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Animation Show of Shows Goes Nonprofit

The popular annual animation industry event The Animation Show of Shows has established itself as a nonprofit organization whose mission is to restore, preserve and promote animated ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s Annecy Delegation Talk Year of the Woman

The Annecy festival is celebrating women animators this year, with an all-woman jury, an honorary Cristal award to Florence Miailhe and some top-notch films made by women from all over ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: VFX Companies to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of VFX companies to watch. They are: Animal Logic VFX Atomic Fiction BlueBolt Blur Studio capital ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kate & Mim-Mim’ Gets Season 2 and New Licensees

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has greenlit a second season of its highly rated animated preschool series, Kate & Mim-Mim. Season 2 is set to launch on Disney Junior ... Continue Reading →
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Fourth ‘Open Season’ Title Set For 2016

The backwoods hijinx continue as Sony Pictures Animation announces the upcoming home entertainment release of Open Season: Scared Silly — the fourth installment of the CG animated ... Continue Reading →
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VR Comes to V-Ray

Chaos Group has announced V-Ray 3.2 for 3ds Max — the latest version is compatible with 3ds Max 2016 and for the first time incorporates virtual-reality rendering capabilities ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Pairs Well with Brooklyn Brewery Mash

Beer and film festivals have been best friends forever. Lagers and stouts can be an essential social lubricant to fest-goers over 21, especially if you add doughnuts to the mix. Whenever ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: Schools to Hire From

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of schools to hire from. They are: Academy of Art University — San Francisco, Calif. The Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Assembles Partners for ‘Mysticons’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana announces that it has joined forces with Playmates Toys, Nickelodeon and The Topps Company to bring a wholly original girls’ action series ... Continue Reading →
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CJ E&M Boosts Korea Biz with DreamWorks Characters

Content and media company CJ E&M is expanding its character business in Korea with the successful conclusion of a representation agreement with DreamWorks Animation. The deal will ... Continue Reading →
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VAMN, Chavvo to Produce Erick Tran’s ‘ZodiX’

VAMN-TV and Chavvo Animation Studios are teaming up to produce as an animated series ZodiX, a Japanese-inspired lifestyle brand consisting of character personalities loosely based on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Three Stooges’ Toon Getting Annecy Introduction

Kids distributor CAKE has announced a three party co-venture with animation studio Titmouse, Inc. and brand owner C3 Entertainment Inc. to produce a brand-new Three Stooges animated ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Commissions ‘Go Jetters’

CBeebies Controller Kay Benbow has commissioned two new series for the kiddy channel, including a fully animated comedy-adventure titled Go Jetters (52 x 11), a co-production of CBeebies ... Continue Reading →
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The Animag 250: Creatives to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of creative to watch. They are: Cam Baity — animator, show creator, author Kelli Bixler and Drew ... Continue Reading →
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CN Unveils Re-launched ‘Powerpuff Girls’

Cartoon Network unveiled at Licensing Expo in Las Vegas the first look at Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup from the all-new series The Powerpuff Girls, slated for a 2016 global launch. Produced ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Ben 10′ Series Set for Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network is introducing a brand new Ben 10 to the next generation of fans with a new series based on the globally popular alien-powered kid hero. The show is being produced by ... Continue Reading →
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Corus Greenlights Reboot of ‘Reboot’

Corus Entertainment has given the go-ahead to Rainmaker Ent.’s television division Mainframe Entertainment to produce 26 half-hour episodes of their reimagining of first-of-its-kind ... Continue Reading →
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Zag’s ‘Miraculous’ Racks Up Licensees

Zag’s 3D CG-animated action-sitcom Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (26 x 22) — which begins premiering on cable and linear broadcast platforms around ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Options ‘Cow Boy’ Comic for Series

DreamWorks Animation optioned the Boom! Studios graphic novel Cow Boy for development as a television series. Brendan Hay, who is showrunner on the studio’s Netflix series based ... Continue Reading →
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BBC Earth Celebrates World Oceans Day with SpongeBob

BBC has today (June 8) released an original short film in honor of World Oceans Day. The film, titled A Thank You Would Be Nice, celebrates the incredible contribution that plankton ... Continue Reading →