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Athena Georgaklis Named Head of Development for Nelvana

Corus Entertainment has appointed established animation executive Athena Georgaklis as Head of Development for production and distribution house Nelvana. Georgaklis will lead the acquisitions ... Continue Reading →
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Okanagan Animation Fest Debuts in 2017

The inaugural Okanagan International Festival of Animation (OkIFA) will present five days of animation and digital media screenings, market and conference sessions next year from October ... Continue Reading →
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UTS and Animal Logic Launch Postgrad Program

Award-winning Aussie studio Animal Logic has partnered with the University of Technology Sydney to create an industry-lead postgraduate program. Through the establishment of the UTS ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Time Warner Confirms Hulu Stake The U.S. media giant has picked up a 10% stake in the streaming service, joining fellow industry behemoths Disney, Fox and Comcast. DreamWorks Animation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Doc McStuffins’ Exhibit to Open in Indianapolis

Disney Junior is bringing its hit preschool show Doc McStuffins into local communities with the Peabody Award-winning TV series’ first-ever touring museum exhibit. “Doc McStuffins: ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Animations Head to TIFF

The National Film Board of Canada is providing some animated garnish to the largely live-action offerings at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (Sept. 8-18). Making their ... Continue Reading →
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Fathom Dates ‘Welcome to Monster High’ Screening

Fathom Events, Mattel and the Women’s Forum are joining forces to present a special one-day screening event for Welcome to Monster High in select theaters nationwide. Just in time ... Continue Reading →
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Boat Rocker Media Acquires Jam Filled Entertainment

Global entertainment company Boat Rocker Media continues to grow its family and kids’ content investments with the acquisition of Canadian full-service animation studio Jam Filled ... Continue Reading →
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Acamar Packs ‘Bing’ for BLE

Acamar Films and its licensing agent The Licensing Company are taking award-winning animated preschool property Bing to Brand Licensing Europe this year. The continent’s premiere ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mr. Madila’ Takes TAIS Grand Prize & Audience Award

On Saturday, July 30, the Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) revealed the award winners for the 10th annual TAIS Animation Showcase. The program comprised 23 animated shorts created ... Continue Reading →