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The Houghton Brothers Blast Off in ‘Big City Greens the Movie: Spacecation’

Chris and Shane Houghton talk about JPL, a jar of peanuts, real Easter eggs, and heading into animated space in the first movie adapted from their Emmy Award-winning hit TV show, ‘Big City Greens,’ debuting June 6 on Disney Channel and June 7 on Disney Plus.

Checkmate! Headline News

Woody Allen-Narrated Animated Short ‘Mr. Fischer’s Chair’ in Production

The four-studio co-production centers on the face-off between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky during the 1972 World Chess Championship; release set for August 2025.

It’s Just My Imagination Headline News

Netflix Debuts Studio Ponoc’s ‘The Imaginary’ Trailer

Based on the award-winning novel of the same name by A.F. Harrold, the 2D animated film follows a young girl and her imaginary companion sharing make-believe adventures; coming to theaters June 28 and streaming July 5.

It’s Epic and It’s Free! Headline News

Epic Games' Free ‘Game Animation Sample Project’ Now Available

Animation database features over 500 AAA-quality animations and a fully functional character and animation Blueprint, everything needed to get a character up and running using the new Motion Matching toolset.

VFX for television Headline News

MPC Shares ‘Halo’ Season 2 VFX Breakdown Reel, Concept Art

The company delivered 97 shots for the popular action-adventure sci-fi series’ second season, including futuristic set extensions, full CG city environments, hologram inserts, and destruction FX simulations for battle scenes, vehicles, and crowds.

More Finn and Jake is Coming Headline News

Warner’s Studio Family Unveils Greenlights, Development Slate at Annecy

Warner Bros. Animation, Cartoon Network Studios and Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe reveal lots of new programming, including new shows and spin-offs of popular animated series, including ‘Fosters Funtime for Imaginary Friends, 2 new ‘Adventure Time’ properties, the return of ‘Regular Show,’ and the first ‘Scooby-Doo’ anime series.

Annecy Headline News

Netflix Presents Sneak Peeks of Upcoming Films, Series at Annecy

The streamer showcases upcoming animated films and series in an event packed with top-tier talent, works-in-progress and exciting first looks.

We Want More Green Slabs of Clay! Headline News

‘Gumby’ Animated Kids, Adult Series in Development at Fox’s Bento Box

The first series, ‘Gumby Kids,’ aimed at children aged eight-12, will be showrun, penned, and executive produced by Deeki Deke; focus will shift to the adult primetime series once first series is up and running.

The Smurfs Headline News

Smurfs Rights Holder Announces Rebrand to Peyo Company

Plans for two new TV series inspired by the original comic books by Peyo, ‘The Tales of Johan & Peewit’ and ‘Benny Breakiron,’ were revealed at Annecy.

Business Headline News

Alexi Wheeler Teams with Superprod To Launch Wheel In Motion

Former Netflix EMEA head launches U.K.-based production company to develop a range of new animated and live-action series and films targeting diverse audiences.

Business Headline News

Montreal’s Rezolution Pictures Launches New Animation Division

Bardel Entertainment founder and former CEO Delna Bhesania joins Rezolution Pictures to develop dynamic global brands with engaging stories for international audiences.

Disney Does Annecy Headline News

Disney Branded Television Reveals Greenlights, First Looks at Annecy

Panel celebrates DBT’s 40 years of kids’ animation with highlights of past shows along with sneak peeks at upcoming seasons and new projects, including a ‘Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur: Moon Girl’s Lab’ animated shorts series and ‘Prep & Landing: The Snowball Protocol’ special.

Adult Swim Headline News

CLIP: Adult Swim Sets U.S. Premiere for Supernational Animated Comedy ‘Psi Cops’

Fifteen-minute animated comedy created by and starring Bart Batchelor and Chris Nielsen makes its U.S. debut on Sunday, July 7 at midnight ET/PT.

Raising Funds and Awareness for UNICEF Headline News

KEPYR Kicks Off 8th Annual ‘Kindred Spirits’ Campaign

In support of UNICEF, NY in-person get together and on-line art auction featuring work by ‘The Simpsons’ creator Matt Groening, ‘Ben Ten’ co-creator Dave Johnson, and others will raise funds for Rohingya Muslim children living in the world’s largest refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

Coraline is 15! Headline News

Remastered 3D ‘Coraline’ Heads to Theaters to Celebrate 15th Anniversary

Henry Selick and LAIKA’s Annie Award-winning/Oscar-nominated 2009 stop-motion classic returns to cinemas worldwide in all its stereoscopic splendor on August 15; tickets available June 21.

A Bond Like No Other Headline News

DreamWorks Drops ‘The Wild Robot’ Trailer #2

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 9:30am

From Oscar-nominated writer/director Chris Sanders comes a beautifully animated gem about the bond between a domestic robot - ROZZUM unit 7134, ‘Roz’ for short - that is shipwrecked on an uninhabited island and becomes the adoptive parent of an orphaned gosling while protecting the animals 'she' encounters; coming to theaters September 20.

Gizmo Returns Headline News

‘Gremlins’ Animated Prequel Season 2 to Unleash on Max this Fall

The second season, titled ‘Gremlins: The Wild Batch,’ will feature returning voice cast Ming-Na Wen, James Hong, BD Wong, Izaac Wang, AJ LoCascio, and Gabrielle Nevaeh, with guest stars to be announced.

Dreamworks Animation Headline News

Darren Criss Joins Season 10 of ‘Gabby’s Dollhouse’ as Marty the Party Cat

Premiering August 5 on Netflix, Season 10 introduces Marty and his magical Party Room, promising fresh adventures for fans of the beloved preschool series created by Traci Paige Johnson and Jennifer Twomey.

It’s Anime-zing Headline News

GKIDS Drops ‘Dan Da Dan’ Teaser Trailer

The award-winning animation producer/distributor lands theatrical/home entertainment rights for Science SARU’s highly anticipated anime series based on Yukinobu Tatsu’s manga of the same name.

Business Headline News

Marc-Antoine d’Halluin Appointed Chairman of Technicolor Group

Veteran media executive brings three decades of industry experience to steer the company’s growth and innovation across film, television, animation, games and advertising.

People Headline News

Epic Storyworlds Welcomes Chantal Cloutier as Executive Producer and Brand Director

Veteran entertainment executive to enhance international project development and oversee 360-degree strategy at independent kids content creation company.

Business Headline News

Bix Pix and Citizen Skull to Produce ‘Tumble Leaf, The Movie’

Drew Hodges, the creator of Prime Video’s popular stop-motion animated preschool series, will pen and direct the upcoming feature that follows Tumble Leaf, Fig, and his friends on an epic, quirky, and hilarious quest across the vast unknown.

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