‘Green Lantern: Emerald Knights’ Up for Home Viewing

Green Lantern is getting animated just ahead of his big-screen live-action debut, with the release on home video of a new animated feature film. Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (Warner ... Continue Reading →

Power Object: Finally a Doll Show for Adults!

It’s a well-known fact that one of the beauties of creating an animated series for the web is that you don’t have to worry about the usual bureaucracies and demands of the traditional ... Continue Reading →

2011 Licensing Wish List

Our annual run-down of what to expect from top toon and vfx blockbuster franchises at this year’s Licensing International Expo held in Las Vegas, June 14-16. Old Pals and New Faves ... Continue Reading →

USC’s Marilyn & Jeffrey Katzenberg Center for Animation

The Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg Center for Animation at USC was dedicated last week at a ceremony attended by George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Jack Black. The new facility is now ... Continue Reading →

Paramount Picks Up Penny Arcade’s ‘New Kid’ For Feature

Paramount has picked up the rights to a webcomic called The New Kid that it plans to develop into an animated feature film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The comic comes from ... Continue Reading →

‘X-Men’ Tops Box Office; ‘Panda’ Crosses $100M Mark

The VFX-driven superhero film X-Men: First Class handily outclassed the competition at the box office this weekend, thanks to strong reviews and good word of mouth, while DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →

‘Ben 10′ Gets His Own CN Game Show

We all know die-hard fans of Cartoon Network’s long-running animated series Ben 10. Now, they can all put their knowledge of the toon to good use by competing in a new game show commissioned ... Continue Reading →

Monster’s ‘I’m a Dinosaur’ Stomps Up Sales

Ireland’s Monster Distributes has added a slate of new buyers for its popular animated series I’m a Dinosaur. The 52 x 2 mins series has been sold to ABC TV Australia, ATV Turkey, ... Continue Reading →

Kidscreen’s iKids Event Spotlights Tyke App Trends

Did you know that by 2015, there will be 15 billion network-connected devices (about two per person) in use around the world? Or that 14 out of the top 25 apps in the U.S. are child-friendly? ... Continue Reading →

Judges Set for Animag’s 10th Annual Pitch Party

The judges for Animation Magazine’s 10th annual Pitch Party are set! The annual event, which opens up a section of Animation Magazine to anyone who wants to pitch an idea for ... Continue Reading →

Clip of ‘Cars 2′ Race Through Tokyo

Here’s a new clip from Cars 2. This scene occurs in the Tokyo leg of the World Grand Prix: You can see the rest of the film when it opens in theaters June 24. Continue Reading →

‘Art of Kung Fu Panda 2′ Panel June 4 at Gallery Nucleus

Now that you’ve seen Kung Fu Panda 2, get the story behind the movie in a special presentation and book signing for The Art of Kung Fu Panda this Saturday, June 4, at Gallery ... Continue Reading →

Women in Animation Gives Scholarship to CalArts’ Ivy Flores

The Phyllis Craig Scholarship Award Committee of Women in Animation International has announced its 2011 scholarship winner is Ivy Flores, a graduate student at the California Institute ... Continue Reading →

Canada’s Modus FX Preps 3D Feature ‘Sarila’

Montreal-based Modus FX has announced work on Sarila, which the studio says is the first stereoscopic 3D animated feature film created in Canada. Directed by Nancy Florence Savard, ... Continue Reading →

‘Angry Birds” Rovio Acquires Animation House Kombo

Rovio, the company behind the smash hit  mobile game Angry Birds, has acquired the leading Finnish animation studio Kombo. The deal was made for an undisclosed sum of cash and stock, ... Continue Reading →

Deluxe Merges CIS into Method Studios

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group is merging two visual effects studios, absorbing CIS Visual Effects into its recently acquired Method Studios. The merge is intended to create a ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →