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Producer Reveals ‘Castlevania’ Animation Plans

Fandom film producer Adi Shankar (Punisher: Dirty Laundry, Judge Dredd: Superfiend)  revealed on his Facebook page that he will be producing a “super violent Castlevania mini-series” ... Continue Reading →
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Mexican Animation Showcase in LA Aug. 30

Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film and Television is partnering with the Guadalajara Film Festival to present a Mexican Animation Showcase this Sunday, August 30. The evening ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio Cutting a Third of Workforce

Rovio Entertainment, the Finnish mobile game company behind 2009’s break-out hit Angry Birds, has announced it will be laying off more than a third of its staff, citing a need to ... Continue Reading →
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Student Academy Awards Winners Announced

The 15 winners of the 42nd Student Academy Awards competition have been announced, including three Animation prize takers. The Academy received a record number of entries this year ... Continue Reading →
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Disney TV Animation Appoints Key Execs

Following up Disney Television Animation’s most successful year ever, the company has made several key executive appointments to help further the content development pipelines ... Continue Reading →
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Animated ‘Bear Hunt’ Set for Channel 4

U.K’s Channel 4 has commissioned an animated special based on the popular illustrated children’s book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, written by Michael Rosen and illustrated ... Continue Reading →
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Annies Open Entries Sept. 1

ASIFA-Hollywood announces that its Call for Entries for the 43rd Annual Annie Awards will open September 1, 2015. The Awards ceremony will be held February 6, 2016 at UCLA’s Royce ... Continue Reading →
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‘Truffle Pig’ Blends 2D and Oculus VR

Los Angeles studio Gentleman Scholar has revealed an intriguing new project that immerses viewers into animated virtual reality. The Oculus Rift experience, Truffle Pig, combines 2D ... Continue Reading →
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Cinekid Unveils JCM Lineup

Cinekid’s Junior Co-production Market (JCM) has completed its lineup for the 12th edition, which will see 30 children’s media projects in development presented in Amsterdam ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Nabs NorAm Rights to Ghibli’s ‘Only Yesterday’

GKIDS has inked a distribution agreement with Studio Ghibli to bring the “unseen masterpiece” Only Yesterday to North America. Negotiated by Eric Beckman from GKIDS and ... Continue Reading →