Paw Patrol

PETA Kids Urges ‘Paw Patrol’ to Spread Adoption Message

PETA Kids has sent a letter to the producers of Nickelodeon/Spin Master’s hugely popular Paw Patrol series asking them to spread pro-adoption message at Macy’s Thankgiving Parade ... Continue Reading →

Geena Davis, Marty Krofft to Keynote Kidscreen Summit

The 2018 edition of Kidscreen Summit event will feature keynotes by actress Geena Davis, children’s TV icon Marty Krofft and TED Talk speaker and Family Room CEO George Carey. The ... Continue Reading →
Tehran Taboo

Palm Springs Festival to Screen ‘Loving Vincent,’ ‘Tehran Taboo’

If you are in Palm Springs, Calif. this weekend, you’ll want to check out the inaugural Palm Springs International Animation Festival. Led by animator Brian Hehil Hoff and Gallery ... Continue Reading →
Coin Operated

Lost in Space: Nicholas Arioli’s ‘Coin Operated’ Heads to AFI Fest

One of the 63 animated shorts submitted for Oscar consideration this year, Coin Operated from Nicholas Arioli was recently profiled in Animation Magazine. The poignant and engaging ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

Manchester Animation Fest Gets Buzzing Nov. 14

Having released a rundown of programming highlights for the 2017 edition back in September, organizers of the Manchester Animation Festival are putting on the finishing touches ahead ... Continue Reading →

Cartoons on the Bay 2018 Open to Submissions

Italy’s popular animation festival Cartoons on the Bay has officially launched its 2018 website and is now accepting submissions for its 22nd edition, which takes place April ... Continue Reading →
Escape to India

AFM: ‘Underdogs’ Filmmakers Set Next Argentine Toon ‘Escape to India’

The creative whizzes behind record-setting Argentine animated movie Underdogs (a.k.a. Metegol or The Unbeatables) have re-teamed for a new flagship feature titled Escape to India, according ... Continue Reading →

Digital Pioneers to Talk Future of Storytelling at Children’s Global Media Summit

Top names from the fields of virtual reality and technological innovation will gather in Manchester, UK next month to lay out a vision of the future of storytelling at the 2017 Children’s ... Continue Reading →
David Silverman

AFM: China Lion Gets Its Paws on ‘Extinct’ from ‘Simpsons’ Alums

Multi-territory distributor China Lion Entertainment Production has boarded animated feature project Extinct, from director David Silverman (Monsters, Inc., The Simpsons Movie) and ... Continue Reading →

Daniela Leitner’s ‘Late Season’ Takes Top VIEW Award

Another edition of Italy’s renowned VFX, CG, animation and gaming gathering VIEW Conference has come to a close in scenic Turin, attracting more than 10,000 attendees to the confab, ... Continue Reading →