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.
Flint Lockwood and the Swallow Falls gang are back to dish-up a hippotatomus-sized adventure in Sony Pictures Animation’s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, available Jan. 28 on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
LA-based Mike Young Productions Inc. sues a holding company it claims blocked its attempt to take over the US arm of insolvent French firm Moonscoop SA.
In celebration of The Gruffalo’s forthcoming 15th anniversary in 2014, Macmillan Children’s Books commissions Aardman to create a new online fan site for the brand.
Nickelodeon will air a The Lord of the Rings inspired Bubble Guppies primetime special, “The Puppy and the Ring,” featuring Jeffrey Tambor on December 5.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announces the winners of Sunday night’s British Academy Children’s Awards, including Illumination Entertainment’sDespicable Me 2, andRoom on the Broom, the animated adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's picture book.
The anime studio's first release since co-founder Hayao Miyazaki's retirement, directed by Isao Takahata, opens in the top spot.
Family Guy viewers pay a shocking visit to Quahog on Sunday night as they witness the death of one of the show's main characters.
The shortlist for the upcoming Kidscreen Awards, to be presented on the evening of February 11 during the annual Kidscreen Summit in New York,is revealed for all Programming and Broadcasting categories.
Frederator Studios raises over $850,000 through Kickstarter to fund the production of additional episodes of its hit animated short, Bee & PuppyCat.
Story Entertainment announces its slate for Asia Television Forum, which features both animated and live-action programming including Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood and Camp Lakebottom.