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Angry Birds Movie 2 is slated for a 20 September 2019 release

The bird and pigs are back with a bang to entertain all with their mayhem! Rovio and Sony announced the voice cast for their Angry Birds Movie sequel which will be hitting the screens the next year. According to Deadline, Leslie Jones, Rachel Bloom, Sterling Brown, Eugenio Derbez, Zach Woods, Awkwafina, Lil Rel Howery, Dove […]

Ramsey Naito joins Paramount Animation as executive vice president (VP)

Paramount Animation has brought veteran Ramsey Naito on board as the executive vice president. She will report to president Mireille Soria (Paramount Animation) with whom she’ll work to build cross-divisional opportunities with Nickelodeon and parent company Viacom’s other brands. The studio has also signed Emily Nordwind as VP of production and development, Katherine MacDonald as VP of production […]

Entertainment One has boarded Alpha Group as master toy partner for Peppa Pig in China

Entertainment One has boarded Alpha Group as master toy partner for its preschool property, Peppa Pig in China, as a part of which an extensive new toy line will be introduced this year. The TV series debuted in China in June 2015 on national broadcaster CCTV and is now also available on multiple VOD platforms including Youku, IQIYi and Tencent, where […]

Animated Medieval Comedy Series ‘My Knight and Me’ to be shown

CAKE has announced a slate of sales for animated medieval comedy series My Knight and Me created by French producer Team TO and Belgian producer Thuristar. The latest broadcasters to join the medieval mayhem include Hulu from US, UYoung from China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore and Taiwan; YLE from Finland, SVT from Sweden, Televisió Catalunya […]

The winner of the 90th Oscar animated feature film is Coco

On 5th March 2018, the 90th Oscar ceremony is held in Los Angeles. Finally, Coco is the the winner of the 90th Oscar animated feature film. A round of applause and a celebratory song are in order for Disney•Pixar’s Coco, which just took home the Academy Award for Animated Feature Film during today’s broadcast. Directors […]

The winner of the 90th Oscar animated short film is Dear Basketball

On 5th March 2018,  the 90th Oscar ceremony is held in Los Angeles. Finally, Kobe Bryant’s Dear Basketball is the the winner of the 90th Oscar animated short film. and other nominated short films are: LOU by Dave Mullins and Dana Murray from Pixar Studios(The 90th Oscar-nominated short film) Negative Space by Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata (The […]

Skydance Media Boosts Animation Division With New Hires

David Ellison’s Skydance Media is boosting its year-old animated division with the addition of four new executives, Variety has learned exclusively. Bill Damaschke, president of animation and family entertainment, named Holly Edwards as head of production, animation; Kim Mackey as head of talent acquisitions and talent development; Jessie Carbonaro as director of talent acquisitions and […]

Disney released the new teaser trailer:WRECK-IT RALPH 2

A new teaser trailer for Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 busted its way onto the internet this morning, and we have it here for you to enjoy as much as we did! Check it out: Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 finds Vanellope and Ralph lost in the mysterious world that is […]

The list of the CalArtian Annie Award winners

‘Tis the season for trophies in Los Angeles–and earlier this month (Feb. 3), the 45th Annie Awards presented a number of CalArtians with awards for their achievements in animation. The night’s biggest winner, Pixar’s Coco, co-directed by Lee Unkrich and CalArts alum Adrian Molina (Film/Video BFA 06), took home 11 awards, including Best Animated Feature. […]

Tangled’s Director Nathan Greno Joins Skydance Media’s Animation Studio

Skydance Media, a diversified media company that creates elevated, event-level entertainment for global audiences, announced today that Nathan Greno will join the Company’s rapidly expanding animation studio where he will direct the upcoming animated feature film, Powerless (working title). Under the multi-year deal, Greno, an animation veteran best known for his work on Tangled, will […]