Giant Wheel Taps Atlantyca to Distribute ‘Taka & Maka’

Giant Wheel Animation has appointed Atlantyca Entertainment as its distribution partner for the animated series Taka & Maka. The three-year agreement sees Atlantyca holding the ... Continue Reading →

‘Randy Cunningham’ Season 2 Starts Production

Disney Europe Middle East & Africa has begun of production on a second series of the action-packed animated comedy, Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja. Set to return to screens from ... Continue Reading →

CN Picks Up 2 Holiday Specials from Cake

London-based distributor Cake today has sold the holiday specials A Monsterous Holiday and The Naughty List to Cartoon Network U.S. The deal builds on last year’s sale of the ... Continue Reading →

Nick Debuts New ‘Dora’ Special Sept. 22

Nickelodeon‘s beloved preschooler star returns for a new primetime special, Dora’s Great Roller Skate Adventure, premiering Sunday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT). In the half-hour ... Continue Reading →
Joe Grant

The Legendary, Undefinable Joe Grant

In an industry noted for producing “legends,” Joe Grant is in the A-list of legends. Joe got his start working as a print cartoonist for the now-defunct newspaper the Los ... Continue Reading →
Hayao Miyazaki

Miyazaki’s Retirement Boosts B.O. for ‘The Wind Rises’

Looks like retirement has so far been a good career move for Hayao Miyazaki. Following the animation master’s announcement last week at the Venice Film Festival that he is retiring ... Continue Reading →

U.K., France Top Cartoon Tributes Noms

Fifteen European companies will share the spotlight at the upcoming Cartoon Tributes, whose awards recognize broadcasters, investors and distributor; and producers that have contributed ... Continue Reading →
Ian Lambur

Guru Appoints Lambur Director of Sales

Guru Studio has appointed Ian Lambur to the new role of director of sales. Reporting to VP Mary Bredin, Lambur will manage worldwide sales of the company’s programs, which include ... Continue Reading →

9 Story to Distribute Glaz’s ‘Haunted Tales’

9 Story Entertainment’s distribution arm has acquired worldwide distribution and licensing rights (excluding Brazil) to the animated comedy series Haunted Tales for Wicked Kids. Produced ... Continue Reading →

TAC Reinvents Itself for 10-Year Anniversary

TAC, The Animation Conference, has undergone some big changes for its 10th anniversary this year including a new vision, a new venue and an additional day. This year’s conference ... Continue Reading →