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 →
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 →
The Highway Rat

David Tennant Leads Cast of Magic Light’s ‘Highway Rat’ for BBC

Oscar-nominated Magic Light Pictures is bringing another magical tale from top UK picture book duo Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler to screens, with The Highway Rat set to debut on ... Continue Reading →

MIP: New Series Bring Magical, Caring & Comical Characters to Cannes

Dandelooo (France) will be strutting their mutt Stinky Dog on home turf once again, following the (52 x 13′) 2D buddy comedy’s warm reception at Cartoon Forum in Toulouse. ... Continue Reading →

Turner Re-Teams with AAN for DISCOP Jo-Burg

Turner Africa has announced its official sponsorship of the African Animation Village at DISCOP in Johannesburg, South Africa for the second year in a row. The company operates international ... Continue Reading →
Top Wing

Nickelodeon Takes Flight with CG Pre-K Series ‘Top Wing’

Nickelodeon will be introducing young viewers to a new crack team of high-flying friends when Top Wing premieres Monday, Nov. 6 at 12:30 p.m. ET/PT. The 26-episode CG preschool series ... Continue Reading →