The Rubbish World of Dave Spud

Johnny Vegas Takes on ‘Rubbish World’ in Illuminated Films CITV Toon

CITV in the UK has commissioned a brand-new animated comedy adventure series from The Illuminated Film Company: The Rubbish World of Dave Spud, starring popular comedian and TV personality ... Continue Reading →
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Fox and Locksmith Reveal First Team-Up As ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’

Having last month announced a multi-year production partnership, 20th Century Fox and U.K.-based CG shop Locksmith Animation have announced their first joint project will be Ron’s ... Continue Reading →
The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom

Screen Novelties Scares Up Stop-Mo Magic for ‘SpongeBob’ Special

It’s not a trick, but it’s definitely a treat: SpongeBob SquarePants is returning to stop-motion for a Halloween-themed special titled The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom, premiering ... Continue Reading →
Bill Damaschke

Damaschke to Lead Animation Division at Skydance

Bill Damaschke, the former CCO of DreamWorks Animation, has been tapped to head the Animation and Family division at Skydance Media. The animation veteran, who spent over 20 years at ... Continue Reading →
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VES Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Honorees

Marking its milestone 20th anniversary, the Visual Effects Society has announced the inaugural VES Hall of Fame, and the industry luminaries set for the first round of inductions. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Beyblade Burst’ Lets GEN BEY Campaign Rip

Fans of Beyblade are getting a whole new level of interaction with their favorite battling top/TV show brand as SUNRIGHTS INC has launched GEN BEY — an official, online campaign ... Continue Reading →
Go Away, Unicorn!

Sonar Starts Production on ‘Go Away, Unicorn!’ for Disney, Corus

Sonar Entertainment (Counterfeit Cat) has kicked off production on its animated children’s book adaptation Go Away, Unicorn!, a 52 x 11’ series plus 10 x 2’ shorts package aimed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fairly OddParents’ Creator Butch Hartman Boards pocket.watch

Cross-platform children’s media brand pocket.watch has partnered with famed cartoon creator Butch Hartman (The Fairly OddParents, Danny Phantom, T.U.F.F. Puppy, Bunsen Is a Beast) ... Continue Reading →
The Highway Rat

David Tennant Leads Cast of Magic Light’s ‘Highway Rat’ for BBC

Oscar-nominated Magic Light Pictures is bringing another magical tale from top UK picture book duo Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler to screens, with The Highway Rat set to debut on ... Continue Reading →
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MIP: New Series Bring Magical, Caring & Comical Characters to Cannes

Dandelooo (France) will be strutting their mutt Stinky Dog on home turf once again, following the (52 x 13′) 2D buddy comedy’s warm reception at Cartoon Forum in Toulouse. ... Continue Reading →