VIEW Conference Sets LAIKA Anniversary Tribute

The VIEW Conference 2015 has added a special celebration of LAIKA’s 10th anniversary and several special presentations about the future of videogames to this year’s gathering. Set ... Continue Reading →

World Animation & VFX Summit Sets First Round of Industry Panelists

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit has unveiled the initial list of industry panelists and guests for this year’s event. The World Animation & VFX Summit ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Raft of Malaysia Deals; Imira Signs Mirsand’s ‘Alisa’

Malaysian animation studios have been busy of late, with the nation announcing five deals at MIPCOM, while Imira Entertainment secured rights to Russia-based Mirsand Ltd.’s Alisa ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Deals for ‘Rock Angels,’ Mattel, ‘Yoko,’ And More

MIPCOM has had its share of difficulties this year with flooding forcing the cancellation of the opening-night red carpet screening, but with that behind it the event is seeing plenty ... Continue Reading →

5th Corfu Animation Fest Celebrates Europe

The fifth edition of Be There! Corfu Animation Festival — taking place on the charming Greek island this October 15-18 — will present an overall theme and eight separate ... Continue Reading →

TIFF Plans Major Stop-Motion Retrospective

The Toronto International Film Festival ( will be presenting a pan-genre retrospective on the art of stop-motion animation at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto, running ... Continue Reading →

Pre MIP Sales: ‘Floogals,’ ‘Zack and Quack,’ ‘Grizzy and the Lemmings’

With MIP Junior and MIPCOM set to swing into action this weekend, the deals are already starting to fly fast and furiously. Here’s some of the most-recent: Zodiak Kids has pre-sold ... Continue Reading →

Planeta Junior Tags MIP Slate

Planeta Junior has announced the trio of titles that will be leading its content slate for the MIP Junior and MIPCOM markets which kick off this Sunday in Cannes. For the first time, ... Continue Reading →

Ray Harryhausen Items Going to Auction

John Nicholson’s Auction House ( in Surrey, U.K. will on October 17 be offering up a collection of personal memorabilia from acclaimed special effects and creature ... Continue Reading →

Stuttgart Animation Fest Call for Entries

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) is seeking submissions for its 23rd edition, scheduled to take place April 26 to May 1, 2016. Filmmakers are invited to enter their works ... Continue Reading →