Matthew Ellis

The Cartel Grows Toon Arm, Taps Ellis as Manager

L.A.-based full-service management and production company The Cartel is expanding its animation and family division. The company has tapped former agent and 17-year entertainment industry ... Continue Reading →
Elf's Journey

Aardman Animates ‘Elf’s Journey’ for Myer Christmas

Animation studio Aardman has delivered a festive new film for Australian department store Myer’s, starring its goofy but good-hearted Christmas characters Elf, Reindeer, Mouse and ... Continue Reading →
Early Man

Aardman’s ‘Early Man’ Leaves the Cave in New Teaser

Lionsgate has brought a new teaser trailer and poster for Aardman Animation’s highly anticipated stop-motion romp through ancient history, Early Man — due in US theaters February ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

Manchester Animation Fest Reveals 2017 Program

The Manchester Animation Festival returns to the city’s HOME venue for the third year in a row November 14-16, 2017, bringing a three-day celebration of the best and brightest ... Continue Reading →
Adam Cootes

How I Landed a Career in Animation

Blue Sky Studios’ Head of Story Adam Cootes reflects on the roles that determination, hard work and a touch of random fate played in his trans-Atlantic career journey. Growing ... Continue Reading →
Emile Awards

1st European Animation “Emile” Awards Calls for Entries

A call for entries has been issued for the inaugural edition of the European Animation Awards — also known as the Emile Awards in honor of animation pioneers Emile Cohl and Charles-Emile ... Continue Reading →
Monster High: Electrified

Axis Group Launches Unified Axis Studios Brand

UK-based animation and VFX collective Axis Group is officially reinventing itself as Axis Studios — a new powerhouse identity that unites its three branches and locations across ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

CLIPS: ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’ Returns for Third Season Iron Mike and his mystery-solving team return to correct (or cause) more mayhem starting with “Help A Brother Out” ... Continue Reading →
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Morph Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Emoji Set

Bristol-based studio Aardman is offering fans of classic stop-motion a thoroughly modern way to celebrate with a newly released iMessage sticker pack featuring 16 Morph emojis, just ... Continue Reading →
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Discovery Kids Teams with Top Talent to Grow Slate

Pan-regional network Discovery Kids, now in its 20th year, is making a major push to grow its series development slate. The broadcaster is teaming with some big names in animation to ... Continue Reading →