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Pitch Party 2012: Nickelodeon’s Jenna Boyd Named Judge!

We have another exciting Pitch Party Judge announcement! Coming in under the wire for the 2012 contest is Nickelodeon’s SVP of animation development, Jenna Boyd! Online voting for ... Continue Reading →
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Evolution and CCI Launch ‘Taffy Saltwater’ Project

Evolution and CCI Entertainment announced today that they are developing the new animated series Taffy Saltwater, created by Michael and Judy Paraskevas. The agreement will see Evolution ... Continue Reading →
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Pitch Party ’12: Adult Swim’s Manning Joins Judges’ Table

Animation Magazine is pleased to announce that Adult Swim programming honcho Kim Manning has joined our judges line-up for the 2012 Pitch Party competition! Entries to our annual animation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wild Kratts’ Ready to Roam on Super RTL

9 Story Entertainment has sold the first season of its popular animated children’s series Wild Kratts to Germany’s Super RTL. A co-pro between The Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story ... Continue Reading →
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2012 Daytime Emmy Nominations Are Announced

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards. The nominations were announced ... Continue Reading →
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Illumination Plans a ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’ Movie

Scholastic Entertainment’s Clifford the Big Red Dog will be wagging his tail on the big screen again, thanks to the team at Illumination Entertainment and Universal. According to ... Continue Reading →
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Pitch Party 2012: First Batch of Judges Announced!

That’s right, it’s almost time for Animag’s 2012 Pitch Party! The annual competition that gets YOUR toon ideas in front of top industry decision makers and offers the chance to ... Continue Reading →
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MacFarlane’s ‘Flintstones’ Series on Hold at Fox

The animated project from Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane will be delayed, according to The Hollywood Reporter. No announcements have been made on when production will resume. The ... Continue Reading →
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Berenstain Bears Creator Passes Away

Jan Berenstain, who wrote and illustrated the popular books The Berenstain Bears with her husband Stan, passed away on Friday in Solesbury, Penn, after suffering from a severe stroke. ... Continue Reading →
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Arc Is on Board HIT’s ‘Thomas & Friends’

HIT Entertainment has signed Toronto-based Arc Productions (formerly Starz) to animate the new season of its CG-animated preschool hit Thomas & Friends. This deal marks the first ... Continue Reading →