Animated ‘toons continue to make box office headlines around the world, led by Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2, which crossed the $800 million mark at the global box office this past weekend.
Tricon Films & Television acquires new animated series Wildernuts as it launches Tricon Kids & Family Division at Mipcom Junior.
Walt Disney Animation releases new imagery from its forthcoming Mickey Mouse short, Get A Horse!, directed by Lauren MacMullan.
41 Entertainment announces a PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures marathon August 31 and September 1 on Disney XD.
Kaleidoscope Entertainment announces the release of Scotland’s first full-length animated feature film, Sir Billi, voiced by Sean Connery, Miriam Margolyes and Alan Cumming.
Cable network FX greenlights a pilot episode for Bigfoot, an animated comedy series written by Matt McKenna and executive produced by Seth Rogan.
Animation house Film Roman is now developing its own original programming and has optioned several properties, including comic book series “The Untamed.”
Shout! Factory Kids partners with Hasbro Studios to release Littlest Pet Show: Petacular Escapades on DVD October 1.
International distributor PGS Entertainment secures worldwide broadcast rights, excluding the U.S. and France, to the forthcoming CG-animated Alvin and the Chipmunks TV series.
CBeebies announces a raft of new commissions which includes two new series, Melody and Minibeast Adventure.
Mind Candy confirms Moshi Monsters The Movie, the first ever Moshi Monster movie, set for a UK and Ireland release December 20.
Geek & Sundry's animated web series, Outlands, created and produced by Adam de la Peña, attracts notice on the Internet.
International children’s channel KidsCo licenses CG-animated series Sendokai Champions from media agent Nottingham Forest.
The British Film Institute’s Certification Unit issues tax certificates to two CBeebies’ series, stop-motion comedy series Calamity Island from UK-based Famous Flying Films and Mackinnon & Saunders, and Karrot Animation’s 2D-animated preschool series Sarah and Duck.
Anchor Bay Entertainment partners with My Gym to celebrate the launch of the latest Chuggington DVD, Chug Patrol: Ready to Rescue, available August 20.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products announce highlights of their portfolio for Brand Licensing Europe 2013.
The Disney Channel premiere of Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel ranks as Friday’s #1 TV telecast across major youth demos and was the number one cable TV telecast in total viewers.
Aliens battle it out in Cartoon Network’s latest DVD release starring international alien-fighting hero Ben Tennyson.
The American Cinematheque hosts a screening of Cowboy Bebop: The Movie on Sunday, August 25, at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica.
TELETOON, TELETOON at Night, TELETOON Retro, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim premiere fall schedules packed with new and returning hits beginning Monday, September 2.
Walt Disney Studios announces the release of The Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh, available on Blu-ray August 27.