TeamTO Nets Five Broadcasters for ‘My Knight and Me’

French CG studio TeamTO has kicked off production on original animated series My Knight and Me (52 x 11), a medieval comedy for kids 6-11. The show is co-produced with Thuristar, with ... Continue Reading →

Eddie Redmayne, John Hurt Board ‘Thomas’ Feature

Academy Award-winner Eddie Redmayne, along with prolific actor John Hurt and Jamie Campbell Bower, are all aboard the cast list for the latest Thomas the Tank Engine movie: Thomas & ... Continue Reading →

Distribution360 Unveils Two Toons for MIPJunior

Toronto-based Distribution360 is heading into the MIPJunior market next month with a new slate of Kids and Family properties, including two new animated series from ToonDraw Productions ... Continue Reading →

Genius Licenses ‘Mighty 7′ to CN LatAm

Genius Brands International has secured a multiple territory broadcast deal or Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 with Cartoon Network Latin America. The agreement was concluded by GBI’s ... Continue Reading →
Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki Plans Ghibli Themed Nature Park

The pseudo-retired animation legend Hayao Miyazaki is certainly keeping busy despite stepping away from feature directing duties (so far, at least). The 74-year-old maestro behind Oscar ... Continue Reading →

Hybrid Nicktoons Feature Rumored in Works

In what may just be mounting rumor mill excitement over reports that Nickelodeon is considering reviving some of its classic, fan-favorite cartoons, the latest bit of grist being worked ... Continue Reading →

First Georgia-France Co-Pro Short Underway

Production is beginning on the first ever animated short film co-produced by Georgia and France — a modern folk tale for kids called Pocket Man, created by Georgian children’s ... Continue Reading →
The Prophet

Artists United

Indie animators bring their unique styles to one of the ... Continue Reading →
Shaun the Sheep Movie

A Woolly Big Adventure

Shaun the Sheep Movie launches Aardman’s mischievous star on his biggest adventure yet, no baas about it. Ever since ... Continue Reading →

Building a Mashup

DreamWorks mixes vehicles and dinosaurs for Dinotrux, the first original series under its Netflix deal. Mashing up dinosaurs and trucks ... Continue Reading →

Turning Back Time

MPC recreates the look and the performance Arnold Schwarzenegger gave in the 1984 original for Terminator Genisys. MPC ... Continue Reading →

Healthy Animation Selection at High School Film Fest

The official selections for the 2015 High School Film Festival, taking place October 9-11 in New York City, have been announced. These include a hefty helping of animated entries. Congratulations ... Continue Reading →

Aries Group Launches VFX/3D Studio

Global consortium Aries Group has set up a new studio for visual effects, stereoscopics and animation. The state-of-the-art facility encompasses over 16,000 square feet of space in ... Continue Reading →

One Week Left to Apply for WIA Mentorship

Women In Animation is accepting applications for their 2015-2016 Mentorship Program — mentor and mentee applications can be submitted online until September 13, 2015. Designed ... Continue Reading →

Moomins Keynote Set for BLE

Sophia Jansson, creative director of Moomin Characters and niece of Moomins creator Tove Jansson, will give the keynote address at this year’s edition of Brand Licensing Europe in ... Continue Reading →

Clip: ‘LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales – Mission to Mos Eisley’ Coming to XD

Disney XD will be premiering the third episode of its all-new series of LEGO minifig retellings of the Star Wars saga this Monday, September 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The latest, LEGO Star ... Continue Reading →

Third Beastly Bards Short Premiering at TIFF

Canadian studio TOGETHER: Words + Pictures for Art and Culture announces that the third installment of its “Beastly Bards” series of animated shorts, The Ballad of Immortal Joe, ... Continue Reading →

Irish Screen America Toasts Contemporary Media

The inaugural 2015 Irish Screen America (formerly Irish Film New York) aims to promote emerging Irish talent in the U.S. by showcasing the latest from native creators in film, television, ... Continue Reading →

‘Maleficent’ Director Among Gumby Fest Guests

This year’s Gumby Fest Stop Motion Festival ( will be celebrating the iconic claymation character’s 60th birthday with 16 presentations by TV and film professionals ... Continue Reading →

Key Creatives Talk Iron Maiden’s ‘Speed of Light’

Following its recent release, Iron Maiden’s animated music video for “Speed of Light,” the heavy metal band’s first single in five years, has become a bona fide viral sensation. ... Continue Reading →