Zoë Bamsey

UK based Factory Recruits Zoë Bamsey as Chief Content Officer

Factory, a BAFTA-winning animation studio based in the UK, has announced the appointment of Zoë Bamsey from Coolabi Group as the company’s Chief Content Officer. This position ... Continue Reading →
Oggy & the Cockroaches

Xilam Strikes 230+ Episode Deal with De Agostini Editore

Xilam, an award-winning animation company based in France, has announced the licensing of more than 230 episodes of children’s content to Italian TV network De Agostini Editore. ... Continue Reading →
Avengers

Marvel Allies with Arms Manufacturer Northrop-Grumman

UPDATE: Marvel issued a statement Friday night to the effect that the reported partnership would not be pursued. Statement quoted at end of article. It’s no secret that the Marvel ... Continue Reading →
Jennifer Yuh Nelson

Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Andy Serkis Among Student Academy Awards Presenters

The Academy has announced a slate of presenters for this year’s Student Academy Awards, including DreamWorks Animation director Jennifer Yuh Nelson, as well as actor/motion-capture ... Continue Reading →
Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie

Trailer: ‘Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie’ Premieres Nov. 24

Great news for longtime Hey Arnold! fans incoming. Nickelodeon has scheduled the new TV movie for Friday, Nov. 24, 7PM (ET/PT) with an encore airing Saturday Nov. 25, and additionally ... Continue Reading →
DuckTales: The Hunt for Ghost Bride’s Ring

Happy Haunts Materialize in Disney XD Stop-Mo Haunted Mansion Bumpers

In celebration of the Halloween season, Disney XD will be airing a series of stop-motion promotional shorts which land the stars of its animated programming in the middle of the spooky ... Continue Reading →
Grandpa Walrus

Women in Animation Present Short Films at Animation Is Film Festival 2017

Women in Animation (WIA) has announced that a showcase of short films created by female animators from around the world will screen at the Animation Is Film festival this month. Entitled ... Continue Reading →
FremantleMedia Kids & Family

BLE: Nelvana Strikes Exclusive UK Agreement with FMK

Nelvana Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of Nelvana, has announced a strategic partnership with FremantleMedia Kids & Family (FMK) to represent its products and ... Continue Reading →
Chuchel

‘Machinarium’ Creators Tease New Game ‘Chuchel’

Czech video game developer Amanita Design got a hefty amount of attention from both gamers and animation fans when they released Machinarium in 2009. Combining classic point-&-click ... Continue Reading →
Bilal

First Saudi CG Feature ‘Bilal’ Screens at PSIAF

Big-budget CGI animated features are continuing to be more prevalent in places outside Hollywood. The Palm Springs International Animation Festival will help spread the word on November ... Continue Reading →