Toonz Re-Ups with Liberation

India-based Toonz Animation and American company Liberation Entertainment have extended their worldwide distribution deal. Liberation will continue to distribute Toonz shows such as ... Continue Reading →

Wacom Adds Multi-Touch to Bamboo Tablets

Technology company Wacom has added multi-touch input to its Bamboo family of computer tablets, allowing users to use their fingers as well as a pen to create content. ‘Multi-touch ... Continue Reading →

NBA’s Parker Signs On To French Basketball Toon

Basketball star Tony Parker has signed a deal with French company Tele Images Kids to develop an animated series tentatively titled Basketball Adventures. The series would feature Parker’s ... Continue Reading →

Turner’s Europe Lab Yields First Series

Turner Broadcasting has given its first green light to a project coming out of its European development studio. The Amazing World of Gumball, a 40 x 11 min. comedy series for kids 6-11, ... Continue Reading →

Lifeboat Luke Sails to South Africa

Straandlooper’s preschool co-production Lifeboat Luke has sold to M-Networks in South Africa. The deal for the series of 52 five-minute episodes was arranged by Monster Distributes. ... Continue Reading →

Surrogates, Fame Challenge Meatballs, Plus Special L.A. Releases

How well will Meatballs stand up to Fame? We’ll find out this weekend, with the remake of the dance classic is one of three major new releases looking to dethrone last weekend’s ... Continue Reading →

Wedge’s Leaf Men Staying With Fox, Blue Sky

Fox and Blue Sky Studios have given Ice Age and Robots director Chris Wedge the green light for an animated feature film titled Leaf Men. Based on a William Joyce children’s book, ... Continue Reading →

Wildbrain Alumni Form Special Agent

Former Wildbrain co-founder Phil Robinson and producer Amy Capen have opened in San Francisco a new boutique animation studio called Special Agent Productions. The company recently ... Continue Reading →

Academy to Examine Editing for Animation

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Perspectives on Editing seminar series turns its focus to animation for a one-night event set for Sept. 29. Hosting the event ... Continue Reading →

Animax Flashes the Laughs with Popzilla, Bob & Doug

Few subjects are as ripe for comedy as celebrities and their lifestyles ‘ but parodying the likes of Flo Rida or Britney Spears in animation has always been tough because of the ... Continue Reading →