The 2013 Asian Animation Summit will take place on the tropical island of Phuket in Thailand December 9-11, 2013.
Winners are announced for the 2013 edition of the New York School of Visual Art’s Dusty Film & Animation Festival and Awards.
Recording star Beyoncé creates an original song, “Rise Up,” for the upcoming Twentieth Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios motion picture, “Epic,” for which she also voices one of the lead characters.
Disney officially announces “Big Hero 6,” the first Disney animated feature based on a Marvel Comics property.
Disney Channel promotes Adam Bonnett to the newly created position of executive vice president, Original Programming, Disney Channels Worldwide.
The Jedi master returns in “LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles.” A 30-minute special premieres Wednesday, May 29, at 8:00 p.m. (ET, PT), with two additional specials to air in 2013.
Nickelodeon announces the first ever “SpongeBob SquareShorts: Original Fan Tributes,” and invites fans and filmmakers of all ages from around the world to create and submit original, SpongeBob-inspired short films.
Mediatoon Distribution secures new sales of "The Garfield Show," "Contraptus," and "Asertix" in Ecuador and Brazil.
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Now in its second year, Nickelodeon expands its Animated Shorts Program to include international pitches, and announces the program’s 2013 finalists.
Belgian film “Oh Willy...” is awarded the Grand Prix prize at this year’s AniFest, the Czech Republic’s largest international festival specializing in animated films.
Nickelodeon debuts a “SpongeBob SquarePants” Hot Wheels collection that features six character inspired vehicles.
Little Airplane Productions signs Jada Toys as the new Global Master Toy Partner for “Small Potatoes,” further extending the hit preschool series’ licensing reach.
Nickelodeon leads the pack in the Children’s Animated Program race, with four out of five nominated series -- “Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness,” “Penguins of Madagascar,” “Robot and Monster,” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” -- up against PBS’ “Wordgirl.”
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg to develop animated “Bigfoot” series at FX; "American Dad" writer Matt McKenna is on board to develop the project, which is based on the faux autobiography books by Graham Roumieu.
The animated project centers on a handsome yet moronic undercover detective who does everything in his power to avoid solving crimes.