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If you have an animated project in the works, it might be a good idea to check out this year’s edition of Cartoon Forum, which takes place in Sopot, Poland, September 13-16. According to event organizer, 250 buyers and 700 participants will be attending the program, which allows animation producers [...]
New promotional material for the holiday season’s animated features are debuting on the web every day. We’ve seen photos, posters and trailers for Paramount’s The Adventures of Tintin, Sony/Aardman’s Arthur Christmas, Disney’s The Muppet Show and Warner Bros.’ Happy Feet 2 competing for fan attention, and today, it’s time for [...]
Quebec-based Oasis Animation has announced that it will be doubling its workforce and space thanks to the fact that will be working on the upcoming project Lucky Fred, a 52-episode eleven-minute children’s series to be aired on Disney Channel in Spain, France, Italy, Germany, India & Australia. Lucky Fred has [...]
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood has announced its official call for entries’ for the 39th Annual Annie Awards. The 39th Annual Annie Awards ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, February 4, 2012, at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The 2011 Annie Awards will be presented in 28 categories including [...]
French studio Mediatoon will have something to cluck about at the MIP Junior market (running in Cannes October 1-2) as it lets fly a new CG-animated series titled Chicken Town. Co-produced with Ellipsanime and 1st Day studios, the 39 x 8’ series will be aimed at kids six and up. [...]
Aniboom Virtual Studio (aniboom.com) has released a new service: The Aniboom Animation Marketplace, which will address the needs of production studios and companies to complement their production and creative capabilities with qualified, professional and cost-efficient animation resources for projects of various types and sizes. The Marketplace offers solutions for a [...]
Just when we thought that every celebrity in the world has already guest starred on The Simpsons, we learn that Lady Gaga has been added to the already-colorful guest list of the long-running FOX TV series. According to ew.com, the best-selling recording artist will pop up on an episode in [...]
Walt Disney Studios and Pixar Animation Studios chief creative officer John Lasseter was joined by deputy postmaster general Ronald Stroman at top Disney fan event D23 Expo over the weekend to unveil the new USPS Send a Hello Forever stamp series. Characters from five popular Disney/Pixar movies grace the Send [...]
Despite the sweltering summer heat, the holiday season is nearly upon us. To help you get into the spirit of the season, Sony has launched a new online contest for a chance to attend the premiere of Aardman Animations/Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming film, Arthur Christmas. For your chance to win, [...]
Singapore’s leading stereoscopic 3D CG animation house Tiny Island Productions has been tapped to produce the animation for Cartoon Network’s upcoming Ben 10: Destroy All Aliens movie. Directed by Victor Cook and Silas Hickey and based on a script by Marty Isenberg, the 66-minute movie will premiere on CN in [...]