Laika Lays Off 63 in CG Dept.

Portland-based Laika, the animation studio behind the stop-motion hit Coraline, has laid off 63 people in its computer animation department The move is a result of the studio’s ... Continue Reading →

Annies Announce Minor Tweaks, Oct. 16 Deadline

The call for entries has gone out for the 37th annual Annie Awards ‘ which this year will see some changes to the rules. The Annies, which are presented by ASIFA-Hollywood and ... Continue Reading →

Gormiti Sells to U.S., Europe and Middle East

Broadcasters in the United States, Europe and the Middle East have bought the rights to Zodiak Entertainment’s animated children’s series Gormiti: The Lords of Nature. In ... Continue Reading →

Panini Sticks Deal for Geronimo Stilton

Italian sticker and stationery company Panini has obtained a multi-year license to Atlantyca Entertainment’s new Geronimo Stilton series. Panini will co-ordinate the release of ... Continue Reading →

HRTv’s Ponies Demonstrates Real-Time Animation

HRTv’s is bringing its new animated project Pebble Bay Ponies to Cartoon Forum to show off the company’s new approach to creating animated content using game engine technology. The ... Continue Reading →

Wide Release Forecast for Cloudy

The 3-D animation trend opens a new chapter this weekend with the release of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. Adapted from the book by Judi and Ron Barrett and directed by Phil Lord ... Continue Reading →

Chorion to Represent Little Prince Licensing

Producer-distributor Chorion has been appointing licensing representative for The Little Prince property in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The deal was made with the estate of Antoine ... Continue Reading →

Tech Pioneers Kirk, Rekimoto to Address SIGGRAPH ASIA

David Kirk, a leading scientist and multi-award winner in the field of graphic-technology, and Jun Rekimoto, the founding director of the Interaction Laboratory within the Sony Computer ... Continue Reading →

Sneak Peek at Nick’s Week of New Mighty B! Episodes

Fans of The Mighty B! will be abuzz with excitement over the debut of five new episodes on Nickelodeon. The new episodes begin airing Sept. 21 at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT, and continuing at ... Continue Reading →

DECODE Scores Hat Trick Down Under

DECODE Entertainment has signed distribution deals that will bring a trio of its most popular shows down under. The distributor, a subsidiary of DHX Media, renewed its deal for Franny’s ... Continue Reading →