Academy Digs into Monster Tech

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will pay tribute to the monsters of the silver screen in a program titled Monsters in the Movies set for Oct. 21. Presented by the Academy’s ... Continue Reading →

Nick Orders More Olivia from Chorion

Nickelodeon has ordered a second season of the preschooler animated series Olivia from Chorion. Based on the book series by Ian Falconer, the second season series of 26 11-minute episodes ... Continue Reading →

Global Group Starts Production on Ask Lara

Scotland’s Red Kite Animations, Spanish animation company Tomavistas, Dutch production company Submarine and Spanish broadcaster Televisio de Catalunya have announced the start of ... Continue Reading →

Technicolor Develops Atomic Puppet Series

Technicolor has optioned Atomic Puppet, a new animated series for ages 6-11 to be produced by Technicolor Digital Productions. Technicolor Digital Productions will produce the series ... Continue Reading →

Mia and Me is MIP Jr.’s Most-Requested Show

Mia and Me, a show that mixes animation and live-action co-produced by Lucky Punch, Rainbow and March Entertainment, was the most-requested show at the recently concluded MIP Jr. The ... Continue Reading →

2nd L.A. Animation Fest to Fete Vinton

The Los Angeles Animation Festival will pay tribute to stop-motion innovator Will Vinton in its second annual edition, set for Dec. 2-5. The festival will take place at Cinefamily’s ... Continue Reading →

DQ, Method, ZDF Set 3D Peter Pan Series

Peter Pan is coming back to TV in a new CG-animated and stereoscopic 3D series from DQ Entertainment, Method Animation and ZDF Group. Partners DQ and Method announced at MIP Junior ... Continue Reading →

Plympton’s Idiots and Angels Opens at NYC’s IFC Center

Idiots & Angels, a new film from animation legend Bill Plympton, is set to open Oct. 6 in New York City at the IFC Center. The film will be preceded by the Plympton short film The ... Continue Reading →

Nick, Chorion, Warne Set Beatrix Potter Series

Nickelodeon, Chorion and Frederick Warne & Co. will develop and produce a new animated series based on the classic children’s books of Beatrix Potter. The preschool series will ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Con Stays in San Diego Through 2015

After months of speculation and several delayed decisions, the organizers of Comic-Con: International have announced the show will stay in San Diego through 2015. The convention had ... Continue Reading →

CAKE, Sticky Cook up Herb and Ray’s Yum

CAKE Entertainment and Sydney-based Sticky Pictures are set to co-produce a new animated comedy series for tweens titled Herb and Ray’s Yum. The series will consist of 52 12-minute ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Bringing Ploo Pilot to MIP Jr.

Aardman Rights is set to preview at MIPCOM Jr. the pilot to its new animated preschooler series Ploo. The stop-motion series will consist of 52 10-minute episodes and is based on the ... Continue Reading →