GKIDS SETS RELEASE DATE FOR “A LETTER TO MOMO” OPENS JULY 23 AT NYC’S IFC CENTER FOLLOWED BY NATIONAL EXPANSION IN TOP MARKETS ACROSS THE U.S. ****** WINNER GRAND PRIZE – NEW YORK INT’L CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL “Stunning!” “As gorgeous as ‘Momo’ is to behold, the film’s sensitive portrayal of a teenager dealing with grief […]
After a successful, recently completed eight-episode first season run, the Comedy Central animated comedy anthology series “TripTank” has received a second season order from the network for 20 more episodes. Season Two of “TripTank” is expected to begin on Comedy Central in Autumn 2014.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Disney Junior is developing a new TV series based on 1994’s hit movie The Lion King. Titled The Lion Guard, the new show is scheduled to debut in November 2015 and will center on Kion, the son of The Lion King’s Simba. Kion will be the leader of a […]
LAIKA TO WORLD-PREMIERE FINAL THEATRICAL TRAILER FOR THE BOXTROLLS AT ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL ON JUNE 11 VOICE CAST INCLUDES BEN KINGSLEY, TONI COLLETTE, ELLE FANNING, ISAAC HEMPSTEAD-WRIGHT, JARED HARRIS, SIMON PEGG, NICK FROST, RICHARD AYOADE, AND TRACY MORGAN [Portland, OR; June 5, 2014] – LAIKA will unveil the final trailer for its upcoming […]
Transformers Animated is an odd duck: simultaneously the redheaded stepchild, yet praised beyond comprehension. I’ve seen multiple complaints about the art direction and its kid-centric appeal (which is strange since the show not only aims for that demographic, but its closest counterpart – the G1 cartoon – is hardly any less cheesy), while the show […]
If you liked “Room on the Broom” then there is a good chance you might like the next book from children’s author Julia Donaldson that is scheduled to be turned into an animated short film – “Stick Man” – about the woody title character who must find a way to return to his family in […]
NICKELODEON GROWS ITS CONTENT FAMILY WITH 13-EPISODE ORDER OF THE LOUD HOUSE, THE FIRST SERIES TO BE GREENLIT OUT OF ITS 2013 ANIMATED SHORTS PROGRAM Network Also Announces Next 11 Original Animated Shorts From Its 2014 Program Burbank, Calif.–June 5, 2014–Nickelodeon has announced a 13-episode order of The Loud House, the first series to be […]
A new teaser for Sailor Moon Crystal was officially posted on the video sharing site Youtube this week. The trailer offers a first look at the series’ animation and art style with a focus on the lead heroine Usagi and her feline mentor Luna, though it also includes her fellow sailor guardians Sailor Mercury, Sailor Mars, Sailor Jupiter and Sailor Venus. […]