MIPTV Wrap: Day Two

Perhaps it was the sunshine finally making an appearance on the Croisette or everyone adjusting to the fact that according to Reed Midem, there has been a 10 percent drop in attendance ... Continue Reading →

Executive Q&A: MIPTV 2009

The first quarter of the year finds international animation content producers and buyers heading over to Cannes for the MIPTV market (March 30-April 3) and the Cartoons on the Bay festival ... Continue Reading →

MIPTV Wrap: Day One

Over 13,000 participants and 4,500 companies from 111 countries are expected to attend this year’s MIPTV market in Cannes, France this year. But if you were actually one of the ... Continue Reading →

JAM Media Rolls with Hybrid Toon Roy

Roy, a new 13×26 animation/live-action hybrid series from Dublin-based JAM Media will be making a splash at MIPTV this month. Commissioned by CBBC and executive produced by Sue ... Continue Reading →

Tom McGillis Exec producer, series creator 6Teen, Total Drama Island, Stoked (Fresh TV)

Toronto-based Tom McGillis and his Fresh-TV partner Jennifer Pertsch have created some of the most popular tween-skewing animated shows of recent years. Since Tom will be attending ... Continue Reading →

VIZ Debuts Naruto, Bleach Pics on iTunes

Fans of VIZ Media’s Bleach and Naruto movies can now enjoy dubbed versions of the pics on iTunes. Bleach: The Movie, Memories of a Nobody, and three full-length Naruto features ... Continue Reading →

Wacom Unveils the New Intuos4

Wacom fans can welcome a new addition to the family as the company unveils its new professional pen table, the Intuos 4. The new Intuos Grip Pen features Wacom’s latest proprietary ... Continue Reading →

Ristorante Paradiso Toon Opens for Business

A new anime series based on Natsume Ono’s popular manga Ristorante Paradiso is set to launch on Japan’s Fuji TV Fuji next month. Animated by David Production, the 11-part ... Continue Reading →

Disney Picks Up Ponyo for Aug. Release

Disney will release Hayao Miyazaki’s Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea on August 14, 2009. Retitled as Ponyo for its U.S. theatrical run, the English-language version features the ... Continue Reading →

Titmouse Games Dives into Seven Haunted Seas

Hollywood-based toon shop Titmouse (adult swim’s Metalocalpyse) has officially launched its original game development studio venture, Titmouse Games. This new gaming arm is overseen ... Continue Reading →