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Aniboom, Mutasian Co-Produce Feature Through Virtual Studio

Aniboom Virtual Studio has teamed up with Mutasian Entertainment to co-produce Mishmash Bash, the first in a series of animated feature films for children. The film will be made by ... Continue Reading →
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Submissions Open for 2011 Into the Pixel Games Art Exhibit

The 2011 Into the Pixel art exhibition, held in conjunction with the E3 Expo video game industry trade show,  is now open for submissions. Created in 2004 by the Entertainment Software ... Continue Reading →
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Levine to Head Programming for and Manage Disney XD Worldwide

Disney XD Worldwide has promoted David Levine to VP of programming and general manager. In his new role, Levine will guide Disney XD’s program planning and scheduling and will ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Sinks Zemeckis’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ Plans

With Mars Needs Moms flopping at the box office, Disney has decided to officially pass on producer/director Robert Zemeckis’ planned mo-cap remake of The Beatles’ Yellow ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Animation Studios Internships Ranked in Nation’s Top 10

Employer rankings and reconnaissance website Vault.com has named Nickelodeon Animation Studios one of the top 10 internships in the country. According to a release from Vault.com, the ... Continue Reading →
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Canada’s Genie Awards Name ‘Lipsett Diaries’ Best Short

Lipsett Diaries has been honored as the Best Animated Short at the 31st annual Genie Awards, presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. Directed by Theodore Ushev and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Attaches ‘Ballad of Nessie’ Short to ‘Pooh’ Feature

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ newest short film, The Ballad of Nessie, will premiere in front of the studio’s upcoming feature Winnie the Pooh. The 2D-animated short tells ... Continue Reading →
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Euro Partners Sign on to Cartoon Saloon’s ‘Song of the Sea’

Several companies have come aboard as European partners on Cartoon Saloon’s next feature, Song of the Sea, reports Variety. The deals see Optimum Releasing getting distribution ... Continue Reading →
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‘Batman: Brave and the Bold’ and ‘Barbie: A Fairy Secret’ on DVD

It’s the Caped Crusader and the world’s favorite doll swooping in to the rescue with new video releases perfectly timed to stave off bouts of boredom. Batman: The Brave ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yo Gabba Gabba!’ Earns Order for Season 4

Nick has order 13 additional new half-hour episodes of Yo Gabba Gabba!, it’s acclaimed preschooler series that mixes live action and animation. Wildbrain Entertainment will re-team ... Continue Reading →
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Full Trailer Arrives for Sony’s ‘Smurfs’

Get ready to Smurf! A new trailer for the hybrid CG-animation/live-action feature film The Smurfs has hit. The film is the first to show stars Neil Patrick Harris and Jayma Mays interacting ... Continue Reading →
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‘Battle’ Pushes ‘Rango’ to No. 2; ‘Mars Needs Moms’ Flops

Animated features faced both success and disappointment at the box office this weekend. While the top spot wen to the sci-fi action film Battle: Los Angeles, which opened with an estimated ... Continue Reading →
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Studio100 Licenses Classic Series to Turkish Radio TV Corp.

Germany’s Studio100 Media has licensed three of its remastered classic kids series to Turkish Radio Television Corp. The deal made in Istanbul by TRT Director General Ibrahim ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mars Needs Moms,’ ‘Battle: L.A.’ to Duke It Out at Box Office

It’s getting crowded at the box office with this weekend seeing the third animated release in two months and the second in two weeks with Disney’s Mars Needs Moms. The movie ... Continue Reading →
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Voltron Relaunch Adds Clothing, Publishing Licensors

The revival of Voltron is picking up some major heat. With the new animated series Voltron Force set to debut on Nickelodeon this year, Classic Media and World Event Productions have ... Continue Reading →
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Harry Potter: The Exhibition Set to Take Manhattan

Look out wizards, Harry Potter is hitting the Big Apple. Harry Potter: The Exhibition, featuring original items from all films in the series, is extending its popular tour of North ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Unveils Toon-Heavy Schedule, New Series

Kids’ network Nickelodeon is increasing its commitment to animation, announcing at its annual upfront presentation to advertisers and press in New York that it will roll out 45 ... Continue Reading →
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Betty Boop Festival Returns to Wisconsin Rapids

Betty Boop appears to have found a new home in Wisconsin Rapids. After the success of last year’s inaugural Betty Boop Festival, the town of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., will host ... Continue Reading →
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New Trailer for ‘Tron: Uprising’ Animated TV Series

The revival of Tron isn’t stopping with the recent Tron: Legacy feature film. Disney has an animated series titled Tron: Uprising in the works (we first told you about it back ... Continue Reading →
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Emmy Winner Cellucci Joins Kerner as VFX Executive Producer

Emmy-winning visual effects producer Camille Cellucci has joined Kerner as an executive producer. Cellucci produced effects for such recent films as The Green Hornet and was nominated ... Continue Reading →