The voice cast for Seth Rogan’s animated adult feature Sausage Party reunites This Is the End stars James Franco, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, David Krumholtz and Rogen himself, as well as adding Kristen Wiig, Edward Norton and Nick Kroll.
Nickelodeon announces a call for submissions for its 2014 global Animated Shorts Program, designed to identify and develop new animation talent and provide a platform for new content for kids.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announces the availability of Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection Volume 8 May 13.
kaboom! Entertainment acquires the entertainment rights to Zack & Quack, set to debut on Nick Jr channels globally in 2014.
Hoho Rights announces new international deals in the Middle East, Portugal, and Korea for the pre-school show Cloudbabies.
Chris Colfer and Ron Perlman to voice lead characters in Marza Animation Planet’s 3D CG film Robodog; Timeless Films to handle international rights.
Animated preschool series inspired by the world-renowned Paul Frank brand licensed to Discovery Kids Latin America by MarVista Entertainment.
3D CG-animated feature film based on the hit PlayStation video game franchise enters production for early 2016 release.
Gaumont Animation’s new animated CGI series Calimero will premiere in France on TF1 on Sunday February 9, 2014.
Cartoon Network and The LEGO Group team up on a new global franchise Mixels, making its U.S. debut on multiple screens and platforms this February.
Disney blockbuster Frozen continues to make headlines in its tenth week at the box office as it crosses the $800 million mark globally; animated family comedy The Nut Job nabs third place with $12.3 million.
Paris-based Ellipsanime is selected by the French bankruptcy court to purchase the assets of French animation company Moonscoop SA; French company JokeBox acquires Moonscoop France’s 51% share in US-based Moonscoop LLC, formerly Mike Young Productions.
The deadline for submissions to the 7th edition of Poland’s International Animated Film Competition is March 3, 2014.
Disney Junior channel’s original series Sheriff Callie’s Wild West lassoes impressive ratings, ranking as TV’s number one program in the hour across the target preschooler demos.
Open Road Films partners with Redrover Co., Toonbox Entertainment and Gulfstream Pictures for a sequel to the hit animated feature, The Nut Job.
The ToonSeum plans to help Gertie the Dinosaur, the first animated character to hit the big screen in 1914, celebrate her 100th birthday on February 8.
Silvergate Media partners with Super RTL to bring the Peter Rabbit brand across German-speaking territories.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announces the DVD release of Warner Bros. Animation’s LEGO Legends Of Chima: The Lion, The Crocodile And The Power Of The Chi Season 1 Part 1 on January 28, 2014.
France’s Method Animation, Onyx Films and Chapter 2 merge to form On Entertainment, which expects to launch two to three high-end, CG-animated or hybrid series and two French movies (one animation, one live-action) every year.
Twin-track licensing strategy to encompass the classic toy brand and Super 4, the first-ever Playmobil TV series.
Steve Borst and Gary “Doodles” Di Raffaele create original buddy-comedy series filled
with humor, music and booty shakin’ energy.