Geographical Region: North America

Headline News Stephan Franck Completes ‘Silver’ #3, Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

Veteran animator Stephan Franck’s Dark Planet Comics imprint readies the re-issue of Silver #1 and #2, plus the brand-new issue #3, as well as a collection of all three issues:  Silver Volume 1, with pin-up art by guest artists Rodolphe “Rodguen” Guenoden and Takeshi Miyazawa.

Headline News NY Int’l Children’s Film Festival Announces Complete 2014 Slate

The New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival announces its full slate for the 2014 edition, which will present 100 new animated and live action shorts and features, opening and closing night parties, studio showcases, retrospectives, filmmaker Q&As, filmmaking workshops, audience voting and the NYICFF Awards Ceremony. 

Headline News Moonscoop LLC Rebrands as Splash Entertainment

Mike and Liz Young have reacquired 100% ownership of US-based Moonscoop LLC and have rebranded the children's production house as Splash Entertainment with CEO and executive chairman Nicolas Atlan on board as a new partner, and JokeBox acting as a private passive investor.

Headline News Arthur Rankin Jr., ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ Co-Producer Dies at 89

Broadcasting legend Arthur Rankin Jr. -- the animator, producer and director behind some of television’s most enduring holiday specials -- is dead at the age of 89 following a bout of illness.

Headline News ‘The Nut Job’ Makers Announce Animation Lab

Hot off the box office success of the 3D animated film The Nut Job, Gulfstream Pictures and partners Redrover Co., Ltd. and Toonbox Entertainment Ltd. announce new animation lab to incubate film and television projects.

Headline News El Capitan’s Rob Richards and His Wurlitzer to Accompany ‘Get A Horse!’

El Capitan guests gearing up for the all-new sing-along version of Frozen will see a very special version of the Academy Award-nominated Mickey Mouse short Get A Horse! featuring house organist Rob Richards.

Headline News Watch the 41st Annual Annie Awards on AWN.com!

VIP Tickets for the 41st annual Annie Awards may be sold out, but you can still watch the ceremony from the comfort of your nearest Internet connection.

Headline News James Franco, Jonah Hill Join Seth Rogen's 'Sausage Party'

The voice cast for Seth Rogan’s animated adult feature Sausage Party reunites This Is the End stars James Franco, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, David Krumholtz and Rogen himself, as well as adding Kristen Wiig, Edward Norton and Nick Kroll.

Headline News Nickelodeon Announces 2014 Global Animated Shorts Program

Nickelodeon announces a call for submissions for its 2014 global Animated Shorts Program, designed to identify and develop new animation talent and provide a platform for new content for kids. 

Headline News Kristen Bell, Michael B. Jordan to Host Academy's Sci-Tech Awards

Actors Kristen Bell and Michael B. Jordan will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, February 15, at The Beverly Hills Hotel.

Headline News 9 Story Appoints Mike Drach to Development Executive

9 Story Entertainment announces the appointment of Mike Drach to the position of Development Executive; he will be responsible for sourcing and developing animated and live-action properties for kids of all ages.

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