Pat the Dog

MIP: Fresh Toons, New Deals Lead Up to Cannes Confab

FranceTV Distribution has a couple animated highlights among its diverse MIP slate. First up, a brand-new 3D season of Little Brown Bear, the famous preschool series from Bayard. The ... Continue Reading →
ATF Animation Pitch 2017

Kids Entertainment Doorkeepers Back Inaugural ATF Animation Pitch

Having recently announced the first-ever Asia TV Forum & Market Animation Pitch, partners Reed Exhibitions and Green Gold Animation Pvt. Ltd. are pleased to welcome the support ... Continue Reading →
Toy Hunters

Blue Ant Launches Look Mom! Toon Studio with 2 TV Projects

International content producer, distributor and channel operator Blue Ant Media announced Thursday its new animation studio, Look Mom! Productions. Based in Toronto, the unit will be ... Continue Reading →
The Rubbish World of Dave Spud

Johnny Vegas Takes on ‘Rubbish World’ in Illuminated Films CITV Toon

CITV in the UK has commissioned a brand-new animated comedy adventure series from The Illuminated Film Company: The Rubbish World of Dave Spud, starring popular comedian and TV personality ... Continue Reading →
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Fox and Locksmith Reveal First Team-Up As ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’

Having last month announced a multi-year production partnership, 20th Century Fox and U.K.-based CG shop Locksmith Animation have announced their first joint project will be Ron’s ... Continue Reading →
Bill Damaschke

Damaschke to Lead Animation Division at Skydance

Bill Damaschke, the former CCO of DreamWorks Animation, has been tapped to head the Animation and Family division at Skydance Media. The animation veteran, who spent over 20 years at ... Continue Reading →
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VES Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Honorees

Marking its milestone 20th anniversary, the Visual Effects Society has announced the inaugural VES Hall of Fame, and the industry luminaries set for the first round of inductions. The ... Continue Reading →
Beyblade Burst

‘Beyblade Burst’ Lets GEN BEY Campaign Rip

Fans of Beyblade are getting a whole new level of interaction with their favorite battling top/TV show brand as SUNRIGHTS INC has launched GEN BEY — an official, online campaign ... Continue Reading →
Go Away, Unicorn!

Sonar Starts Production on ‘Go Away, Unicorn!’ for Disney, Corus

Sonar Entertainment (Counterfeit Cat) has kicked off production on its animated children’s book adaptation Go Away, Unicorn!, a 52 x 11’ series plus 10 x 2’ shorts package aimed ... Continue Reading →
Butch Hartman

‘Fairly OddParents’ Creator Butch Hartman Boards pocket.watch

Cross-platform children’s media brand pocket.watch has partnered with famed cartoon creator Butch Hartman (The Fairly OddParents, Danny Phantom, T.U.F.F. Puppy, Bunsen Is a Beast) ... Continue Reading →