The Name’s Oso, Special Agent Oso

A new animated preschool show on Playhouse Disney pushes the visual envelope while gently spoofing secret agent movies. James Bond and all the other Cold War-era spies have inspired ... Continue Reading →

Jurassic Choo Choo

Creator Craig Bartlett talks about his new animated creation Dinosaur Train, a Jim Henson Company project which is scheduled to pull into PBS KIDS this fall. It’s always great ... Continue Reading →

The Padded Cel: Down and Out at MIPTV/On the Riviera

Necessity is the mother of invention, and nowhere is this more evident than in the world of showbiz trendsetting. The economic meltdown has pushed Hollywood ‘haute couture’ ... Continue Reading →

Sit Down, Shut Up, Be Entertained!

Fox’s hilarious new primetime toon from Mitch Hurwitz and Josh Weinstein follows a group of teachers who’d rather do anything but teach. Mitch Hurwitz, the quotable creator ... Continue Reading →

They Came From MIPTV’

As international animation content producers and buyers head over to Cannes this month (March 30-April 3) in search of the next big thing, we put our feelers out there to bring you ... Continue Reading →

Alphanim’s 21st Century Game Plan

Heath Kenny, the recently appointed creative director of the French studio, discusses the 2009 slate and plans for increasing the company’s global profile. Last year, French animation ... Continue Reading →

A Graphic Take on Tweens

The creators of CarpeDiem and TV-Loonland’s My Life Me take a break to tell us about their great-looking new project. Four excitable tweens try to make sense of the joys and anxieties ... Continue Reading →

Hood Unites Canuck Producers

Animation and sales company Portfolio is keeping production of its new animated series Hood in Canada. The Toronto-based firm and animation cable channel Teletoon will produce the series, ... Continue Reading →

DQ Opens a New Chapter in The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book is coming to TV through a co-production between DQ Entertainment and London-based AIM. The companies are set to produce 52 11-minute episodes of an animated series plus ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim Sets MipTV Slate

More than 350 hours of programming from the Adult Swim block on Turner Broadcasting’s Cartoon Network will be available at this year’s MipTV, including such cult hits as ... Continue Reading →