Tinpo

CBeebies Ties Up with ‘Tinpo’ with AGE Order

American Greetings Entertainment — with partners Dentsu and OLM and in association production studios Sprite Ent. and OLM Digital — has kicked off production of a new construction-themed ... Continue Reading →
Anna & Froga

Book Adaptation Series ‘Anna & Froga’ Gets BBCW Development Deal

France’s Vanilla Seed, Superprod and Chouette Company have secured a development deal with UK-based BBC Worldwide for Anna & Froga, a 65 x 5 min. “CG claymation” ... Continue Reading →
Coco

Pixar Reveals New ‘Coco’ Clip, Featurette & First VR Project

Disney-Pixar is offering us a much-needed pick me up, thanks to its musical Day of the Dead feature Coco (Nov. 22). Check out a trio of new videos related to the upcoming adventure ... Continue Reading →
Marc du Pontavice

MIPCOM: Talking Toons with Xilam’s Du Pontavice

We had a chance to catch up with Marc Du Pontavice, president of Xilam Animation, who is attending MIPCOM with his brand new animated series Mr. Magoo. Du Pontavice is the mastermind ... Continue Reading →
Big Hero 6: Baymax Returns

‘Big Hero 6′ Series Launches with ‘Baymax Returns’ Movie Nov. 20

The highly anticipated 2D follow-up to the Oscar winning Disney/Marvel feature will be blasting off next month, as Big Hero 6: The Series launches with a one-hour special “Baymax ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM News Bytes: Atlantyca, Bejuba!, Planeta Junior, WDR

Atlantyca Entertainment has inked a broadcast deal with Rai (Italy) to broadcast a 52 x 11′ package of the popular, fast-paced kids’ comedy horror series Scream Street from ... Continue Reading →
Jen Cadic

Jen Cadic Upped to Head of Production at Flight School

Dallas-based new media creative studio Flight School has promoted Jen Cadic to the newly created role of Head of Production, following the successful launch of the company’s first ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana, WeKids & Toon Boom Launch IP Incubator in China

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, WeKids and Toon Boom Animation are expanding their existing partnership in China and launching a local kids’ animation incubator competition, ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Rebrands Toronto Studio as “Brown Bag Films”

9 Story Media Group is rebranding its Toronto animation studio as Brown Bag Films. The parent company remains IDed as 9 Story Media Group, which also holds 9 Story Distribution International ... Continue Reading →
Conrad Vernon

‘Sausage Party’ Director Conrad Vernon Conjures ‘Addams Family’ Flick

Veteran animation artist, writer, director and voice artist Conrad Vernon has signed on to direct MGM’s upcoming animated The Addams Family feature, according to Variety. Vernon, ... Continue Reading →