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Guru Brings Colorful Slate to Cannes

Guru Studio will introduce two new animated series and an animation anthology show at the MIPCOM market in France next week. “We are thrilled to be coming to Cannes with a diverse ... Continue Reading →
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Giordano and Breton to Shine at Illumination

Illumination Entertainment, the company behind last year’s underdog hit Despicable Me and 2013’s The Lorax, has tapped Brooke Braton to be the senior production executive and Kit ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s Lee Unkrich Launches New Blog

Oscar-winning Pixar director Lee Unkrich has begun a daily photo blog, providing fans with an inside look at his upcoming project. The Toy Story 3 helmer, who also co-directed Toy Story ... Continue Reading →
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Fillion, Daly Join ‘Justice League: Doom’ Cast

Stars of primetime TV Nathan Fillion (Castle) and Tim Daly (Private Practice) will reprise their cartoon roles as Green Lantern and Superman in a new DC Universe Animated Original Movie ... Continue Reading →
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Telegael, DQ to Co-Pro ‘Franco and Formula Fun’

U.K. production/rights management company Formula Fun Entertainment has announced that Ireland’s Telegael and India’s DQ Entertainment have joined in as co-production partners for ... Continue Reading →
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Alphanim to Wreak Havoc with ‘Pok & Mok’

Alphanim is unveiling a new animated series titled Pok & Mok at the Mip Junior and MIPCOM market next week. Produced for France Télévisions, the 76 x 7’ comedy is directed by ... Continue Reading →
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Millimages Brings ‘Genie’ and ‘Mouk’ to Cannes

Euro producer and distributor Millimages is offering a fresh slate of quality animated shows at the MIPCOM market this year. Among the studio’s offerings is its brand new show, Mouk, ... Continue Reading →
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Brad Schultz to Lead L.A.-Based Moshi TV

Mind Candy today announced the appointment of ex-Kabillion exec Brad Schultz as Head of Moshi TV - a new online TV platform set to appeal to Moshi’s 50 million registered users ... Continue Reading →
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‘Last Norwegian Troll’ Grabs Fantastic Fest Prize

Pjotr Sapegin’s charming stop-motion animated short The Last Norwegian Troll is having a great week. After picking up a special mention honor for Best Narrative Short at the Ottawa ... Continue Reading →
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‘Everything’s Rosie’ Season 3 Set for MIP

Leading U.K. independent children’s media company V&S Entertainment is gearing up to launch the third season of its international animated hit, Everything’s Rosie, at the MIPCOM ... Continue Reading →
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Awol Sees Green for Big Storm’s ‘Gombby’

Paris-based awol animation has announced the first international TV and home entertainment deals for Portuguese newcomer Big Storm Studios’ 3D CG series, Gombby’s Green Island. ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Toons Head to CN Latin America

Cartoon Network Latin America audiences will be able to bid buenos dias to three of Nelvana’s popular kids’ comedy programs soon. Toons Sidekick and Scaredy Squirrel, as well as ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Highlights Arrives on Disc

Fans of Cartoon Network’s crossover hit, Adventure Time will have a chance to revisit the Emmy-nominated episode “My Two Favorite People” on DVD today. The Warner Bros. release, ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Finalizes Netflix Deal

DreamWorks Animation has finalized its deal with Netflix, selling the rights to its movies for a reported $30 million per title, according to The New York Times. This development is ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dead But Not Buried,’ ‘Moxie’ Win at Ottawa

Indie British animator Phil Mulloy’s Dead But Not Buried won the Best Animated Feature Award at the 2011 Ottawa International Animation Festival this weekend. The fact that Mulloy ... Continue Reading →
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‘Secret Mountain Fort Awesome’ Blows Up CN

There are some cool new kids on Cartoon Network’s Monday night animation block as Secret Mountain Fort Awesome makes its series debut tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. The premiere will ... Continue Reading →
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News Corp. Considering All-’Simpsons’ Channel

D’oh! Who needs a 24-hour Simpsons channel? Well, according to New Corps’ COO Chase Carey, we all do, as he recently told the audience at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lion King’ Swallows ‘Dolphin Tale’ in B.O. Battle

For the second week in a row, Disney’s 3-D retooling of The Lion King ruled the box office, taking in $22.1 million domestically. In addition, the 17-year-old movie brought in an ... Continue Reading →
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Three 2D Toons Up for Euro Film Awards

Three artistic and beautifully drawn 2D animated features will be competing for the Best Animated European Film Awards this December. The nominees are Antoine Delesvaux and Joann Sfar’s ... Continue Reading →
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DQ, Enne and Imira to Play ‘Escape Hockey’

Indian studio DQ Entertainment has come on board the new 3D animated series Escape Hockey, created by Enne Entertainment and co-produced by Spain’s Imira production and distribution ... Continue Reading →