Llama Llama

Genius Brands’ ‘Llama Llama’ Premieres on Netflix in January

Genius Brands International has announced the global premiere of its new animated preschool series Llama Llama on January 26, 2018 via Netflix. Based on the award-winning, bestselling ... Continue Reading →
The Lion King

It’s Official: Beyonce Joins ‘Lion King’ Reboot Cast

Disney shook up social media Wednesday evening with the official reveal of the full key cast for its upcoming The Lion King reboot. The primary fan reaction seems to be: “OMG!” ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mavka’ Producer Iryna Kostyuk Brings Global Perspective to World Animation & VFX Summit

FILM.UA Group’s Iryna Kostyuk, producer of the much buzzed-about CG animated feature Mavka. The Forest Song, will be discussing the Group’s Animagrad Studio at the 6th annual World ... Continue Reading →
Boy and the World

GKIDS Indie Animation Features Head to Netflix

GKIDS has lead the charge over the last decade in bringing international animation stateside, garnering nine Oscar-nominated entries in its catalogue. This month they’ve made ... Continue Reading →
Despicable Me 3

‘Despicable Me 3′ Passes Billion-Dollar Mark

Illumination-Universal’s bad-boy comedy adventure Despicable Me 3 has officially joined the $1 billion box office club. The milestone was hit at the start of the weekend, with ... Continue Reading →
The Lion King: Walt Disney Signature Edition

Clips: Behind the Scenes of ‘Lion King,’ Signature Edition Out Aug. 29

The Walt Disney Signature Edition Blu-ray release of The Lion King is this week (Aug. 29). In case you needed any more convincing, Walt Disney Home Entertainment has released more snippets ... Continue Reading →
Inside The Lion King Story Room

Clip: Inside ‘The Lion King’ Story Room, on Digital HD Today!

Disney’s double Oscar-winning animated musical The Lion King makes its Walt Disney Signature Collection debut on Digital HD today, which includes lots of fun, informative extras ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Mad About ‘Sonic Mania,’ ‘Duck Duck Goose’ Teased, New “Be Prepared” MV & More

’Sonic Mania’ Opening Animation Bestill, my nostalgic heart! The whole internet has fallen in love with this colorful, retro-savvy, whizz-bang of a cartoon opener for the new sidescroller ... Continue Reading →
Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation

Academy Sets Panelists for Evening with Women Animators

As previously announced, the Academy will be spotlighting female animators with a special event on Monday, August 7: “An Invisible History: Trailblazing Women of Animation.” The ... Continue Reading →
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Skydance & Ilion Tap Directors Vicky Jenson, Alessandro Carloni for Features

The recently launched animation division of Skydance Media, formed in partnership with Madrid’s Ilion Animation, has brought on a couple of DreamWorks Animation alums for its first ... Continue Reading →