Aardman Herds Shaun the Sheep Deals

Fans of the Oscar-winning Wallace & Gromit short A Close Shave will recognize the title character in Aardman Animations’ Shaun the Sheep, a new 40×7 series that has secured ... Continue Reading →

MYP, Gamania Add Up for Hero:108

Los Angeles-based Mike Young Prods. (MYP) has teamed with Asian multi-player online game publisher Gamania Digital Entertainment of Taiwan to co-produce the animated comedy-action series ... Continue Reading →

New Mickey Mouse Club Recruits at MIPCOM

Buena Vista International Television (BVITV) today introduced the new CG-animated preschool show Mickey Mouse Clubhouse to international TV buyers at MIPCOM in Cannes. The big-eared ... Continue Reading →

India’s DQ Entertainment in High Demand

Indian animation house DQ Ent. used to be one of the best-kept secrets in the business. However, this past year has been such a high-profile period for the five-year-old company that ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM 2005 Q&A

What do you think is HOT and what’s NOT right now? This week, TV executives, animation producers and buyers are attending the MIPCOM-Jr and MIPCOM markets in Cannes, France (www.mipcom.com). ... Continue Reading →

Can Gromit Weather The Fog?

Capturing a giant, mutant bunny is one thing, but defending the top spot at the box office from a supernatural force of nature may prove more challenging to the clay-animated stars ... Continue Reading →

Five, Nick Jr. Squeal for More Peppa Pig

U.K. Broadcast outlets FIVE and Nick Jr. have ordered 52 new episodes of Contender Entertainment Group’s animated children’s series, Peppa Pig. Production is scheduled to ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM 2005 Q&A

What’s the biggest challenge facing TV animation producers? This week, TV executives, animation producers and buyers are attending the MIPCOM-Jr and MIPCOM markets in Cannes, ... Continue Reading →

EA and Spielberg to Make Games

Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg has entered into a long-term agreement to make video games with interactive entertainment producer and distributor Electronic Arts. Known for ... Continue Reading →

MTV Networks Acquires IFILM

Viacom’s MTV Networks has acquired IFILM, one of the top online portals for animated shorts and other video pieces from both Hollywood studios and amateur filmmakers. The $49 ... Continue Reading →