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Atlantyca Spins Off IP Sales Agency

Atlantyca Entertainment, the Italian entertainment company behind the hit animated series Geronimo Stilton, launched Atlantyca IP Agency, a new branch that will focus on selling Atlantyca’s ... Continue Reading →
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Updated Fairy Tales ‘Oz’ and ‘Hansel’ Come Home

Updated re-imaginings of fairy tales have been all the rage of late, with two of the year’s highest-profile features arriving this week on home video. Up first is Oz: The Great ... Continue Reading →
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Ringling Duo Nab Toon Gold Medal at Student Oscars

Ringling College of Art and Design students Lindsey St. Pierre and Ashley Graham won the gold medal in the animation category at the 40th Student Academy Awards for their film Dia De ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Announces ‘Harmony’ Contest

Montreal-based animation software giant Toon Boom announced today at the Annecy Market the launch of its “What I Like About Harmony” contest. Open to all Harmony users around the ... Continue Reading →
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Animated Google Doodle Honors Maurice Sendak

To mark the 85th birthday of celebrated American illustrator and author Maurice Sendak, Google has created a lovely animated Doodle, which debuts on June 10. Best known for penning ... Continue Reading →
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Folman’s ‘The Congress’ Lands U.S. Distributor

Drafthouse Films and Films We Like have co-acquired North American rights to Ari Folman’s much-anticipated The Congress, starring Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Jon Hamm and Paul ... Continue Reading →
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Conan to Guest Voice on ‘Family Guy’

Conan O’Brien, who cut his teeth as a writer on The Simpsons (1992-93) before embarking on his career as a latenight talk show host, will be revisiting his toon roots. This time around, ... Continue Reading →
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Norway’s Fabelfjord to Produce ‘Dunderly’ Toon

Norwegian studio Fabelfjord is producing a new six-minute animated short based on popular children’s book series Dunderly. Targeting two to eight-year-olds, the short is set in ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Introduces Free Online Storyboarding Tool

Amazon Studios is launching Amazon Storyteller, a new free online tool (still in beta) that turns scripts into storyboards, complete with characters and dialogue that can then be shared ... Continue Reading →
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FXX Orders Danny McBride’s Animated ‘Chozen’

FXX has greenlit Chozen, an FX animated comedy pilot from Danny McBride and his Rough Pictures partners Jody Hill and David Gordon Green. The show is FXX’s first original series for ... Continue Reading →