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Annecy Announces 2012 Festival Lineup

The popular and very influential Annecy Festival has announced a diverse and colorful selection for its 2012 lineup (June 4-9). This year, the selection includes 49 shorts, 55 graduation ... Continue Reading →
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More ‘Superman Vs. The Elite’ Details Surface

Superman fans get to enjoy a brand, new movie featuring The Man of Steel on June 12 when Warner Bros. Animation’s Superman Vs. The Elite arrives on DVD and Blu-ray. In the original ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s ‘Naked Animals’ Makes Sale Attack

The second and third season of 9 Story Entertainment’s animated hit Almost Naked Animals (52 x 22 min) has been been picked up by Super RTL Germany and by Canal+ France for their ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Re-Ups ‘Sally Bollywood’

Zodiak Kids, the children’s production and  distribution arm of Zodiak Media, has announced the recommission of a second season of animated series Sally Bollywood; co-produced by ... Continue Reading →
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Vodka Capital Serves ‘Jelly Jamm’ in Canada

Spanish indie production/distribution house Vodka Capital has finalized two major Free-to-Air broadcast deals with Canadian channels Télé-Québec and TVOKids (Ontario) for their CG ... Continue Reading →
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Angry Birds Short to Peck on Nick

The new Angry Birds short Angry Birds Space will land on Nickelodeon on Wednesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. during SpongeBob SquarePants. The short will also air at the same time on Nicktoons ... Continue Reading →
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Bradford Fest Celebrates Chuck Jones Centennial

Legendary animator Chuck Jones will be the subject of a special tribute at the 18th Bradford International Film Festival  (April 19-29) in the U.K. on the occasion of his 100th birthday. BIFF ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Animation Appoints Kinoshita as CEO and COO

Long-time Toei Animation executive Hiroyuki Kinoshita was named CEO of Toei Animation Enterprises, and COO of Toei Animation Inc. and Toei Animation Europe S.A.S. on Friday. Since joining ... Continue Reading →
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Connery’s ‘Sir Billi’ to Premiere at Sonoma Fest

The new CG-animated feature Sir Billi, which features the voice of Sir Sean Connery will premiere at The Sonoma International Film Festival (April 11-15). Billed as the first animated ... Continue Reading →
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Foothill’s MIPTV Toon News

Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Foothill Entertainment has announced new toons and development updates just in time for the April MIPTV market in France. These include second series production ... Continue Reading →
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Cake Pulls ‘Monkeyface’

Kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE has been appointed worldwide distributor for hit animated gross-out comedy Fleabag Monkeyface (52 x 11, kids 7-12) which will be available at the ... Continue Reading →
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Burrell and Charles Cast as Mr. Peabody & Sherman

DreamWorks Animation’s feature adaptation of Jay Ward’s beloved series Mr. Peabody & Sherman has found its leads in Ty Burrell (Modern Family) and Max Charles (The Amazing Spider-Man). ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gumball,’ ‘Gruffalo’s Child’ Win British Animation Awards

Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball won the top award for Best Children’s Series and Children’s Choice British Animation Award at the toon kudosfest in London on Thursday. Harry ... Continue Reading →
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Animasia Brings ‘Bola Kampung’ Movie to Filmart

Malaysia’s Animasia Studio has announced that a feature based on its popular animated series Bola Kampung will premiere by the end of the 2012. The CG-animated movie tells the story ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pocahontas,’ ‘Rescuers,’ ‘Aristocats’ Make Blu-ray Slate

Pocahontas, The Rescuers and The Aristocats are among the classic Disney animated features coming to Blu-ray in 2012 as part of a year-long campaign to grow the studio’s high-definition ... Continue Reading →
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Illumination Eyes More Seuss with CG ‘Cat in the Hat’

The animation studio behind the hit movie The Lorax is returning to the Dr. Seuss library, this time for a 3D CG-animated feature based on The Cat in the Hat. According to Deadline.com, ... Continue Reading →
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The Red Planet Revisited!

Pixar alum Andrew Stanton’s first live-action feature John Carter delivers a stunning blend of cutting-edge CG visual effects and gritty images that are grounded in the real world. Edgar ... Continue Reading →
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Updated: ‘Superman vs. The Elite’ Premieres at WonderCon

Attendees at this weekend’s WonderCon in Anaheim will have a chance to see the world premiere screening of Superman vs. The Elite, the most-recent DC Universe original animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Little Prince’ Racks Up 20 New Sales

Brand manager PGS Entertainment reports the animated series The Little Prince has been acquired by more than 20 new broadcasters. Among those picking up the series’ 52 half-hour ... Continue Reading →
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Activision Plans ‘Transformers Prime’ Game

Transformers Prime, the hit Hasbro Studios animated TV series, is morphing into a video game. Activision has signed on to the project, which the company says will let fans play as their ... Continue Reading →