Redboard Arms Itself with Shotgun

Redboard, a pre-production tool currently used in U.K. toons Tree Fu Tom (Blue Zoo, BBC), Chuggington (Ludorum), Q Pootle 5 (Snapper Prod.) and Fireman Sam (Hit Ent.) developed by Hibbert ... Continue Reading →

DQ Details Q2 Deals

Entertainment producer/distributor DQ Entertainment has released a summary of its raft of co-production and licensing deals completed during its second fiscal quarter and at the MIPCOM ... Continue Reading →

PGS Makes Playdate with ‘Super Four’

Programming distributor/brand manager PGS Entertainment has secured media rights to a new CG-animated series inspired by the popular Playmobil brand, Super Four. PGS will represent ... Continue Reading →

Andy Serkis’ Imaginarium to Produce ‘Bone Season’

The Imaginarium, a U.K.-based production company founded by actor Andy Serkis and producer Jonathan Cavendish, has inked a one-year, first-look deal with 20th Century Fox, Deadline ... Continue Reading →
Sander Schwartz

Sander Schwartz Launches New Indie Venture

Former FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment exec VP Sander Schwartz is forming an indie TV production company, according to TBI Vision’s Jesse Whittock. The TV animation ... Continue Reading →

Quebec City’s Cartoon Connection Focuses on Animation

Quebec City will host the 2013 edition of Cartoon Connection Canada and Mini Pixel October 28 to 31 at Loews Hôtel Le Concorde. Distributors and producers of animation and video game ... Continue Reading →

New Eps. of ‘Arthur’ and ‘Martha Speaks’ Debut on PBS

PBS Kids will premiere new episodes of popular animated children’s series Arthur and Martha Speaks, beginning November 11. The new outings feature guest voice actors Alan Cumming ... Continue Reading →
Amber Tozer

Comic Amber Tozer Working on Fox ADHD Show

Fox’s Saturday night animation block Animation Domination High-Def is on aboard a new series by up-and-coming Los Angeles comic Amber Tozer, called The Tozer Show. ... Continue Reading →

New DVDs: ‘DreamWorks Holiday Classics’ and More

It’s one of those off weeks in which we don’t have a lot of high-voltage animated titles hitting the home entertainment market. However, if you look closer, you can still ... Continue Reading →

Kidobi Launches Literacy App with Simon & Schuster

Online video platform Kidobi and major publisher Simon & Schuster have teamed up for a new web app, called Ready-to-Read, which provides book recommendations for early readers ages ... Continue Reading →