The Jim Henson Company becomes licensing agent for FROG AND TOAD in the U.S. and Canada through a deal with HarperCollins Children’s Books.
Nelvana Enterprises and The Clifford Ross Company announced a partnership agreement with New York-based toy design company YOTTOY Productions to develop soft toys inspired by the Babar literary character.
Ray Bradbury, the writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vividly rendered spacescapes have provided the world with one of the most enduring speculative blueprints for the future, has died.
Global brand management firm Evolution and Rollman Entertainment have partnered with creator Kevin Grevioux on the rights to “Monstroids,” Grevioux’s fresh twist on classic monsters from the upcoming Astounding Comics & Darkstorm Studios comic book series.
Odyssey Pictures has put out a sneak peek at some of the artwork for the forthcoming animated feature, “Hank the Cowdog,” based on the beloved children’s literary franchise by John R. Erickson.
Peter Weller, Ariel Winter and David Selby are among the actors lending their voices to the Jay Oliva-directed “Dark Knight” animated film.
Former AWN/VFXWorld senior editor Bill Desowitz chronicles the 50-year evolution of 007 on the big screen in "James Bond Unmasked," featuring interviews with all six Bond actors.
This “making of” book takes an in-depth look at the concept and production art of DreamWorks’ upcoming animated feature, Madagascar 3.
"Harry Potter" producer David Heyman is partnering with France's StudioCanal to produce a CG/live-action adaptation of "Paddington Bear," bringing the iconic brown bear from Peru to the big screen.
Illumination Entertainment, the company behind the recent family hit Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, and Universal are teaming up to bring Clifford the Big Red Dog to the big screen.
Maurice Sendak, the children’s author and illustrator best known for the 1963 classic “Where the Wild Things Are,” died Tuesday in Danbury, CT, at the age of 83.
Disney has acquired the rights to acclaimed author Neil Gaiman’s Newbery Award-winning 2008 youth novel, “The Graveyard Book,” with Henry Selick signed on to direct the stop-motion adaptation.
Fox Animation has acquired the movie rights to children’s book The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by first-time author Christopher Healy.
On Tuesday, May 15, the Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Howard Chaykin and Steve Leialoha for a special presentation on the origins of the "Star Wars" comic book and their experiences in creating the official Marvel Comics adaptation of the film.
Marc Steinberg’s book discusses the importance of character merchandising on the popularity and cultural influence of anime.
My book, How To Write For Animation, has just been released for the Kindle and other eBook formats. Read what Jeffrey Katzenberg, Stan Lee and others have to say about it.
The recent success of The Hunger Games has lead to a frenzy of rights licensing for fresh culinary-themed properties as studios try to turn the contemporary foodie craze into the next big formulaic feature franchise hit machine.
Fred Patten reviews the first American book devoted to the work of a master of comedy in both animated shorts and live-action features.
Nancy Phelps discusses the 12 collected essays analyzing women and their history and involvement in animation.