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YouTubers Pull Off Live-Action ‘Phineas and Ferb’

TGIF! Some intrepid YouTube celebs-in-training put together this super fun live-action version of “Gitchee Gitchee Goo” as a tribute to Phineas and Ferb, which is wrapping up its ... Continue Reading →
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Six New Pilots Now on Amazon

Amazon has launched six new kids’ pilots on its Instant service in the U.S., U.K. and Germany. The projects include animated projects The Adventures of Knickerbock Teetertop, Lost ... Continue Reading →
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Fox TV Sets Fall Premieres

Fox Television has revealed its Fall 2015 premiere lineup, including new seasons of animated hits Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons and Family Guy as well as the return of the supernatural ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Presents First-Ever D23 Booth

Pixar Animation will have its first-ever booth presence at this year’s D23 Expo, taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center August 14-16. Buzz Lightyear his heroic (giant balloon) ... Continue Reading →
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Toonami Asia Picks Up ‘Yo-Kai Watch’

Toonami will be bringing No. 1 rating Japanese cartoon Yo-Kai Watch to South and Southeast Asia later this month. The kids’ network acquired 65 half-hour episodes from producer Dentsu, ... Continue Reading →
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Cottonwood, Federation Join Forces

Cottonwood Media and Federation Entertainment have entered a long-term, multilayered corporate partnership which will see Cottonwood’s David Michel joining Federation as a Founding ... Continue Reading →
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Animago Partner RebusFarm Offers Render Support

In addition to the recently announced submission deadline extension to July 20, organizers of Europe’s Animago event reveal that partner RebusFarm will be supporting every participant ... Continue Reading →
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First Clip for ‘JL: Gods & Monsters’ Released

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has unveiled the first official clip from the upcoming DC Universe Original Movie Justice League: Gods & Monsters. The feature-length animated thriller ... Continue Reading →
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Matt Kaplan Tapped to Run Awesomeness Films

DreamWorks Animation’s Awesomeness TV has created a feature film division, and has tapped veteran entertainment exec Matt Kaplan to serve as president. Kaplan is the founder of production ... Continue Reading →
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Toronto Animated Image Society Seeks Residency Applications

After a successful first year with Artist-in-Residence Brett Long, The Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) is seeking applications for its second run of its neophyte Research and ... Continue Reading →
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Oscars Adjusts Animated Short, VFX Rules

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors have approved the rules and campaign regulations for the 88th Academy Awards this week. Amendments include qualification ... Continue Reading →
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Cake Inks ‘Angry Birds’ Deal with Rovio

CAKE has entered a distribution deal with Rovio Entertainment to represent its slate of animated content based on the popular Angry Birds brand. Under the agreement, CAKE will rep the ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Clip and App Launch

In anticipation of the theatrical launch of Aardman Animation’s Shaun the Sheep Movie on August 7, the flock has put together a charming new featurette introducing its littlest, most ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Beams Down ‘Jeff and Some Aliens’

Comedy Central is expanding its animation selection by greenlighting a spinoff of the toon incubator TripTank, titled Jeff and Some Aliens. The series is exec produced and created by ... Continue Reading →
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Brothers Chaps Shorts Launch on XD Platforms

The Brothers Chaps, a.k.a. Mike and Matt Chapman, a.k.a. the intrepid webtoon pioneers behind the hugely popular Homestar Runner, will present an eclectic new series of 40 original ... Continue Reading →
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Only Days Left for Animation Summit Early Bird Tickets

It’s time to grab tickets for the 2015 World Animation and VFX Summit, as early bird ticket rates end June 30th. Purchase tickets through animag.eventbrite.com and join some of ... Continue Reading →
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80 New Projects Slated for Cartoon Forum

More than 80 new animated TV projects from across Europe are to be presented at the 26th edition of Cartoon Forum, set for Sept. 15-18 in Toulouse, France. More than 150 projects were ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD Dials Up ‘Yo-Kai Watch’ Series

Disney XD has picked up the United States broadcast rights to 26 half-hours of Yo-Kai Watch from Dentsu Entertainment USA and Level-5, Inc. The show will begin airing later this year. Based ... Continue Reading →
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‘All Creatures Big and Small’ Gets Google Play Debut

Entertainment One announces that the CG animated family adventure All Creatures Big and Small — which has also made the news under the title Ooops! Noah Is Gone or Two by Two ... Continue Reading →
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Lawless, Mondo Team Up for ‘Duckport’

San Diego-based Lawless Entertainment has partnered up with Italian producer Mondo TV to co-produce and distribute a new 2D HD animated series based on the Adventures in Duckport characters ... Continue Reading →