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Bento Box Hooks Up With Nelvana For Late Night Teletoon Action

by Alex Beanon October 13, 2014
Bento Box Entertainment – the animation studio behind the popular “Bob’s Burgers” program on Fox – is joining with Canadian animation studio giant Nelvana [“Max and Ruby”] to produce programming for an upcoming “TeleToon At Night” segment that will cater to a slightly older demographic [18-34] than Nelvana currently courts with the majority of its […]
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NYCC 2014: Sunrise Strikes New Deal for “Gundam” Franchise in the U.S. (Updated)

by Todd DuBoison October 12, 2014
At its official panel at New York Comic Con Saturday afternoon, Japanese animation studio Sunrise, Inc had a major announcement in store for American fans of its long-lived Mobile Suit Gundam mecha anime franchise. Sunrise has reached a deal to once again distribute its Gundam animation on home video in the United States, in partnership […]

“Gladiators of Rome” Animated Feature Coming to Digital HD/VOD and Theaters on November 11, 2014

by Ed Liuon October 8, 2014
PARAMOUNT HOME MEDIA DISTRIBUTION ACQUIRES RAINBOW’S ANIMATED FAMILY ADVENTURE GLADIATORS OF ROME Feature Film to be Released on Digital HD and VOD Day-And-Date With Its Theatrical Release On November 11, 2014           HOLLYWOOD, CA (October 6, 2014) – Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) announced today that it will be distributing the animated feature film GLADIATORS […]
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Downton Abbey Meets Doc McStuffins

by Alex Beanon October 8, 2014
The cast of the popular “Downton Abbey” drama series will join the cast of the Disney Junior animated series “Doc McStuffins” for a special episode where the toys in the program travel back to 19th century England to help famous nurse Florence Nightingale. The episode of “Doc McStuffins” with “Downton Abbey” cast members is currently […]

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Review: “Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart” – Ticks a Good Beat, But Needs Some Wind-Up

by Neo Yion October 6, 2014
Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart is a minor Internet cult classic in waiting. It lacks the contemporary loud claptrap of its American cousins, giving it a subtler and whimsical experience. The characters look like walking pale-skinned Porcelain dolls and the locales are demented and twisted at Tim Burton levels. Its 19th century aesthetic will also […]
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PR: Rotten Spellers- Nick Jr. UK Launches Wallykazam! By Revealing Britain’s 50 Most Common Misspellings

by Grant Whiteon October 6, 2014
Wallykazam! clip from Nickelodeon UK on Vimeo. ROTTEN SPELLERS – OCCASSIONALLY, BRITS FACE EMBARRASSMENT AS THEY STRUGGLE TO SPELL NECESSARY WORDS –   London, Monday 6th October – ‘Embarrassment’, ‘occasionally’ and ‘necessary’ have been named among the words Brits have most difficulty spelling, it emerged yesterday. Researchers, who carried out a study among 2,000 adults, […]

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Aardman And BFI Win The Lottery

by Alex Beanon October 4, 2014
Aardman Animations along with the British Film Institute, using $1.6 million British lottery funding, will work to develop new animated feature films over the next two years to three filmmakers of filmmaking teams as long as they go through the BFI Aardman Animation Development Lab. Applications to be one of the three filmmakers/filmmaking teams to […]

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‘Doctor Puppet’ Fan Stop Motion Series Launches Indiegogo Campaign For Musical Christmas Special

by Grant Whiteon October 3, 2014
Fan produced ‘Doctor Who’ stop motion series Doctor Puppet has announced an Indiegogo campaign to help produce a musical Christmas special this year. The ongoing series focuses on the Eleventh Doctor (the current incarnation at the time of the series start) on a quest to find out who is abducting his past incarnations from time, […]
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Anime Limited Licenses ‘Gundam Reconguista in G’ For UK & Republic of Ireland

by Grant Whiteon October 2, 2014
Scottish based anime licensor Anime Limited have this evening announced they have obtained UK rights to Gundam Reconguista in G, original creator Yoshiyuki Tomino’s series for the franchise’s 35th anniversary. The announcement (which follows a similar one by Madman’s Anime Lab for Australia/New Zealand and Wakanim for France) includes simulcast and home media rights, with […]