2018 Quirino Award winners

Quirino Awards Announces Its Inaugural Winners

The first edition of the Quirino Awards for Ibero-American Animation were held Saturday evening in Tenerife, Spain, celebrating the amazing talent and creativity of producers on both ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘The Cat Returns’ To Ghibli Fest, ‘Isle of Dogs’ Prize App, ‘Solo’ Blasts Off to Cannes & More

Black Girl Animators Collective Aims to Make Animation More Inclusive Teen Vogue talks to creator, producer & writer Taylor K. Shaw about the first and only animation company specifically ... Continue Reading →
44 Cats

TV Bytes: ‘44 Cats,’ ‘Everything’s Rosie,’ ‘Geronimo Stilton,’ ‘Mia and Me,’ ‘Saladin’

+      Italian content creator Rainbow has found a home in Germany for its shiny-new CG-animated preschool series 44 Cats on top kids’ channel Super RTL. Combining music, edutainment ... Continue Reading →
Mary Bredin

Guru Studios EVP Mary Bredin Moving On

Mary Bredin will be leaving Toronto-based Guru Studio after serving as Executive Vice President of Content and Strategy for over 10 years. The industry veteran, who has also held posts ... Continue Reading →
Biidaaban: First Light

NFB’s ‘Biidaaban’ VR Premier Brings Indigenous Futurism to Tribeca

A bold new virtual reality piece from the National Film Board of Canada will be introduced at the Tribeca Film Festival (April 20-28) when Biidaaban: First Light premieres as part of ... Continue Reading →
Haikara-San: Here Comes Miss Modern

Eleven Arts Invites ‘Haikara-San’ to NorAm Theaters

ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio has licensed North American distribution rights to anime feature Haikara-San: Here Comes Miss Modern, based on the best-selling manga series by Waki Yamato. ... Continue Reading →
AstroLOLogy

MIPTV: Imira Adds Two Short-Form Toons to Slate

Spain’s Imira Entertainment has acquired two new short format series for its distribution slate ahead of MIPTV in Cannes: AstroLOLogy from Lemon Sky, and Buck & Buddy from Lil ... Continue Reading →
Isao Takahata

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli Co-Founder, Dies Age 82

Isao Takahata, a globally revered writer, director and producer who co-founded Studio Ghibli, died Thursday, April 5 at the age of 82. Creator of powerful and well-loved films such ... Continue Reading →
Fate of the Furious

Digital Domain Taps Karey Maltzahn to Lead VFX Viz for Features, Series

Visual effects and immersive experiences shop Digital Domain has promoted Karey Maltzahn to Vice President of Feature and Episodic Production. Further, studio leads Nikos Kalaitzidis, ... Continue Reading →
One Thousand and One Animals

MIPTV: Haruworks Brings Its First Two Toons to Cannes

Finland-based animation start-up Haruworks will be debuting its first two series at MIPTV (April 9-11): One Thousand and One Animals and Everyone’s Invited. Founder & CEO Nick ... Continue Reading →