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‘Moana’ Teasers Offers a Touch Demi-Godly Power

Disney has released a teaser for its upcoming CG animated feature, Moana, which comes out November 23, 2016. The trailer opens with an invigorating narration by Maui, illustrated by ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Titles ‘Hey Arnold!’ Movie Starring Original Voicers

Nickelodeon — now celebrating its 25th year of original animation — has announced the title for the highly anticipated return of one of its cartoon classics will be title ... Continue Reading →
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China’s UYoung Opening L.A. Division

Leading Chinese kids entertainment company UYoung Culture & Media Co., Ltd. has announced the opening of a U.S. base of operations to further its goal of creating, developing, producing ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Zagreb Reveals 26th Edition Winners

After a jam-packed week devoted to animation — comprising over 300 films and 200 special guests — the 26th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb culminated ... Continue Reading →
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Mercis Commissions ‘Miffy’ Season 3

Mercis has commissioned a third season of popular CG-animated series Miffy’s Adventures Big and Small from London’s Blue-Zoo animation studio. The 26-episode order will ... Continue Reading →
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AmebaTV Secures Monster Programming

AmebaTV has inked a deal with Ireland’s Monster Entertainment that will bring an extensive selection of its internationally popular animated kids’ content to the streaming ... Continue Reading →
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Atlantyca Launches Official NorAm E-Shop

Atlantyca Entertainment kicked off the weekend by launching its first official North American e-commerce site, Geronimo Stilton Official Merchandising. The B2C online store will offer ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

E3 2016: Batman: The Telltale Series‘ First Screens, Cast Revealed Developer promises “a living, breathing comic book” featuring the voices of Troy Baker as Bruce ... Continue Reading →
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The Innovators

From creative to tech, business to music, these companies and artists represent the spirit of invention that pervades every aspect of animation and VFX. The most admirable and fun ... Continue Reading →
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A Tentacle Spectacle

Pixar digs deep to make a septopus named Hank — arguably the studio’s ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio’s Maiden Flight

Finnish game developer pecks out a space in the animated feature market with The Angry Birds ... Continue Reading →
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NBCU Buys DreamWorks in $4B Deal

Rich buyers bulk up to compete with Disney but no one knows what the post-Katzenberg DreamWorks will look like. The animation industry woke up April 28 to a new landscape, learning ... Continue Reading →
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All Around the World

An essential guide to getting the most out of the 31st edition of the Annecy Int’l Animation Film Festival and MIFA. As Cannes is to live-action, Annecy is to animation — a festival ... Continue Reading →

License to Profit

The power of animation properties as brands is on display in a big way as businesses gather June 21-23 in Las Vegas for Licensing Expo 2016. Character and entertainment brands continue ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Sundance Winner Nuts! Opening in Los Angeles & Pasadena July 8 The strange but true animated tale of John Brinkley opens in NYC June 22, with many more select theaters set to screen ... Continue Reading →
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Lupus and Tricon Team Up for ‘My Big Red Head’

London-based animation company Lupus Films is joining forces with co-producer and distributor Tricon Kids & Family to develop My Big Red Head — a new potential co-production ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD FC Kicks Off This Summer

Disney EMEA announces the launch of Disney XD FC, a series of animated football (or soccer) themed shorts that will take the field on multiple platforms this summer across EMEA, Latin ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kikoriki: Legend of the Golden Dragon’ Heads to Shanghai Fest

Russian animated feature Kikoriki: Legend of the Golden Dragon has been selected to screen out of competition at the 19th Shanghai International Film Festival, taking place in the Chinese ... Continue Reading →
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Cosmos-Maya Grows with WowKidz on YouTube

Singapore- and Mumbai-based animation producer Cosmos-Maya has continued to grow with the launch earlier this year of digital video outlet WowKidz — a new YouTube channel to showcase ... Continue Reading →
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CN Curates 360 Adventure Time Card Wars Experience

Cartoon Network’s multiple award-winning original 2D series Adventure Time will offer fans an epic summer with the launch of an immersive 360-degree experience building on Card Wars. ... Continue Reading →