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Turner Airs Hasbro Series Abroad; ‘Jelly Jamm’ to Latin America

Sales are in the holiday air, with Hasbro Studios selling several of its top series to Turner for airing in Europe and the Middle East, while the Spanish series Jelly Jamm has landed ... Continue Reading →
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Cookie Jar Streams Shows Through Netflix

Children’s entertainment powerhouse Cookie Jar Entertainment has struck a long-term deal with Netflix to stream selected titles from its libraries to the company’s customers ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: ‘Dragon’s’ Dean DeBlois Talks Globes Nomination

Director Dean DeBlois on How to Train Your Dragon’s Golden Globe nomination, the animation world and award season madness Animation Magazine: Congrats on your movie’s Golden Globe ... Continue Reading →
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Golden Globes Nominates Five for Best Animated Feature

There was no great surprise among the nominees for the Golden Globes’ animated feature film category, which were announced this morning. Up for the award are: Despicable Me How ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Animation Promotes Buteyn, Hoff, Stiff

Nickelodeon had made some personnel changes at its animation studio, naming Dina Buteyn VP of animation production, Dean Hoff VP of CG production and Jason Stiff VP of post production. Full ... Continue Reading →
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Alternate ‘Yogi Bear’ Ending Gets Gruesome

OK, so this is making the rounds online and it’s definitely an oddball piece of video. It’s a parody made by Edmund Earle in association with the producers of the Yogi Bear ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me,’ ‘Guardians’ Scheme and Soar Onto Video

A pair of animated features debut this week on home video, making a perfect last-minute stocking stuffer for animation fans of all ages. Tuesday sees the release of Despicable Me (Universal, ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Sets ‘Me and My Shadow’ for 2013

Me and My Shadow, a mixture of CG and traditional 2D animation, is coming from DreamWorks Animation in 2013. The studio announced the movie and set a release date of March 2013. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toy Story 3,’ ‘Illusionist’ Lead Critics’ Lists

It’s that time of year when critics shower laurels upon their favorite movies, with Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 3 and Sylvain Chomet’s The Illusionist leading the race ... Continue Reading →
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Watch: Marvel’s ‘Thor’ Gets a Full Trailer

A new trailer offers a better glimpse of what fans can expect from Marvel Studio’s Thor, one of the most-anticipated films of 2011. The trailers gives glimpses of Asgard, Odin ... Continue Reading →
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‘Narnia,’ ‘Tourist’ Open Soft; ‘Tangled’ Stays Strong

In a soft holiday weekend at the box office,  the Narnia franchise and the Angelina Jolie-Johnny Depp starrer The Tourist both fell short of expectations while Disney’s Tangled ... Continue Reading →
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15 Advance in VFX Oscars Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed to 15 the list of contenders for the Best Visual Effects Oscar. The qualifying films are: Alice in Wonderland The Chronicles ... Continue Reading →
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Del Toro Forms Collaborative Studio Mirada

Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has launched Mirada, a new company designed to bring together filmmakers in a collaborative environment to produce content for digital, film, television, ... Continue Reading →
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JibJab Dabbles in Stop-Mo, Presents Five New Holiday Videos

JibJab’s holiday gift to the internet has arrived — the site has added five new holiday videos, including one that features the song Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Narnia,’ ‘Tourist’ Report for Box Office Duty

Tangled and Harry Potter’s reign at the top of the box office charts is likely to end this weekend with the release of The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader and ... Continue Reading →
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Hinge Digital’s ‘Bringing Your World to Life’ Entries Due Dec. 31

The deadline is nearing for concept artists, designers and writers to submit story ideas and character designs to enter Hinge Digital’s Bringing Your World to Life Contest. Sponsored ... Continue Reading →
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Classic Brings ‘Rudolph,’ ‘Frosty’ to Radio Shack

Classic Media and Radio Shack have teamed up to offer the beloved holiday specials Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman on DVD through the retailer’s 4,600 stores ... Continue Reading →
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Ringling Gets $1.75 Million Grant for Post-Production Facility

Officials in Sarasota County, Fla.,  approved Wednesday a grant of $1.75 million to the Ringling College of Art and Design to develop and build an on-campus post-production facility. The ... Continue Reading →
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Goodman Moves from ‘Family Guy’ to ‘Allen Gregory’

David Goodman, an executive producer on the hit Fox animated series Family Guy, is moving over to be showrunner and executive producer on Allen Gregory, a new animated sitcom for the ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Renews ‘Fish Hooks,’ Picks Up ‘Gravity Falls’

Disney TV Animation has decided to bite on a second-season order of the hit animated comedy Fish Hooks. It also has put in an order for a new animated comedy Gravity Falls, created ... Continue Reading →