Mickey Mouse to Star in New Disney 2D Shorts

Watch out all you young whippersnapper toons. Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks’s 85-year-old character, Mickey Mouse, is coming back in a new short-form series of 2D cartoons. You can sample ... Continue Reading →

Luxology Prepares Modo 701 Release

CG and vfx software developer Luxology has announced the release of MODO 701. The company says this new major release of Modo will significantly enhance the modeling, sculpting, animation, ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Movie Showcases Robust Euro Slate

Last week, 56 animated projects from 20 European countries were the subject of panels, screenings and financing talks at the 15th edition of Cartoon Movie, the co-production forum takes ... Continue Reading →

‘Star Wars: Clone Wars’ Ends Run on Cartoon Network

Lucasfilm has announced that Star Wars: Clone Wars has ended its run on Cartoon Network. “As we enter into an exciting new era focused on the next Star Wars trilogy, Lucasfilm ... Continue Reading →

ARRI, Trixster Form Toon Alliance

Post-production house and global sales company ARRI has joined forces with vfx and animation studio Trixter to produce new animated feature projects. The companies, both based in Munich, ... Continue Reading →

‘Toby’s Travelling Circus’ Goes on World Tour

The U.K.’s Komixx Entertainment Ltd. family entertainment company has announced four more international broadcasters for its successful kids’ series Toby’s Travelling ... Continue Reading →

Alphanim Rebrands as Gaumont Animation

French toon studio Alphanim, which was established in 1997 and has been part of the Gaumont Group since 2007, is being rebranded as Gaumont Animation. The first deal to be unveiled ... Continue Reading →

Al Jazeera Children’s Channel to Offer Disney Content

Al Jazeera Children’s Channel (JCC) recently announced a new free TV agreement with Disney, Middle East and North Africa (MENA). JCC, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science ... Continue Reading →

DQE’s ‘Jungle Book’ Wins Top TV Animation Prize

DQ Entertainment’s The Jungle Book won the Best Indian Animated TV Series Award at the Infocom/Assocham EME ceremony last weekend. Creative director Siddharth Vasudev, received the ... Continue Reading →

Ireland’s Brown Bag Launches Digital Division

Dublin-based animation studio Brown Bag Films has launched a new digital division that will focus on the company’s tablet, mobile and web ventures as well as developing new IP. Digital ... Continue Reading →