The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) has opened up its submission process for animated films for their inaugural event to take place June 22 – 24th, 2012.
TeleFutura is expanding its programming lineup with the additions of one of the most successful franchises in television – Family Guy – and bringing it for the first time to Spanish-language television in the U.S.
As part of Dickens 2012, Film London, BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio Drama have come together to commission five films and five radio plays – Dickens In London – to be broadcast simultaneously during the week of 6-10 February.
Toei Animation has closed a master licensing and merchandising agreement in Brazil with Abr-Art Bag Rio Comercio Importacao e Exportacao for Dragon Ball Z that encompasses a number of key consumer product categories.
Yowza announced its collaboration with Canadian publisher OwlKids and CBC Television for development of the preschool television series Chirp.
The Easter Bunny’s hare apparent leaves his ancestral home on Easter Island to pursue pop superstardom in the hilarious comedy Hop, coming to Blu-ray and DVD on March 23, 2012, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
Powered by its biggest yearly ratings ever, Disney XD will premiere more original content with Lab Rats, a comedy series about a teenager and his newfound "siblings," a trio of super-human teens, who together must navigate typical high school and -- not so typical -- bionic glitches.
Twentieth Century Fox’s first-ever animated film, created by renowned director Ralph Bakshi, Wizards appears in a 35th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray + book release on March 13 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Toei Animation has closed a master licensing and merchandising agreement in Brazil with Abr-Art Bag Rio Comercio Importacao e Exportacao for Dragon Ball Z.
International television and cross-media animation festival Cartoons on the Bay has extended the deadline for submissions for its Pulcinella Awards to February 1, 2012.
Disney XD will launch Marvel Universe, a dedicated Marvel programming block, with the new series Ultimate Spider-Man as its centerpiece, on Sunday, April 1.
Disney Junior, a 24-hour basic cable/satellite channel expressly for kids age 2-7 and their parents/caregivers, will launch Friday, March 23 in the U.S., joining 28 other Disney Junior channels around the world.
We're giving away a copy of Sterling Archer's new book, HOW TO ARCHER to the first person who can correctly answer an Archer trivia question...
Yahoo! has joined forces with with Playtone and Reliance Entertainment to bring Tom Hanks' multi-dimensional animated series Electric City to Yahoo! in 2012.
Adult Swim has launched a five-day live action web cam event that asks and answers the probing question: ‘What happens when a robot and a live chicken are left alone in a motel room?’
From Big Idea Entertainment press release:
FRANKLIN, TN -- Big Idea Entertainment announced they will release a brand-new DVD title, VeggieTales®: Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry Men,on March 3 and March 6, 2012 in Christian and general market stores respectively, just in time for the Easter holiday.
Cartoon Network Enterprises has kicked off the new year with the expansion of its Asia Pacific licensing portfolio featuring the launch of popular comedy properties.
Vancouver-based animation studio Slap Happy Cartoons Inc. has signed a development deal with Corus Entertainment’s YTV for the animated series Nerds and Monsters.
BEAU to offer BFA in Comic and Sequential Art for students who want to create cartoons, comic books, storyboards, graphic novels and animated features.
Disney and Comcast Announce Long-Term, Comprehensive Distribution Agreement; Deal provides Xfinity TV customers broad access to top sports, news and entertainment content across multiple screens in and out of the home.
The ToonSeum and the Museum of Uncut Funk present Funky Turns Forty, an exhibit celebrating the legacy of the first wave of positive Black animated characters of the 1970s.
The classic character Peter Pan makes his first-ever appearance in the hit series for kids age 2-7, "Jake and the Never Land Pirates," in a primetime special presentation, "Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Peter Pan Returns," premiering MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13 (7:00-8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Charlie Brown’s hilarious and heartbreaking attempts to meet his beloved Little Red-Haired Girl and other endearing adventures are featured on Happiness is…Peanuts: Friends Forever, the latest Peanuts DVD release from Warner Home Video (WHV).