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The Animag 250: Animated Box Office Champs of All Time

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of the animated box office champs of all time. They are: Frozen — $1.3 billion Toy Story 3 — ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Announces ‘Magiki’ for Gulli, Super

Zodiak Kids announced at the MIFA content event in Annecy, France that it will be producing a new 52 x 11 animated series titled Magiki for Lagardere’s Gulli in France and DeAgostini’s ... Continue Reading →
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Planeta Junior and Partners Present ‘Bubble Bip’

Planeta Junior and Triacom Audiovisual, Television Espanola, Televisio de Catalunya and Toonz Entertainment have teamed up to produce a new animated comedy series titled Bubble Bip. ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Grabs Felicioli/Gagnol’s ‘Phantom Boy’

GKIDS’ Annecy shopping spree continues with the New York-based distributor snapping up North American rights to Phantom Boy — the new animated feature from the Oscar nominated ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Animation Adapting ‘Nimona’ with Patrick Osborne

Fox Animation has nabbed the rights to Noelle Stevenson’s New York Times best-selling graphic novel Nimona. The adaptation is set to be directed by Patrick Osborne, who won the Best ... Continue Reading →
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Ringling Thesis ‘Jinxy Jenkins’ Wins SIGGRAPH Short Prize

A student senior thesis film from Ringling College of Art and Design has taken the Best Computer Animated Short award in SIGGRAPH’s 42nd Annual Computer Animation Festival. The short, ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Orders Third Season of ‘Sarah & Duck’

CBeebies controller Kay Benbow and BBC Worldwide’s director for children’s Henrietta Hurford-Jones have commissioned a third season of BAFTA-winning preschool series Sarah & ... Continue Reading →
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Illumination Teases ‘Secret Life of Pets’

Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures have released a teaser trailer for the Despicable Me studio’s fifth feature project: The Secret Life of Pets. Arriving in theaters ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy: Brunner’s Folivari Sets Full Slate

Former Les Armateurs chief Didier Brunner’s new Folivari shingle has announced at Annecy additions to its slate of animation productions. In addition to the previously announced adaptation ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy: BRB, China’s Mili Partner on ‘Dogtanian’ Feature

Spain’s BRB Internacional has announced production on the feature film version of the hit series Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds. BRB will produce with Screen21 with China’s ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: Software Companies to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of software companies to watch. They are: Allegorithmic Autodesk CACANi Cebas Visual Technology Inc. CelAction ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: Can’t Miss Events

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of can’t miss events. They are: American Film Market Animation Masters Summit Animex Int’l ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Picks Up ‘Extraordinary Tales’

New York-based distributor GKIDS has acquired North American rights to the five part Edgar Allen Poe anthology flick Extraordinary Tales from Melusine Productions. Directed by award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Shops for Talent at Annecy

Cartoon Network will return to Annecy, France for the 2015 Animation Festival and MIFA market, where it will toast the latest project to emerge from its short form Artists’ Program ... Continue Reading →
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Six Kids Pilots Coming to Amazon June 26

Amazon Instant Video users in the U.S., U.K. and Germany will have access to six new kids’ pilots as of Friday, June 26. The 2015 pilot season includes animated fare for kids ... Continue Reading →
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It’s a New ‘Peanuts’ Trailer, Charlie Brown!

20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios have unveiled a brand new trailer for the hotly anticipated The Peanuts Movie, directed by Steve Martino. Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Brings ‘Zarafa’ to NYC July 3

GKIDS will present English and French-language screenings of Prima Linea’s Zarafa at the IFC Center in New York City beginning July 3, with wider North American roll-out to follow. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peppa Pig’ Packs Bags for China

Entertainment One Licensing has cut a deal with national broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) that will bring the hit preschool series Peppa Pig to the country’s CCTV 14 ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: Executives to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of executives to watch. They are: Pierre Belaïsch — CEO, Gaumont Animation Melissa Boag — VP ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS, Ilion, CN Draw Attention as 2015 Annecy, MIFA Kicks Off

The Annecy festival is off to a roaring start, with a record number of accreditations for the MIFA market resulting in big deals being announced to kick off the festival. First, GKIDS ... Continue Reading →