Sunny and Gerd in "Spring Cleaning"

Nimble Collective’s First Short Project Debuts

The first full animated short film to be produced as a partnership project through Nimble Collective’s Virtual Studio Service Platform has arrived, with the debut of DaCosta Bayley’s ... Continue Reading →
Animation Day in Cannes

Animaze Daze in Cannes Date Announced

The Animaze Daze in Cannes, presented by Montreal’s Animaze festival and filmfestivals.com, has been slated for May 23. The event will showcase animated short films in development ... Continue Reading →
P. King Duckling

Shout! Inks Multiyear Deal for ‘P. King Duckling’

Shout! Factory and Chinese entertainment company UYoung have secured an agreement that will bring preschool series P. King Duckling to the North American home entertainment market. ... Continue Reading →
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Visegrad Animation Forum Unveils 2017 Highlights

The 5th edition of Visegrad Animation Forum — a key industry gathering for professionals, mainly from in Central and Eastern Europe — will take place May 2-4 in Trebon, ... Continue Reading →
Squish

Cottonwood Media & Gulli Send ‘Squish’ to Russia, Africa

France-based producer Cottonwood Media and kids’ network Gulli have extended their partnership on animated comedy series Squish into Russia and Africa — Gulli Girl and Gulli ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: “The Confidante” (Directors Cut) Not to Scale and director Le Cube deliver an eyecatching, non-dialog spot for the Hyatt hotel with serious Miami vibes. VIDEO: ’Full ... Continue Reading →
Americano

‘Americano’ Flies Home with Lionsgate on June 13

Lionsgate is sending home audiences on a south-of-the-border adventure with animated feature Americano, migrating to DVD ($14.98), Digital HD and On Demand on June 13 — available ... Continue Reading →
Goldfish Tales Animation Xperience

Goldfish Tales Animation Xperience Plans Online Awards Show

Announced in January, the Goldfish Tales Animation Xperience Contest from Pepperidge Farms and the New York International Children’s Film Festival is swimming towards an exciting ... Continue Reading →
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions

4K Media & Cinépolis Team for ‘Yu-Gi-Oh!’ LatAm Theatrical Release

4K Media, the Konami Digital Ent. subsidiary that manages the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand outside Asia, has secured a theatrical distribution agreement with Cinépolis for Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side ... Continue Reading →
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ASIFA-Hollywood & AEF Kick Off 2017 Scholarship Program

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum announce the 2017 Student Scholarhsip Program, for the 2017-2018 academic year. Students can apply online beginning April 23 through ... Continue Reading →
François Lambert

François Lambert Rejoins Hybride as Director of Production, VFX Supe

Hybride Technologies, a division of Ubisoft, has appointed visual effects veteran François Lambert as Director of Production for the Montreal studio, and VFX Supervisor. Lambert brings ... Continue Reading →
Go Jetters

CBeebies’ ‘Go Jetters’ Gallops Off to China

BBC Worldwide has inked an agreement with state broadcaster CCTV which will send the comedic CBeebies adventure series Go Jetters charging to Chinese screens. The 50-episodes show is ... Continue Reading →
Ka-Blam! 2017

ToonSeum’s Ka-Blam! 2017 to Honor Ed Piskor & Caitlin Rose Boyle

Non-profit comic and cartoon art organization the ToonSeum will hold its annual fundraising event, Ka-Blam!, this Saturday, April 22 at the museum’s permanent site in Pittsburgh’s ... Continue Reading →
Rock Dog

Lionsgate Serenades Home Audiences with ‘Rock Dog’ in May

Viewers are invited to party with a new breed of rock star next month, as Lionsgate releases heartwarming family comedy Rock Dog on Digital HD on May 9, and Blu-ray (MSRP $34.99), DVD ... Continue Reading →
Go Nagai

Annecy Sets First-Look at ‘Mazinger Z’ Reboot with Go Nagai

The Annecy festival will play host to a first look at Toei Animation’s big screen resurrection of popular anime series Mazinger Z, with the original manga creator Go Nagai presenting ... Continue Reading →
Bunnicula

‘Bunnicula’ Takes a Bite out of DVD Shelves in June

The cuddly-wuddliest widdle vampire in the world is hopping to home video this summer, as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment prepares to release Bunnicula: Season 1, Part 1 on DVD (MSRP ... Continue Reading →
Paul Washburn

Super 78 Appoints Pixar Vet Paul Washburn as Production Head

Currently celebrating its 20th year, themed entertainment design and media studio Super 78 announces that Paul Washburn has joined up as Head of Production and Producer. In this post, ... Continue Reading →
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Available Now: Studio Ghibli’s ‘Ocean Waves’ on DVD GKIDS has issued the home entertainment release of the acclaimed studio’s “forgotten” film, directed ... Continue Reading →
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‘Dream Defenders’ Expands into US with Amazon

Singapore’s Tiny Island Production announces its award-winning series Dream Defenders has arrived on Amazon Prime Video, continuing its foray in the US market. The show initially ... Continue Reading →
Spirit Riding Free

Trailer: DreamWorks’ ‘Spirit Riding Free’ Races to Netflix

DreamWorks Animation Television has released the trailer for its new Netflix original series Spirit Riding Free, which makes its streaming debut on May 5. (You can read all about it ... Continue Reading →