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Focus, LAIKA Reunite for ‘Boxtrolls’ in 2014

Focus Features and Oregon-based animation house LAIKA, the companies behind the Oscar-nomninated stop-motion film ParaNorman, have announced their third collaborative project is set ... Continue Reading →
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Foundation, Zodiak, High1 Co-Pro Toon Slate

The Foundation, U.K. production company Zodiak Kids and Korea-based animation studio High1 Entertainment have announced they will begin development on a three-project slate of kids’ ... Continue Reading →
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Carrington Joins HIT as Head of Content & Production

Children’s entertainment producer/rights holder HIT Entertainment has announced the appointment of Michael Carrington to the newly created position of Head of Content and Production, ... Continue Reading →
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KidsCo & Syfy Launch Syfy Kids Block

International kiddy channel KidsCo has announced a new partnership with NBCUniversal’s Syfy channel to launch a dedicated programming block aimed at sci fi fans 6-10 years old, Syfy ... Continue Reading →
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‘Life of Pi’ & ‘Brave’ Top VES Winners

The creative team behind the vfx of Ang Lee’s literary adaptation Life of Pi (lead by Rhythm & Hues)—which featured stormy seas, a photoreal Bengal tiger and more—took home ... Continue Reading →
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Third Season of ‘Geronimo Stilton’ Goes into Production

Production has begun on the third season of Atlantyca Entertainment and Moonscoop’s popular 2D-animated series Geronimo Stilton. The 78 x 23 series, which is produced with the participation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman’ Moved Back to March ’14

The release date for DreamWorks Animation’s much-anticipated CG-animated feature Mr. Peabody & Sherman has changed from Nov. this year to March 7, 2014. The film, which will ... Continue Reading →
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BrainZoo Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Series

L.A.-based animation shop BrainZoo Studios has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its popular short Pepe & Lucas. The crowd-sourcing plan is to adapt the eight-minute short about ... Continue Reading →
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Digibook Reveals Behind the Scenes of ‘ParaNorman’

Just in time for the Academy Awards ramp-up, the acclaimed team of Oregon’s LAIKA Studios is offering an interactive, all-digital look behind the scenes of their Oscar nominated 3-D ... Continue Reading →
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Nottingham’s ‘Sendokai,’ ‘Jokebox’ Set for Turner LatAm

Spain-based Nottingham Forest is partnering with Turner Broadcasting System to broadcast the animated series Sendokai Champions and Jokebox in over 50 countries in Latin America. Sendokai ... Continue Reading →