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Breakthrough to Develop Animated Atwood Tale

Toronto-based content distributor and producer Breakthrough Entertainment has optioned Wandering Wenda & Friends, the critically acclaimed children’s book series written by celebrated ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Seeks Phyllis Craig Scholarship Applicants

The Phyllis Craig Scholarship Award Committee of Women In Animation International is still taking applications for the 2012 Scholarship Award. Every year a $1000 scholarship is given ... Continue Reading →
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MIPTV: PGS Offers 4 New Seasons of Hit Toons

Leading international brand managers PGS Entertainment have revealed their toon slate for the MIPTV market, which kicks off in Cannes next week. Four new seasons of popular and award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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MIPTV: Aardman Secures ‘Snowman 2' TV Rights

Aardman Rights, the distribution arm of the Bristol-based animation powerhouse, has partnered with the U.K.’s Channel 4 as international TV distributor for the brand new sequel to ... Continue Reading →
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The Buzz on Disney Junior’s New ‘Quiet Is…’

Last week, Disney Junior premiered a charming new, original stop-motion show designed to help toddlers get ready for bed. The 10 x two-minute show was created by Glasgow, Scotland-based ... Continue Reading →
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NYICFF Announces Winners

The New York International Children’s Film Festival has announced the winners of the 2012 fest, with Hiroyuki Okiura’s animated A Letter to Momo nabbing the top feature prize and ... Continue Reading →
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MIPTV: Henson Seeks Partners for ‘ImaginOcean’

The Jim Henson Company is hard at work developing a new animated children’s series, ImaginOcean, based on the acclaimed Off-Broadway musical John Tartaglia’s ImaginOcean. The musical ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Highlights Toon Details at L.A. Upfront

Nickelodeon announced more details about its upcoming animated shows at today’s upfront presentation in Los Angeles. Cabler president Cyma Zarghami confirmed Nick’s dedication to ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio Acquires Futuremark Animation Studio

Angry Birds creator Rovio Entertainment has acquired Futuremark Games Studio, the gaming arm of software developer Futuremark. “They are an incredibly talented and experienced team, ... Continue Reading →
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Three DHX Preschool Shows to Stream on Netflix

Toronto’s TV producer and distributor DHX Media has signed its first content deal with Netflix, offering three of its animated preschool shows—Franny’s Feet, Bo On The Go! and ... Continue Reading →