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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 →
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‘Futurama’ Pays Homage to Different Animation Styles

The sixth season finale of Futurama has been generating a lot of interest among animation fans all over. The episode, which premieres this Thursday at 10 p.m. is titled “Reincarnation” ... Continue Reading →
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New Details of Studio Ghibli Projects Revealed

Isao Takahata, co-founder of Studio Ghibli and director of acclaimed features such as Grave of the Fireflies and Only Yesterday, confirmed last week that he is working on a new movie. ... Continue Reading →
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Satrapi Delivers Tasty ‘Chicken With Plums’ in Venice

Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud’s  Chicken with Plums, the live-action follow-up to their Oscar-nominated animated feature Persepolis (2007) made a big splash at the Venice ... Continue Reading →
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‘Guess How Much I Love You’ Finds More TV Homes

SLR Productions’ upcoming animated series Guess How Much I Love You—The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare may have a really long name, but that isn’t stopping TV buyers from ... Continue Reading →