Melissa McCarthy signs on to voice star opposite Seth Rogen in DreamWorks Animation’s B.O.O. (Bureau of Otherworldly Operations).
With a record six animated features scheduled between Memorial Day and Labor Day, The Hollywood Reporter predicts a “brutal animation war.”
The National Film Board of Canada announces that its French Animation and Youth Studio will co-produce the latest film by world-renowned Estonian animation filmmakers Priit and Olga Pärn, entitled Pilots on the Way Home.
Mediatoon signs a worldwide distribution agreement with French production company 4.21 Productions for animated series The Crumpets.
Nickelodeon launches its first-ever global animated shorts program to identify and develop new animation creative talent from around the world, receiving over 100 submissions from artists, designers, writers, directors and comedians representing more than 20 countries across six continents at this year’s Annecy International Film Festival.
Fox announces changes to its animated release schedule, including the release of five animated movies in both 2017 and 2018.
TELETOON Canada announces two new original series, Inspector Gadget and Pirate Express, as well as the renewal of four others.
A crowdfunding campaign is started to fund an animated comedy series starring comedian Jonathan Katz, best known for playing the title character on TV's Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist.
Family entertainment company Mind Candy announces plans to produce an animated series based on its hero kids brand Moshi Monsters.
Toon Boom Animation announces the launch of the “What I Like About Harmony” contest, open to Harmony users around the world.
Cable upstart FXX picks up its first original series, giving orders to an animated comedy from the team behind HBO series Eastbound & Down and FX series Archer.
TELETOON orders 26 more episodes of the comedy-adventure animated series, Rocket Monkeys, from Breakthrough Entertainment.
Two titles co-produced by Rai Fiction have been selected for competition in the International Animation Film Festival held in Annecy, France, with a third title, Calimero, will be the star of the gala opening night at the Mifa animation film market.
Available on iOS, SpongeBob SquarePants game features exclusive inside looks at show’s characters during their early days in Bikini Bottom.
In anticipation of the short film’s debut at Annecy next week, Disney Animation releases poster art for the never-before-seen Get A Horse!
Relativity and Reel FX round out flock on Free Birds; Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo, Danny Carey and Josh Lawson join voice cast of animated comedy.
Italian animation studio Gruppo Alcuni has concluded a new Free and Pay TV deal with the Polish Telewizja Puls for two series, Leonardo and Pet Pals.