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GKIDS Dances With ‘Chico and Rita’

New York-based indie distributor GKIDS has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Fernadno Trueba and Javier Mariscal’s acclaimed 2D animated feature Chico & Rita. The film ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Writer and Historian Earl Kress Dies at 60

We were saddened to learn of the recent death of beloved animation writer and historian and Animation Guild VP Earl Kress passed away recently at age 60 due to complications from ... Continue Reading →
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Telemundo Gets Animated With 10 Disney/Pixar Titles

U.S. Spanish language broadcaster Telemundo has acquired the rights to air 10 acclaimed animated features from Disney/Pixar, including Up, Ratatouille, WALL.E, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, ... Continue Reading →
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Spain’s BRB Signs Deal with Wuaki.TV

Spanish studio BRB has finalized an offer with Wuaki.tv to offer content from its animated catalog online via TV. David the Gnome, Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds and Around the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Teenage Fairytale Dropouts’ Gets Happy Ending

Anima Estudios (Mexico), SLR Productions (Australia) Home Plate Entertainment (U.S.) and Telegael (Ireland) have announced that their new animated co-pro Teenage Fairytale Dropouts ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Brings Colorful Slate to Cannes

Guru Studio will introduce two new animated series and an animation anthology show at the MIPCOM market in France next week. “We are thrilled to be coming to Cannes with a diverse ... Continue Reading →
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Giordano and Breton to Shine at Illumination

Illumination Entertainment, the company behind last year’s underdog hit Despicable Me and 2013’s The Lorax, has tapped Brooke Braton to be the senior production executive and Kit ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s Lee Unkrich Launches New Blog

Oscar-winning Pixar director Lee Unkrich has begun a daily photo blog, providing fans with an inside look at his upcoming project. The Toy Story 3 helmer, who also co-directed Toy Story ... Continue Reading →
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Alphanim to Wreak Havoc with ‘Pok & Mok’

Alphanim is unveiling a new animated series titled Pok & Mok at the Mip Junior and MIPCOM market next week. Produced for France Télévisions, the 76 x 7’ comedy is directed by ... Continue Reading →
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Millimages Brings ‘Genie’ and ‘Mouk’ to Cannes

Euro producer and distributor Millimages is offering a fresh slate of quality animated shows at the MIPCOM market this year. Among the studio’s offerings is its brand new show, Mouk, ... Continue Reading →