Nickelodeon greenlights second season of animated series Rabbids Invasion, based on Ubisoft’s wildly popular Rabbids video games; sophomore season to include 26 half-hour episodes.
Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 shatters industry records in home entertainment debut, bringing in $80 million in its first week; Blu-ray And DVD outsells all animated titles released in the past three years and marks the highest sales ever for any animated blu-ray title in its opening week.
The Powerpuff Girls are set to save the world before bedtime again in all-new special airing Monday, January 20; Beatles legend Ringo Starr joins original voice cast Catherine Cavadini, Tara Strong, E.G. Daily, Roger L. Jackson, Tom Kane and Tom Kenny.
Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug debuts at the top of the box office charts this weekend, with Disney's Frozen coming in second place.
Bigger, better, with more mayhem and varied bodily fluid discharges, our plucky Red and Blue travel the world on an epic and perilous quest.
Croatia’s International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival Varaždin issues a call for entries to VAFI 5, to be held April 22-27, 2014.
DHX Mediainks a swathe of free TV, on-demand and home entertainment deals with broadcasters across Asia for a range of its kids’ programming titles.
Disney Junior greenlights new animated original production, Nina Needs to Go; Bristol-based animation studio ArthurCox to produce series.
Twentieth Century Fox releases a new trailer for the forthcoming CG animated feature, Rio 2, the follow-up from Blue Sky Animation.
Disney unveils hidden gem images from animated feature Frozen, including sweet treats, fine art, and guests from foreign lands.
The first theatrical trailer is released for Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, a new CG animated feature based on the 1989 book, “Dorothy of Oz,” written by L. Frank Baum’s great-grandson, Roger Stanton Baum.
GKIDS fifth anniversary 18-title retrospective, “An Animated World: Celebrating Five Years of GKIDS Classics” comes to New York City’s IFC Center December 20 through January 2.
Spain’s Imira Entertainment closes a deal to represent two animated features: El Bosque Animado (The Living Forest) and El Sueño de una noche de San Juan (Midsummer Dream) for worldwide distribution.
High-spirited stories of the Old West impart lessons about good morals, manners and social ethics for kids age 2-7 in animated series Sheriff Callie's Wild West, debuting Monday, January 20 on Disney Junior.
ASIFA-East is currently accepting entries for the 2014 ASIFA-East Animation Film Festival; the deadline for submissions is January 3, 2014.
Fruit Ninja, the second most downloaded app of all time, is being turned into an animated series by The People’s Republic of Animation, with entertainment specialist CAKE coming on board to develop the new show.
Season three of hit Disney Junior series, Jake and the Never Land Pirates, featuring new villains, special action-packed extended episodes and revamped pirate rock theme song, to debut Friday, January 3, on Disney Channel.
Netflix members in the UK and Ireland are gaining access to a range of Cartoon Network and Cartoonito content, including Powerpuff Girls and LazyTown.
On Saturday, December 7, Ari Folman’s The Congress is awarded the prize for best European Animated Feature at the European Film Awards.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association awards GKIDS’ Ernest & Celestine the prize for Best Animation, while Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises is named the runner-up.
Family Guy’s beloved talking canine, Brian, is slated to make his return to the series on December 15.