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‘Boxtrolls’ Gets Screening at Venice Fest

LAIKA’s upcoming stop-motion feature The Boxtrolls will be screened out of competition at the 71st Annual Venice Film Festival on Sunday, August 31. The film’s theatrical ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Hero Launches HTML5 Social Network

Toon Hero app creators Trigger Happy has launched its own social network at www.toonhero.com that allows users to quickly publish their creations using HTML5 technology. A user profile ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gumball,’ ‘Room on the Broom’ Take Top BAA Honors

The British Animation Awards have revealed their honorees for the 2014 awards ceremony, which took place today at the British Film Institute’s Southbank, London location. The ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon’s LoveFilm and Disney Sign a New Deal

LoveFilm and Disney have signed a new pact which allows the Amazon subscriber service to stream some of the studio’s best-loved family films on a branded on-demand service to ... Continue Reading →
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Entertainment One Adopts ‘Simon’s Cat’

Entertainment One (eOne) has landed the worldwide distribution rights for YouTube’s megahit Simon’s Cat cross all media including, TV, Home Entertainment, Licensing and Online. Created ... Continue Reading →
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Thom Chapman Joins DHX as Territory Manager

Thom Chapman, former VP of Business Development and Sales at Toonbox Entertainment, is DHX Media’s new territory manager. Reporting to DHX Media’s SVP Distribution Josh Scherba, ... 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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Marvel Toons to Stream on Amazon’s LoveFilm U.K.

Amazon.com-owned streaming video service LoveFilm has signed a deal with Disney in the U.K. and Ireland to air animated shows featuring Marvel characters. U.K. and Irish subscribers ... Continue Reading →
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Surprise Bag Announces Joint Venture with marblemedia

Toronto-based entertainment producer marblemedia has joined forces with L.A.-based exec producer, writer and director Frank Saperstein and his newly launched entertainment development ... Continue Reading →
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eOne Nabs U.K Licensing for ‘Knights of Valour’

Entertainment One (eOne) has secured the U.K. licensing rights to the new 3D animated feature Justin and the Knights of Valour which the firm’s theatrical division will distribute ... Continue Reading →