Cartoon Forum

France Dominates Lineup for 2017 Cartoon Forum

French producers once again dominate the lineup for the 2017 Cartoon Forum, set for Sept. 12-15 in Toulouse, France. The TV pitching forum has selected 83 projects, representing a combined ... Continue Reading →
Quirino Awards

Canary Islands to Host Debut of Quirino Awards

Organizers of the first Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards announced at Annecy that the event will be held on Tenerife, largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, in the first half of ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Dimension Announces Original Series at Annecy

Montreal-based animation and VFX studio Digital Dimension unveiled plans to produce two internally designed properties as animated series. The series are: Improbable Pirate Adventures ... Continue Reading →
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Blackpills, Bobby Prod Team for Adult Animation Venture Bobbypills

Digital media company blackpills has teamed up with French animation producer Bobby Prod. to create a new studio called Bobbypills that will create animation for adults. Created by ... Continue Reading →
Mazinger Z

Mazinger Z Creators Detail Feature Plan at Annecy

Mazinger Z anime creator Go Nagai, Dynamic Planning producer Ichinao Nagai (and Nagai’s nephew) and Yu Kanemaru (producer at Toei Animation) presented plans at Annecy for a new animated ... Continue Reading →
Welcome to the Wayne

Nick Debuts Welcome to the Wayne July 24

A New York City apartment building holds mysteries and adventures behind every door in Nickelodeon’s newest animated series, Welcome to the Wayne, premiering July 24. Created and ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

FESTS: The Tokyo International Film Festival will this year present a section on the work of animator Keiichi Hara. It will feature Hara’s major films, including Summer Days with ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Asia Festival Coming to Seoul in 2019

The Annecy Festival is expanding to Asia. Festival organizers CITIA, Image et industries créatives (France), the SBA Animation Center (South Korea) and SK Broadband (South Korea) signed ... Continue Reading →
Paprika

Xilam’s Paprika to Spice Up Disney Junior LatAm

French production company Xilam has licensed its animated preschool series Paprika (75 x 7′ plus 11 x 2′) to Disney Junior Latin America. The series will air on Disney Junior across ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Rebrands, Debuts Producer Software

Canada-based software maker Toon Boom Animation has unveiled new branding and a new product: Toon Boom Producer. Producer is a web-based production tracking and digital asset management ... Continue Reading →