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First-Wave December DVD Rush

If you managed to avoid the Black Friday mania over the holiday weekend, you may congratulate yourself on your cool-headed approach to the consumer madness. However, the gift-getting ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Jr. Doffs ‘Cat in the Hat’ Season 2, Special

On the heels of the MIPCOM market in France, Portfolio International has announced the sale of the second season and holiday special of their hit preschool series The Cat in the Hat ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Buys 50% Stake in Monster Factory

Toronto’s 9 Story Entertainment has acquired a 50 percent interest in toy manufacturer The Monster Factory. “This marks a natural extension of 9 Story’s expertise in IP from ... Continue Reading →
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PBS Monkeys Around with ‘Curious George’ Pics

Fans of Margaret and H.A. Rey’s mischievous monkey Curious George will be seeing a lot of him on PBS this holiday season. PBS Kids will feature the original Curious George movie ... Continue Reading →
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Cake Gets Slice of Zinkia’s ‘Pocoyo’

Kids’ and family entertainment specialist CAKE has been appointed as distributor for global content creator/brand manager Zinkia Entertainment’s award-winning series, Pocoyo. CAKE ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Launches ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ Globally

Toronto-based 9 Story Entertainment has announced the global distribution launch of the new animated series. Inspired by the character from the long-running PBS series Mister Rogers’ ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Acquires Endemol’s ‘The 99′

Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific has picked up Endemol’s children’s series The 99 and will air the show on Cartoon Network’s Indian and Southeast-Asian feeds. Produced ... Continue Reading →
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Experimental Animator Robert Breer Dies at 85

We are sad to report that pioneering experimental animator Robert Breer passed away on August 12 at the age of 85. Born in Detroit, Mich., Breer, moved to Paris after graduating from ... Continue Reading →
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Animator, Illustrator and Teacher Corny Cole Dies at 81

We were saddened by the passing of beloved animator, illustrator, painter and teacher Cornelius “Corny” Cole who passed away this morning (Monday, Aug. 8th) at the age of 81 from ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rio’ and ‘My Dog Tulip’ Take Flight on DVD

Two well-received but very different animated features make their DVD debut today (Tuesday, August 2). Fans of Rio, director Carlos Saldanha’s 3-D ode to his home country of Brazil ... Continue Reading →