Quirino Awards

Quirino Awards & Events Form Ibero-American Animation Hub

Organizers of the Quirino Ibero-American Animation Awards have extended the competition entry deadline for finished works, and opened the submissions call for the concurrent co-production ... Continue Reading →
Have a Nice Day

Strand Unveils US Trailer, Poster for ‘Have A Nice Day’

Strand releasing has debuted the official US trailer and poster for the buzzworthy Chinese animated crime drama Have A Nice Day. Written and directed by Jian Liu (Piercing I). The spot ... Continue Reading →
My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea

‘My Entire High School’ Graduates to Disc Through Shout!

The much-lauded labor-of-love indie animation My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea is coming to Blu-ray combo pack on January 23, thanks to GKIDS and Shout! Factory. Available ... Continue Reading →
"Winter Refresh" SpongeBob SquarePants

Aardman Nathan Love Toons Up Nick’s “Winter Refresh”

The hardworking elves at Aardman Nathan Love have given Nickelodeon a zany animated gift this season, delivering the fast-paced package of promos and bumpers that debuted last Friday ... Continue Reading →
Kings of Atlantis

YouTube Red Offers 5 Family Series Free Through Holidays

As a special gift to families across the US and select markets, SVOD service YouTube Red is offering five kid-friendly series for free through January 2 — no subscription required. ... Continue Reading →
The Woodcutter's Treasure

Toei, Saudi Arabia’s Manga Prod. Team for ‘Woodcutter’s Treasure’

An intriguing international toon partnership has formed, with Japan’s Toei Animation collaborating with Saudi Arabian media company Manga Productions on a trio of new TV and film ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Trolls Holiday’ in UK, David Soren Interview, YouTube Sics 10K Staff on Questionable Content, & More

Short Animation Explores Racial Oppression Neely Goniodsky’s Behind the Bars, based on a poem by Edward Smyth Jones, delves into themes of prejudice and the power of art to communicate ... Continue Reading →
Marvel Funko Deadpool

Funko Closes Acquisition of UK Toon Studio Evil Corp

Funko, Inc. — creator of coveted pop-culture consumer products such as the iconic Vinyl POP! line –is expanding its animation footstep with the acquisition of UK based, ... Continue Reading →
ACTF Funding

ACTF Votes Development Funding for 9 Kids Series

The Australian Children’s Television Foundation closed out November with a Board meeting, during which members approved script development funding for an exciting slate of live-action ... Continue Reading →
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Sundance Shorts Lineup Includes NFB Faves, New Hertzfeldt

Park City, Utah’s influential and prestigious Sundance Film Festival has revealed the Shorts, Indie Episodic and Special Events selections for the 2018 edition (Jan. 18-28). In addition ... Continue Reading →