GKids Picks Up ‘Rabbi’s Cat,’ ‘Zarafa’ for U.S.

Indie U.S. distributor GKids has picked up rights to the French animated features The Rabbi’s Cat and Zarafa, according to Variety. The announcements come on the eve of the Annecy ... Continue Reading →

Moonscoop, I Can Fly Team for Tennis Toon ‘Turboten’

Moonscoop and I Can Fly announced plans to co-produce the animated series Turboten, in association with the  French Federation of Tennis and top-ranked tennis star Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. The ... Continue Reading →

June 21 WIA Panel to Explore the Green Light Process

Women in Animation’s next general meeting will include a special panel discussion titled “The Green Light: Who Says ‘Yes’ and Why?” The panel will include ... Continue Reading →

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Pixar Teases 2014's ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Pixar’s upcoming dinosaur project has a name, as well as a few details for animation fans to ponder. Up’s Bob Peterson will direct The Good Dinosaur, which postulates that ... Continue Reading →

Rollman, Evolution Develop Grevioux’s ‘Monstroids’

The Monstroids, a comic book property from Underworld creator Kevin Grevioux, is being developed as an animated series with brand management firm Evolution and Rollman Entertainment. Half ... Continue Reading →

‘Cat in Paris’ Stakes Limited Release; ‘Snow’ Hunts Wide

A live-action Snow White makes a big push at the box office this weekend, while an Oscar-nominated animated feature from France gets a limited release. Universal’s Snow White ... Continue Reading →

Former WB Head Alan Horn to Lead Walt Disney Studios

Former Warner Bros. president Alan Horn will take over as chairman of the Walt Disney Studios on June 11. Horn was tapped by Disney chief Bob Iger to replace Rich Ross, who left the ... Continue Reading →

Beyonce, Farrell, ‘Idol’s’ Tyler Lead Blue Sky’s ‘Epic’ Voice Cast

A voice cast including Beyonce Knowles, Steven Tyler and Colin Farrell has been set for Epic, an upcoming animated feature film from Fox and Blue Sky Studios. Directed by Chris Wedge, ... Continue Reading →

Coolabi Signs French, Korean Agents for ‘Poppy Cat’

Coolabi has appointed two new agents for its hit property, Poppy Cat, extending the brand further into the key territories of France and Korea. Planeta Junior has been granted the agency ... Continue Reading →