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Original online animated series Dick Figures has nabbed a top spot as the number one Animated Show on YouTube, having generated over 10 million views in the month of August. The show, which just closed its second season, is produced by Six Point Harness and distributed by Mondo Media via [...]
Interactive pen display leader Wacom has revealed its newest must-have tech tool for designers, illustrators, animators and video editors: the Cintiq 24HD. The 24-inch HD (1920 x 1200) widescreen display provides realistic color, new ergonomics features like a counter-weighted stand for multiple working postures, redesigned screen frame for resting the [...]
Prepare for a splash landing as the new season of the CG-animated “mini-movie” series Star Wars: The Clone Wars debuts this Friday, September 16 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network. In this new installment, Senator Padmé and her Jedi and clone protectors are sent to the previously unseen water [...]
Newly formed Australian artist team ZZZ Collective has blitzed the 2011 GRAPHIC Animation Competition with Run Amok. The toon came out on top after three rounds of voting, with new elements being introduced at each round for incorporation into the story. The international animation contest was organized by the Sydney [...]
Toronto-based Portfolio Entertainment will launch the new one-hour animated movie Young Abraham at MIPCOM. Produced by BKC, the 48-minute CG-animated offering merges cutting-edge production values with a classic storyline. Directed by Todd Shaffer and written by Ron Mezey, the movie portrays the iconic Abraham as a courageous boy who dared to [...]
Mango Distribution has signed to rep Sanrio Digital’s new CG-animated series Hello Kitty and Friends. Mango will sell the 52 x 13 series at the upcoming MIPCOM market in France. The series targets children at 2 to 6 and features the evergreen Hello Kitty character and her friends, Dear Daniel, [...]
The Jim Henson Company has appointed Richard Goldsmith as exec VP of Global Distribution. Goldsmith will lead global sales at MIP Junior and MIPCOM for the company’s titles across all platforms, and reports to Henson president and COO Peter Schube. At MIPCOM, Goldsmith and his team will focus on Henson’s [...]
Mark another win for Bender, Fry and the hard-working gang at Comedy Central’s Futurama. Exec produced by Matt Groening, David X. Cohen and Ken Keeler, the episode “The Late Philip J. Fry” took home the Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program on Saturday (Sep. 10) at the Creative Emmy Award ceremony. [...]
Agent Sterling Archer returns for duty in a special three-part show on FX this Thursday (Sept. 15) at 10:30 p.m. Although the third season of the popular FX show doesn’t officially begin until January, FX is keeping the interest alive by offering a special three-week return. In the new episode, [...]
Samuel L. Jackson, Leonard Nimoy, Jeff Goldblum and Abigail Breslin have joined the voice cast for Triggerfish Animation Studios’ upcoming CG-animated feature Zambezia 3D. The 3D South African pic, which is repped by Cinema Management Group (CMG), will also showcase the voice talents of Richard E. Grant, Jim Cummings, Jennifer [...]