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"Murder Police" Killed Off by Fox

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With The Cleveland Show being cancelled and American Dad moving to TBS in 2014, Fox needed a replacement to fill out their popular Sunday evening animation lineup of The Simpsons, Bob’s Burgers, and Family Guy – and Murder Police was supposed to be that replacement after receiving a 13-episode order earlier in the year. But […]

Disney to Shut Down Pixar Canada Studio

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Variety reports that the Walt Disney Company will be shutting down its branch of Pixar Animation Studios based out of Vancouver, Canada, focusing its animation efforts solely in the main Pixar campus in Emeryville, CA. The studio was originally able to take advantage of tax incentives offered in Vancouver, and the shuttering of the studio […]

PR: UK Animation Powerhouses Team up to make Digby Fly

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UK Animation Powerhouses Team up to make Digby Fly   Bristol UK – Monday 7th October  – Top UK  animation company, Blue-Zoo has teamed up with Nickelodeon UK as Commissioner and Aardman Animations as rights representative on Digby Dragon, an animated preschool series based on original work from Sally Hunter, creator of the celebrated preschool […]

Hornet Films Goes Down Under with Australia's XYZ Studios

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New York-based animation house Hornet Films has entered into a reciprocal partnership with Australian animation house XYZ Studios to produce animated features and commercials for the USA and Australia and New Zealand. Hornet Films is the home of Dan Abdo and Jason Patterson, creators of this year’s Rocket Monkeys television series on Nickelodeon [and which […]

Numbers Looking Good For Animation Networks

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As the Magic 8-Ball might say – all signs point to “yes!” – when deciphering the recent viewership numerals for the six major networks showing animation as either their primary programming or a sizable chunk. According to census figures, children ages 2-11 make up 39.3 million of the American population and Disney leads the way, […]

Toy Story

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The National Toy Hall of Fame is toying with your affections for the next month after they announced their 12 finalists for the two iconic toys to be added to the cases and shelves of the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York. A national selection committee will choose from bubbles, chess, Clue, […]

PR: The Punisher Comes to Town; Thomas Jane & Tim Bradstreet to Guest at London Comic Con

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MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 25-27 OCTOBER The Punisher Comes to Town; Thomas Jane & Tim Bradstreet to Guest at London Comic Con Movie actor and comic book writer Thomas Jane and top cover artist Tim Bradstreet will attending to this month’s MCM London Comic Con to promote comic book company RAW […]

"Prisoners" Knocked Off Top of Box Office Chart by "Meatballs"

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Sony Pictures Animation’s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 won the box office trophy in its debut weekend with ticket sales of $34.017 million. The number represents a noticeable improvement over the first movie’s opening weekend of $30.3 million in 2009, but also noticeably behind Sony’s debut of Hotel Transylvania ($42.5 million in 2011). […]

PR: "Garden of Words" set for UK release by Anime Limited

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Garden of Words set for UK release by Anime Limited Glasgow, UK September 27, 2013 –  Anime Limited are thrilled to announce the acquisition of Garden of Words for the UK, Ireland and the Isle of Man. Garden of Words is the latest film offering from the talented up-and-coming Makoto Shinkai, director of Voices of […]

PR: Studio WIT (Attack On Titan, Hal) to be Anime Guests of Honour at London Comic Con

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MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 25-27 OCTOBER Studio WIT (Attack On Titan, Hal) to be Anime Guests of Honour at London Comic Con Dark fantasy Attack On Titan has been the anime sensation of the year, so we’re delighted to announce that the studio behind the smash hit series are to be […]

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