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BRB’s ‘Canimals’ Joins Hulu Kids

BRB Internacional has launched the complete series of its animated comedy Canimals (52 x 7) on Hulu Kids. The series will be available through the free, ad-supported Hulu and subscription ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Picks Up ‘Hettie Makebelieve’

U.K.’s 1973 Films has announced that their new stop-frame animated series Hettie Makebelieve (52 x 7) has been pre-bought by preschool outlet CBeebies. The show is being animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yellow Sticky Notes | Canadian Anijam’ Debuts Online

Yellow Sticky Notes | Canadian Anijam, a classically animated short film by Vancouver-based animator Jeff Chiba Stearns that features the work of 15 of Canada’s top independent ... Continue Reading →
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OuiDO Goes Ape for ‘Monchhichi’

In honor of the popular little monkey toy’s 40th birthday, OuiDO! Productions has signed a co-production agreement with Japan’s Sekiguchi to co-produce an all new, CG animated ... Continue Reading →
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Neon Alley Serves Up Free On-Demand Anime

VIZ Media is officially relaunching its NeonAlley.com today as the new, consolidated online destination for free, streaming anime content in the U.S. The new site will offer subbed ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Launches ‘Elias’ Eps at MIPTV

The Jim Henson Company’s licensing banner HIP (Henson International Properties) will be unveiling the first episodes of CG animated kids series Elias: Rescue Team Adventures. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Maya’ Buzzes Back to Apps

Studio 100 and app developer/publisher BulkyPix have announced the release of Maya the Bee: The Ant’s Quest on the App Store for iOS and Google Play for Android. Priced at £1.99 ... Continue Reading →
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CN, WeLoveFine Launch ‘Steven Universe’ Design Contest

Rebecca Sugar’s intergalactic fantasy-filled adventure-comedy Steven Universe has proven a hit for Cartoon Network since its launch last November, and now fans have a chance to ... Continue Reading →
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Toons Score Ratings for Nick, Disney Jr.

In the battle of the kid network ratings, it was an eventful first quarter as both Nickelodeon and Disney Junior cited animated hits as a key to their success. Nick reports that SpongeBob ... Continue Reading →
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Millimages Preps ‘Molang’ Debut at MIP

Millimages will premiere at MIP-TV the pilot of its new multiplatform property, Molang, along with new episodes of its hits Mouk and Corneil & Bernie. Created by Hye-Ji Yoon, the ... Continue Reading →
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Co-pro ‘Shutterbugs’ Starts Production

Big Jump Productions, Amberwood Entertainment and Tricon Kids & Family have begun production on the animated preschool series Shutterbugs, developed in association with TVO, Ontario’s ... Continue Reading →
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MGM Plans ‘Pink Panther’ Hybrid Movie

MGM is bringing The Pink Panther back to the big screen in a hybrid animation-live action feature film to be directed by The Simpsons Movie helmer David Silverman, according to The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pirate Fairy,’ ‘War of the Worlds’ Debut on Disc

Return to Pixie Hollow for a new adventure with Tinker Bell and her friends as they take on The Pirate Fairy (Disney, $36.99 Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy; $29.99 DVD). The original ... Continue Reading →
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‘Foosball’ Scores Big at NYICFF

The animated feature Foosball, directed by Juan Jose Campanella, won the grand prize at the New York International Children’s Film Festival. Foosball is scheduled for release ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Studios Taps ‘Wishenpoof!’

The animated children’s series Wishenpoof! was one of six series to get a green light from Amazon Studios. Wishenpoof! Is created by Angela Santomero, whose credits include Blue’s ... Continue Reading →
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CN Plays Pranks with New ‘Uncle Grandpa’

Cartoon Network is serious about having fun this April Fools Day, with six hours of goofy fun leading up to the premiere of a new episode of Uncle Grandpa called “Prank Wars!”. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Frozen’ Worldwide Gross Sets Record for Animation

Noah topped the box office with a strong $44 million opening, but it was Disney’s Frozen that set the record this weekend as it passed Pixar’s Toy Story 3 to become the ... Continue Reading →
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ToonSeum Pop-Up Spotlights WB Classics

In celebration of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II April 10-13, the Toonseum in Pittsburgh has opened a pop-up Looney Tunes exhibit presented ... Continue Reading →
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Kounterclockwise in ‘Forever-Land’: Extended Interview

We caught up with indie animator Jim Lujan and Cleveland rap sensation Deacon Burns (who with partner Kaya Rogue is best known as Kounterclockwise) ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mickey’ Season 2 Starts April 11

Season two of Mickey Mouse, the multiple Emmy and Annie Award-winning comedy cartoon, will premiere April 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel. Episodes will become available the day ... Continue Reading →