Sgt. Stubby

Trailer: ‘Sgt. Stubby’ Promises a Heartwarming “Tail” Pulled from the Trenches

Fun Academy has revealed a new trailer for its upcoming CG animated family feature Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero, inspired by the true story of the most decorated military dog in American ... Continue Reading →

Skydance Media Names Leadership for Growing Animation Studio

Having recently announced that Nathan Greno has been tapped to direct its upcoming animated feature Powerless, Skydance Media has now named several key additions to the executive team ... Continue Reading →

Kids’ Book ‘Catlantis’ Finds Purr-fect Toon Partner in Frederator

Frederator Studios, a WOW! Unlimited Media company, has gotten its paws on the rights to develop and pitch an animated series based on the hits children’s book Catlantis, by Russian ... Continue Reading →
PJ Masks

Exclusive Pics: ‘PJ Masks’ Blasts Off with “Moonstruck” Special March 9

Catboy, Owlette and Gekko — the heroic trio of preschool hit PJ Masks — are ready to shoot for the stars in an all-new special, “Moonstruck.” The two-part, out-of-this-world ... Continue Reading →
Kelly Betz

Kelly Betz Named CFO of DreamWorks Animation

DreamWorks Animation has named Kelly Betz Chief Financial Officer. The appointment, effective immediately, was jointly announced by Margie Cohn, President of DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
Yeti Tales

MIAM! Sells ‘Little Malabar’ & ‘Yeti Tales’ to Youku in China

Paris-based production and distribution company MIAM! animation has sold two French preschool series to Alibaba’s video platform Youku, which has snagged exclusive rights to Yeti ... Continue Reading →
Jeff White

Jeff White Named Creative Director of ILM Vancouver

Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Jeff White has assumed the role of Creative Director for Industrial Light & Magic’s Vancouver, BC studio. A 16-year veteran of ... Continue Reading →
2018 Annecy International Animated Film Festival and MIFA

Annecy Unveils 2018 Poster, WIA to Receive MIFA Industry Award

Organizers of the 2018 Annecy International Animated Film Festival and MIFA (June 11-16) have revealed this year’s official event poster. The artwork was created by Quebecois illustrator ... Continue Reading →
Why Unicorn Drinks

Binge Bros. Options C.W. Moss’ Humorous ‘Unicorn’ Cartoon Books

Vancouver-based Binge Bros. Productions has optioned the darkly humorous, irreverent cartoon collections Unicorn Being a Jerk and Why Unicorn Drinks by author-illustrator C.W. Moss. ... Continue Reading →
The Rocketeer comic, IDW.

Disney Junior Launches Production of Girl-Powered ‘Rocketeer’ Series

Disney Junior has started production on a new animated adaptation of The Rocketeer aimed at young kids and their families, starring a new version of the retro-futurist hero. The announcement ... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Clip: ‘Ferdinand’ Hoofs It to Digital Platforms Today

Ole, film fans! Fox Animation/Blue Sky Studios’ Oscar nominated animated storybook adaptation Ferdinand makes its entry into the home entertainment ring today, available on Digital ... Continue Reading →
2018 Kids' Choice Awards

Nick Kids’ Choice Awards: 8 Animated Features, 6 TV Toons Nominated

Nickelodeon has announced the nominees who will vie for the coveted orange blimps at the 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards, with eight animated features and six animated TV series in competition ... Continue Reading →
Archer: Dreamland - The Complete Season Eigh

Private Dicks of ‘Archer’ S8 Crack the DVD Case March 20

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has slated the release of Archer: Dreamland – The Complete Season Eight on DVD for March 20. This installment of Adam Reed’s hit FX ... Continue Reading →
Rob Doherty

Rob Doherty Appointed VP Production at CAKE

Kids entertainment co. CAKE has brought on industry veteran Rob Doherty as its new Vice President of Production. Working closely with CEO & Creative Director Tom van Waveren, as ... Continue Reading →
Death of Superman

First Look at Animated ‘Death of Superman’ Spotted

The first image from upcoming DC animated movie The Death of Superman has been dug up by, plucked from the iTunes page for spring release Suicide Squad: Hell ... Continue Reading →

Reel FX Expands Animation Studio with New Montreal Facility

Golden Globe-nominated studio Reel FX has crossed the northern border by adding a Canadian satellite studio in Montreal to its existing Dallas and Hollywood operations. The new locale ... Continue Reading →
Mark Shoeman

Mark Shoeman Named Director of Distribution for Genius Brands

Genius Brands International is expanding its global content distribution operation with the appointment of Mark Shoeman as the new Director of Distribution. The announcement was made ... Continue Reading →
Ralph Breaks the Internet

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Teaser Poster & Motion Poster Revealed

Walt Disney Animation Studios is starting to level up its marketing for the gaming themed sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2, releasing a charming web search style teaser ... Continue Reading →
Bud Luckey

Animator & Voice Actor Bud Luckey Dies Age 83

William “Bud” Luckey, a multitalented artist and performer who touched many facets of animation, has died at age 83. Among his many credits, Luckey earned an Annie Award ... Continue Reading →
Adventure Time

Clips: CN Lines Up New ‘Adventure Time,’ ‘Craig of the Creek’ Premiere for March

Delightful new toons are in bloom this spring, bringing some fresh color to Cartoon Network’s March programming line-up. Highlights include the series premiere of Craig of the ... Continue Reading →