Ottawa Festival Calls for Submissions

The Ottawa International Animation Festival has put out a call for entries for its 2010 edition. The festival, set for Oct. 20-24, is requesting all entries be received by June 1, with ... Continue Reading →

Porchlight Brings Features, Series to MIP

Porchlight Entertainment will be bringing a pair of animated films and an animated preschool series to this year’s MIP-TV conference in Cannes. The movie titles include Los Campeones ... Continue Reading →

Bolts and Blips Sells to Four Major Markets

CJ Entertainment and ToonBox Entertainment have pre-sold international rights to the animated series Bolts and Blips to broadcasters in Australia, Canada, Korea and Spain. The series, ... Continue Reading →

Angelina Ballerina Dances With Fisher-Price

HIT Entertainment has gone with Fisher-Price as the worldwide master toy licensee for its animated series Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps. The deal gives Fisher-Price the opportunity ... Continue Reading →

Animation Collective Brings Ellen’s Acres to iPad

Animation Collective has jumped into the brand-new iPad app market, releasing Ellen’s Acres Puzzle Pieces. The app is an interactive storybook based on an original episode of ... Continue Reading →

Nintendo Snags Airbender Game Exclusive

A new interactive game based on the forthcoming live-action version of the animated Nickelodeon series The Last Airbender is coming exclusively to Nintendo platforms. The game, developed ... Continue Reading →

Adventure Time Debut Tops Ratings

The premiere episode Cartoon Network’s new series Adventure Time was the top-rated show among children and boys in its time slot, prompting the network to announce it has ordered ... Continue Reading →

Cirkus Presents ABCs of Animation, Signs Marketing Deal

New Zealand-based animation studio Cirkus ‘ creators of the hit online video ABCs of Animation ‘ has signed a long-term PR and marketing deal with Mojo Working. Cirkus, ... Continue Reading →

Michael Taylor Joins Rising Sun as CEO

Michael Taylor, a former exec with Ascent Media and Digital Domain, has joined the Australian visual-effects studio Rising Sun Pictures as its new CEO, Variety reports. The hire is ... Continue Reading →

CN Promotes Wigzell, Weidenfield

Cartoon Network has promoted two of its original executives, according to Cynopsis. Tramm Wigzell has been promoted to to VP of action-adventure for animation and live-action, while ... Continue Reading →