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Scholastic Inks Book Deal for ‘Almost Naked Animals’

9 Story Entertainment and Scholastic have announced the signing of a publishing deal for the hit kids’ animated comedy series Almost Naked Animals. The deal was brokered by The Licensing ... Continue Reading →
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Scholastic Editors Predict Trends in Children’s Books

The editors at Scholastic have published their list of the top ten trends in children’s books for the coming year. They are predicting 2013 to be a big year for books about war, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Implements New Paper Policy

The Mouse House is being commended by the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) for making a commitment to change its policy on sourcing paper products in an effort to eliminate the use of ... Continue Reading →
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Spain’s Imira Touts a Strong Sales Period

Barcelona-based Imira Entertainment has signed a raft of sales in Spain from its library of third-party content. RTVE has acquired two shows including live action tween-skewed series ... Continue Reading →
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Scholastic to Throw Big Bash for Clifford’s 50th

Scholastic Media will kick off the 50th anniversary celebration of Clifford the Big Red Dog on September 24th—in conjunction with the publication of Norman Bridwell’s Clifford and ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Appoints Mary Sandell as Head of Production

Mary Sandell is Portland-based animation house LAIKA’s new head of production, says The Hollywood Reporter. The animation veteran was a producer on the stop-motion studio’s Coraline ... 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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LAIKA to Animate New Stop-Motion Pic About Goblins

Portland’s stop-motion studio LAIKA has announced that it will produce a stop-motion animated movie based on a children’s book by Philip Reeve titled Goblins. The pic will be directed ... Continue Reading →
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New DVDs: ‘American Dad 7,’ ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ ‘Ben 10'

Get ready for the invasion of three animated TV favorites on the DVD and Blu-ray front this Tuesday (April 17). American Dad: Volume 7 (Fox, $39.98). This three-disc collection offers ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monster in Paris’ to Open N.Y. Family Film Fest

If you’ve been dying to see some fantastic animated features and shorts from all over the world, you’ll just need to book that flight to the Big Apple this spring. The New York ... Continue Reading →