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Lucky 13: MIPTV 2013 Toon Highlights

The spring TV season is officially in full swing when the annual MIP-TV content market returns to the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. You can get a good feel for what animation producers ... Continue Reading →
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Maxon, Adobe Execs Discuss Cineware

Maxon and Adobe unveil a revolutionary new workflow system between After Effects and Cinema 4D at NAB. There’s always an exciting buzz in the air when two big software companies join ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo TV to Sell Home Plate Ent.’s Shows

Italian distributor and producer Mondo TV has become the exclusive agent and rep for TV rights of a slate of shows by Home Plate Entertainment across Africa and the Middle East. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Butterflies’ Flies Home with Cinequest’s Top Prize

Australian director Isabel Peppard has taken home the top Animated Prize at this year’s Cinequest Intl. Film Festival in San Jose. The win makes the short eligible for a Best Animated ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Stars Drawn to ‘Roger Rabbit’ Reunion

A special screening and 25th Anniversary Reunion of the cast and crew of Robert Zemeckis’ seminal feature Who Framed Roger Rabbit packed the house at the Academy of Motion Pictures ... Continue Reading →
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Foothill’s ‘G.U.N.K. Aliens’ Invade Australia

Santa Barbara-based Foothill Entertainment’s upcoming animated series G.U.N.K. Aliens has landed on Network 10 Australia. The irreverent, 26 x half-hour toon, which is a co-pro between ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC Embraces ‘Rubbish World’

“No matter how horrible things get for Dave, there’s always room for them to get worse!” That’s how artist/creator Ed Foster describes the hero of his new animated series, The ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Plans Layoffs in Next Two Weeks

According to the Hollywood trades, Disney will be laying off employees in the next two weeks. The layoffs will come primarily from marketing and home video at the studio, with a smaller ... Continue Reading →
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Karen K. Miller Promoted to VP at Disney Channel

Karen K. Miller has been promoted to Disney Channels Worldwide’s VP of programming strategy, acquisitions and co-productions. She has been with Disney since 2011. In her new position, ... Continue Reading →
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So Stan Lee Walks out of a Bar…

If there was one take-away from last week’s WonderCon in Anaheim, it was this: the barriers between comic books, animation and live action have probably never been thinner from a ... Continue Reading →