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DreamWorks Begins ‘Home’ Invasion with First Trailer

DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox are offering up a glimpse at “the true meaning of Smekday” with the first official trailer for its upcoming CG adaptation Home, ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Picks Up Ghibli Doc ‘Kingdom of Dreams’

Studio Ghibli fans in North America will get a chance to see behind the scenes of their favorite animation house as GKIDS has picked up regional rights to the unprecedented documentary ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Greenlights ‘Sanjay and Craig’ Season Three

Nickelodeon has greenlit a third season of its global hit toon Sanjay and Craig with a 20-episode order, per president of content development and production Russell Hicks. The original ... Continue Reading →
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Imira’s ‘Larva’ Finds U.K. Host

Spanish production/distribution house Imira Entertainment has signed a deal with U.K.-based broadcast group CSC Media for seasons on (104 x 2) and two (52 x 4) of CG short format series ... Continue Reading →
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A Jolie Holiday from the Usual

Given all the reporting that has been done on Disney’s Maleficent, the studio’s revisionist take on the former doyenne of animated evil queens, one point seems to have been ... Continue Reading →
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Breaking: ‘Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars’ Gets Premiere Date

Worlds will collide as an all-new action filled special, Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars, is set to premiere Saturday, July 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel. The story takes place a ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Debuts ‘Feast’ Short at Annecy

If you are lucky enough to be at the Annecy International Animation Festival, you may have seen an advance screening of Feast, a new animated short film from Walt Disney Animation Studios ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim To Launch ‘King Star King’ Online

Adult Swim will premiere a new, original animated series on its website, with all six episodes to be exclusively available on AdultSwim.com on Sunday, June 15. Fans will also have the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Magic School Bus’ Returns in Netflix Series

Netflix and Scholastic Media have announced that a new original series based on iconic kids’ show The Magic School Bus will be hitting the streaming platform worldwide in 2016. ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Releases Harmony Version 11

Two-time EmmyAward recipient Toon Boom Animation has released version 11 of its Harmony animation software. The new version offers the best of the vector and bitmap worlds in the drawing ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Unveils Final ‘Boxtrolls’ Trailer

Stop-motion animation house LAIKA has released the final trailer for the upcoming film The Boxtrolls (September 26 through Focus Features). The trailer premiered at the Annecy festival ... Continue Reading →
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1st Trailer for ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ Feature

DreamWorks Animation has released a trailer for The Penguins of Madagascar, its feature-length theatrical version of the popular TV show, which itself is spun off from the Madagascar ... Continue Reading →
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International Co-Pro to Reboot ‘Astro Boy’ for TV

Monaco’s Shibuya Productions, Japan’s Tezuka Productions and France’s Caribara Animation are joining forces to reboot globally famous anime franchise Astro Boy with ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: Preview Season 4 of ‘Superjail!’

Superjail! is one of the most unusual shows on Adult Swim — which is really saying something. The crazy quarter-hour comedy returns Sunday at 11:45 p.m. ET/PT with the first of six ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Preps ‘Lion Guard’ TV Movie and Series

Disney Television Animation has kicked off production on The Lion Guard, a new animated TV movie and series that will continue to story of Walt Disney Studios’ Oscar winning 1994 ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor to Acquire Mr. X VFX Studio

Technicolor has reached an agreement to acquire Toronto-based visual effects studio Mr. X, which will join Technicolor’s Production Services division — already home to Oscar-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Corus Sets Toon Slates for YTV, Teletoon

Corus Entertainment has announced its slate of animated children’s programming for Canada’s YTV and Teletoon 2014-15 lineups. Teletoon and its French-language channel Télétoon ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Vet Troy Skabelund Joins Starburns Industries

Former Disney Interactive finance leader Troy Skabelund will join the ranks of toon house Starburns Industries (Rick and Morty, Anomalisa) as Chief Financial Officer. Skabelund brings ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Adopts ‘Boy and the World’

A new international animated feature will be joining the GKIDS family as the distributor has picked up North American rights to the upcoming Brazilian film Boy and the World. Director ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Hero 6′ Poster Offers New Peek at Baymax

Disney has released a new teaser poster for its upcoming animated superhero feature film Big Hero 6 featuring the puffy robot Baymax. Take a look: With the Disney crew in Annecy this ... Continue Reading →