Nice Biscuits Gets a Boost with New Animation Studio

UK post-production specialists Nice Biscuits continues its 2016 expansion plans by bolstering its animation services, merging its London headquarters and Lumiere Studios’ new ... Continue Reading →

Nucleus Hosts LAIKA 10-Year Exhibit & Halloween Bash

SoCal’s Nucleus art gallery has another must-see show for animation fans going up this weekend. The LAIKA 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition will open open with an all-ages, free ... Continue Reading →

Animationinstitut Hosts Animation Sans Frontieres Trainees

Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg’s acclaimed Animationinstitut welcomed over the last two weeks a group of 16 young professionals from across Europe as part of the Animation Sans ... Continue Reading →

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VIDEO: Moana – Dwayne Johnson Sings “You’re Welcome” Enjoy a delightfully hubristic ditty from Dwayne Johnson’s demigod character Maui from Disney’s ... Continue Reading →

AT&T Reaches Deal for Time Warner Buy

American telecom AT&T has reached an agreement to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion, with a per share price tag of $107.50 split between cash and stock. The deal is expected by ... Continue Reading →

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Donald Glover Cast as Young Lando Calrissian in Upcoming Han Solo Star Wars Stand-Alone Film Lucasfilm announced the Grammy nominated artist will join previously announced star Alden ... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced this year’s British Academy Children’s Awards nominees. Live-action educational parody Horrible Histories snagged three ... Continue Reading →

VFX Pioneer Ken Ralston Receiving VES Lifetime Achievement Award

The Visual Effects Society has named multiple Academy Award-winning visual effects pioneer Ken Ralston as the recipient of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented at the ... Continue Reading →

Animation Dominates MIPJunior Top 30

The list of the top 30 most-viewed projects at the MIPJunior market this year was completely dominated by animated series — 29 out of 30! — with an unprecedented showing ... Continue Reading →

MONDO Animation Library to Stream on LeEco

MONDO announces a further expansion of its digital presence, with popular animated series like Happy Tree Friends and Deep Space coming to tech giant (and leading online video company) ... Continue Reading →

‘Squidbillies’ Gets 2 Rip-Roarin’ Holiday Specials

Adult Swim’s cephalopodic comedy Squidbillies is really getting into the holiday spirit this year, with special episodes prepped for All Hollow’s Eve and National Gluttony Day. In ... Continue Reading →

‘Ben & Holly’ Land on Canada’s Treehouse

Entertainment One’s BAFTA and Emmy award-winning preschool animation Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom will make its Canadian debut on Monday, October 4 a 8 a.m. ET/PT on leading ... Continue Reading →

Asian Partners Join Forces for ‘Barangay 143’

Singapore-based August Media Holdings, Philippines-based animation and games developer Synergy88 Group and Japanese national broadcaster TV Asahi have entered a partnership to produce ... Continue Reading →

Stop-Mo Director Anthony Farquhar-Smith Joins Not To Scale

Film and animation producer Not To Scale has signed on stop-motion director Anthony Farquhar-Smith — a roster addition that will see his work represented across all three NTS ... Continue Reading →

Sony TV Takes Stake in Hopster

Sony Pictures Television Networks announced it has taken a minority stake in leading preschool SVOD platform Hopster, becoming a strategic equity investor and taking a seat on the Board. ... Continue Reading →

Tokyo Film Fest Fetes Mamoru Hosoda

The 29th Tokyo International Film Festival, taking place October 25 through November 3, is continuing festival director Yasushi Shiina’s work to bring more animation into the TIFF ... Continue Reading →

Tom Hiddleston Signs on to Aardman’s ‘Early Man’

Aardman Animations’ latest feature film project, Early Man, is building star power with the announcement that Emmy nominated British actor Tom Hiddleston (The Night Manager) is joining ... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Clip: ‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman’ Season 3 Arrives

On Friday, October 21, the third season of DreamWorks Animation TV’s Netflix original series The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show debuts exclusively on the streaming service, and we’re ... Continue Reading →

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VIDEO: Dream Corp LLC – Season 1 Trailer Adult Swim’s all-new live-action/rotoscopy hybrid series premieres Sunday, October 23 at 11:45 p.m. (Pick up the December issue of Animation ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Shows Off New Look, New Shows at MIP

Premiere Canadian animation company Nelvana — part of Corus Entertainment — made a splash at MIPCOM, announcing an exciting brand refresh, including a new logo and a slate ... Continue Reading →