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Ask a Baboon – Issue #238

As head writers go, Baboon Animation team member Carin Greenberg is one of the busiest in the biz. An Emmy winner and eight-time nominee, Carin has masterfully helmed such hits as 101 ... Continue Reading →
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Redboard Arms Itself with Shotgun

Redboard, a pre-production tool currently used in U.K. toons Tree Fu Tom (Blue Zoo, BBC), Chuggington (Ludorum), Q Pootle 5 (Snapper Prod.) and Fireman Sam (Hit Ent.) developed by Hibbert ... Continue Reading →
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Kaboom! Gets Branded Space in Canadian Targets

Phase 4 Films’ kids and family label kaboom! Entertainment has signed a far-reaching agreement securing dedicated, branded retail space in all of Canada’s 125 Target branches ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peppa Pig’ on the Hoof in Asia

Entertainment One (eOne) has announced new broadcast and licensing agreements for its preschool property Peppa Pig that will see the little oinker increase her hoof-fold in the Asian ... Continue Reading →
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40th Annie Nominations Reveal Cluttered Field

The 40th Annie Award nominations were announced this morning (Dec. 3) and it looks like ASIFA voters decided to spread the wealth among many of this year’s animated features and TV ... Continue Reading →
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‘Snow White’ Gets Extended; Complete ‘Terra Nova’ on DVD

What’s old is new again this week, as hot home video releases re-imagine the classics and take a high-tech trip to prehistoric times. Getting the extended edition treatment is ... Continue Reading →
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24-Hour Disney Jr. Channel Launches This Friday

Disney Junior, the multiplatform brand aimed at kids age 2-7 and their parents and caregivers, will become a 24-hour channel this Friday (March 23). The new channel (which will be available ... Continue Reading →
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Foothill’s MIPTV Toon News

Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Foothill Entertainment has announced new toons and development updates just in time for the April MIPTV market in France. These include second series production ... Continue Reading →
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2011 Licensing Wish List

Our annual run-down of what to expect from top toon and vfx blockbuster franchises at this year’s Licensing International Expo held in Las Vegas, June 14-16. Old Pals and New Faves ... 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 →