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‘Luxo Jr.’ Named to U.S. National Film Registry

Luxo Jr., the 1986 computer-animated short film directed by John Lasseter, has been named to the National Film Registry of the U.S. Library of Congress. The registry selects each year ... Continue Reading →
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FXX Picks Up ADHD Program Block

Fox’s Animation Domination High-Def block has a new home, debuting Jan. 22 on FXX with new episodes of Lucas Bros. Moving Co. and Stone Quackers. Fans will get a sneak peek of ... Continue Reading →
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Mimic Opens Mo-Cap Stage in Berlin

Mimic Productions, most well known for its high-end facial animation services, has added to its repertoire by introducing body motion capture to its clients with a new high-fidelity ... Continue Reading →
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Nick, Nick Jr. Coming to Pay TV in Mideast, North Africa

Viacom International Media Networks will expand its offerings on OSN, the leading pay TV network in the Middle East and North Africa region, with the addition of three new 24-hour channels. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Pet Pals’ Flick Heads Down Under

Gruppo Alcuni’s latest Pet Pals movie Pet Pals – Marco Polo’s Code has been picked up by VM Distribution for Australia and New Zealand. The deal includes home video ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wakfu’ Gets New Asia Broadcasters

Ankama has signed new deals for its popular animated series Wakfu across Asia and the Pacific. In a few weeks, viewers of Australia’s Network 10 and Malaysia’s ntv7 will ... Continue Reading →
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‘Clifford’ Creator Norman Bridwell Dies

Norman Bridwell, who achieved incredible success with his seminal children’s book creation Clifford the Big Red Dog, has died at age 86. According to an announcement from his ... Continue Reading →
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Kids Animation Rife with Violent Death Says Study

A new study published in the Christmas issue of the British Medical Journal suggests that, while less graphic than a live-action gore fest, children’s animated films seem to feature ... Continue Reading →
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Frederator Network Takes on 185 New Channels

Channel Frederator Network continues to establish itself as a go-to global animation destination online by bringing on board 185 new channels. New signees like Domics, Lee Hardcastle ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gigglebug’ Series Presells to 10 Countries

Helsinki-based Gigglebug Entertainment has kicked off production on a preschool-targeted TV series, Gigglebug, with 10 broadcasters already on board. The show follows the company’s ... Continue Reading →