DuckTales

Disney TV to Spotlight ‘DuckTales,’ ‘Tangled’ at D23 Expo

The ultimate House of Mouse fan event, D23 Expo will be taking over the Anaheim Convention Center in southern California from July 14 to 16. As part of the jam-packed programming, Disney ... Continue Reading →
Brad Grey

Former Paramount Chairman Brad Grey Dies Age 59

Just months after his resignation in February, the family of former Paramount Pictures chairman Brad Grey has shared that the Hollywood luminary died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles, ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Details 2017 Highlights, People and Participants

France’s Annecy animation festival (June 12-17) and MIFA market (June 13-16) is just around the corner, and this year’s event highlights are jelling nicely. 2017 will welcome ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Animation Dingle 2017 JAM Media put together this upbeat video breakdown of the Irish toon confab, which will return with more films, frolics and perfectly poured pints in 2018. ... Continue Reading →
The Emoji Movie

Sony Keys in New ‘Emoji Movie’ Trailer: Now with More Poo

A next-gen trailer for Sony Pictures Animation’s behind-the-screen adventure The Emoji Movie has arrived, broading our view of the colorful, complex world of mobile emoticons ... Continue Reading →
Jamie Susser

Volga Eyes Indie Animation Acquisitions at Cannes

Cannes’ most famous event, the glitzy and star-struck film festival, often overshadows the nuts-and-bolts business that goes on at the same time at the Cannes Film Market, which ... Continue Reading →
Pinkalicious & Peterrific

New PBS KIDS Series ‘Pinkalicious & Peterrific’ Premieres in 2018

At the PBS Annual Meeting on Tuesday, the debut of a new PBS KIDS animated series was announced, with Pinkalicious & Peterrific set to premiere February 19, 2018 on TV and digital ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

GKIDS Teases ‘The Breadwinner’ Coming This Fall

GKIDS has unveiled the first teaser trailer for The Breadwinner — the third theatrical feature from Oscar nominated studio Cartoon Saloon, directed by Nora Twomey (co-director, ... Continue Reading →
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First Look at ‘Buñuel in the Labyrinth of Turtles’ Set for Cannes

Visitors to the Cannes film festival and market this month will have an opportunity to view the first animated sequences produced for Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles — ... Continue Reading →
Black Butler: Book of The Atlantic

Funimation Opens Advance Tix for ‘Black Butler’ US Release

Advance ticketing is officially open for Funimation Films’ limited release of anime feature Black Butler: Book of The Atlantic. Based on the New York Times best-selling manga ... Continue Reading →
The Dumpling Queen

German & Chinese Partners Sink Teeth into ‘Dumpling Queen’

An agreement between East and West which will see the development and production of an appetizing new animated comedy feature has been announced from Cannes. China’s Huawen Pictures ... Continue Reading →
Beijing Opera Cats

Dazzling Star Puts ‘Beijing Opera Cats’ in Licensing Expo Spotlight

Chinese animation producer Dazzling Star will be bringing its award-winning kids’ series Beijing Opera Cats to the show floor in Las Vegas for the 2017 Licensing Expo (May 23-25). ... Continue Reading →
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‘Agent 327: Operation Barbershop’ Trailer: How Blender Was Used to Pull Off Hollywood-Level Animation Blender Foundation chairman Ton Roosendaal explains how top-notch visual ... Continue Reading →
Iqbal, Tale of a Fearless Child

Cyber Group Picks up TV Rights to UNICEF-Sponsored ‘Iqbal’

Paris-based producer-distributor Cyber Group Studios has picked up the rights to bring multi-award winning animated feature Iqbal, Tale of a Fearless Child to TV and OTT across the ... Continue Reading →
Hedgehog's Home

300-Plus Films Slated for Animafest Zagreb 2017

The 27th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb will return to the Croatian capital from June 5-10 — following myriad introductory events slated for the end ... Continue Reading →
Katharina Feistauer

Katharina Feistauer Named VP Programming at Nick UK & Ireland

Nickelodeon UK & Ireland announced late last week the appointment of Katharina Feistauer to the role of Vice President, Programming, effective July 3. Reporting to General Manager ... Continue Reading →
Arthur

D.W. Finally Turns 5 in New ‘Arthur’ Special

After more than 20 years on the air, the plucky middle sibling of the Read household is finally getting to celebrate a birthday in a special new episode of Arthur. Premiering on PBS ... Continue Reading →
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‘Beauty and the Beast’ Waltzes Home June 6

Disney’s live-action adaptation of its groundbreaking 1991 animated fairytale Beauty and the Beast will be bringing the magic home (complete with CG scene-stealers) on June 6 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time: The Complete Seventh Season’ Plants Stakes July 18

Cartoon Network has announced that a spankin’ new DVD collection of Pendleton Ward’s popular comedy-fantasy toon is coming home July 18 with the release of Adventure Time: ... Continue Reading →
Anthony Vinciquerra

Anthony Vinciquerra Tapped to Head Sony Pictures

Experienced media executive Anthony Vinciquerra has been named the new Chairman and CEO of Sony Picture Entertainment, effective June 1. Vinciquerra is stepping in for 13 year veteran ... Continue Reading →