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Rhythm & Hues Declares Bankruptcy

We were sad to hear that legendary vfx and animation studio Rhythm & Hues has filed for bankruptcy after a deal for Indian-based Prime Focus to buy the Oscar-winning house fell ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Greenlights New ‘Lalaloopsy’ Preschool Toon

MGA’s Lalaloopsy rag dolls are getting their own animated Nickelodeon series. Nick announced today that it has ordered 52 episodes of the animated preschool series, Lalaloopsy, set ... Continue Reading →
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Three Stones Media Introduces Animation Fund

U.K.-based indie outfit Three Stones Media has launched an Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) fund to promote production of animated kids’ projects including the twice BAFTA-nominated ... Continue Reading →
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Shotgun Introduces New Unified Toolset and Prices

Shotgun Software is offering a new new integrated package and price point for its popular production management system. The tool now encompasses production tracking, scheduling, review ... Continue Reading →
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Little Airplane’s ‘Small Potatoes’ Star in Musical Movie

Little Airplane Productions are taking the star spuds of their pre-k series Small Potatoes on a feature-length musical adventure as the animated movie Meet the Small Potatoes premieres ... Continue Reading →
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‘Story Isn’t Over’ for Catalan, Chinese Co-Pro

Televisio de Catalunya, the public television organization for the Spanish region, has announced a new step forward in international co-productions for the area’s toon industry as ... Continue Reading →
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Maggie Simpson Short Crawls Back to Theaters

Maggie is back! Fox has brought back the Oscar-nominated short Maggie Simpson in “The Longest Daycare”, to select theaters this month to increase awareness of the project, directed ... Continue Reading →
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Oz Says He’d Love to Voice Yoda Again

In the wake of news that Yoda may be one of the central figures in Disney/LucasFilm’s upcoming Star Wars films, actor/director/writer Frank Oz says he would love to be the voice of ... Continue Reading →
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Hand-Painted Van Gogh Movie Is a Go

A hand-painted animated feature about the death of famous Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh has been picked up by U.K. sales and finance outfit Bankside Films. According to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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Universal-Illumination to Reboot Seuss’s ‘Grinch’

Universal Studios and its Illumination Entertainment animation division are banking that Dr. Seuss fans have sufficiently recovered from the much-maligned Jim Carrey take on the green ... Continue Reading →