MIPCOM: Aardman Launches New CG Series

Is the world ready for characters called Soppy Street Rappers, Bickering Babes, Nose-picker, Ninja Handyman and Dr. Inosaur? The folks at Bristol-based toon shop Aardman and DECODE ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: ShoPro’s Zatch Bell! Chimes on Cartoon Network

Following the success of its hit show, MegaMan NT Warrior on Kids’ WB!, ShoPro Ent. has found a U.S. home for another hot Japanese property. Company senior VP and producer John ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Antefilms, Marvel Prep New Fantastic Four Toon

Fans of Marvel Comics’ Fantastic Four franchise can look forward to a new cutting-edge animated series produced by Antefilms (Funky Cops, Code Lyoko). The series is set to premiere ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Nelvana Crows About New Chris Landreth Project

Toronto-based animation house Nelvana will be producing a new animated feature based on an epic trilogy by Calgary-born author Clem Martini. The Mob: Feather and Bone is the first novel ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM Jr.: Cookie Jar Ready to Offer the Goods

We caught up with two of the key principals at Montreal’s Cookie Jar, Sam Ewing, senior VP of sales and distributions, and Kelly Elwood, VP of marketing and licensing. They both ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Silverwing to Fly as Trilogy

Bardel Ent.’s Silverwing, an animated action/adventure series about bats, is being repackaged as a trio of movies for both broadcast and home video distribution worldwide. Under ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM Jr.: Fifi and the Flowertots Blossoms in Cannes

The man behind the global hit series, Bob the Builder, made a big splash on the Croisette this weekend as he presented his latest creation to MIPCOM Jr. attendees. Keith Chapman’s ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Anderson, Sony Launch CG Captain Scarlet

The new Thunderbirds movie may have been a no go at the box office, but the creator of the original series has big plans for re-launching another blast from the past. Gerry Anderson ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: All About DWA D’O-TER (That’s Droits d’Auteur!)

In anticipation of the MIPCOM TV market in Cannes (Oct. 4-8), our cosmopolitan and infinitely wise correspondent discusses one of the many perks of working with a French Partner. France ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Forum Fetes Fast Film

The 15th edition of Cartoon Forum concluded in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, over the weekend with the awarding of the Cartoon D’or. Five films were nominated this year but the ... Continue Reading →