Calabash Wins Telly Awards for TrixToons

Calabash Animation has won two Silver Telly Awards and one Bronze Telly Award for three animated TrixToons shorts it made as part of a campaign for General Mills’ Trix Yogurt. The ... Continue Reading →

Into Mania Launches Studio With Global Span

Into Mania has announced its launch as a global animation studio with directors based in London, New York, Vancouver and Hong Kong. The studio was formed by seven veterans of the CG ... Continue Reading →

Larranaga and Kinney Open Saints LA

Saints LA, a new visual effects, design and motion graphics boutique, has announced its opening in downtown Los Angeles and a three-spot ad campaign with Kodak as its first major project. ... Continue Reading →

Ka-chew! Signs Quakenbush and Trussell

Commercial production company ka-chew! has added to its staff animation directors Corky Quakenbush and Joel Trussell. Quakenbush has directed, produced and developed programs for just ... 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 →

Animal Logic Adds Staff; Completes Campaigns

Los Angeles-based production company Animal Logic has expanded its staff, moved into a new location and completed design work, visual effects and animation on campaigns for Toyota, ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Animates Healthy Message for U.K.

A U.K. public-service campaign promoting healthy diets and exercise has released a new animated announcement created by Aardman Animations. The spot is directed by Aardman’s ... Continue Reading →

Mainframe Invests in new Digs

The London headquarters of Mainframe, an independent studio specializing in motion graphics, animation, vfx and titles for commercials, is investing more than $2.2 million in a larger ... Continue Reading →

Wild Canary Flies in Burbank

Richard Marlis, former exec VP of Klasky-Csupo’s commercial division, ka-chew!, and Carmen Italia, an advertising/marketing exec and founder of Italia Partners, today announced ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Mobilizes with kajeet

Turner Broadcasting System has signed a deal to bring Cartoon Network content to kajeet (www.kajeet.com), a cell phone service made specifically for kids. Users of the unique pay-as-you-go ... Continue Reading →