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Stadermann to Direct ‘Maya the Bee’ Movie

Flying Bark Productions’ managing director Jim Ballantine has announced the director, producer and line producer for the CG-animated feature, Maya the Bee. Alexs Stadermann has been ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media Signs VOD Deal with HOOPLA

Toronto and L.A.-based children’s entertainment producer and distributor DHX Media has signed a major new VOD deal with Midwest Tape-owned digital platform HOOPLA. This is the first ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk Kicks Off ‘Gwen & Dave’ Animation Contest

Autodesk is calling on artists/aspiring travel agents to design the ultimate animated getaway for Gwen and Dave–stars of the new short from Autodesk and Hatch Studios–for ... Continue Reading →
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LCAD Announces Stephen Chiodo Master Class

Laguna College of Art & Design has announced the Animation Master Class for Summer 2013 will feature stop-motion maestro Stephen Chiodo (Vincent, Team America, Elf, The Simpsons, ... Continue Reading →
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Long Weekend News: ‘Tad,’ ‘Simpsons,’ ‘Planet Earth’

It was another big weekend of awards for animated titles. Fox-TV’s long-running animated series The Simpsons received a Writers Guild honor for the episode “Ned and Edna’s Blend ... Continue Reading →
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Matthew Modine On Board Bakshi’s ‘Coney Island’

Over the weekend, we got word that actor Matthew Modine has signed up to voice the lead character in Ralph Bakshi’s upcoming short The Last Days of Coney Island. The project which ... Continue Reading →
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Canal+ Hunts Down Monster’s ‘I’m a Dinosaur’

Canal+ France has picked up the series I’m a Dinosaur (52 x 2) which was produced by Canadian based Huminah Huminah Animation. The series has also recently been picked up by Discovery ... Continue Reading →
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Bejuba! Serves Up Third Season of Alien Toon ‘Jack’

Canada’s Bejuba! Entertainment has picked up the TV and home entertainment rights (worldwide excluding Australia and Asia) for the award winning 6-9 CGI animated series, Jack. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gladiators of Rome’ to Open L.A. Italia Festival

Iginio Straffi’s much-anticipated CG-animated 3-D feature Gladiators of Rome is set to open the Los Angeles-Italia Film, Fashion and Art Festival this Sunday (February 17). The Rainbow ... Continue Reading →
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‘Underdog’ Co-creator William Biggers Dies at 85

William Watts Biggers, the co-creator of the popular animated series Underdog died at 85 of undisclosed causes last Sunday. Biggers, who was also a novelist, was part of the influential ... Continue Reading →