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Zac Posen ‘Betty Boop’ Line Launches with New Short

For the first time in nearly 30 years, Max Fleischer’s iconic cartoon starlet Betty Boop has appeared in a new animated project with the debut of A Betty Boop Cartoon: “Betty ... Continue Reading →
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TakToon & Millimages Team for ‘Big Five’

TakToon’s Central Animation Studios in South Korea has partnered with French kids’ entertainment producer Millimages to create a new stop-motion preschool series, Big Five. ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Sets Dev Deal for Show Inspired by Romero Britto Art

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has secured a development deal with Grey Matter and United Talent Agency for a vibrant new preschool series inspired by the work of world-renowned, ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Fangbone!’ Episodes Return to Disney XD Feb. 22

Radical Sheep Productions’ award-winning animated kids’ series Fangbone! will return to Disney XD in the US with new episode premieres starting Wednesday, February 22 at ... Continue Reading →
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Portfolio Gets Purring on ‘Cat in the Hat’ Season 3

Producer-distributor Portfolio Entertainment announces the production of a third season of the Dr. Seuss-inspired PBS KIDS animated preschool series The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Announces 2017 Board, Record Memberships

Women in Animation (WIA) announces new developments for the new year, with 2017 bringing the organization a fresh Executive Committee and board, as well as a new record for membership ... Continue Reading →
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Asian Animation Summit 2017 Returns to Australia

The sixth annual Asian Animation Summit will once again take place in Brisbane, Australia this year from November 29 to December 1. The animation project market is an initiative of ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

CALL FOR ENTRIES: LatAm Animation Projects for Ideatoon 2017 Pixelatl has opened its call for new projects from Latin American creators for this year’s Ideatoon. 30 top concepts ... Continue Reading →
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For Your Consideration: Animag’s Oscar Voting Guide

The 89th Annual Academy Awards are so close, we can taste it. With the big ceremony set for Sunday, February 26, final voting is now open for Academy members to determine the fate of ... Continue Reading →
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Mixed Media

Patrick Osborne and Felix Massie test the limits of animation in the burgeoning field of VR with the Google Spotlight Stories Pearl and Rain or Shine. Patrick Osborne’s follow ... Continue Reading →
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Blind Vaysha

Blind Vaysha Jury Award – Short Film (8:14, Theodore Ushev, Canada) Who Made It? Theodore Ushev was born in Kyustendil, Bulgaria, and first made a name for himself as a poster artist ... Continue Reading →
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Pear Cider & Cigarettes

Pear Cider & Cigarettes (34’58″, Robert Valley) Everyone has a story about a friend who lived life a little closer to the edge, but watching exercises in self destruction ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kubo,’ ‘Jungle Book’ Take Animation & VFX BAFTAs

The UK’s most prestigious film honors took place Sunday as the 2017 BAFTA Awards were held at London’s Royal Albert Hall, hosted once again by comedian and actor Stephen ... Continue Reading →
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Whit Richardson Upped to President of Turner LatAm

Joel Whitten “Whit” Richardson III has been promoted to President of Turner Latin America, as announced by Turner International President Gerhard Zeiler, to whom Richardson ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Int’l & Cyber Group Sink Teeth into ‘Taffy’

Turner International and Cyber Group Studios have teamed up to create a new original animated series, currently titled Taffy, for the broadcaster’s second flagship kids’ ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Snags Exclusive VOD Rights to ‘Camp Lakebottom’

9 Story Media Group has struck a deal with Hulu for the exclusive streaming rights to its global animated hit, Camp Lakebottom (26 x 22). The agreement includes Hulu’s retention ... Continue Reading →
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m4e Sends ‘Wissper’ to Iberia

German brand management and media company m4e AG has sold the TV rights to its animated preschool series Wissper to new broadcast partners on the Iberian Peninsula. The 52-episode CG ... Continue Reading →
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NFTS Takes BAFTA Prize, Announces New Diploma

This weekend marked a new triumph for London’s National Film and Television School, as student Anushka Naanayakkara’s graduation film A Love Story was awarded the British ... Continue Reading →
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African Animation Network Taps SSTREAMM for MTN Mobile Channel

The African Animation Network, piloted as The Animation Lounge at DISCOP Johannesburg 2016, is teaming up with Sub-Saharan African mobile video solutions company SSTREAMM to create ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

‘Sailor Moon R: The Movie’ Makes Canadian Debut March 1 A dubbed version of the franchise’s first movie will show in 39 cities across Canada, including Toronto, Montreal ... Continue Reading →