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 →

Wild Bunch to Pitch ‘Playmobil’ at Toronto

France’s Wild Bunch plans to launch its animated Playmobil feature at the Toronto International Film Festival. According to reports, Wild Bunch is in advanced negotiations with a ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Forum Sets Cartoon d’Or, Tributes Nominees

Cartoon Forum has announced the nominees for the 2015 Cartoon d’Or as well as the companies vying for the 2015 Cartoon Tributes. The six nominees for the Cartoon d’Or 2015 are: A ... Continue Reading →

XD Picks Up ‘Fangbone’ in Multiple Territories

DHX Media has inked broadcast deals with Disney XD channels for its animated fantasy series Fangbone! (50 x 11), recently commissioned by DHX TV for its Family CHRGD channel in Canada. ... Continue Reading →

TeamTO Nets Five Broadcasters for ‘My Knight and Me’

French CG studio TeamTO has kicked off production on original animated series My Knight and Me (52 x 11), a medieval comedy for kids 6-11. The show is co-produced with Thuristar, with ... Continue Reading →

Eddie Redmayne, John Hurt Board ‘Thomas’ Feature

Academy Award-winner Eddie Redmayne, along with prolific actor John Hurt and Jamie Campbell Bower, are all aboard the cast list for the latest Thomas the Tank Engine movie: Thomas & ... Continue Reading →

Distribution360 Unveils Two Toons for MIPJunior

Toronto-based Distribution360 is heading into the MIPJunior market next month with a new slate of Kids and Family properties, including two new animated series from ToonDraw Productions ... Continue Reading →

Genius Licenses ‘Mighty 7′ to CN LatAm

Genius Brands International has secured a multiple territory broadcast deal or Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 with Cartoon Network Latin America. The agreement was concluded by GBI’s ... Continue Reading →
Hayao Miyazaki

Hayao Miyazaki Plans Ghibli Themed Nature Park

The pseudo-retired animation legend Hayao Miyazaki is certainly keeping busy despite stepping away from feature directing duties (so far, at least). The 74-year-old maestro behind Oscar ... Continue Reading →

Hybrid Nicktoons Feature Rumored in Works

In what may just be mounting rumor mill excitement over reports that Nickelodeon is considering reviving some of its classic, fan-favorite cartoons, the latest bit of grist being worked ... Continue Reading →

First Georgia-France Co-Pro Short Underway

Production is beginning on the first ever animated short film co-produced by Georgia and France — a modern folk tale for kids called Pocket Man, created by Georgian children’s ... Continue Reading →
The Prophet

Artists United

Indie animators bring their unique styles to one of the ... Continue Reading →