Three NFB Toons Head for LA Shorts Fest

The National Film Board of Canada’s animation production program will be represented at LA Shorts Fest (, taking place September 3-10, by three diverse films. The ... Continue Reading →

4K Media Expands Eastern Europe ‘Yu-Gi-Oh!’ Deal

4K Media, the subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment that manages licensing and marketing for the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand, is expanding its longstanding collaboration with P. & R. Permissions ... Continue Reading →

Job, Joris & Marieke’s ‘Otto’ Premiering at TIFF

Netherlands animation, illustration, design and music studio Job, Joris & Marieke has announced that their newest short film, (Otto), will have its premiere during the upcoming ... Continue Reading →

CONtv LIVE Launches with Chicago Comic Con

CONtv LIVE, presented by Verizon, will launch this weekend, bringing VIP subscribers access to a virtual front-row seat to Wizard World’s Chicago Comic Con. The two-day livestream ... Continue Reading →

MDC Inaugurates Animation & Gaming Complex

Miami Dade College in Florida will inaugurate the Miami Animation and Gaming International Complex (MAGIC) at its Wolfson Campus on August 21 at 10:30 a.m. MAGIC will be the first facility ... Continue Reading →

Phil Peterson Named Toon Boom Tech Advisor

Toon Boom Animation has named industry veteran Phil Peterson as technology advisor to the animation production software company. As part of his mandate, Peterson will evaluate and make ... Continue Reading →

Nick Greenlights ‘Pinky Malinky’

Nickelodeon has greenlit 20 episodes of social-media influenced animated comedy Pinky Malinky, the next original toon set to join the channel’s growing roster of internationally culled ... Continue Reading →

WB Plans All-Animated ‘Scooby’ Flick

Warner Bros. has announced plans to produce an animated feature take on Hanna-Barbera’s classic toon Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?. Tony Cervone, whose toon town credits include ... Continue Reading →

NIM Labs Unveils By-Artists-For-Artists Management Tool

L.A.’s NIM Labs has unveiled NIM: an innovative new browser-based studio management tool. NIM tracks the production pipeline from start to finish in a secure environment, designed ... Continue Reading →

Endemol Shine Takes Control of Simon’s Cat

Endemol Shine UK has bought up a controlling stake in indie cartoonist Simon Tofield’s Simon’s Cat animation company, founded in 2008. In case it needs clarification, this ... Continue Reading →