ADAM

Neill Blomkamp, Unity Release Third ‘ADAM’ Installment

Unity Technologies has launched ADAM: Episode 3 online, available to watch on YouTube. The latest installment of the creation engine-powered animated shorts series was crafted by Oscar-nominated ... Continue Reading →
White Fang

SC Films Sets ‘White Fang’ World Premiere for Sundance

Sales rep SC Films International has announced that CG animated epic White Fang will have its world premiere screening at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival (Jan. 18-28 in Park City, UT). ... Continue Reading →
Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! “Scroogey Doo”

Boomerang Plans “A Very Merry Jerry” December Line-Up

A festive feast of premieres and classics are on the holiday menu at cartoon destination Boomerang throughout December. This includes brand-new seasonally themed episodes starring the ... Continue Reading →
The Western Journey of Pigsy

Inaugural ATF Animation Pitch Winner Revealed

After an energetic round of concept pitches on-stage at Asia TV Forum & Market in Singapore, studio2 Animation Lab of Taiwan emerged as the winner of the first ever ATF Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Kara Lord Piersimoni, Daniel Rattner Join Guru Studio Senior Leadership

Kids entertainment leader Guru Studio (True and the Rainbow Kingdom, PAW Patrol) announces two senior hires to its management team: Vice President of Production Kara Lord Piersimoni, ... Continue Reading →
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Goro Miyazaki Helms CG Studio Ghibli Flick As Hayao Preps “Final” Film

Iconic Japanese toon shop Studio Ghibli has confirmed that both Goro Miyazaki and his father Hayao Miyazaki are currently working on new feature film projects. Producer and studio co-founder ... Continue Reading →
Animal Crackers

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Chows Down on ‘Animal Crackers’

Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures, the theatrical film distribution arm of comedian/producer Byron Allen’s company, has snapped up rights to CG animated family feature Animal ... Continue Reading →
Robert Winthrop

Robert Winthrop Named EVP Physical Prod for DreamWorks Animation TV

DreamWorks Animation Television announces that Robert Winthrop will take on the role of Executive Vice President of Physical Production in January 2018, following the retirement of ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Disney Casts Mulan, Lasseter Scandal Unfolds, & More

Liu Yifei to Star in Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’ The multitalented actress, musician and singer also known as Crystal Liu seems the perfect choice to lead the film, which will ... Continue Reading →
The Doodling Duo – Attack of the Slug Monster

BTS: Cartoon Network Africa Imagination Studios Shorts

On Monday, December 11, the landscape of African kids’ TV will be changed forever as Cartoon Network debuts the first of its Imagination Studios animated shorts. Inspired by creative ... Continue Reading →
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Software Giant Autodesk to Axe 13% of Global Workforce

Autodesk, creator of go-to animation/VFX/gaming software solutions such as 3ds Max, Maya and Stingray, announced last week that its Board of Directors had approved a worldwide restructuring ... Continue Reading →
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WIA, Animation Guild Presenting Harassment Panel in Burbank

Women in Animation and The Animation Guild, Local 839 are teaming up to present a panel discussion on sexual harassment on Wednesday, December 6 at 7 p.m., followed by a mixer. The ... Continue Reading →
A Love Story

‘Eddy Table’ Wins Best Film at Interfilm Berlin; ‘A Love Story’ Is Best Animation

The 33rd International Short Film Festival Berlin, or Interfilm, wrapped up another successful edition on Sunday. Over the course of seven days, 500 films from 80 countries were screened ... Continue Reading →
Take It Easy Mike

CAKE Inks Int’l Boomerang Deal for TeamTO’s ‘Take It Easy Mike’

Kids entertainment specialist CAKE announces an agreement which will see French-produced slapstick CG comedy Take It Easy Mike air internationally on Turner’s Boomerang (as well as ... Continue Reading →
The Snack World

Bomanbridge Signs Asian Toon Distribution Pact with Level-5 Abby HK

Bomanbridge Media continues to venture into Japanese animated series turf, sealing a new deal with Level-5 Abby Hong Kong to distribute its original productions across various Asian ... Continue Reading →
Ollie & Moon

Cottonwood’s ‘Ollie & Moon Show’ Heads to Screens & Shelves in China

Federation Kids & Family and its sister prodco Cottonwood Media have forged a new key partnership with leading Chinese family entertainment company UYOUNG for preschool animation ... Continue Reading →
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WB’s Blue Ribbon Working on Live-Action ‘Daphne and Velma’ Movie

Mystery Inc.’s intrepid female sleuths will star in their own feature-length origins movie from Warner Bros. Television Group’s digital studio Blue Ribbon Content. Currently ... Continue Reading →
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Writers Guild to Honor Animation Writer Len Wein

Late comic book co-creator of Marvel’s Wolverine and DC’s Swamp Thing and animation writer Len Wein will receive the Writers Guild of America West’s Animation Writers Caucus Animation ... Continue Reading →
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‘Coco,’ ‘Loving Vincent’ Honored by National Board of Review

The New York-based National Board of Review has picked Pixar’s Coco as the Best Animated Movie of the Year. The 108-year-old New York-based organization is made up of “film ... Continue Reading →
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Lupus Films’ Fielding and Deakin Discuss Big Animated Year

We recently had the chance to catch up with producers Ruth Fielding and Camilla Deakin, managing directors of U.K.’s Lupus Films. It has been an amazing year for the talented ... Continue Reading →