Emily Whinnett

Emily Whinnett Appointed VP Creative for Cake

London-based Cake has appointed Chapman Entertainment’s former director of production & development Emily Whinnett as its new VP – Creative. Whinnett will work closely ... Continue Reading →
Jorge Gutierrez

Jorge Gutierrez Gives Online Q&A Saturday

Mexican animator, filmmaker and director Jorge Gutierrez — the visionary mind behind Reel FX’s The Book of Life and TV series El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera — ... Continue Reading →

Kilogramme Mounts Exhibition to Celebrate ‘Tall Tales 3′

Manchester’s Kilogramme Animation has put on a gathering of the local animation community — a group the studio has been a part of for the past decade — to celebrate ... Continue Reading →

‘Winx’ Sets Course for South Africa

Rainbow has announced that its global hit animated series Winx Club will arrive on the air in South Africa this month through a deal with ETV, one of the country’s leading free-to-air ... Continue Reading →

‘Sabrina’ Hops Broom to U.K. with Pop

Splash Entertainment has inked a deal with Sony Pictures Television’s free-to-air children’s channel Pop that will bring its CG-animated series Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage ... Continue Reading →

‘Doozers’ Build Bridges in Germany

The Jim Henson Company’s Parents’ Choice Gold Award-winning Doozers has arrived on Germany’s KiKa, coinciding with the signing of additional new media partners for ... Continue Reading →

‘Ant-Man’ Proves Small Heroes Can Earn Big Bucks

Ant-Man proved anything but diminutive at the box office this weekend, opening with a $58 million weekend opening gross that was only slightly under expectations. The Marvel Studios ... Continue Reading →

Humanitas Prize Opens Submissions

The 41st Annual Humanitas Prize call for entries has been issued, with a submission deadline of August 31, 2015. The Humanitas Prize seeks to empower writers with financial support ... Continue Reading →

‘Blinky Bill’ Reboot Set for 2016

Set to follow the highly anticipated release of Blinky Bill The Movie this September, Seven Network Australia will be bringing an all new Blinky Bill series back to TV screens across ... Continue Reading →

Pixeldust Animates Journey to Pluto

Bethesda, Maryland-based Pixeldust Studios is the shop behind many animated sequences featured in the new NASA documentary film The Year of Pluto from writer, director and producer ... Continue Reading →

Dave Cooper and Johnny Ryan Talk Nick’s ‘Pig Goat Banana Cricket’

Indie comic book readers are likely already familiar with the works of Dave Cooper and Johnny Ryan. But the duo have taken a big step from the world of indie cartooning into animation ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks ‘Character Clash’ Line Launches at NYFW Men’s

The first-ever New York Fashion Week Men’s event will offer up something special for those who like a little toon style in their swag as DreamWorks Animation unveils its limited edition ... Continue Reading →

Wiggleywoo Works ‘Day Henry Met’ Sales

Dublin animation studio Wiggleywoo is racking up international sales for its animated preschool series The Day Henry Met (26 x 5), which launched this week on RTEjr. Distributor Monster ... Continue Reading →

Live ‘Aladdin’ Prequel in the Works

Disney has revealed yet another live-action spin on one of its animated classics, giving heads-up to Hollywood Reporter that a prequel to Aladdin is in development at the studio. Working-titled ... Continue Reading →

Kabillion Launches ‘Casper,’ ‘George of the Jungle’

Independent kids’ On Demand network Kabillion has finalized deals with Broadcast Partners TV to begin streaming two updates on iconic brands: Casper’s Scare School (26 x half-hours) ... Continue Reading →

Zodiak’s ‘Waybuloo’ Comes to Sky

Zodiak Kids has secured a deal with Sky, which will take on rights to over 150 episodes of CBeebies favorites Waybuloo and live-action crafts program Mister Maker. The episodes will ... Continue Reading →

Portland’s Bent Inks Two-Year Production Pact

Producer Trever Stewart has signed a two-year production deal with Portland, Oregon-based Bent Image Lab, bringing his slate of animation projects to the rapidly growing Pacific Northwest ... Continue Reading →

Star Wars, Marvel Attractions Planned for Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai Disneyland, set to open to the public in Spring 2016, will contain six themed lands (Mickey Avenue, Adventure Isle, Gardens of Imagination, Tomorrowland, Treasure Cove and ... Continue Reading →

LEGO ‘Yoda Chronicles’ Coming This Fall

Your favorite space-faring minifig heroes return to disc this fall when Disney releases LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles on DVD September 15. The action-packed release includes ... Continue Reading →

Triggerfish, Disney Partner on ‘Story Lab’ Program

South Africa’s Triggerfish Animation Studios will launch The Triggerfish Story Lab with the support of Disney and the country’s Department of Trade and Industry, according to Hollywood ... Continue Reading →