‘LEGO: Avengers Reassembled’ Premieres Monday

Disney XD will debut a new 22-minute compilation special with the whopping title LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Avengers Reassembled! on Monday, November 16 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, following ... Continue Reading →

‘Feliz Cumpleanos’ Debuts for Mickey Mouse’s Birthday

Disney Channel is debuting a new episode of its Emmy-winning Mickey Mouse shorts in honor of Mickey’s birthday, Wednesday November 18 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT. The short, “¡Feliz ... Continue Reading →

Waterman Ent. Acquires Film Roman

Animation and live-action production company Waterman Entertainment — founded by Stuart Little and Alvin & The Chipmunks executive producer Steve Waterman — has acquired ... Continue Reading →

Guadalajara Opens First Moomin Shop in Americas

The first ever Moomin Shop on the American continent has opened in Guadalajara, Mexico. The location at the Mall Galerias Guadalajara was selected by Moomin’s rights holders because ... Continue Reading →

William Shatner to Receive Voice Arts Icon Award

The Society of Voice Arts and Sciences will present the second annual Voice Arts Awards this Sunday, November 15 at L.A.’s Pacific Design Center. The international competition aims ... Continue Reading →

Discovery Kids Picks Up ‘Wissper’ for LatAm

German brand management company m4e has inked a deal with Discovery Networks Latin America/US Hispanic that will bring the new CG-animated preschool series Wissper to television audiences ... Continue Reading →

‘The Day Henry Met..?’ & ‘Hippothesis’ Coming to Curious World

Monster Entertainment announces that Pulcinella Award-winning animated series The Day Henry Met..? from Irish studio Wiggleywoo will launch in the U.S. through interactive content service ... Continue Reading →

Turner: Boomerang in Korea, Toonami Asia Nabs ‘Dragon Ball Super’

Turner Broadcasting is keeping busy in the ever expanding Asian market. The company announced that its second flagship kids’ brand Boomerang will arrive in Korea on November 14, becoming ... Continue Reading →

‘Boy and the World’ Gets US Trailer

GKIDS has released a fresh trailer for the internationally acclaimed animation feature Boy and the World from Brazilian director Ale Abreu. The multi-award winning film, which was honored ... Continue Reading →

‘Finding Dory’ Trailer Debuts

Actress and comedian Ellen DeGeneres got to give her talk show viewers a special treat with the exclusive debut of the trailer for Disney-Pixar’s Finding Dory. DeGeneres reprises ... Continue Reading →

Paramount Shuffles ‘Monster Trucks’ and ‘SpongeBob 3′

Paramount Animation has revealed changes to its feature release slate through 2019, including date changes to two major projects, a release date for overseas production The Little Prince. ... Continue Reading →
Peilin Chou

Peilin Chou Named Head Creative at Oriental DreamWorks

Television and feature animation veteran Peilin Chou has been named Head of Creative for Feature Animation at Oriental DreamWorks, Variety reports. The production company is a co-venture ... Continue Reading →

Le Vision, Rob Minkoff Partner for Animated ‘Wolf Totem’

Los Angeles-based Le Vision Pictures USA has entered into a two-picture deal with The Lion King director Rob Minkoff and producing partner Pietro Ventani (under their Flying Tigers ... Continue Reading →
Geraldine Laybourne

Geraldine Laybourne Joins 9 Story Board

9 Story Media Group announces the appointment of media icon Geraldine Laybourne to its board of directors. She comes on board shortly after 9 Story acquired award-winning Irish studio ... Continue Reading →

Fox Orders Hybrid Comedy ‘Son of Zorn’

Fox TV has placed an order for new animation and live-action hybrid comedy series Son of Zorn, which it plan to premiere in the 2016/17 season. The writing, directing and producing ... Continue Reading →

DHX Tapped as Global Distributor for ‘The Deep’

Technicolor has appointed Canada’s DHX Media as the global distributor for its animated adventure series The Deep. DHX is a co-producer on the project and will represent the CG ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Disney-Pixar Storytelling on a Budget

Animation veteran Chuck Williams, president of Marza Animation Planet USA and former Disney Animation producer, is no stranger to the art of storytelling. Having worked in the animation ... Continue Reading →

‘Batman: Bad Blood’ and Complete ‘JLU’ Set Slated

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced that the next DC Universe Original Movie to hit disc and digital will be Batman: Bad Blood, available in Digital HD on January 19 and on ... Continue Reading →

Fox Releases ‘Cosmic Scrat-Tastrophe’ Online

The latest short starring Blue Sky Studios beloved sabertooth rodent bowed in theaters this weekend, but now you can enjoy Cosmic Scrat-Tastrophe online thanks to 20th Century Fox. ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: Finance & Monetize Your Animated Feature

In a special money matters Master Class, René Bourdages, CEO of ELEVADO Media, discussed the ways and means of financing an animated feature in the digital age at the World Animation ... Continue Reading →