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5th Corfu Animation Fest Celebrates Europe

The fifth edition of Be There! Corfu Animation Festival — taking place on the charming Greek island this October 15-18 — will present an overall theme and eight separate ... Continue Reading →
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TIFF Plans Major Stop-Motion Retrospective

The Toronto International Film Festival (www.tiff.net) will be presenting a pan-genre retrospective on the art of stop-motion animation at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto, running ... Continue Reading →
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Pop Twist Takes on ‘Little Big Panda’

L.A.-based distributor Pop Twist Entertainment has taken on rights for 3D animated film Little Big Panda, on behalf of Benchmark Entertainment Picture Productions GmbH. Pop Twist will ... Continue Reading →
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Rainbow Acquires Bardel

Rainbow, the largest studio in Europe, has acquired Canadian animation studio Bardel. Rainbow is a content powerhouse with a presence in more than 150 countries through hit shows that ... Continue Reading →
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Brown Bag, Cyber Group Team on ‘Gilbert & Allie’

Brown Bag Films and Cyber Group Studios have launched production on Gilbert & Allie, a new 52 X 11 min. animated series that has been acquired by Disney Channel EMEA. Created and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Debuts New Halloween ‘Mickey’ Short

If you’re looking for an early animation Halloween treat, check out the new Mickey Mouse short titled “Black and White” debuting Oct. 2 at 9:25 on Disney Channel. The new episode ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Develops Animated ‘Ghostbusters’ Feature

With Ghostbusters returning to the screen in Paul Feig’s live-action reboot, Sony is looking to expand the franchise further by putting an animated feature into development. Original ... Continue Reading →
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Web Content Launches DC Super Hero Girls

DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Mattel launched this week the DC Super Hero Girls initiative, which includes the first in a series of animated digital shorts. Titled ... Continue Reading →
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Sarah Michelle Gellar Joins ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Cast

Sarah Michelle Gellar has joined the voice cast of Star Wars Rebels, which debuts its second season Oct. 14 on Disney XD, as the cunning and crafty Seventh Sister Inquisitor. A master ... Continue Reading →
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Pre MIP Sales: ‘Floogals,’ ‘Zack and Quack,’ ‘Grizzy and the Lemmings’

With MIP Junior and MIPCOM set to swing into action this weekend, the deals are already starting to fly fast and furiously. Here’s some of the most-recent: Zodiak Kids has pre-sold ... Continue Reading →