Animation director and Academy Award nominee Michael Sporn is dead at the age of 67 following illness due to pancreatic cancer.
Following the success of Toy Story OF TERROR!, Disney•Pixar’s new Christmas special, Toy Story That Time Forgot, is set to air during the holidays this year on ABC.
Shout! Factory Kids, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, releases Transformers Prime: Ultimate Bumblebee on DVD on February 25, 2014.
Led by creative director Javier Leon, award-winning U.S.-based animation and visual effects production company Bent Image Lab opens offices in Barcelona, Spain.
Words come to life in Wallykazam!, Nickelodeon’s brand-new animated preschool literacy series, premiering Monday, February 3.
Gravity leads the feature film nominations; Frozen and The Croods are top animated film contenders; Game of Thrones leads the broadcast field.
Ending weeks of speculation, China announced today it will formally relax polygon count restrictions on all CG models.
Animation Production Day, hosted by the FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia and the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, takes place April 24-25, 2014; the deadline for submissions is February 28.
Steve Macallister is appointed CEO at Zodiak Rights; he succeeds Matthew Frank, who is stepping down after 20 years.
Hulu announces its original programming lineup for 2014, including a second season of Seth Meyers’ hit animated series The Awesomes.
Cartoon Network announces the release of Adventure Time: The Complete Third Season on DVD and Blu-ray February 25.
The knockout series NINJAGO: Masters of Spinjitzu returns to Cartoon Network with four one-hour specials slated for 2014.
VIZ Media’s Kids On The Slope, a new series from the team behind Cowboy Bebop, will premiere on Neon Alley January 19.
Get Ace, Galaxy Pop’s latest animated series, is set to make its world premiere January 19 on ELEVEN.
Disney Junior orders new season pickups for hit animated series Sofia the First, Doc McsStuffins and Jake and the Never Land Pirates.
If you’re a writer you are familiar with the word. You just wrote an Academy Award-quality screenplay or an Emmy-quality series development, put together a solid pitch, gave it to the producer or exec with passion, and he or she responded with the most painful one-word epithet in the English language—Pass.
Cartoon Network Watch and Play has been featured in the “Best of 2013” selection of innovative kids apps by the App Store and iTunes.