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Nickelodeon has revealed the nominees for the 2013 Kids’ Choice Awards, taking place March 23, airing live on the channel (and online at nick.com/KCA13) at 8 p.m./7 p.m. CT. The awards, hosted by Fanboy and Chum Chum‘s Josh Duhamel, cover all aspects of the entertainment landscape. Below is an abbreviated [...]
Innovation and creativity in the feature space is alive and well at the 15th edition of Cartoon Movie in France. A Spanish 3D blockbuster about an Indiana Jones-type adventurer (Tad, the Lost Explorer), a hand-crafted animated project about the friendship between a mouse and a bear (Ernest & Celestine), and [...]
If you are in Toronto next week and feel like checking out a wonderful evening of cool animated music videos, TV ads and narrative shorts, we recommend TIFF’s Packaged Goods: Artful Animation, scheduled for Feb. 20th at 7 p.m. at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Curated by Rae Ann Fera, the show [...]
U.K.-based indie outfit Three Stones Media has launched an Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) fund to promote production of animated kids’ projects including the twice BAFTA-nominated Rastamouse, supported by One World Investments and Enterprise Private Equity. The government scheme is designed to help small businesses raise finance by offering a range [...]
Maggie is back! Fox has brought back the Oscar-nominated short Maggie Simpson in “The Longest Daycare”, to select theaters this month to increase awareness of the project, directed by David Silverman and written by Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Al Jean, David Mirkin, Joel H. Cohen and Michael Price. Maggie Simpson [...]
As the Kidscreen Summit in New York wrapped up, the event celebrated its special awards presentation honoring the year’s best work in children’s television. The Daily Show‘s Samantha Bee did hosting duty, bestowing honors determined by two panels of broadcast executive judges in the Programming and Creative Talent categories. Many [...]
The creative team behind the vfx of Ang Lee’s literary adaptation Life of Pi (lead by Rhythm & Hues)—which featured stormy seas, a photoreal Bengal tiger and more—took home four Visual Effects Society Awards last night during the 11th annual ceremony. This included the top prize for outstanding visual effects [...]
Discovery Kids announced during the Kidscreen Summit that Portfolio Entertainment will be distributing the new animated preschool series Doki, which it is also producing. Based on the popular Discovery Kids Latin America character, the series (26 x 30 or 52 x 11) follows Doki and his friends as they embark on [...]
Joel Cohen, veteran writer and producer for The Simpsons, offered a hilarious take on the iconic’s show approach to creativity during Kidscreen Summit’s opening keynote session in New York City today (Feb. 5). During the irreverent keynote titled “The Tao of Homer—Lessons in Creativity and Innovation from The Simpsons,” Cohen [...]
Disney’s underdog hero Wreck-It Ralph had a sweet night at the Annie Awards on Saturday (February 2) as it took home the prize for Best Animated Feature. The film’s helmer Richard Moore also won for Best Director. The acclaimed movie, which has made over $368.4 million globally, was also honored [...]