Take It Easy Mike!

MIPCOM: French Powerhouse TeamTO Ramps Up Productions

Here’s the thing about French studio TeamTO’s new CG-animated project Take It Easy Mike!: It looks like no other show you’ve seen before. The clean, sparklingly produced series ... Continue Reading →
Earth to Luna

MIPCOM: Catching Up with the Colorful World of TV PinGuim

The fantastic work of Brazilian animation studio TV PinGuim is no secret to anyone who has followed the global animation scene over the past two decades. First founded in 1989 by Kiko ... Continue Reading →
Marc du Pontavice

MIPCOM: Talking Toons with Xilam’s Du Pontavice

We had a chance to catch up with Marc Du Pontavice, president of Xilam Animation, who is attending MIPCOM with his brand new animated series Mr. Magoo. Du Pontavice is the mastermind ... Continue Reading →
Magic Adventures: The Crystal of Dark

‘Magic Adventures,’ ’44 Cats’ Most Watched Shows at MIP Jr.

Korean studio Hong Dang Moo’s animated series Magic Adventures: The Crystal of Dark and Italy’s Rainbow Media’s 44 Cats were the top most-screened shows at this week’s ... Continue Reading →
Andy Yeatman

Netflix’s Yeatman Discusses Kids Strategy at MIP Jr.

Andy Yeatman, the head of global kids’ content at Netflix discussed the popular platform’s commissioning and acquisition strategy during his MIP Jr. keynote on Sunday in ... Continue Reading →
Gigantic

Disney Axes Its ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ Movie

Disney is abandoning Gigantic, its upcoming feature adaptation of Jack and the Beanstalk, according to Deadline.com. The project, which was slated for a Thanksgiving 2020 release date ... Continue Reading →
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Sonar to Unleash New Animated ‘Watchdog’

Sonar Entertainment has acquired global rights to Hugo-winning author Will McIntosh’s new sci-fi adventure Watchdog. The studio plans to develop a new children’s series ... Continue Reading →
Robin Joseph

Robin Joseph Launches New Short ‘Fox and the Whale’

As a freelance production designer and concept artist, Robin Joseph’s clients have included major studios such as Pixar, Illumination, DreamWorks, Blue Sky and Sony. But the Indian-born ... Continue Reading →
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MAXON Releases Cineware Plugin for Illustrator

MAXON, the developer of 3D modeling, animation and rendering solution Cinema 4D, has released Cineware for Illustrator. This new plugin allows artists and designers to add and edit ... Continue Reading →
Pigeon: Impossible

Fox, Blue Sky Fly with Animated Short-Inspired Spy Caper

The 2009 animated short Pigeon: Impossible by Lucas Martell has inspired a new feature-length project, which will be produced by Fox Animation, Blue Sky Studios and Chernin Entertainment. According ... Continue Reading →