Triggerfish Story Lab Receives 1,378 Entries From Across Africa

The Triggerfish Story Lab reports receiving 1,378 entries from storytellers and filmmakers from 30 countries across Africa and its diaspora. The Cape Town, South Africa-based project ... Continue Reading →

Turner Sets ‘Beat Monsters’ as Korea Co-Prod

Turner Broadcasting has greenlit a new co-production titled Beat Monsters with Synergy Media and Studio Goindol. Beat Monsters is a comedy starring alien monsters from outer space on ... Continue Reading →

CLF, Hahn, Toonz Partner on ‘1001 Nights’ series

Chocolate Liberation Front, Germany’s Hahn Film and Toonz Entertainment are co-producing a new CGI animation series for ages 9-12 titled 1001 Nights: The Untold Stories (26 x 24’). The ... Continue Reading →

Wild Bunch to Pitch ‘Playmobil’ at Toronto

France’s Wild Bunch plans to launch its animated Playmobil feature at the Toronto International Film Festival. According to reports, Wild Bunch is in advanced negotiations with a ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Forum Sets Cartoon d’Or, Tributes Nominees

Cartoon Forum has announced the nominees for the 2015 Cartoon d’Or as well as the companies vying for the 2015 Cartoon Tributes. The six nominees for the Cartoon d’Or 2015 are: A ... Continue Reading →
The Prophet

Artists United

Indie animators bring their unique styles to one of the ... Continue Reading →

Building a Mashup

DreamWorks mixes vehicles and dinosaurs for Dinotrux, the first original series under its Netflix deal. Mashing up dinosaurs and trucks ... Continue Reading →
Lucy Koh

Judge Upholds Amended VFX and Animation Antitrust Lawsuit

A federal judge has rejected VFX and animation companies’ motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit claiming the companies conspired to suppress wages and agree not to poach each ... Continue Reading →

VES Releases Demo Material Guidelines

The Visual Effects Society has released the first-of-its-kind demo material guidelines, a set of recommendations for the usage and release of work-for-hire materials presented as part ... Continue Reading →
António Gaio

Cinanima Founder Antonio Gaio Dies at 90

António Gaio, director of Portugal’s Cinanima International Animated Film Festival of Espinho for more than 35 years, died last week. He was 90. Gaio took over the festival in ... Continue Reading →