At the Ark at 8

‘At the Ark at 8’ Harbors with SC Films

London-based sales company SC Films (White Fang) has revealed its latest family animated feature At the Ark at 8 (3D), a French-German-Belgian CG co-pro inspired by the Old Testament ... Continue Reading →
The Adventures of Pinocchio

YTINIFNI Opens ‘Pinocchio’ Pre-Sales at Cannes

International sales agency YTINIFNI PICTURES will be bringing a new CG twist on a classic story world to the Cannes Film Festival and market (May 8-17) with The Adventures of Pinocchio. ... Continue Reading →
Fireworks

GKIDS and Fathom Events Date ‘Fireworks’ US Release

GKIDS and Fathom Events are continuing their partnership to present five new animated titles to US moviegoers this year. First up will be Akiyuki Shinbo’s Fireworks, to be released ... Continue Reading →
Pikkuli

‘Pikkuli’ Takes Wing Worldwide

Monster Entertainment has inked a number of deals for season 1 of the adorable, non-dialog Finnish preschool series Pikkuli, produced by Sun In Eye Productions. A new narrated version ... Continue Reading →
Luo Bao Bei

9 Story Licenses ‘Luo Bao Bei’ to Milkshake! in UK

9 Story Distribution International has licensed new animated series Luo Bao Bei (52 x 11’) to Channel 5’s Milkshake! in the UK. The show, created by Grace Tian at producer Magic ... Continue Reading →
Ernest & Célestine

Cartoons on the Bay 2018 Pulcinella Award Winners

Turin, Italy’s beautiful National Museum of the Risorgimento once again hosted Cartoons on the Bay earlier this month. The 2018 spotlight country was Japan, with the festival also ... Continue Reading →
Shōgun 1.2

Vicon Launches Shōgun 1.2 at FMX

On Monday at FMX in Stuttgart, Vicon (www.vicon.com) announced the official release of Shōgun 1.2, the latest update to the leading motion capture software for film, broadcast and ... Continue Reading →
Annapurna Pictures

Annapurna to Release Fifth LAIKA Animated Feature

LAIKA, the animation studio behind the Academy Award-nominated Kubo and the Two Strings, The Boxtrolls, ParaNorman, and Coraline, has announced its fifth film — currently being ... Continue Reading →
11-11: Memories Retold

Aardman, BANDAI NAMCO Craft Painterly WWI Narrative ‘11-11: Memories Retold’

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe will be collaborating with acclaimed animation house Aardman and French game developer DigixArt to created 11-11: Memories Retold — a story-driven ... Continue Reading →
Smallfoot

Don’t Stop Believin’! WB Trots Out New ‘Smallfoot’ Spot

Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Animation Group are stepping out with a new trailer for the upcoming cryptozoological family adventure Smallfoot, out in theaters September 28. The ... Continue Reading →