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Discovery Collects Monster’s ‘Creepy Crawly’

Discovery Networks Int. has acquired Monster Entertainment’s animated in-house production I’m a Creepy Crawly. The 52 x 2-min preschool toon has been picked up by Discovery’s ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Nabs Frost & Sullivan Excellence Award

Montreal based animation software studio Toon Boom recently received the prestigious Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Entrepreneurial Company of the Year. Toon Boom has shown remarkable ... Continue Reading →
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Voting Begins for Webby Animation Awards

You can now cast your votes for your favorite Webby Award nominees. Fans are encouraged to cast their ballots for The Webby Awards’ “People’s Voice Awards” beginning today until ... Continue Reading →
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Shotgun and Tweak Reinvent Review with Revolver

Venice-based Shotgun announced it has teamed up with Tweak on a new product called Revolver that provides digital studios with an all-in-one review toolset. Revolver combines production ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Picks Up Second Season of ‘Jelly Jamm’

Vodka Capital has secured a broadcast deal with Turner Broadcasting for a second season of its CG-animated preschool show Jelly Jamm (26 x 11) on Cartoonito. Jelly Jamm premiered last ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon, Sardine Develop ‘Chop Chop Ninja’ Toon

Montreal-based Sardine Productions and Gamerizon Studio have signed a development deal with Teletoon Canada to adapt the Chop Chop Ninja downloadable game into an animated TV series. The ... Continue Reading →
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NFB Faces 10 Percent Cut in Subsidies

The National Film Board of Canada announced last week that it’s facing a 10 percent cut in its annual Parliamentary appropriations over the next three years. The publicly funded org, ... Continue Reading →
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Hong Kong’s Next Media Is Up for Sale

If, like us, you get a kick out of Next Media’s crazy animated takes on daily headlines, you’ll be sad to know that the Taiwanese studio is up for sale. The Taipei Times reports ... Continue Reading →
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Hasbro Signs Multi-Year Deal with Netflix

Hasbro Studios, the L.A.-based TV production and distribution division of has made a multi-year deal with Netflix to make its content available for streaming beginning today. Transformers ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Announces Release Date for ‘Maleficent’

Mark March 14, 2014 as the day Angelina Jolie will begin scaring the living daylight out of young audiences. That’s the date Disney will release its live-action version of Maleficent, ... Continue Reading →