the country at Christian ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Names Leslie Ferraro Consumer Products Prez

Leslie Ferraro, formerly an EVP in the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts division, has been appointed President of Disney Consumer Products, effective immediately. Ferraro takes over from ... Continue Reading →
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ABC Orders Return of ‘The Muppets’

ABC has picked up three comedy series to add to its line-up in the near future, including the triumphant return of The Muppets to the small screen. The new twist on ABC’s The ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Park to Direct ‘Early Man’

Aardman and StudioCanal have teamed up to produce Early Man, a stop-motion feature film to be directed by Wallace & Gromit creator Nick Park. The feature will be Park’s first ... Continue Reading →
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Gnosis Teams with Toonz, Will Produce Will Vinton Content

Los Angeles-based Gnosis Moving Pictures and India-based animation powerhouse Toonz Media Group have announced a long-term co-financing and animation partnership on a slate of CG-animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Phineas and Ferb’ creators Prep ‘Mikey Murphy’s Law’ at Disney XD

Phineas and Ferb creators Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh will produce a new series titled Mikey Murphy’s Law for Disney XD. The show is scheduled to premiere in ... Continue Reading →
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Patrick Osborne to Deliver Cogswell Commencement Address

Sunnyvale, Calif.’s Cogswell College will host Academy Award-winning animation director Patrick Osborne (Feast) during the school’s commencement ceremonies on May 16. Osborne will ... Continue Reading →
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New Animated Series and Specials Coming to Adult Swim

Adult Swim has announced its programming plans for 2015-16, which includes 30 new original series, specials and pilots joining its slate of returning hits. “Adult Swim has always ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bottom Feeders,’ ‘Valvoja’ Take Top Animatricks Honors

Animatricks Animation Festival — the annual event held in Helsinki, Finland and this year presented in partnership with local studio Rovio Entertainment — has announced ... Continue Reading →
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Ginnifer Goodwin and Jason Bateman Join ‘Zootopia’

Disney has announced that Ginnifer Goodwin (Once Upon a Time) and Jason Bateman (Horrible Bosses 2, Arrested Development) have signed on the voice cast for its upcoming “mammal metropolis” ... Continue Reading →
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Primetime Comedies Dominate Critics Choice Toon Noms

The nominations have been unveiled for the fifth annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards, which will be presented during a live broadcast on A&E from the Beverly Hilton Hotel ... Continue Reading →