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Shout! Bringing ‘Maya the Bee’ to U.S. Theaters

Shout! Factory Kids will be bringing the CG animated Maya the Bee Movie to theaters in Los Angeles and New York on May 1, 2015. Based on the globally known children’s novel, the ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Hobbit’ Trilogy Completes its Journey Home

The final battle is coming home at last to complete the collection of J.R.R. Tolkein fans everywhere with the release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Warner Bros., $44.95, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Hero 6′ Directors Herald Movie’s Blu-ray Release

Big Hero 6 just won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature of 2014, which makes its release this week on home video especially timely. Directors Don Hall and Chris Williams both were Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Factory Launches Streaming Service

Multi-platform entertainment company Shout! Factory has unveiled a new, branded digital streaming service: Shout! Factory TV. The announcement was made by founders Richard Foos, Bob ... Continue Reading →
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‘Book of Life’ Comes to Home Video Libraries

One of the major animated features of 2014 comes to home video this week with the release of The Book of Life (Fox, $49.99 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy; $39.99 Blu-ray, ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! February Slate Boasts Family Faves

Shout! Factory will be making the most of the year’s shortest month with an assortment of animated releases, including DHX Media’s Slugterra and Hasbro Studios’ Pound ... Continue Reading →
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Folman’s ‘Congress,’ New ‘Simpsons’ on Disc

The pre-holiday home entertainment onslaught offers a number of eclectic options for animation and vfx enthusiasts this week. Topping our lists are sci-fi hybrid The Congress and a ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar Watch: Best Animated Feature Contenders

As technology gets bigger and the world gets smaller, the annual animated feature landscape becomes more and more diverse, with audiences and critics alike willing to step outside their ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dragon 2,’ ‘Star Wars’ and Vintage ‘Sailor Moon’ Hit Disc

It’s a big day for adventure in the home video world, with major releases from DreamWorks, Disney and more. The most successful animated feature of the year comes to home video ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100 and Shout! Ink ‘Maya the Bee’ Movie Deal

Studio 100 Film has announced that its Maya the Bee feature will be buzzing to the North American market thanks to a distribution deal with Shout! Factory. The agreement grants Shout! ... Continue Reading →