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Sixteen South Develops New ‘Claude’ Preschool Toon

Belfast-based studio Sixteen South has announced today that it is developing a new 52 x 11′ animated pre-school series based on the Claude, popular picture books by Alex T. Smith. ... Continue Reading →
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The Animated Feature Contenders

Although some naysayers were complaining about the quality of the animated features in contention this year, how can you really be grumpy about a year that had a wonderful 2D animated ... Continue Reading →
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The Animated Short List

In early November, the Academy unveiled the ten short films that qualified to run in the Best Animated Short race. Surprisingly, Pixar’s Blue Umbrella didn’t make the cut–but ... Continue Reading →
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Mickey’s Fantastic 3-D Comeback

How director Lauren MacMullan and her team crafted the wonderful new Mickey Mouse short, showcasing a remarkable marriage of 2D and ... Continue Reading →
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FXX Signs Mega Deal to Stream ‘The Simpsons’

Cowabunga, Dude! FXX has paid a nine-figure sum to make full seasons of long-running animated hit The Simpsons for online streaming and to bring the Fox show to cable for the first ... Continue Reading →
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‘Family Guy’ in Trouble with Parents TV Council Again

The Nov. 10 episode of Seth MacFarlane’s Family Guy has awakened the wrath of Parents TV Council. Deadline.com reports that the watchdog group is encouraging members to file broadcast ... Continue Reading →
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NBC/U and Corus Shut Down KidsCo

Following yesterday’s new that NBCUniversal has taken full ownership of preschool network Sprout, the media company and Canada’s Corus Entertainment announced that they ... Continue Reading →
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South African Studio Triggerfish Announces More Pics

South Africa’s Triggerfish Animation Studios has received development funding to develop the first two projects in a slate of five movies, says The Hollywood Reporter. The Cape ... Continue Reading →
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Morchoisne Is New SVP of Animation at Tele Images

Zodiak Media’s Paris-based studio Tele Images has hired industry vet Gladys Morchoisne as its new senior VP of animation. She replaces Giorgio Welter who left the company in September. ... Continue Reading →
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Patrick Warburton to Host 41st Annies

The 41st Annual Annie Awards, will be hosted by popular comic actor and voice-over star Patrick Warburton, on Feb. 1st, 2014 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. “We are really excited ... Continue Reading →