Planeta Junior inks wide-ranging deal with DreamWorks Animation

Animation, Licensing, Merchandise
Barcelona, Spain-based Planeta Junior and L.A.-based DreamWorks Animation have forged an extensive multi-year television agreement across Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and Turkey. The deal includes more than 1100 programming half-hours of animated series to Planeta Junior’s various business areas from DreamWorks and includes new television series inspired by DreamWorks’ franchises and future films, including the show Turbo FAST. (more…)

Disney’s ‘Get a Horse!’, partly done in a 1920s style, is up for an Academy Award for an animated short

Walt Disney Studios' animated short "Get A Horse!" is nominated for an Academy Award this year. Here is an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the creation of one of the film's shots. During Hollywood's golden age, Walt Disney Co. owned the animated short category at the Academy Awards. Ten of the first 11 Oscars presented, including eight in a row beginning in 1932, went to the company that built its now massive brand around an animated mouse. (more…)