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We know what many of the TV animation industry will be doing during the first 10 days in October. They’ll be checking out all the new animated shows in production and early stages of development at the MIPCOM market in Cannes. Here are some of the intriguing shows and newsworthy [...]
Big Bird is all over the social media sphere lately, thanks to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s comments during last week’s presidential debates that he would defund public broadcasting in order to help balance the national budget. To show support of PBS and its beloved educational kids’ fare, an online [...]
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 since 1990 at the Platform International Animation Festival, where he will be presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award on [...]
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 Maya the Bee (78 x 11’), Vicky the Viking (78 x 11’) and Heidi (39 x 22’) will be distributed by Montreal-based DVD [...]
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 for a series of informative sessions and presentation. The Special Sessions will feature Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Paul Franklin (Double [...]
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 today. The Primetime Engineering Emmys are presented for engineering developments so significant an improvement on existing methods, or so innovative in nature, that they [...]
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. First up, Canadian producer Nerd Corps has begun production on its first animated preschool show Kate and Mim-Mim. Created [...]
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 and animated by BrainPower Studio, the 52 x 11 show follows the adventures of a younger version of Paul Frank’s well-known monkey and his friends Worry [...]
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 Biennial, presented with the UCLA Confucius Institute. The film will play Wednesday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. at [...]
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 drawing competition. The winners of the contest will have their pictures integrated into the episodes of the new season, which [...]