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Super RTL Picks Up Nelvana’s ‘Trucktown’

Nelvana’s CGI animated boys preschool series Trucktown is heading later this year to Super RTL, Germany’s leading children’s broadcaster. The series made its world premiere on ... Continue Reading →
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Toei Seeks Global Gold for New ‘Saint Seiya’ Series

Saint Seiya: Soul of Gold, the newest chapter in Toei Animation’s internationally successful Saint Seiya franchise, will debut globally at MIPTV following its premiere April 10 on ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoons on the Bay Sets Pulcinella Award Nominees

The nominees have been announced for the 2015 Pulcinella Awards, with the winners set to be announced the Cartoons on the Bay festival set for next week in Venice. The nominees are: TV ... Continue Reading →
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Animators, Fans Celebrate Draw A Bird Day with Woodstock Art

Wednesday was Draw A Bird Day online, and the filmmakers at Blue Sky took the opportunity to put one of cartoon-dom’s most-famous birds in the mix with a Draw Woodstock promo tied ... Continue Reading →
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Cyber Group Reports Strong 1st Quarter Sales

Paris-based animation producer and distributor Cyber Group Studios reports robust sales of its series — including Zou, Mini Ninjas, The Long Long Holiday and Balloopo — in the ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Writer Rob Edwards Offers Master Class

Writer Rob Edwards, whose credits include the animated Disney features The Princess and the Frog and Treasure Planet, will teach a class titled “Constructing Engaging and Dynamic ... Continue Reading →
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CTN Road Trip Burbank Set for April 11-12

The CTN Road Trip Burbank returns April 11-12 to showcase the work of local animators and artists. Part of the 15th annual Burbank Fine Arts Festival, the free event is open to the ... Continue Reading →
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Carrington to Head Up New Zodiak Kids Studio

Zodiak Kids has minted a new operation called Zodiak Kids Studios that will encompass all of its production across the United Kingdom and France. The new operation will comprise Marathon ... Continue Reading →
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Recording Legend Stan Freberg Dies at 88

Acclaimed satirist, radio and recording artist and animation voice actor Stan Freberg died April 7. He was 88. Freberg’s death was reported by his estranged son, Donavan Freberg, ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo, Aurora Pact for More ‘YooHoo and Friends’

Mondo TV Suisse, a member of Mondo TV Group, and Aurora World Corp., a South Korea-based company that owns and develops original characters, have reached an agreement for the co-production ... Continue Reading →