WalkerFX 2.2 Available Now

WalkerFX, a technology developer of leading compositing software applications is now shipping WalkerFX 2.2. The software will take its place in the company’s advanced, production-proven ... Continue Reading →

Shochiku, Production I.G to Ride with French Knight

Looking to capitalize on the growing TV animation market, one of Japan’s leading entertainment companies is entering into a production pact with animation house Production I.G. ... Continue Reading →

Satiric South Gets Last Laugh ‘ and a Peabody

Although some may believe that irony and satire are on their last legs in American pop culture, South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are doing their best to keep them alive. ... Continue Reading →

Big, Flux, Yoram Gross Ready for Raindrop

Big Communications, Flux Animation Studio and Yoram Gross-EM.TV are launching a new co-production deal on Master Raindrop, a 3D/2D animated action adventure comedy series. This deal, ... Continue Reading →

DVD Sales Join CD Sales’Heading South

Has the DVD market finally reached the saturation point? One of the most successful consumer products in modern history, home video sales fell the first quarter of 2006 4.3% and video ... Continue Reading →

Sesame Babies Ruffles Feathers

Probably hoping to go where Baby Einstein has gone before, the creators of Sesame Street plan to release a series of videos aimed a children as young as six months. This has drawn vociferous ... Continue Reading →

MTV Gets in a Jam with Irish Animator

MTV Networks International has secured television rights to Jam Media’s newest hit property, Pic Me, for its Nickelodeon channels in Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The ... Continue Reading →

Canuck Series Goes Online With AOL KOL

American children on the AOL KOL service will now get the chance to watch Nelvana’s Jacob Two-Two, which has been seen by worldwide audiences for several years now. As its first ... Continue Reading →

Kappel Leaves Loonland, New CEO Flamank Flies In

Not all the MIP action is about selling programs. It’s also about selling out execs. On Tuesday, market attendees were surprised to hear that TV Loonland CEO Selma Kappel had ... Continue Reading →

New PBS Kids’ Platform A Go For October ’06

Wishbone and company are getting a new digital home now that the PBS KIDS GO! Channel has announced plans to launch in October. The new 24-Hour digital broadcast channel will be devoted ... Continue Reading →