Hornet Opens London Studio

New York-based commercial production company Hornet has opened up a new outpost in London’s Shoreditch district.

DreamWorks Animation and Hasbro in Merger Talks

Although Japan’s SoftBank wasn’t successful in its bid to purchase DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg continues to seek a buyer for his animation studio.

Boomerang is Dead, Long Live Boomerang!

Turner Broadcasting announced yesterday that they will rebrand the Cartoon Network spin-off Boomerang in 2015, changing it from a channel of classic cartoons and Cartoon Network re-runs to a “global all-animation, youth-targeted network.”

Laika is Here to Stay, Will Keep Making Films

What’s the coolest thing about having your animation studio run by one of the world’s richest men? You get to make as many animated movies as you damn please.

Goodbye Hub Network, Hello Discovery Family

It was fun while it lasted: the underperforming Hub Network, an equal partnership between Discovery Communications and toymaker Hasbro is shutting down.

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