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First Image from Pixar’s ‘Brave’

The first rendered image from Disney-Pixar’s upcoming feature film Brave has arrived. The image gives the first look at Merida, the movie’s lead character and the first ... Continue Reading →
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DC Reboots with 52 First Issues, Day-and-Date Digital

DC Comics will reboot its entire line of superhero comic book titles, relaunching 52 comic titles with first issues that will be released day and date digitally and in print. The relaunch ... Continue Reading →
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New BRB Series to Air in Latin America

Spain-based production company BRB International has signed an agreement for several of its cartoon series to be broadcast in Latin America. Among the series set to air in various countries ... Continue Reading →
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ADC Scores U.K. TV Deal for ‘Yoohoo and Friends’

ADC Licensing has landed a broadcast deal in the United Kingdom for its animated series Yoohoo and Friends. The series is produced and developed by ToonZone Studios and financed by ... Continue Reading →
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Catching Up with Past Pitch Party Winners!

It has become an Animag annual tradition to revisit previous winners of our Pitch Party to see how they’re doing and what they have been working on since they won our contest. This ... Continue Reading →
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Titles, Release Dates Set for ‘The Hobbit’

The cinematic return to Middle Earth that is The Hobbit has set both dates and titles for the two-part adaptation. The first film will be titled The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and ... Continue Reading →
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Rhythm & Hues Plans Vancouver, India Expansions

Rhythm & Hues is heading north, announcing plans to open a studio in Vancouver by Jan. 9, according to Variety. The new studio will start small but is expected to grow quickly, ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo Helps Relaunch Spike & Mike’s YouTube Channel

Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation has announced a new YouTube partnership with Mondo Media, creators of the Happy Tree Friends series. Bringing you daily dose of tasteless ... Continue Reading →
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‘Happy Feet 2′ Shows New Steps in Trailer

Happy Feet 2 is ready to shuffle and dance its way back into theaters this November, and Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for the film. Take a look: Written and directed by ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hangover’ Handily Beats ‘Panda’ in Sequel Faceoff

The Memorial Day weekend box office totals set a record by selling a massive $280 million worth of tickets, but the numbers fell just short of expectations for Kung Fu Panda 2. Driving ... Continue Reading →
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A Superbe Year for French Animation

A record number of top-notch animated movies are slated to be released in France. Is it just coincidence or a sign of things to come? There must have been something special in French ... Continue Reading →
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Gumball Begins Reign of Color

Cartoon Network Europe’s hot new series serves up the adventures of an animated sitcom family with amazing verve and visual pizzazz. If you’re been searching for a dynamite new ... Continue Reading →
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A Classic Tale Gets a 21st Century Reboot

DQ Entertainment prepares a 3-D CG-animated version of Edith Nesbit’s family classic, Five Children and It. Indian animation powerhouse DQ Entertainment is one of many studios that ... Continue Reading →
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Six Things You Can’t Miss at Annecy This Year!

We all know that the true animation fan’s summer officially begins in June, when the Annecy International Festival opens its doors to fans of the art form from all over the world. ... Continue Reading →
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Return of the Kung Fu Beast from the East

Director Jennifer Yuh Nelson reveals how DreamWorks is bringing back Po and the Furious Five for a 3-D rematch in Kung Fu Panda 2. Consider the panda: a majestic creature, a humble ... Continue Reading →
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Meledandri to Produce Uglydoll Feature

Illumination Entertainment president Chris Meledandri will produce a new CG-animated feature based on the Uglydoll franchise, reports Deadline Hollywood. According to Michael Fleming, ... Continue Reading →
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Toonzone’s ‘YooHoo & Friends’ to Debut on POP

L.A.-based Toonzone Studio’s flagship show YooHoo & Friends has found a home on U.K.’s POP channel in the U.K. The CSC Media Group outlet will begin airing the colorful 52 x ... Continue Reading →
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New Deals Expand U.S. ‘Pocoyo’ DVD Distribution

Pocoyo, the popular multiplatform children’s entertainment brand from Zinkia Entertainment, will expand its presence at retail nationwide, offering Pocoyo DVD titles from NCircle ... Continue Reading →
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Gnomon Gallery Spotlights ‘Art of Legacy Effects’

The Gnomon School of Visual Effects, in conjunction with the renowned artists of Legacy Effects, is hosting a showcase art exhibit titled ”The Art of Legacy Effects.” Legacy ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kung Fu Panda 2′ Looks to K.O. ‘The Hangover, Part II’

Po is back and ready to turn up the heat at the box office for the Memorial Day weekend. DreamWorks Animation is unveiling its most-recent stereoscopic 3D animated feature film, Kung ... Continue Reading →