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Individual Achievement in Animation Emmy Winners Announced

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the juried winners for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in the category of Individual Achievement in Animation. These awards ... Continue Reading →
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TFOU and Alphanim Hatch Plans for ‘Calimero’

Calimero, Pagot’s famous black chicken, has found a new home on TF1’s youth programming block TFOU. Alphanim and TFOU announced today that the new 104 x 11’ CG-animated Calimero, ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Kids Sneaks ‘Mistral Ranch’ at Cartoon Forum

Paris-based Zodiak Kids’ production outfit Tele Images Productions is screening the pilot of Mistral Ranch, its new animated series (26 half-hours) in development for TF1 at this ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum Announces Tribute Nominees

The European Assoc. of Animation Films has announced the nominees for its 2011 Cartoon Tributes, to be held at this year’s Cartoon Forum in Poland. Over 700 professionals from across ... Continue Reading →
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A Fin-de-Siècle Fantasy: ‘A Monster in Paris’

DreamWorks veteran Bibo Bergeron goes back to his French roots with A Monster in Paris, an elegant CG-animated feature set in 1910. French director Bibo Bergeron has directed two very ... Continue Reading →
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Catching Up with Josh Selig

Little Airplane’s founder and president talks about his two new preschool series Small Potatoes and 3rd & Bird, which will both premiere on Disney Channel ‘s Junior block this ... Continue Reading →
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Marooned with Children

Breakthrough’s new animated series Crash Canyon puts a clever spin on the dysfunctional family sitcom scenario. Just when you thought you’d seen every possible variation on the ... Continue Reading →
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Wizard Hat Develops New ‘Creature Features’ Toon

New Toronto-based content production outfit Wizard Hat Productions is developing a new animated series based on Kirk Scroggs’ popular Wiley & Grampa’s Creature Features books. ... Continue Reading →
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Mennies Named New Director at Russia’s Riki Group

Russian multi-platform studio Riki Group has named  American animation veteran Michael Mennies as its new  director of international development and production. Based at the newly ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pet Pals’ Movie Wins Special Prize at Venice Festival

It makes sense that an animated movie set in Venice would get a special prize at the Venice Film Festival, right? As it turns out, Gruppo Alcuni’s Pet Pals: Marco Polo’s Code was ... Continue Reading →