Lady and the Tramp

‘LEGO Ninjago’ Helmer Charlie Bean Leashed to ‘Lady and the Tramp’

Toon Town veteran Charlie Bean, who most recently directed The LEGO Ninjago Movie, has signed on to helm a new live-action/CGI hybrid reimagining of animated classic Lady and the Tramp. ... Continue Reading →
Paul Robinson

Paul Robinson Tags in as New Imira CEO, Sergi Reitg Steps Down

Spain-based global kids and family distribution company Imira Entertainment announces a new Chief Executive Officer is stepping in as the company celebrates all-time top performance. ... Continue Reading →
The Western Journey of Pigsy

Inaugural ATF Animation Pitch Winner Revealed

After an energetic round of concept pitches on-stage at Asia TV Forum & Market in Singapore, studio2 Animation Lab of Taiwan emerged as the winner of the first ever ATF Animation ... Continue Reading →
John Lasseter

Pixar’s Lasseter Takes Leave of Absence as Sexual Misconduct Allegations Surface

John Lasseter, the Chief Creative Officer at Pixar and Disney Animation Studios, has taken a leave of absence from Pixar due to unspecified “missteps” that made some of ... Continue Reading →
Malenga Mulendema

Free Webinar to Focus on “Bringing African Stories to the World”

On November 4, a free webinar organized by Animate Africa will share key info and first-hand case study accounts with animators and storytellers across the continent, exploring what ... Continue Reading →
ATF Animation Pitch 2017

Kids Entertainment Doorkeepers Back Inaugural ATF Animation Pitch

Having recently announced the first-ever Asia TV Forum & Market Animation Pitch, partners Reed Exhibitions and Green Gold Animation Pvt. Ltd. are pleased to welcome the support ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, Altice Reach Last-Minute Carriage Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and multiple-system operator Altice (the fourth largest in the nation) have resolved their Carriage Dispute. Their contract was originally set to lapse last ... Continue Reading →
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Rediscovering Oswald

Like many in the animation industry, I was very aware that Oswald the Lucky Rabbit was an early and popular animated character that ... Continue Reading →
John Lasseter. Photo Credit: Deborah Coleman / Pixar

John Lasseter to Be Honored at Disney Family Museum Gala

The Walt Disney Family Museum will be holding its third annual fundraising gala on November 7, 2017, and will take the opportunity to honor Disney-Pixar Chief Creative Officer John ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Takes Over BAMTech, Plans New OTT Services

The Walt Disney Company is acquiring majority ownership of direct-to-consumer streaming specialist BAMTech, with plans to introduce new OTT services which will include an exclusive ... Continue Reading →