Loving Vincent

‘Loving Vincent’ Paints Picture of Success

The artistic, ambitious European co-pro Loving Vincent — the world’s first fully oil-painted feature film — is winning over audiences around the globe, having already ... Continue Reading →
Wonder Media Productions

Suisse Vague and Wonder Media Enter Co-Pro Partnership

During last week’s MIPCOM shindig in Cannes, Switzerland’s Suisse Vague and Belgium’s Wonder Media Productions announced a co-production partnership that will combine ... Continue Reading →
Blade Runner 2049

MPC Leads the Digital Human Race with ‘Blade Runner 2049′ Breakthrough

Replicating Rachael for Blade Runner 2049 was both a huge honor for MPC as well as an exciting technical and creative challenge. The team lead by VFX Supervisor Richard Clegg worked ... Continue Reading →
Dear Basketball

‘Dear Basketball’: An All-Star Team-Up

NBA legend Kobe Bryant taps animation icon Glen Keane to animate him for the short Dear Basketball, which turned out to be an eye-opening ... Continue Reading →
Gumball VIP

Turner EMEA and Tonio Team for ‘Gumball VIP’ UK Experiment

Turner EMEA has teamed with Austrian start-up Tonio to present an innovative new viewer experience, “Gumball VIP” — giving fans of The Amazing World of Gumball the chance ... Continue Reading →
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EA Exec Sinjin Bain to Lead New AR/VR Unit Method EXP

As it continues to grow its global creative force, award-winning VFX house Method Studios has announced its newly formed, dedicated immersive experiences production group Method EXP ... Continue Reading →
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Open Letter: Animation Workers Demand Changes in Harassment Response

***Content warning: This post mentions sexual harassment In the wake of The New York Times story on Harvey Weinstein and, in our own industry, the allegations against Chris Savino, ... Continue Reading →
World Animation & VFX Summit

World Animation & VFX Summit: 2017 Honorees, Master Classes & Panelists

The 2017 edition of the World Animation and VFX Summit has announced this year’s recipients of the Hall of Fame awards and panelist lineup. This year’s honorees, recognized for ... Continue Reading →
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Ringling Introduces Pioneering VR Development BFA

Sarasota, Florida’s Ringling College of Art and Design will be the first art college — and one of the first educational institutions — to offer a degree in the rapidly ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Imagination Studio Shorts Debut at FupiToons

Turner has teamed up with African Animation Network on the brand new FupiToons Film Festival — the first “made in Africa” animated film festival aimed at kids 2-12. Hosted ... Continue Reading →
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mitú Partners with Sony to Accelerate Next Gen of Latino Animators

mitú, a leader in creating media and entertainment with a Latino POV, has partnered with Sony Pictures Animation to conduct a joint edition of mitú’s ACCELERATOR mentorship and ... Continue Reading →
Chris Savino

It’s Official: Nick Fires Chris Savino, ‘Loud House’ Continues Production

***Content warning: This post mentions sexual harassment. Following Cartoon Brew’s reveal that The Loud House creator Chris Savino had been suspended due to allegations of sexual ... Continue Reading →
Being By Yourself

Renegade Animation Short Shows Kids with Cancer They’re Not Alone

In a sweet animated short created by Glendale, Calif. studio Renegade Animation, children living with cancer get valuable advice on coping with the loneliness of long hospital stays. ... Continue Reading →
Poppy (voiced by Anna Kendrick) in 2016’s Trolls from DreamWorks Animation

‘DreamWorks Trolls Holiday’ Musical Special Set for NBC

A funky-fresh new half-hour seasonal special DreamWorks Trolls Holiday is heading to screens, bringing back the hit feature film’s A-list talent for another animated musical adventure. ... Continue Reading →
My Little Pony: Equestria Girls

Hasbro’s ‘My Little Pony: Equestria Girls’ Series Coming to YouTube

Hot on the hooves of the highly anticipated new movie (out now through Lionsgate), Hasbro continues to find fresh pastures for its popular ponies. Just announced, a brand-new My Little ... Continue Reading →
Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant, Glen Keane Set for ‘Dear Basketball’ Panel at World Animation & VFX Summit

The World Animation and VFX Summit will have a little extra sparkle this year thanks to some star power from the sports world as retired NBA great Kobe Bryant and Annie Award-winning ... Continue Reading →
Coconut the Little Dragon

MIPCOM TV News Bytes

Leading kids & family content distributor Imira Entertainment has closed a 150+ territory Pay TV deal with Viacom Int’l Media Networks’ Nickelodeon across EMEA, Latin America ... Continue Reading →
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CraneKahn Enters Multiterritory Deal with Winsing Animation

CraneKahn LLC — the new company started by licensing hitmaker Al Kahn, who has helped put brands like Cabbage Patch Kids and Teenage Mutant Turtles at the top of kids’ holiday ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch's Flower

‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ Gets Special US Theatrical Premiere

The highly anticipated first feature film from Studio Ponoc, Mary and the Witch’s Flower, will receive a one-night national premiere in select cinemas on Thursday, January 18, ahead ... Continue Reading →