9-story-entertainment-150

9 Story Gets Season Two Order for ‘Camp Lakebottom’

9 Story Entertainment has received a second season order from TELETOON Canada for an additional 26 x 22 package of the hit animated comedy Camp Lakebottom. The show premiered on the ... Continue Reading →
julius-jr-150

Saban’s ‘Julius Jr.’ Heads to Italy

Saban Brands announced a broadcast distribution agreement for its animated preschool series, Julius Jr., to air on Disney Junior in Italy. The series, inspired by the characters of ... Continue Reading →
Captain-America-The-Winter-Soldier-150

‘Captain America’ Dominates Global B.O.

It’s good to be the Captain. Disney and Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The Winter Soldier opened to huge numbers and set a record for an April opening. The most-recent ... Continue Reading →
HIT-entertainment-150

Mainframe to Animate HIT’s New ‘Bob’ Series

HIT Entertainment has tapped Vancouver-based Rainmaker Entertainment’s Mainframe division to animate a new CG-animated Bob the Builder series. Now in production, the series is ... Continue Reading →
rio-2-150

Return to Rio

Director Carlos ... Continue Reading →
clarence-150

CN’s New Bundle of Joy

Creator Skyler Page and creative director Nelson Boles spread good vibes with their original ... Continue Reading →
MIPTV-150

Turn It Up to Eleven

A list of 10 plus 1 shows to watch for on the floor at MIP during the annual market, set for April 7-10 Angel’s Friends Produced by: Play Entertainment, RTI Mediaset, Mondo TV Created ... Continue Reading →
the-pirate-fairy-150

Connecting to a Classic

Writer-director ... Continue Reading →
UK-flag-150

A Big Relief

New Tax Credits Are Giving an Immediate Jolt to the U.K. Animation Industry. It’s only been less than a year since the United Kingdom enacted tax relief credits aimed at reviving ... Continue Reading →
April-May-2014-Tech-Reviews-150

April/May 2014 Tech Reviews

ToonBoom’s Animate Pro 3.0 ToonBoom has definitely carved a niche for itself in the animation world, from the production-level Harmony products down to the tools for the individual ... Continue Reading →
The-Art-of-DreamWorks-Animation-150-2

Books We Love – Issue #239

The Art of DreamWorks Animation by Ramin Zahed [Abrams, $50] In celebration of the studio’s 20th anniversary, DreamWorks Animation and Abram Books have put together an unprecedented, ... Continue Reading →
Miffy-150

Mercis Taps Blue Zoo for ‘Miffy’

Mercis BV, worldwide rights owner for the classic preschool property Miffy, has announced it will partner with award-winning animation studio Blue-Zoo for a brand new CG animated series ... Continue Reading →
POP-150

‘Ella the Elephant,’ ‘Grojband’ Coming to U.K.’s Pop

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment animated series Ella the Elephant and Grojband will premiere on U.K. kids channels Tiny Pop and Pop this month. “Pop’s new ... Continue Reading →
con-alt-delete-150

Shinichi Watanabe to Appear at Con Alt Delete

Anime News Network reports that Chicago comic and anime convention Con+Alt+Delete (conaltdelete.com) will welcome celebrated Japanese director Shinichi Watanabe (a.k.a. Nabeshin) at ... Continue Reading →
Kelly Osbourne

Kelly Osbourne Joins ’7D’ – EXCLUSIVE Image!

Actress and fashion correspondent Kelly Osbourne has joined the cast of Disney’s animated series The 7D, a modern take on the seven dwarfs of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs fame. The ... Continue Reading →
Brenda Freeman

Brenda Freeman Named Head of TV Marketing for DWA

Former Turner Animation chief marketing officer Brenda Freeman is joining DreamWorks Animation as the acclaimed studio’s new head of television marketing. Freeman brings extensive ... Continue Reading →
Batman-Strange-Days-150

Timm’s Batman Return Debuts April 9

Bruce Timm returns to Batman next week in a short film titled Batman: Strange Days that will debut as part of Cartoon Network’s DC Nation block. Here’s some images from ... Continue Reading →
above-average-150

Above Average Dives In with ‘Swimming Lessons’

Above Average, the online comedy video network from the producers behind TV series like Saturday Night Live and Portlandia (Broadway Video), has launched a new animated webseries on ... Continue Reading →
Son-of-Batman-150

‘Son of Batman’ Sets Con Debut, May 6 Release

The DC Universe animated feature Son of Batman will get its premiere screening later this month at WonderCon, followed by its release May 6 on Blu-ray combo pack, DVD and Digital HD. Based ... Continue Reading →
Q-Pootle-5-150

‘Q Pootle 5′ Sales Blast Off

ZDF Enterprises has inked a number of new international deals for British preschool series Q Pootle 5 (52 x 11) from Snapper Productions. Based on the best-selling books by Nick Butterworth, ... Continue Reading →