Age of Sail

New Details Surface on Google Spotlight’s ‘Age of Sail’

Google Spotlight debuted its latest VR short Piggy at Annecy this week and has released new details about its upcoming Age of Sail title, which is directed by Oscar-winning director ... Continue Reading →
Beyblade Burst

WildBrain, YouTube Spin New Plans for Beyblade

WildBrain and YouTube have signed a two-year agreement with rights management company Sunrights to develop and manage a global YouTube strategy (excluding Asia) for Beyblade Burst. ... Continue Reading →
Seder-Masochism

10 Questions for Nina Paley Writer/Director/Producer/Animator of Seder-Masochism

We caught up with the amazing, talented and super industrious animation director Nina Paley, whose new feature Seder-Masochism is screening in competition at Annecy this month. How ... Continue Reading →
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News Bytes: ‘Bat Pat’s’ New Home, ‘Masha’s’ World Cup Fever, Fox’s Diversity Push and More

‘Bat Pat’ Flies to Toon-A-Vision Atlantyca’s animated series Bat Pat is flapping its wings to the launch of Toon-A-Vision, the new free cable TV service and only kids and family ... Continue Reading →
Nora Twomey, Saara Chaudry, and Angelina Jolie

GKIDS’ Animation Is Film Festival Sets Dates for 2018

GKIDS has announced the date for this year’s Animation Is Film festival in Los Angeles. The second annual event will take place Oct. 19 thru 21st at the TCL Chinese 6 Theater in Hollywood. ... Continue Reading →
Annecy diversity panel

Annecy Fest and Market Pledge to Promote Gender Parity

The organizers of the Annecy Festival and Market have signed a charter to promote gender parity and diversity at the event. The charter proposes to commit to the following: Providing ... Continue Reading →
Vikingskool

Cartoon Saloon Goes Back in Time with ‘Vikingskool’

Cartoon Saloon is preparing another great-looking animated TV series. The Irish studio, best known for features such as The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea and The Breadwinner, officially ... Continue Reading →
The Smurfs

New CG Smurfs TV Series Is Ready to Roll

The Smurfs are coming back to TV in a big way. Peyo’s little blue guys (and one gal) will be making their way to the small screen in a new CG-animated 11-minutes format show thanks ... Continue Reading →
The Missing Link

Lionsgate U.K. Picks up LAIKA’s ‘Missing Link’

LAIKA’s much-anticipated 2019 movie The Missing Link has found its home in the U.K. Lionsgate has picked up the rights from AGS Sales, and presented it at its CineEurope session in ... Continue Reading →
Where Is Anne Frank

Production Begins on Ari Folman’s Anne Frank Movie

Production has begun on Ari Folman’s much-anticipated upcoming feature Where Is Anne Frank. The Israeli director, whose previous efforts Waltz with Bashir (2008) and The Congress ... Continue Reading →