Third Beastly Bards Short Premiering at TIFF

Canadian studio TOGETHER: Words + Pictures for Art and Culture announces that the third installment of its “Beastly Bards” series of animated shorts, The Ballad of Immortal Joe, ... Continue Reading →

Irish Screen America Toasts Contemporary Media

The inaugural 2015 Irish Screen America (formerly Irish Film New York) aims to promote emerging Irish talent in the U.S. by showcasing the latest from native creators in film, television, ... Continue Reading →

‘Maleficent’ Director Among Gumby Fest Guests

This year’s Gumby Fest Stop Motion Festival (gumbyfest.net) will be celebrating the iconic claymation character’s 60th birthday with 16 presentations by TV and film professionals ... Continue Reading →

Key Creatives Talk Iron Maiden’s ‘Speed of Light’

Following its recent release, Iron Maiden’s animated music video for “Speed of Light,” the heavy metal band’s first single in five years, has become a bona fide viral sensation. ... Continue Reading →

Daniel McClure Appointed Prez for Bron Re-Org

The Bron group of companies based in Vancouver, Canada — Bron Studios, its genre label The Realm, Bron Releasing, Bron Animation and affiliate companies — have reorganized ... Continue Reading →

Gaumont Unveils ‘Belle and Sebastian’ at Biarritz

French studio Gaumont Animation will be unveiling its latest animated series project Belle and Sebastian (52 x 13) at the Biarritz Rendez-Vous — the local-prods-only market for ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Announces Fall Toon Premieres

Nickelodeon will be offering a cornucopia of delights from its animation harvest, with new toon episodes jump started its fall lineup on Friday, September 18. This will see the return ... Continue Reading →

Torill Kove Receives Norway’s Top Cultural Prize

Oscar-winning National Film Board of Canada animator Torill Kove receives the coveted Anders Jahre Prize for the Arts in her native Norway on September 3. The nation’s most revered ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Announces Feature Contestants

The Ottawa International Animation Festival, the leading toon-centric fest in North America, announces its official selection for its Grand Prize for Best Animated Feature at this year’s ... Continue Reading →

Moonbot Reveals ‘Taking Flight’

Just launched today is a website and trailer for the latest short project from Moonbot Studios (The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore). The film is titled Taking Flight ... Continue Reading →