Alphanim’s 21st Century Game Plan

Heath Kenny, the recently appointed creative director of the French studio, discusses the 2009 slate and plans for increasing the company’s global profile. Last year, French animation ... Continue Reading →

A Graphic Take on Tweens

The creators of CarpeDiem and TV-Loonland’s My Life Me take a break to tell us about their great-looking new project. Four excitable tweens try to make sense of the joys and anxieties ... Continue Reading →

They Came From MIPTV’

As international animation content producers and buyers head over to Cannes this month (March 30-April 3) in search of the next big thing, we put our feelers out there to bring you ... Continue Reading →

When Earthlings Attack!

After winning the Best Feature Prize at Ottawa, Aristomenis Tsirbas’ indie labor of love, Battle for Terra, is ready for its 3-D blitz. Only a few weeks after DreamWorks’ ... Continue Reading →

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 →