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Barbie: Princess Adventures brings movie series back

Mattel’s Barbie franchise first inspired a CG-animated direct-to-video film in 2001. Produced by Mainframe Entertainment, Barbie in the Nutcracker sold millions of units and inspired a seemingly endless line of followups ever year. In each, the heroine would take on different roles, sometimes being a rock star or even a super spy. She looked unstoppable […]

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Netflix picks up Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures in the United States

Mattel is set to debut the new Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures CG-animated series on Netflix in the United States. The new show will be animated by Mainframe Studios, the TV branch of Rainmaker Entertainment. The company’s relationship with Barbie goes back, having produced more than 30 features over the last 17 years. Here’s a trailer: This […]

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Cult CG classic ReBoot gets contentious re-imagining

Mainframe Entertainment’s ReBoot animated series broke new ground by being the first fully CG-animated half-hour television show when it originally debuted in 1994. Now, nearly 25 years later, the franchise is back in ReBoot: The Guardian Code. Produced by Rainmaker’s Mainframe Studios label, the first ten episodes of the new CG-animated/live-action hybrid series will debut […]