arrietty-ghibli-150

Studio Ghibli’s ‘Arrietty’ Hits U.S. Theaters Today

How Disney brought Studio Ghibli’s take on The Borrowers to U.S. audiences. For over two decades, the enchanting traditionally animated features of Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata’s ... Continue Reading →
Tintin-3D-Combo-box-art-150

Tintin to Land on DVD/Blu-ray on March 13

Paramount Home Ent. will release Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson’s The Adventures of Tintin on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD, On Demand and Digital Download on March 13. Winner of ... Continue Reading →
rastamouse-150

‘Rastamouse’ Jams for Second Season on CBeebies

DHX Media’s super cool Rastamouse will continue to “make a bad ting good” for a second season on the CBeebies. The newly greenlit season which is produced and animated in the ... Continue Reading →
virginia-davis-150

Virginia Davis and the Road to Hollywood

Several years before Mickey Mouse, little Virginia Davis was the first star of the operation that would become the Walt Disney Studios. That’s not news, of course; before her passing ... Continue Reading →
John-Lithgow-150

John Lithgow to Voice ‘The Jungle Bunch’ Movie

John Lithgow has joined the English-language voice cast for the animated family comedy The Jungle Bunch, according to producers TAT Productions and PGS Entertainment. Lithgow will ... Continue Reading →
seth-macfarlane-150

Seth MacFarlane to Speak at SXSW

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane has been added to the roster of panelists at this year’s edition of South by Southwest Film Conference, held in Austin March 9-13.  The popular ... Continue Reading →
quad-logo-150

Quad’s Animated ‘Ballerina’ Ready to Move

French producers Nicolas Duval, Yann Zenou and Laurent Zeitoun (Quad Films) have announced their next project, a 3D animated feature called Ballerina. Quad is the shingle behind recent ... Continue Reading →
yoohoo-and-friends-150

YooHoo & Friends Toys to Arrive This Fall

L.A-based animation producer Toonzone Studios has announced that it will release a new line of YooHoo & Friends plush toys, light-up dolls and playsets in stores this fall. Just ... Continue Reading →
Matt-Groening-Hollywood-Walk-of-Fame-Star-150

Photos: Groening Gets Hollywood Star

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening received an extra sweet Valentine on Tuesday as his Hollywood Walk of Fame Star was revealed. Hordes of fans gathered to mark the occasion, which ... Continue Reading →
reach-for-the-stars-150

Oscar Short Noms Beat B.O. Record

The big screen release of The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2012 which launched on 120 screens across North America last Friday has beaten expectations and last year’s box office record, ... Continue Reading →
dreamworks-logo-new-150

DreamWorks To Unveil Joint Venture Plans in China

DreamWorks Animation has announced it will be partnering with two state-owned Chinese media companies—Shanghai Media Group and China Media Capital—with details of the landmark ... Continue Reading →
rio-2096-150

‘Rio 2096' from Gullane for Grown Ups

Brazilian studio Gullane will be bringing a new animated feature to the international market that will target adult audiences, Variety reports. The film, titled Rio 2096, will be a ... Continue Reading →
smith-micro-valentines-day-150

Smith Micro Delivers Digital Valentine

The creative tem at Smith Micro have created a clever animated short to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Directed by Victor Paredes and designed by Mario Quinones, the short was created ... Continue Reading →
the-care-bears-150

‘Care Bears’ Ready for TV Reboot

American Greetings Properties, holder of such popular ‘80s toy & toon lines as Transformers, ThunderCats and The Smurfs, is preparing a new television reboot of cuddly favorites ... Continue Reading →
Wanda-Sykes-150

Sykes to Star in ‘Bubble Guppies’ Special

Multiple Emmy-winning actress and comedian Wanda Sykes is set to make a splash guest starring in the first ever hour-long special for Nickelodeon’s top rated preschool series, Bubble ... Continue Reading →
Jake-and-the-Never-Land-Pirates-150

Disney Greenlights Third Season of ‘Jake and the Pirates’

Disney Junior has ordered a a third season of its popular animated series Jake and the Never Land Pirates, bringing the episode tally to 100. Produced by Disney Television Animation, ... Continue Reading →
teletoon-retro-150

Spidey Tops Teletoon Retro’s Crush List

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Teleteoon Retro fans have picked their favorite Top 5 Crushes of all time, which will be inducted into the Teletoon Retro Hall of Fame. Spider-Man ... Continue Reading →
google-lipman-valentines-day-150

Michael Lipman’s Toon Celebrates V-Day on Google

If you enjoyed the charming animated “Doodle” playing on google.com on Valentine’s Day, you’ll probably like to know that it’s by Michael “Lippy” Lipman. The sweet Flash-animated ... Continue Reading →
matt-groening-150

Matt Groening donates $500,000 to UCLA

Matt Groening, the influential creator of The Simpsons, has donated $500,000 to UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and TV, according to the Los Angeles Times. The donation will create ... Continue Reading →
Beavis-and-Butthead-DVD-150

Brand New ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Arrives on DVD!

Looking to up your cool quotient and find the perfect Valentine’s gift that will help you score? Luckily for you, Paramount Home Entertainment is unveiling Volume 4 of MTV’s rebooted ... Continue Reading →