Imira Inks LatAm Deals

Madrid-based Imira Entertainment has signed four key deals across Latin America and Spanish-speaking U.S. for several of its children’s content titles. Cartoon Network (Latin ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Conference Sets Deep Programming Lineup

The VIEW Conference has announced its lineup of keynote addresses and programming for its 2015 edition, set for Oct. 19-23 in Turin, Italy. The lineup features an impressive array of ... Continue Reading →

Magic Light Scores Global Deals for Specials

Magic Light Pictures has signed and renewed a number of international agreements for its award-winning, 30-minute animated specials Room on the Broom, The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s ... Continue Reading →

Portfolio Launches Toronto Studio

Producer/distributor Portfolio Entertainment has launched Portfolio Animation — a new creative-driven studio located in Toronto’s King West district. The ultra-modern studio, ... Continue Reading →

ROMANS Releases Animated Music Video for Alzheimer’s Day

Multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and producer RØMANS has released a new animate film inspired by his original song “The Agony and the Ecstasy” in honor of World ... Continue Reading →

Winx Reunion Takes Over Italian Town

The fashionista fairies of Rainbow’s Winx Club brought their girly magic to fans from around the world during the Winx Worldwide Reunion, which last week took over the Italian ... Continue Reading →

Student-made ‘Small People,’ ‘Garden Wall’ Top Ottawa Awards

This year’s Grand Prizes went to Sarina Nihei’s Small People With Hats won Best Independent Short Animation, and Patrick McHale’s Over The Garden Wall took the Grand ... Continue Reading →

Netflix Flags First Latin American Toon

Netflix has announced that Mexico’s Anima Estudios (Teenage Fairytale Dropouts, Top Cat: The Movie) will produce the SVOD outlet’s first animated original series to be produced ... Continue Reading →

Little Airplane Seeks ‘Domo Rock!’ Broadcasters

U.S. studio Little Airplane Productions (Wonder Pets!, 3rd & Bird, Small Potatoes) is seeking worldwide broadcast partners for its 24-minute animated special Domo Rock! — ... Continue Reading →

‘PJ Masks’ Debuts on Disney Channel

Entertainment One Family’s new CG animated series PJ Masks makes its broadcast debut on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in the U.S. Friday, September 18. The show will launch in ... Continue Reading →

Execs at TAC in Ottawa Report All Boats Rising

Cartoon Network’s chief content officer, Rob Sorcher, is definitely in the spotlight the final day of the Television Animation Conference, which is part of the Ottawa International ... Continue Reading →

Brazil’s Copa Studio Merges with Glaz

In Brazil, animation facility Copa Studio has merged with Glaz, a film and TV production company. According to reports, the new company will be called Glaz and take in a seven-figure ... Continue Reading →

BRB Adds ‘Minchi’s Adventures’ to MIPCOM Slate

BRB Internacional has added the animated series Minchi’s Adventures to the slate of projects it’s bringing to the MIPCOM market Oct. 3-8 in Cannes, France. BRB will be handing both ... Continue Reading →

Duncan Studio Animates ‘Iron Giant’ Additions

With The Iron Giant: Signature Edition now screening at festivals and special event domestic screenings looming, fans of the beloved movie will notice new sequences in the film that ... Continue Reading →

Curzon Artificial Eye Grabs ‘Anomalisa’ for the U.K.

Curzon Artificial Eye has acquired the stop-motion animated feature Anomalisa for the United Kingdom. The U.K. deal for the feature, directed by award-winning screenwriter Charlie ... Continue Reading →

Dispatches from TAC in Ottawa

Attendance is high and the discussions vigorous at this year’s Television Animation Conference, a two-day industry event that kicked off Sep 16 and is held in conjunction with Ottawa ... Continue Reading →

Season 3 of ‘1001 Nights’ Heads Into Production

Big Bad Boo Studios will shortly begin production on season three of its award-winning animated series 1001 Nights. Creators Aly Jetha and Shabnam Rezaei, along with showrunner and ... Continue Reading →

Irish Studio Celebrates Rebrand, CBeebies Deal

Irish production company Paper Owl Films, recently rebranded from Indee Productions, has been awarded a contract with BBC’s CBeebies to produce Pablo — the first kids’ series ... Continue Reading →

Paramount Picks Up ‘Anomalisa’

Paramount Pictures has snapped up worldwide rights to Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson’s stop-motion feature Anomalisa, following warmly received showings at the Telluride, Toronto ... Continue Reading →

Glen Keane Creates ‘Nephtali’ for Paris Opera’s Digital Stage

Glen Keane Productions announced the launch of animation luminary Keane’s newest film, Nephtali, which was created for the Paris Opera for the launch of its new digital stage called ... Continue Reading →