Comcast Strikes On Demand Deal for ‘Baby Genius’

Genius Brands International has partnered with Comcast for the distribution of Baby Genius content. The deal will have Comcast making all episodes of Baby Genius Nursery Rhymes and ... Continue Reading →
Neil Court

Court Joins Brown Bag Board

Brown Bag Films has appointed Decode Entertainment co-founder Neil Court to its board of directors. Court has been advising the company on original-program development and production ... Continue Reading →

Coolabi’s ‘Scream Street’ Starts Production

Coolabi Group has begun production on a brand new stop-motion animated series called Scream Street. The company is producing 52 11-minute episodes as a co-production with the animation ... Continue Reading →
Arlene Klasky

The Other Animated Bugs

With so much discussion of border crossings in the news lately, I could not help but be reminded of one of the more unusual Saturday morning cartoon shows of the last two decades: Klasky-Csupo’s ... Continue Reading →

Pitch Party 2014: Meet the Judges

The upcoming July issue of Animation Magazine will feature our annual Pitch Party contest, in which we invite working artists and aspiring animators to enter their animated project ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Acquires Shotgun Software

Autodesk has agreed to acquire Shotgun Software, a developer of scalable, cloud-based production tracking, review and asset management software for the film, television and games industries. Shotgun’s ... Continue Reading →
Ben Kingsley

Disney Finds Purrfect Bagheera in Ben Kingsley

Sir Ben Kingsley, the celebrated British actor best known for his roles in Gandhi and Schindler’s List, has been tapped by Disney to provide the voice of the panther Bagheera ... Continue Reading →

Ottawa Reveals Kids Short & Series Contenders

The Ottawa International Animation Festival has announced the finalists for its Short Films for Kids and Series for Kids which will run in competition at this year’s event, taking ... Continue Reading →

Double Negative, Primes Focus World Merge

Prime Focus Limited has announced the merger of its creative services arm Prime Focus World with acclaimed feature film vfx house Double Negative to create a major effects, animation ... Continue Reading →

Disney TV Animation Starts ‘Pickle & Peanut’

Disney Television Animation has begun production on Pickle & Peanut, a buddy comedy series about two unlikely friends — an emotional pickle and a freewheeling peanut — voiced ... Continue Reading →