MIP Junior and MIPCOM News Bytes

APC Kids — the children’s distribution arm of About Premium Content — has scored a slew of deals for its animated series Kid-E-Cats, which follows three kittens with ... Continue Reading →
Joe Letteri

Joe Letteri Named 2018 VES George Melies Award Recipient

Following the announcement of its first Hall of Fame inductees, the Visual Effects Society has named Senior Visual Effects Supervisor Joe Letteri as the next recipient of the VES Georges ... Continue Reading →
Baby Riki

MIPCOM & MIP Junior News Bytes

FUN Union and Imira Entertainment have sealed a multi-territory distribution deal and partnership, which will see the former’s three produced IPs showcased at MIP for the first time. ... Continue Reading →
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 →

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 →
Georges Méliès Award

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 →