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GKIDS Brings ‘Zarafa’ to NYC July 3

GKIDS will present English and French-language screenings of Prima Linea’s Zarafa at the IFC Center in New York City beginning July 3, with wider North American roll-out to follow. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peppa Pig’ Packs Bags for China

Entertainment One Licensing has cut a deal with national broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) that will bring the hit preschool series Peppa Pig to the country’s CCTV 14 ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: Executives to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of executives to watch. They are: Pierre Belaïsch — CEO, Gaumont Animation Melissa Boag — VP ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS, Ilion, CN Draw Attention as 2015 Annecy, MIFA Kicks Off

The Annecy festival is off to a roaring start, with a record number of accreditations for the MIFA market resulting in big deals being announced to kick off the festival. First, GKIDS ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Zagreb Names 2015 Winners

Organizers of the 25th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb have announced the winners of this year’s competition, which over six days brought more than 300 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jurassic World’ Posts Massive $512 Million Worldwide Opening

Jurassic World had a historic weekend as it racked up the second-highest-grossing opening weekend of all time. The Universal pic’s $205 million domestic gross was just shy of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Get Smurfy’ Cast List Unveiled

In honor of Global Smurfs Day this Sunday, June 14, Sony Pictures Animation announced the all-star cast of the upcoming fully CG-animated feature film adventure Get Smurfy, set for ... Continue Reading →
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Cyber Groups’ ‘Zorro’ Set for MIPJunior TV Premiere

MIPJunior has announced that the 2015 MIPJunior World Premiere TV Screening will be Cyber Group Studios’ Zorro: The Chronicles (26 x 22). The CG-animated action-comedy is aimed ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Enters China with Sunshine Partnership

9 Story Media Group has entered into an agreement with Beijing Sunshine Culture and Communication Co., Ltd., a leading Chinese media company. The deal gives Sunshine all rights within ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Steps Up With Leading Role at Annecy

With this year’s Annecy festival celebrating the contributions of women animators, it was clear that the organization Women in Animation had to take a big role at this year’s event. Last ... Continue Reading →