Arctic Justice

Firefly to Represent Animated Pic ‘Arctic Justice’

Firefly Brand Management has been appointed the exclusive global licensing agency for upcoming CG-animated feature Arctic Justice. The movie features the voices of Jeremy Renner, Heidi ... Continue Reading →
Abhijay Prakash

Abhijay Prakash Named New DreamWorks Animation COO

DreamWorks Feature Animation has named Focus Features COO and Universal Pictures veteran Abhijay Prakash as Chief Operating Officer.  In this role, he will be responsible for the studio’s ... Continue Reading →
Vampirina

Exclusive Clip: Vampirina, Your Friendly Neighborhood Vampire

What do you do after creating one of the most popular, trail-blazing animated preschool shows in recent memory? If you’re Doc McStuffins creator and exec producer Chris Nee, you embark ... Continue Reading →
Somnius

Telus Storyhive Team Wins TAC’s Pitch This! Competition

The team of Denver Jackson and Alain Williams won the Pitch This! Competition at the Ottawa International Animation Festival’s TAC with their pitch for the 13 x 22 min. series Somnius. ... Continue Reading →
Chris Nee and Jennifer Oxley

Pushing Real Diversity in Kids’ Toons: Chris Nee and Jennifer Oxley in Conversation at TAC

One of the highlights of this year’s TAC conference in Ottawa was an inspiring panel featuring two highly regarded TV animation creators: Chris Nee (Doc McStuffins, Vampirina) and ... Continue Reading →
Niki Lindroth von Bahr

Ten Questions for Niki Lindroth von Bahr

It’s been a great year for Swedish artist Niki Lindroth von Bahr. Her brilliant musical short The Burden, which featured singing and dancing animals fighting existential despair in ... Continue Reading →
Super Science Friends

OIAF TAC: How to Create Successful Animated Digital Content

Don’t get too sensitive about audience feedback. Know exactly who your audience is and respond to their needs. Don’t forget that there are a lot of financial resources and government ... Continue Reading →
Masaaki Yuasa

OIAF: Masaaki Yuasa’s Double Exposure

Over the past 10 years, Japanese TV and film director, writer and storyboard artist Masaaki Yuasa has received a lot of attention for ... Continue Reading →
Chris Robinson

OIAF: No Time for Conventional Narratives!

The fall season officially begins this month when the much-loved Ottawa International Animation Festival opens its doors for a week ... Continue Reading →
Cartoon Forum

Cartoon Forum News: E.U. Support Plan and 2017 Honorees

A new E.U. Preferential Animation Support Plan was announced this week at the Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France. The new program zeroes in on the promotion, financing and retaining ... Continue Reading →