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Adult Swim Names Jason DeMarco On-Air VP

Jason DeMarco, previously vice president of marketing and promotions for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, has been promoted to Vice President and Creative Director, On-Air for the mature ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Monsters University’ Beats Pokemon in Japan

After a very strong opening weekend, Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University continued to rule the Japanese box office for the second weekend in a row. The movie managed to bring in ... Continue Reading →
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Sprite and OLM Digital Discuss ‘Pac-Man’ at SIGGRAPH

Los Angeles-based Sprite Animation Studio, the boutique CGI-animation house known for its creative and innovative animation style, and Japan’s OLM Digital will offer an informative ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH to Spotlight ‘Monsters University,’ ‘Frozen’

This summer’s big computer graphics confab SIGGRAPH at the Anaheim Convention Center in Calif. (July 21-25) will feature several hot sessions focusing on the vfx of big studio features, ... Continue Reading →
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Pokemon ‘Kyurem’ Movie Hits Shelves

VIZ Media is bringing the latest animated Pokemon adventure to North American home entertainment shelves today as Pokemon The Movie: Kyurem vs. The Sword of Justice arrives on DVD (TV-Y7-F7; ... Continue Reading →
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‘Poppy Hill’ Opens in N.Y. on Friday

Goro Miyazaki’s acclaimed 2D animated feature From Up on Poppy Hill (Kokuriko-Zaka Kara) will begin its New York run this Friday, thanks to indie studio GKIDS. The film was the top-earning ... Continue Reading →
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Chernin Group Buys Stake in Graphic India

Peter Chernin’s Chernin Group has bought a large minority stake in comic-book and animation studio Graphic India, which also creates content for mobile and online platforms. Chernin ... Continue Reading →
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A Valentine to a Vanished Era

Goro Miyazaki’s delicate, coming-of-age movie From Up on Poppy Hill offers a welcome respite from the loud, CG world of most American movies. Goro Miyazaki’s gentle new film, From ... Continue Reading →
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Pokémon Players Get Darkrai, Card Game Expansion

Dedicated Poké-masters playing the Black and White versions of the popular critter-collecting game will get the Pokémon of their dreams—and give their opponents nightmares—when ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Announces Live Streaming at L.A. Upfront

Cartoon Network announced during its L.A. upfront today (April 18) that it will soon begin streaming its content live across multiple platforms, including on-line at CartoonNetwork.com, ... Continue Reading →