Suzy Spafford

Q&A: ‘Suzy’s Zoo’ Creator Suzy Spafford

As international producer-distributor Mondo TV prepares to reintroduce her delightful characters to young audiences, Suzy Spafford discusses creating Suzy’s Zoo and the new Adventures ... Continue Reading →

Loot Crate Reveals Marvel Collaboration

Leading swag-to-your-door service and fan community platform Loot Crate has announced a collaboration with Marvel to create a new bi-monthly subscription crate. These deliveries will ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Conference ‘16 Full Program Revealed

Organizers of the 17th VIEW Conference, taking place October 24-28 in Turin, Italy, have unveiled the full lineup of speakers, presentations, workshops and more. This year’s edition, ... Continue Reading →

Junk Food Tees Get ‘90s Nick Makeover

Vintage-inspired T-shirt company Junk Food Clothing is hosting The ‘90s Nickelodeon Takeover at its flagship store in L.A.’s Abbot Kinney neighborhood for the next four weeks, featuring ... Continue Reading →

Kavaleer’s ‘Kiva Can Do!’ Scores New Broadcasters

Kavaleer Productions’ animated kids series Kiva Can Do! has been snapped up by broadcasters RTE in Ireland and Lagardere TV in French-speaking EMEA. The 52 x 11 series will begin ... Continue Reading →

GLAS Presents An Evening with Henry Selick in LA

GLAS Animation — a California non-profit dedicated to cultivating and promoting independent animation — is presenting “An Evening with Henry Selick” on Saturday, October ... Continue Reading →

Raphaelle Mathieu Named Cyber Group VP Sales, Acquisitions & New Media

Multi-award-winning French animation indie Cyber Group Studios has appointed Raphaelle Mathieu as its new Vice President of Sales, Acquisitions and New Media. Bringing with her a wealth ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes

’Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV’ Is a Beautiful Mess Forbes contributing critic Todd Kenreck finds the fantastical CG film accompaniment to the latest installment of the RPG franchise ... Continue Reading →

B.C. Media Union Files ‘Sausage Party’ Complaint

Nitrogen Studios, the Vancouver shop behind the break-out adult animation hit Sausage Party, is the subject of a complaint by a local media workers’ union following the online weenie ... Continue Reading →

FuseFX Moves L.A. HQ to New Facility

FuseFX Los Angeles has moved its headquarters into a 27,000 square foot facility in the Sherman Oaks area. Comprising two free-standing buildings, the new site can accommodate the company’s ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS Harvests ‘My Life as a Zucchini’ NorAm Rights

Import animation distributor GKIDS has secured North American rights for Annecy Cristal winning stop-motion feature My Life as a Zucchini (“Ma vie de Courgette”). The internationally ... Continue Reading →

Vermont Animation Fest Details 2016 Program

Vermont Is for Lovers — specifically animation lovers, as the Vermont Animation Festival is set to take place October 13-15 in Caledonia County. Presented by Lyndon State College, ... Continue Reading →
Happy Finish

Happy Finish Partners with Nokia for OZO VR

London-based VR studio Happy Finish has signed on with Nokia as an OZO VR partner to produce professional-grade virtual reality content with the aim of continually improving the capabilities ... Continue Reading →

‘Mighty Magiswords’ Begins TV Quest Sept. 29

Cartoon Network will further expand the epic interactive world of Mighty Magiswords with the debut of its linear series on Thursday, September 29 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT. Building on the ... Continue Reading →

‘Despicable Me’ Exec Dave Rosenbaum Joins Cinesite

Award-winning visual effects and animation studio Cinesite announces that Illumination Entertainment executive Dave Rosenbaum has joined the Montreal company as Chief Creative Officer. ... Continue Reading →
Bob Bacon

Alpha Forms L.A. Animation Studio Under CEO Bob Bacon

Alpha Group Co. Ltd. announces that Bob Bacon will serve as Chief Executive Officer of Alpha Animation — a new division based in Los Angeles and dedicated to developing and producing ... Continue Reading →
Alix Wiseman

Alix Wiseman Named 9 Story VP Business & Acquisitions

9 Story Media Group has appointed international media professional Alix Wiseman to the newly created position of Vice President, Business Development & Acquisitions. Based out of ... Continue Reading →

Flaunt Delivers First Feature Project ‘Welcome to Monster High’

Glasgow-based animation studio Flaunt is celebrating its first feature-length project arriving in theaters as Welcome to Monster High has bowed in select cinemas around the world. Directed ... Continue Reading →

Exclusive: ‘Get My Goat’ Is DreamWorksTV’s Newest Toon

Online video destination DreamWorksTV is officially launching brand-new animated comedy series Get My Goat on September 3, but you can check out the slapstick shenanigans here first! Created ... Continue Reading →

‘Ready Jet Go!’ Blasts Off Worldwide

Wind Dancer Films’ hit animated space-themed series Ready Jet Go! is setting coordinates for more international markets thanks to a number of new broadcaster deals inked by distributor ... Continue Reading →