Nils Holgersson

CJ E&M, Mediacorp Snap Up Studio 100 & m4e Series

German brand management and media companies Studio 100 Media and m4e have closed broadcasting deals with two key entertainment players in Asia for more of their internationally popular ... Continue Reading →
Birdlime

Fest Anča Selects: ‘Negative Space,’ ‘Ugly,’ ‘Birdlime’ Make the Cut

The 11th Fest Anča International Animation Festival — taking place June 28 to July 1 in Zilina, Slovakia — will be screening 283 thought-provoking shorts bot in and out ... Continue Reading →
Star Child

Playful, GameTrust Premiere ‘Star Child’ VR at Tribeca

Texas-based game studio Playful Corp and developer-retailer GameTrust premiered the all-new virtual reality experience Star Child at the Tribeca Film Festival’s Immersive Arcade ... Continue Reading →
Gorillaz "Saturnz Barz (Spirit House)"

Stuttgart Plans Symphony of Animation & Music Programming

The 25th International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (April 24-29) will celebrate the tantalizing combination of music and animation in a variety of flavors, from music video ... Continue Reading →
VR projects in 42nd Annecy International Animation Festival

Annecy to Spotlight 11 Animated VR Projects

Eleven state-of-the-art animated VR projects will make their debut at this year’s Annecy International Animation Festival. The 42nd edition of the festival runs June 11-16 in Annecy, ... Continue Reading →
Angry Birds Movie 2

Voice Cast Revealed for ‘Angry Birds Movie 2’

Is the world ready for more pig vs. birds battles? Rovio and Sony sure think so as they’ve announced the voice cast for their 2019 Angry Birds Movie sequel. Deadline is reporting ... Continue Reading →
Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin

Double Fine Releases New ‘Psychonauts’ VR Game

Indie game development studio, Double Fine Productions launched the first-person mind-bending VR adventure game, Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Double ... Continue Reading →
Nine Old Men

Disney Family Museum to Offer ‘Nine Old Men’ Exhibit

Fans of classic Disney art have one more reason to travel to San Francisco’s Walt Disney Family Museum in May. The org is offering the much-anticipated show Walt Disney’s Nine Old ... Continue Reading →
East of West, by Jonathon Hickman

Amazon Greenlights Two Hickman Genre Shows

Comic books continue to be huge draws for streaming services. The latest example is Amazon’s pick up of two hour-long genre dramas based on Jonathan Hickman’s East of West and Transhuman. ... Continue Reading →
James Razzall

Framestore Ups Razzall as U.S. Advertising Head

Framestore has promoted James Razzall to president, North America advertising. He was previously managing director of the company’s L.A. office, where he will continue to be based ... Continue Reading →
Space Between Stars

Guru Explores ‘Space Between Stars’

Toronto’s hot animation hub Guru Studio (Paw Patrol, True and the Rainbow Kingdom, The Breadwinner) has unveiled the first trailer for its latest short film, Space Between Stars. ... Continue Reading →
Peter Rabbit

‘Peter Rabbit’ Is Sony’s Biggest Non-Bond U.K. Hit

Sony’s Peter Rabbit is hopping way ahead of all its competition in the U.K. The charming CG/live-action hybrid hit the big £38,475,923 (about $54 million) mark on Friday, taking ... Continue Reading →
Museum of Symmetry

NFB VR Experience ‘Museum of Symmetry’ Heads to Berlin, Annecy

Museum of Symmetry, a virtual reality experience directed and animated by Paloma Dawkins and produced by the National Film Board of Canada, will make its world premiere at A MAZE, the ... Continue Reading →
Crow: The Legend

Tye Sheridan, Liza Koshy, Sarah Eagle Heart Join Baobab ‘Crow’ VR

Baobab Studios, the creators of Asteroids! and Invasion!, announced that Tye Sheridan (Ready Player One) and Liza Koshy (Hulu’s Freakish) are joining the cast of its new virtual reality ... Continue Reading →
Another Day of Life

Angolan Civil War Feature ‘Another Day of Life’ Gets Cannes Screening

Cannes Film Festival organizers announced that greatly anticipated European co-pro Another Day of Life will have a special screening, following a highly successful footage reveal and ... Continue Reading →
Bird Karma

‘Weekends’, ‘Icebergs’, ‘Bird Karma’ Win Golden Gate Awards at SFFILM

After 14 days of films, conversations and celebrity guests, the 2018 San Francisco International Film Festival wrapped up another successful edition in the City by the Bay. This year, ... Continue Reading →
Guillermo del Toro at Oscars

Guillermo del Toro Inks Exclusive DreamWorks Animation Feature Deal

Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has signed a multi-year exclusive deal with DreamWorks Animation to write, produce and direct animated family films, and has taken offices ... Continue Reading →
Disney Channel GO!

Disney Channel Books into GO! Fan Fest This Summer

Disney Channel’s GO! Summer – a season of the channel’s most-new ever daily animated and live-action programming schedule – will be led-in by a new brand image campaign ... Continue Reading →
Koati

Timeless Films Selling ‘Koati’ at Cannes, Starring Sofia Vergara

Timeless Films has announced it will kick off worldwide rights sales to upcoming animated feature Koati at the Cannes Film Festival in May. The plucky animal adventure is directed by ... Continue Reading →
Little Big Awesome

Daytime Emmy Winner ‘Little Big Awesome’ Premieres on Prime April 27

Amazon Studios today announced Little Big Awesome, a Daytime Emmy Award-winning show for all ages, will premiere with six half-hour episodes on Friday, April 27 on Prime Video in over ... Continue Reading →