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 →

Disney XD and Maker Partner for Talent Initiative

Disney XD and Maker Studios have united to form Disney XD by Maker, a new talent incubation program to will search out and develop fresh content creators. The initiative will foster ... Continue Reading →

Long Beach Comic Con Plans Toon Panels

Long Beach Comic Con, taking place at the Long Beach Convention Center in SoCal on September 12 and 13, has announced its lineup of special guests and panels — including a healthy ... Continue Reading →

KLIK! Announces Guests and 2015 Theme

KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival ( — taking over the beautifully modern EYE film institute building from October 27 to November 1 this year — has announced ... Continue Reading →

Alibaba Picks Up ‘Little Door Gods’

Alibaba Pictures Group — the filmmaking and investment arm of the Chinese e-commerce behemoth — has signed on as investor and principal distributor for Little Door Gods ... Continue Reading →

Milkshake Dishes Up ‘Shane the Chef’

Channel 5 has commissioned a new CG animated series called Shane the Chef for its Milkshake programming block. Produced by HoHo Entertainment (Cloudbabies, Abadas), the 52 x 11 preschool ... Continue Reading →