The Rain

FMX Adds ‘Jim Button,’ ‘The Rain’ and More to 2018 Lineup

The 2018 FMX conference continues to build its well-rounded programming slate, with visual effects presentations on German fantasy flick Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver and Netflix ... Continue Reading →
Hotel Transylvania 3

Trailer: Drac’s on the Prowl (and So Is Van Helsing!) in ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’

Sony Pictures Animation has offered an extended look at its hot toon ticket of 2018: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation. In the spot, we glimpse a vulnerable side of Drac as he swipes ... Continue Reading →
Kid Arthur

The Once and Future Toon? Sony, Frederator’s ‘Kid Arthur’ Crowns Cartoon Hangover

The latest short to hatch from the GO! Cartoons incubator program, titled Kid Arthur, has launched on the Cartoon Hangover YouTube channel, putting a modern and youthful spin on the ... Continue Reading →
Peter Rabbit

Animal Logic Pulls ‘Peter Rabbit’ & Friends Out of the Hat

How do you take a anthropomorphic rabbit first introduced in Beatrix Potter’s 1902 children’s storybook and place it in a high-energy adventure for today’s cynical movie audiences? ... Continue Reading →
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

DHX Serves Up Second Helping of ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’

DHX Media has received an order for a second, 26-episode season of animated comedy series Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, which will be produced with Sony Pictures Animation, in ... Continue Reading →
Cinesite CEO, Antony Hunt

Cinesite Secures $70M Financing Package from Pemberton

Cinesite Studios has completed a long-term financial plan with diversified asset manager Pemberton, which will provide an initial funding chunk of $40 million to cover the group’s ... Continue Reading →
Lin-Manuel Miranda [Photo: Jesse Dittmar/Redux]

Sony Moves Lin-Manuel Miranda Project ‘Vivo’ Up

If you’re one of the many who couldn’t get the tunes from Moana out of your head, you’ll be pleased to hear that the animation world’s next dose of Lin-Manuel ... Continue Reading →
The Emoji Movie

‘Emoji Movie,’ ‘Captain Underpants’ Break Saudi Arabia’s 35-Year Cinema Fast

A key moment in international movie history took place last month when officials in Saudi Arabia announced December 11 that the country would be lifting its 35-year ban on public cinema ... Continue Reading →
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

‘Cloudy,’ ‘Pup Named Scooby-Doo’ Join Boomerang Lineup This Month

Turner’s animation-centric streaming service Boomerang is ringing in the new year with two series offering additions for January. Available now are every episode of Hanna-Barbera’s ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch’s Flower

2018 Animated Movies: A Sneak Peek

Anticipating all the awesome toons that are coming to the big screen in 2018 can be a lot of fun! Here are some of the animated titles that we’re excited to see in the new year: Mary ... Continue Reading →