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Otomo to Appear at Platform Animation Fest

Killer news for anime fans: Katsuhiro Otomo, the legendary director of Akira (for which he also wrote and illustrated the original manga), is set to make his first U.S. public appearance ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM Day 2 Wrap: More Toon Deals and Pick-Ups

More new animated shows announced pick-ups from international broadcasters and cablers on the second day (Oct.9) of the MIPCOM content market. Studio 100 Media’s rebooted 3-D classics ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Asia Reveals Sessions, Speakers

The 2012 SIGGRAPH Asia event, set to take place in Singapore this November 28 thru December 1, will bring together leading names from the animation, graphics, digital art and tech worlds ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Storyboard Pro Scores Emmy

Toon Boom’s flagship storyboarding software Storyboard Pro has been awarded a Primetime Engineering Emmy by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the tech house announced ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM News: Nerd Corps, DHX Media, CreaCon & Ameba

It’s only the first day of the MIPCOM content market in France, and we’re already flooded with news about new partnerships, series launches and the usual global TV sales for properties. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Julius Jr.’ Tops MIP Jr. Most-Screened List

MarVista Entertainment’s animated preschool series Julius Jr. was the most-screened series at this year’s MIPJunior market in France (Oct. 6-7). Produced by Saban Brands ... Continue Reading →
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Academy to Screen ‘Monkey King’ in 3-D

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will host a special 3-D screening of the classic Chinese animated feature The Monkey King: Uproar in Heaven as part of its China Onscreen ... Continue Reading →
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Method Launches ‘Little Prince’ Drawing Contest

In conjunction with the launch of the third season of the new animated adaptation of The Little Prince, producer Method Animation and distributor PGS are kicking of a global children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Platform Animation Fest Announces Fantastic Lineup

Los Angeles residents are in for a treat next month when the acclaimed animation festival Platform pays a visit to the REDCAT theater (October 26-28). In collaboration with CalArts ... Continue Reading →
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Rome Fest to Honor ‘Rise of the Guardians’

Although DreamWorks’ animated feature Rise of the Guardians is set to open on November 21, the much-anticipated fantasy is already getting a head start on the awards department. The ... Continue Reading →