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9 Story Adds Broadcasters for ‘Nerds and Monsters’

9 Story Entertainment has signed up multiple broadcasters for Slap Happy Cartoons’ animated comedy series Nerds and Monsters (40 x 11). Licensees include TVE (Spain), Canal+ Family ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Signs Package Deal with Al Jazeera

Zodiak Kids has sealed a 75-plus horror programming package deal with Al Jazeera for its Arabic children’s channels JeemTV and Baraem TV across the Middle East and North Africa. ... Continue Reading →
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MIP News Bytes: ‘Luchien,’ ‘P. King Duckling,’ ‘Zafari,’ ‘G.U.N.K. Aliens’

+ Monster Entertainment continues to roll out the dialog-free kids fare for MIP Junior with two more series on its sales slate. Luchien (26 x 1) from Belgium’s Truffe Productions ... Continue Reading →
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Friends in Low Places

LAIKA sculpts two contrasting worlds to explore notions ... Continue Reading →
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Growth Spurt

Canada’s deep talent pool, excellent infrastructure and generous tax incentives are fueling a new boom in animation and visual-effects work. Michael Hefferon Few countries as ... Continue Reading →
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Rising Stars of Animation

Our yearly look toward the bright future of original animation talent with up-and-coming first time series creators. Dave Cooper & Johnny Ryan Pig Goat Banana Cricket! Nickelodeon, ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum’s Silver Anniversary

The event once again showcases the quality and diversity of European TV animation. The premiere animation co-production and pitching event Cartoon Forum is celebrating its 25th edition ... Continue Reading →
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MIP Junior 2014 Highlights

Nine animated and hybrid series to work into your schedule during the kids’ content market, taking place October 11-12 in beautiful Cannes, France. Heroes: Legend of the Battle ... Continue Reading →
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October 2014 Tech Reviews

Autodesk SketchBook Pro 2015 I’m not just a 3D and CG guy during the day. My degree is in fine arts with an emphasis in 2D media, which includes drawing. It’s something ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #243

Living with a Legend By Leslie Stern [TotalRecall Publications, $49.95] Seven years after his passing, animation genius Iwao Takamoto comes alive from a new angle with this collection ... Continue Reading →