World Animation & VFX Summit Sets First Round of Industry Panelists

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit has unveiled the initial list of industry panelists and guests for this year’s event. The World Animation & VFX Summit ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Raft of Malaysia Deals; Imira Signs Mirsand’s ‘Alisa’

Malaysian animation studios have been busy of late, with the nation announcing five deals at MIPCOM, while Imira Entertainment secured rights to Russia-based Mirsand Ltd.’s Alisa ... Continue Reading →

Weiss-led Universal Kids Productions Announced

Universal Pictures has launched a new children’s entertainment division, which will be overseen by former Nickelodeon executive Teri Weiss. Dubbed Universal Kids Productions, the ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Deals for ‘Rock Angels,’ Mattel, ‘Yoko,’ And More

MIPCOM has had its share of difficulties this year with flooding forcing the cancellation of the opening-night red carpet screening, but with that behind it the event is seeing plenty ... Continue Reading →

DHX, Turner Team for ‘Cloudy’ Series

DHX Media has signed a deal with Turner Broadcasting for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Series, based on the Sony Pictures Animation film franchise. The 26 x 22 mins. animated ... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Acquires Bardel

Rainbow, the largest studio in Europe, has acquired Canadian animation studio Bardel. Rainbow is a content powerhouse with a presence in more than 150 countries through hit shows that ... Continue Reading →

Brown Bag, Cyber Group Team on ‘Gilbert & Allie’

Brown Bag Films and Cyber Group Studios have launched production on Gilbert & Allie, a new 52 X 11 min. animated series that has been acquired by Disney Channel EMEA. Created and ... Continue Reading →

Disney Debuts New Halloween ‘Mickey’ Short

If you’re looking for an early animation Halloween treat, check out the new Mickey Mouse short titled “Black and White” debuting Oct. 2 at 9:25 on Disney Channel. The new episode ... Continue Reading →

Sony Develops Animated ‘Ghostbusters’ Feature

With Ghostbusters returning to the screen in Paul Feig’s live-action reboot, Sony is looking to expand the franchise further by putting an animated feature into development. Original ... Continue Reading →

Web Content Launches DC Super Hero Girls

DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Mattel launched this week the DC Super Hero Girls initiative, which includes the first in a series of animated digital shorts. Titled ... Continue Reading →