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Disney Jr. Brings ‘Guess How Much I Love You’ to U.S.

Australian animation company SLR Productions’ new series Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare is coming to the United States on Disney Junior. The ... Continue Reading →
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Tartakovsky Animates ‘Priest’ Movie Prologue

If you’ve been wondering where Genndy Tartakovsky’s been since Sym-Bionic Titan wasn’t picked up for a second season by Cartoon Network? He’s been at Sony — where ... Continue Reading →
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Animated ‘Black Dynamite’ Coming to Adult Swim

Adult Swim is ready to explode — with Black Dynamite! The network has picked up a new animated series based on the acclaimed live-action feature film. The new half-hour series will ... Continue Reading →
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DQE, Method Team for ‘Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood’

DQ Entertainment and Method Animation have announced they will co-produce a new stereoscopic 3D animated series called Robin Hood – Mischief in Sherwood. Targeted at kids ages ... Continue Reading →
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Global Broadcasters Pick Up Cake’s ‘Oscar’s Oasis’

Broadcasters from across the globe are picking up Cake’s series Oscar’s Oasis. The kids and family specialist has announced sales of the series to Cartoon Network Latin ... Continue Reading →
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Gnomon Releases 2011 Student Animation Reel

The Gnomon School of Visual Effects has released its 2011 Student AnimationWork Compilation Reel. Here’s how the school described the reel: Featuring VFX creations from alumni ... Continue Reading →
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BBC Greenlights Investment for CBeebies Series

BBC Worldwide has greenlit a slate of new investments for international preschool brand CBeebies. The deals include a number of new properties for CBeebies, including animated and ... Continue Reading →
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New Stills, Concept Art for Disney’s ‘Nessie’ Short

Disney has released two new stills and a handful of concept art images for The Ballad of Nessie, a new animated short film that will play attached to Winnie the Pooh. The 2D-animated ... Continue Reading →
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m4e Acquires TV-Loonland Properties

Munich-based brand management and media company m4e AG has acquired the available back catalogue of former TV Loonland AG out of the bankruptcy trust. The extensive package of rights ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Moves ‘The Croods’ Release Back Three Weeks

It appears that release dates are a lot like dominoes: knock one over and the rest follow. DreamWorks Animation has moved the release date for its animated comedy The Croods back three ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monsters University,’ ‘Reboot Ralph’ Swap Release Dates

Disney has been juggling release dates and the music has stopped with the animated features Reboot Ralph and Monsters University swapping dates. According to Variety, Reboot Ralph now ... Continue Reading →
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Zinkia Buys Majority Stake in Cake Entertainment

Spain-based Zinkia Entertainment has acquired a majority stake in the award-winning children’s entertainment company Cake Entertainment. Both companies will maintain their own ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Commissions ‘Tree Fu Tom’ Series

BBC children’s channel CBeebies has commissioned the new series Tree Fu Tom from CBeebies In House Productions and FremantleMedia Enterprise. Designed to help children’s movement ... Continue Reading →
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Investment Group Buys FUNimation for $24 million

FUNimation has new owners. The anime importing company has been sold for $24 million cash by the Navarre Corporation to an investment group lead by FUNimation president and CEO Gen ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tron,’ ‘Tron: Legacy’ Race Onto DVD, Blu-ray

Greetings, programs! Time to fire up your DVD and Blu-ray players and get ready for the return of the classic Tron and the home video debut of the sequel, Tron: Legacy. Fans have their ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘ThunderCats,’ ‘Green Lantern’ WonderCon Trailers

WonderCon has come and gone — but not without offering up some amazing highlights from the return of ThunderCats and the big-screen debut of Green Lantern. First among them is a new ... Continue Reading →
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Schwarzenegger Set for ‘Governator’ Series, Movie

Arnold Schwarzenegger is returning to showbiz with a new animated property called The Governator. Unveiled at MIP-TV in Cannes, The Governator will include an an animated TV series, ... Continue Reading →
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Russia’s CTC Buys More ‘Winx Club,’ ‘PopPixie’

The fairies of Winx Club are becoming more popular every day in Russia, leading to a major new deal between the series’ owners at Rainbow and broadcaster CTC. The deal builds ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hop’ Leaps to $38 Million Domestic Opening

Hop put some bounce in the box office, handily winning an otherwise weak weekend for movies. The second film from the Universal-affliliated Illumination Entertainment grossed an estimated ... Continue Reading →
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Word on ‘la Rue’: MIPTV Executive Questions

Find out what’s on the minds of those bustling animation executives racing around the Palais at MIPTV with our annual run down of their musings on the industry, new media and ... Continue Reading →