‘Good Dinosaur’ Trailer 2 Offers Expanded Look

Disney has released a second official trailer for Pixar’s upcoming CG animated adventure through prehistory, The Good Dinosaur, in English and Spanish versions. The new preview ... Continue Reading →

MIPJunior: Cyber Group Secures ‘Zorro’ Presales

Paris-based Cyber Group Studios reports that its new CG series Zorro The Chronicles is off to a swashbuckling start following its MIPJunior World Premiere Screening in Cannes. The show ... Continue Reading →

DQE, Method Team Up for ’5 & It’

DQ Entertainment and Method Animation have partnered up to produce 5 & It, a modern CG-animated TV series adaptation of Edith Nesbit’s book 5 Children & It. The project ... Continue Reading →

Studio 100 Sells ‘Nils’ and ‘Blinky Bill’ to Finland

Studio 100 Media has secured TV agreements which will bring two of its animated properties to Finland. Nelonen Media, part of Sanoma Media Finland, has picked up exclusive rights to ... Continue Reading →

‘Steven Universe’ Gets New Toy Partners

Cartoon Network has signed on five new hardlines partners for its popular animated comedy/adventure Steven Universe. Funko, Just Toys International, PhatMojo, Toy Factory and Zag Toys ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Deals for ‘Rock Angels,’ Mattel, ‘Yoko,’ And More

MIPCOM has had its share of difficulties this year with flooding forcing the cancellation of the opening-night red carpet screening, but with that behind it the event is seeing plenty ... Continue Reading →

DHX, Turner Team for ‘Cloudy’ Series

DHX Media has signed a deal with Turner Broadcasting for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Series, based on the Sony Pictures Animation film franchise. The 26 x 22 mins. animated ... Continue Reading →

Jamie Foxx Voicing Lead in ‘Groove Tails’

Oscar winning actor and Grammy winning performer Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained, Ray) has signed on to voice the lead role of “Biggz” in a new CG-animated family film titled ... Continue Reading →

5th Corfu Animation Fest Celebrates Europe

The fifth edition of Be There! Corfu Animation Festival — taking place on the charming Greek island this October 15-18 — will present an overall theme and eight separate ... Continue Reading →

TIFF Plans Major Stop-Motion Retrospective

The Toronto International Film Festival ( will be presenting a pan-genre retrospective on the art of stop-motion animation at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto, running ... Continue Reading →

Pop Twist Takes on ‘Little Big Panda’

L.A.-based distributor Pop Twist Entertainment has taken on rights for 3D animated film Little Big Panda, on behalf of Benchmark Entertainment Picture Productions GmbH. Pop Twist will ... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Acquires Bardel

Rainbow, the largest studio in Europe, has acquired Canadian animation studio Bardel. Rainbow is a content powerhouse with a presence in more than 150 countries through hit shows that ... Continue Reading →

Brown Bag, Cyber Group Team on ‘Gilbert & Allie’

Brown Bag Films and Cyber Group Studios have launched production on Gilbert & Allie, a new 52 X 11 min. animated series that has been acquired by Disney Channel EMEA. Created and ... Continue Reading →

Disney Debuts New Halloween ‘Mickey’ Short

If you’re looking for an early animation Halloween treat, check out the new Mickey Mouse short titled “Black and White” debuting Oct. 2 at 9:25 on Disney Channel. The new episode ... Continue Reading →

Sony Develops Animated ‘Ghostbusters’ Feature

With Ghostbusters returning to the screen in Paul Feig’s live-action reboot, Sony is looking to expand the franchise further by putting an animated feature into development. Original ... Continue Reading →

Web Content Launches DC Super Hero Girls

DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Mattel launched this week the DC Super Hero Girls initiative, which includes the first in a series of animated digital shorts. Titled ... Continue Reading →

Sarah Michelle Gellar Joins ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Cast

Sarah Michelle Gellar has joined the voice cast of Star Wars Rebels, which debuts its second season Oct. 14 on Disney XD, as the cunning and crafty Seventh Sister Inquisitor. A master ... Continue Reading →

Pre MIP Sales: ‘Floogals,’ ‘Zack and Quack,’ ‘Grizzy and the Lemmings’

With MIP Junior and MIPCOM set to swing into action this weekend, the deals are already starting to fly fast and furiously. Here’s some of the most-recent: Zodiak Kids has pre-sold ... Continue Reading →

Netflix Adding 7 New Shows for Older Kids

Netflix has announced that it will be adding seven new, original series — the majority of which are animated — to its streaming offerings in the next couple of years. Beginning ... Continue Reading →

Planeta Junior Tags MIP Slate

Planeta Junior has announced the trio of titles that will be leading its content slate for the MIP Junior and MIPCOM markets which kick off this Sunday in Cannes. For the first time, ... Continue Reading →