WonderCon, part of Comic-Con International's (CCI) family of conventions, today announced that the 2012 show will be held March 16-18, and Anaheim, California, will play host to the long-running comics and popular arts convention.
Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), today announced the appointment of content sales veteran Nina Scales as senior sales director for Hasbro Studios’ international distribution division.
Join Mark, Callie, Grimes and all the rest of your favorite Ugly characters and shoot your way into saving the world! 345 Games, the video gaming arm of COMEDY CENTRAL and Spike TV, announced today that its highly anticipated top-down arcade shooter “Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon” launches today for PlayStation Network and tomorrow for Xbox LIVE Arcade for a retail price of $9.99.
Lopez Negrete recently enlisted the help of Charlex to bring to life a unique and entertaining :60 spot for Verizon's newest campaign.
Preschoolers will join Dora and her friends on exciting Halloween adventures in the new four-episode DVD, Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Halloween Parade.
Strawberry Shortcake and all of her friends take summer fun to new heights in the fabulous new adventure Strawberry Shortcake: Growing Up Dreams, arriving on DVD August 30 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and American Greetings Properties.
Sandra Bullock is in talks to join the voice cast of 20th Century Fox TV's AND THEN THERE WAS GORDON, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Disney XD gears up for an adrenaline-filled Labour Day Monday with the season two premiere of Kick Buttowski – Suburban Daredevil on Monday, September 5 at 5:30 p.m. ET.
The Creative Talent Network Animation Expo (CTN-X) once again puts the talent center stage in the City of Burbank for ONLY 3-days beginning Friday, November 18th - Sunday, November 20th, 2011.
There is no precise definition of what writer’s block is. Most likely, it’s just the terror of staring at a blank page or screen and thinking that the next words that come out of your cranial matter have got to be Oscar quality. Whatever it is, it’s really not that hard to handle. Over the years I have found three effective ways to get past whatever is blocking my creativity...
PHINEAS AND FERB creators Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh have inked exclusive, multi-year, multimillion-dollar deals with Disney Television Animation, reports Deadline.com.
Nickelodeon Consumer Products (NCP), a division of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) today announced plans to take its Canadian licensing and merchandising business in-house as of 1 October 2011.
Families can bring home Disney Channel’s original movie, Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Across The 2nd Dimension, in the 2-Disc “Ultimate Fan Pack” DVD Set on August 23, 2011.
Oh spoot! Two angry beavers will run wild on August 23, 2011, when Shout! Factory releases Angry Beavers: Season One & Two.
As one of Toon Boom’s flagship studios in Québec, Oasis Animation today announced that in view of its upcoming project Lucky Fred, a 52 episode eleven-minute series for 6-12 year olds to be aired on Disney Channel in Spain, France, Italy, Germany, India & Australia, the studio will double its workforce and space.
Mercury Filmworks announces former Teletoon production executive Travis Williams as the new head of its development team.
The legacy and creativity of Chuck Jones, one of animation’s pioneering director-producers, will be brought to life with the opening of The Chuck Jones Experience, an interactive exhibit at Circus Circus Las Vegas designed to “Educate, Inspire & Entertain” people of all ages.
Joe Strike chats with Futurama co-creator David X. Cohen about bringing the former Fox series to Comedy Central.
Netflix has made it easier and more fun for kids and families to instantly watch a huge range of kid-friendly TV shows and movies with its new "Just for Kids" experience.
The Disney XD premiere of “Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension” became Disney’s XD’s No. 1 movie telecast on record (includes Toon Disney) in Kids 6-11 (698,000/2.8 rating) and Boys 6-11 (407,000/3.2 rating), and ranked as the network’s No. 3 telecast overall in the target demos.
Comedy Central has greenlit a new animated series titled BRICKLEBERRY from Daniel Tosh (TOSH.0), reports Deadline.com.
Turner Broadcasting has announced it will launch a high definition simulcast of Cartoon Network on Sky.
I’m going to use this post to vent a little—but also to make a point specifically for the benefit of all the producers around the world who want to make animated features.