Moonscoop Sends Chloe’s Closet to France, Spain

Moonscoop has scored broadcast deals in France and Spain for its prescool animated series Chloe’s Closet. The deals will see the show appear on France Television, Disney Channel ... Continue Reading →

Fictory Animating Atomic Robo Short Film

The comic-book series Atomic Robo is being adapted into a short animated film by Pennsylvania-based Fictory. The short film, titled Atomic Robo: Last Stop will be directed by Joseph ... Continue Reading →

Shatner to Host Annie Awards

The Annie Awards are setting their phasers on stun, having tapped William Shatner to host its 37th annual awards ceremony. Shatner is best known as the original Captain James T. Kirk ... Continue Reading →

Up Takes PGA Toon Award

The Disney-Pixar film Up added another notch to its awards belt by taking home the Producers Guild of America award for best animated feature. Up beat out 9, Coraline, Fantastic Mr. ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Still Reigns, Passes Dark Knight

Another weekend, another box-office victory for Avatar, passing The Dark Knight to become the No. 2 all-time domestic grossing movie. The James Cameron film, released by Fox, grossed ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Cuts Software Prices

Software maker Toon Boom Animation has cut the prices on its products to make them affordable to professional animators and students affected by the recession. The main price changes ... Continue Reading →

Up Leads Animated Pics for BAFTA Noms

Coraline, Fantastic Mr. Fox and Up all made the cut as nominees the BAFTA Award for best animated feature, securing their status as awards season front-runners. Up earned a total of ... Continue Reading →

Auctions to Help Animator Pay for Son’s Care

Animation and cartoon artwork is being auctioned off on eBay as a benefit to pay the medical related to an auto accident that injured Matthew Hodge, the teenage son of former Disney ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim Orders Two Seasons of Robot Chicken

Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim block and the producers of Robot Chicken have agreed on an order for two more seasons of the popular animated comedy series. The deal with Robot ... Continue Reading →

Kavaleer’s Garth & Bev Move to Cbeebies

Dublin-based Kavaleer Productions’ new animated series Garth & Bev has been picked up by the BBC’s Cbeebies. A co-pro between Kavaleer and Canada’s Copernicus ... Continue Reading →