Ivana Sebestova

Slovak Filmmaker Ivana Sebestova’s Latest Debuts at Projekt 100

Acclaimed director, animator and artist Ivana Sebestova — two-time winner of the Slovak National Film Award, for Four (2007) and Snow (2013), and a driving creative force behind ... Continue Reading →
Luo Bao Bei

9 Story Distribution Int’l Boards Magic Mall’s ‘Luo Bao Bei’

9 Story Distribution International and China’s Magic Mall Entertainment have joined forces for a new animated children’s series, Luo Bao Bei. Created and produced by Magic ... Continue Reading →
Alexandre Hénin

Federation Taps Alexandre Hénin as Head of Acquisitions, Creative Producer

Premium content distributor Federation Kids & Family announces the hiring of former France Télévisions kids’ acquisition exec Alexandre Hénin as its Head of Acquisitions, ... Continue Reading →
Jennifer McCarron

Thunderbird Appoints Key Execs; Jennifer McCarron Heads Atomic Cartoons

Vancouver-based multiplatform company Thunderbird Entertainment has made a series of key management appointments, including naming Ivan Fecan interim CEO of Thunderbird and promoting ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars BB-9E, R2-D2, and BB-8 Pop!

BoxLunch Exclusives to Satisfy Force Friday Appetites

Among the exhilarating intergalactic activities Disney Co.’s Star Wars department and partners are planning for Force Friday II (like the multinational Find the Force AR event), civic-minded ... Continue Reading →
Last Day of June

Daily News Bytes: Toy Story Land Unboxed, ‘Last Day of June’ Arrives, ‘Breadwinner’ at BFI & More

Toy Story Land to Open at Walt Disney World Resort in Summer 2018 Parks & Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek set the opening date for Disney’s Hollywood Studios’ new 11-acre zone. ... Continue Reading →
Biomutant

Trailer: Experiment 101’s ‘Biomutant’ Causes Gamescom Stir

Swedish studio Experiment 101 made a big splash at Gamescom in Cologne last week with the highly anticipated unveiling of their first videogame project, Biomutant. The action-driven, ... Continue Reading →
Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus

Cinemax Dates ‘Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus’ Premiere

Having announced the project earlier this year, Cinemax has slated the premiere of its first original animated comedy Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus, which will debut ... Continue Reading →
The Smurfs

IMPS & Dupuis Plan New ‘Smurfs’ Series

Peyo’s little blue mushroom-dwellers are going to return to the small screen once more, as official licensor IMPS announces it is joining forces with Dupuis Audiovisuel to create ... Continue Reading →
Toni Pace Carstensen

VES Summit ‘17 to Honor Carstensen, Finance, Burns

The Visual Effects Society has announced its special honorees to be recognized at the 9th Annual VES Summit, set for Saturday, October 28. Venerated VFX producer and founding VES member ... Continue Reading →