Spacetoon Launches First Co-Pro ‘Mia’

Free-to-air kids’ channel Spacetoon, which broadcasts in Arabic to 22 countries and over 130 million viewers, announces the arrival of its first co-production, the CG-animated ... Continue Reading →

‘Mermaids on Mars’ Takes Animation Prize at Carmel Fest

Athena Studios of Emeryville, California announces that its original stop-motion animated short Mermaids on Mars was awarded the Best Animation honors at the 2015 Carmel International ... Continue Reading →

Henson, France TV Partner on ‘Dinosaur Train’ Shorts

The Jim Henson Company has teamed up with France Televisions for the production of a series of alphabet-themed educational shorts based on the Emmy-nominated animated series Dinosaur ... Continue Reading →
Jason Isaacs

Jason Isaacs Sinks Teeth into ‘Happy Family’ Role

British actor Jason Isaacs, perhaps best known for his turn as Lucius Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, has signed on to voice the villain of Timeless Films and Ambient ... Continue Reading →

Saban Brands Appoints Five New Execs

Saban Brands continues to make new executive appointments, naming five new top level people to key positions. The new appointments go to Tori Cook, now SVP of Global Retail Business ... Continue Reading →

‘Wild Kratts’ a Go in Oz

9 Story Media Group has secured several deals for Australian distribution of its hit animated adventure series Wild Kratts, including a broadcast agreement with Channel Nine’s ... Continue Reading →

Cottonwood Sets Asia TV Forum Slate

David Michel’s Cottonwood Media will be bringing two animated series based on Random House publishing properties to the Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF), taking place December ... Continue Reading →

Best of Animayo Fest Coming to L.A.

Highlights from the Animayo animation, VFX and videogames festival — which this year celebrated its tenth anniversary in Gran Canaria, Spain — will be presented in Los Angeles ... Continue Reading →

4th World Animation and VFX Summit Kicks Off in Marina del Rey

Animation directors, producers, financers, agents, artists, and writers from around the globe will gather Nov. 2 at the Marina del Rey Yacht Club for the World Animation and VFX Summit. Now ... Continue Reading →

Gnomon Alumni Panel to Offer Tips on Breaking In

The Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Games & Animation is presenting Nov. 5 a panel discussion titled How to Break into the Industry — Alumni Panel, featuring a quartet of former ... Continue Reading →