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‘Miss Hokusai,’ ‘Ant-Man’ to Open Fantasia Fest

Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival, running July 14 through August 4, has revealed its 2015 film lineup. Featuring a healthy blend of animated and live-action projects ... Continue Reading →
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‘Equestria Girls: Friendship Games’ Set for October

Shout! Factory Kids and Hasbro Studios are whipping up a new feature-length animated adventure for pony fans of all ages, with My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Friendship Games arriving ... Continue Reading →
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Season 3 of ‘Mickey Mouse’ Arrives July 17

Multiple Emmy and Annie Award-winning short format series Mickey Mouse will premiere its third season on Disney Channel on Friday, July 17 at 8:25 p.m. ET/PT, followed by its arrival ... Continue Reading →
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Oscars Submission Deadlines Announced

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has published its list of upcoming submission deadlines for the 88th Academy Awards, which will be held February 28, 2016 in Hollywood. ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Named Exclusive ‘Peppa Pig’ Agent in Canada

Entertainment One (eOne), co-owners and worldwide distributors of global preschool hit Peppa Pig, has named Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana as the property’s exclusive licensing and ... Continue Reading →
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Thunderbird Buys Atomic Cartoons

TV and film producer/distributor Thunderbird Films has acquired Vancouver-based Atomic Cartoons — an award winning company and one of North America’s leading animation studios. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Iron Giant’ Gets Fall Re-Release

Warner Bros. will be bringing Brad Bird’s 1999 animated family adventure The Iron Giant back to the big screen this fall, remastered and enhanced with two all-new scenes as The Iron ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Orders 3 More Seasons of ‘South Park’

Trey Parker and Matt Stone have reached a new deal with Comedy Central to extend South Park by three seasons and 30 episodes, taking the longest-running primetime scripted series in ... Continue Reading →
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Actress Gigi Edgley to Sign at Animation Magazine’s Comic-Con Booth

Animation Magazine welcomes actress Gigi Edgley, best known for playing Chiana on the fan-favorite sci-fi series Farscape, for an autograph signing session Thursday, July 9, starting ... Continue Reading →
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CN Renews 5 Original Animated Series

Cartoon Network has renewed its orders for the original series Adventure Time, Regular Show, Steven Universe, Uncle Grandpa and Clarence. That clears the way for season eight of Adventure ... Continue Reading →
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Lord and Miller Directing Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ Tale

Lucasfilm announced that The LEGO Movie directors Christopher Miller and Phil Lord will direct a Star Wars Anthology series feature film about young Han Solo. Due in theaters May 25, ... Continue Reading →
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Harry Shearer Returns to ‘The Simpsons’

Harry Shearer is back on The Simpsons. Fox has confirmed that the series main cast is returning for the 27th and 28th seasons of the iconic animated hit, including Dan Castellaneta, ... Continue Reading →
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First Trailer for New ‘Alvin’ Hits the Road

20th Century Fox and New Regency have released the first trailer for the upcoming live-action/CG hybrid flick Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip, out December 23. The spot offers ... Continue Reading →
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Universal Cable Inks First-Look Deal with Dark Horse Comics

Universal Cable Productions has signed a first-look deal with comic book publisher Dark Horse Entertainment that will focus on developing and producing scripted programming from its ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lili & Lola’ Premieres on Oznoz

Original animated miniseries Lili & Lola will make its debut on multilingual streaming channel Oznoz this Wednesday, July 8. The show will be released in Persian (Farsi), with new ... Continue Reading →
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New Seasons of ‘Daniel Tiger,’ ‘Odd Squad’ Underway

The Fred Rogers Company has announced production of new seasons of PBS KIDS series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and Odd Squad. Season three of Daniel Tiger will comprise 20 new ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Builds to Sept. 26 ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Premiere

The Marvel Animated Universe is going cosmic this autumn, with a Sept. 26 premiere date on Disney XD now set for its upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy animated series. Leading up to ... Continue Reading →
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Movie & TV Animators OK Producers Deal

The Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have agreed to a new three-year collective bargaining agreement, set to take effect ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Show of Shows Hits Funding Goal

The newly reinvented nonprofit Animation Show of Shows has wrapped up the Kickstarter campaign for its next installment, hitting its minimum funding goal with one day to spare and winding ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inside Out’ Tames ‘Jurassic’ at Box Office

Pixar’s emotional family-friendly adventure Inside Out finally got a leg up on the CG dino destruction of Jurassic World as the Monday tally for the Fourth of July weekend box ... Continue Reading →