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.
Disney's Frozen climbs to number one in its second weekend with $31.6 million, toppling The Hunger Games: Catching Fire from the top spot.
Nickelodeon and the United States Postal Service team up for “Spongebob Mailpants” letter writing program; 30 custom-wrapped SpongeBob Mailboxes placed in 13 cities nationwide as program rolls out in 25,000 post office locations.
Content incubator Wildseed Studios announces a new investment from the commercial arm of Welsh broadcaster S4C.
The ABC Television Network announces that it has extended its relationship with the popular Peanuts animated specials by Charles M. Schulz until 2020 in a deal with Peanuts Worldwide LLC and Lee Mendelson Film Productions.
To celebrate what would have been Norman McLaren’s 100th birthday in 2014, the National Film Board of Canada and the Quartier des Spectacles Partnership are inviting artists from around the world to respond to a call for projects entitled McLaren Wall-to-Wall.
The English-language production of Space Dandy now underway is set to be broadcast on Adult Swim on January 4, 2014.
Animation distributor GKIDS announces that the English-language version of Ernest & Celestine will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 18, 2014.
Singapore-based August Media Holdings sells Season One of its popular preschool animated series, Ella Bella Bingo, to Doha, Qatar-based Al Jazeera Children’s Channel Jeem TV.
Guru Studio announces the appointment of Justin Time Producer Amy Robson to the position of Vice President of Production; executive move comes on the heels of Justin Time’s sixth Annie Award nomination.
Disney XD and TELETOON acquire the joint production from Technicolor and Mercury Filmworks’ Atomic Puppets.
Margaret Dean, the director of production for Mattel’s Playground Productions and co-president of Women in Animation, a non-profit dedicated to connecting, supporting, and empowering women in the field of animation, discusses her experience within the animation industry in a Q&A.
Disney Interactive brings families around the world together with original online series, it’s a small world: the animated series.
Cartoon Network commissions its first Asian Pacific-made series, Exchange Student Zero, for global distribution.
Animation distributor GKIDS’ A Letter to Momo and Ernest & Celestine are nominated in seven categories for the 2014 Annie Awards, including the nomination for Best Animated Feature.
Hollywood enjoys its most prosperous Thanksgiving on record as holdover The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Disney’s new animated tentpole Frozen each earn more than any previous holiday title.
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces nominations for the 41st Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation.
Sydney, Australia-based production house Sticky Pictures is awarded Best Children’s Production at the 2013 Screen Producers Australia awards for season three of the animated comedy The Dukes of Broxstonia.
Canada’s DHX Media to acquire Family Channel and three other children’s channels from Bell Media for approximately $170 million.
Ink announces a new animated TV series in development based on Subway Surfers, the smash-hit app that is one of the hottest new brands in the gaming sector.
Focus Features releases a new trailer for Portland-based Laika's upcoming stop-motion animated film, The Boxtrolls.