Justin Roiland

Roiland Tweets Tease New Fox Series ‘Solar Opposites’

Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland announced via Twitter that he has a new animated series titled Solar Opposites in development at Fox. In addition to a character sheet, Roiland ... Continue Reading →

Hertzfeldt’s ‘World of Tomorrow’ Tops Fantoche Fest

Don Hertzfeldt’s short World of Tomorrow was named Best Film at the 13th International Fantoche Animation Film Festival, which drew more than 25,000 attendees in Baden, Switzerland. The ... Continue Reading →

Glen Keane Demos VR Drawing for Future Summit

The annual Future of Storytelling Summit is always a fascinating event for the insights it offers into the evolving technology and art of storytelling. And this year, animation legend ... Continue Reading →
Claudia Balzer Scott-Hansen

9 Story Names Scott-Hanson VP of Distribution

9 Story Media Group appointed Claudia Balzer Scott-Hansen to the new position of vice president, distribution. Reporting to managing director Natalie Osborne, Scott-Hansen will be responsible ... Continue Reading →
Peter Chou

Peter Chou to Chair Digital Domain Holdings Board

Peter Chou has been named chairman of the board of directors of Digital Domain Holdings Ltd., the parent company of the Oscar-winning Hollywood digital production studio Digital Domain ... Continue Reading →

‘Garden Wall,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Win Top Toon Emmys

It was a good night for Cartoon Network at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards this weekend, as the network won the Outstanding Animated Program for its Over the Garden Wall miniseries and ... Continue Reading →

‘Anomalisa’ Wins Grand Jury Prize at Venice

The stop motion animated film Anomalisa won the Grand Jury Prize at the prestigious Venice Film Festival this weekend. The film, directed by renowned screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and ... Continue Reading →

Atlantyca Picks Up ‘Nutri Ventures’ Rights

Atlantyca Entertainment has acquired the European distribution rights to the animated series Nutri Ventures, A children’s global entertainment brand dedicated to promoting healthy ... Continue Reading →

‘The Hive’ Premieres on Clan

The Hive, an animated series about the everyday adventures of a family of bees, will make its debut on TVE’s kids channel Clan in Spain this Sunday, September 13 as part of its Back ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Presents ‘Making of Kung Fu Panda 3’

The organizers of VIEW Conference 2015, set for Turin, Italy Oct. 19-23 (viewconference.it), have announced that the 16th edition will feature a presentation on The Making of Kung Fu ... Continue Reading →

‘YaYa & Zouk’ Launches in Canada

Montreal’s ToonDraw Productions will see its new animated TV series YaYa & Zouk premiere on two broadcasters in the coming days as it launches on Saturday, Sept. 12 on Radio-Canada ... Continue Reading →

Jam’s ‘Little Roy’ Set for CBeebies, CBBC

Dublin-based JAM Media has scored a far-reaching, cross-over commission from both CBBC and CBeebies for new live-action/animation hybrid series Little Roy (52 x 14). The show is set ... Continue Reading →

‘Yo-Kai Watch’ Premieres on XD Oct. 5

Hit Japanese animated comedy Yo-Kai Watch will make its U.S. debut on Disney XD when it premieres Monday, October 5 at 5 p.m. ET/PT. New episodes will launch each day through October ... Continue Reading →

SLR’s ‘Skinner Boys’ Gets Second Season

Australia’s SLR Productions will be producing a second season if its top-rating animated comedy/adventure The Skinner Boys: Guardians of the Lost Secrets. The company will team up ... Continue Reading →

Camille Geier Joins Click 3X as EP

Digital creative studio Click 3X has hired on Camille Geier as Executive Producer. Geier will lead all studio operations, including spearheading business development and recruiting ... Continue Reading →

Montreal Stop-Mo Fest Reveals 2015 Lineup

The 2015 Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival, taking place at the Concordia University’s J.A. de Seve Theater this September 25-17, will celebrate its lucky seventh edition by turning ... Continue Reading →

Richard Williams’ ‘Prologue’ Gets LA Screening

A new hand-animated short from award-winning director Richard Williams and producer Imogen Sutton will screen in Los Angeles, following its well received U.S. debut at the Telluride ... Continue Reading →

Triggerfish Story Lab Receives 1,378 Entries From Across Africa

The Triggerfish Story Lab reports receiving 1,378 entries from storytellers and filmmakers from 30 countries across Africa and its diaspora. The Cape Town, South Africa-based project ... Continue Reading →

Turner Sets ‘Beat Monsters’ as Korea Co-Prod

Turner Broadcasting has greenlit a new co-production titled Beat Monsters with Synergy Media and Studio Goindol. Beat Monsters is a comedy starring alien monsters from outer space on ... Continue Reading →

CLF, Hahn, Toonz Partner on ‘1001 Nights’ series

Chocolate Liberation Front, Germany’s Hahn Film and Toonz Entertainment are co-producing a new CGI animation series for ages 9-12 titled 1001 Nights: The Untold Stories (26 x 24’). The ... Continue Reading →