Floyd Norman

Disney Legend Floyd Norman to Be Honored with Ford Freedom Award

The 19th Annual Ford Freedom Award ceremony will put the spotlight on veteran Disney animator Floyd Norman next Monday, May 22. Norman, a Ford Freedom Scholar, will be in attendance ... Continue Reading →
Monkey King: Hero is Back

Cannes China Focus Includes ‘Monkey King,’ ‘Have a Nice Day,’ ‘Dragonkeeper’

This year’s Cannes film confab will put the spotlight on the opportunities in one of the world’s largest markets on May 19. As part of the China Co-Production Day, the CNC, Marché ... Continue Reading →
Duck Duck Goose

Original Force’s ‘Duck Duck Goose’ Takes Wing with Open Road

Open Road Films has acquired all US rights to animated family comedy Duck Duck Goose, produced and financed by Original Force Ltd. The deal, announced by Open Road’s CEO Tom Ortenberg ... Continue Reading →
DuckTales

Disney TV to Spotlight ‘DuckTales,’ ‘Tangled’ at D23 Expo

The ultimate House of Mouse fan event, D23 Expo will be taking over the Anaheim Convention Center in southern California from July 14 to 16. As part of the jam-packed programming, Disney ... Continue Reading →
Brad Grey

Former Paramount Chairman Brad Grey Dies Age 59

Just months after his resignation in February, the family of former Paramount Pictures chairman Brad Grey has shared that the Hollywood luminary died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles, ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Details 2017 Highlights, People and Participants

France’s Annecy animation festival (June 12-17) and MIFA market (June 13-16) is just around the corner, and this year’s event highlights are jelling nicely. 2017 will welcome ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: Animation Dingle 2017 JAM Media put together this upbeat video breakdown of the Irish toon confab, which will return with more films, frolics and perfectly poured pints in 2018. ... Continue Reading →
The Emoji Movie

Sony Keys in New ‘Emoji Movie’ Trailer: Now with More Poo

A next-gen trailer for Sony Pictures Animation’s behind-the-screen adventure The Emoji Movie has arrived, broading our view of the colorful, complex world of mobile emoticons ... Continue Reading →
Jamie Susser

Volga Eyes Indie Animation Acquisitions at Cannes

Cannes’ most famous event, the glitzy and star-struck film festival, often overshadows the nuts-and-bolts business that goes on at the same time at the Cannes Film Market, which ... Continue Reading →
Pinkalicious & Peterrific

New PBS KIDS Series ‘Pinkalicious & Peterrific’ Premieres in 2018

At the PBS Annual Meeting on Tuesday, the debut of a new PBS KIDS animated series was announced, with Pinkalicious & Peterrific set to premiere February 19, 2018 on TV and digital ... Continue Reading →