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GKIDS Picks Up ‘Extraordinary Tales’

New York-based distributor GKIDS has acquired North American rights to the five part Edgar Allen Poe anthology flick Extraordinary Tales from Melusine Productions. Directed by award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Shops for Talent at Annecy

Cartoon Network will return to Annecy, France for the 2015 Animation Festival and MIFA market, where it will toast the latest project to emerge from its short form Artists’ Program ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS, Ilion, CN Draw Attention as 2015 Annecy, MIFA Kicks Off

The Annecy festival is off to a roaring start, with a record number of accreditations for the MIFA market resulting in big deals being announced to kick off the festival. First, GKIDS ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Steps Up With Leading Role at Annecy

With this year’s Annecy festival celebrating the contributions of women animators, it was clear that the organization Women in Animation had to take a big role at this year’s event. Last ... 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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Annecy Begins Unveiling Selection

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival (June 15-20; annecy.org) has revealed part of its official selection, culled from a record-setting 2,600 films from 95 countries. The ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Re-Ups ‘Tumble Leaf,’ ‘Creative Galaxy’

Amazon Studios has announced it has signed on for second seasons of current original kids’ animated series Creative Galaxy and award-winner Tumble Leaf; plus live-action shows ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy to Spotlight Women, Spain

The Annecy International Animated Film Festival will celebrate women who have left their mark on the history of animation, current figureheads and promising young creatives from film ... Continue Reading →
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MIFA 2015 Opens Submissions

The MIFA market event — part of the Annecy animation festival — has opened registrations for the 2015 event. The call for projects will be open through February 13, 2015 ... Continue Reading →
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Soho Square Names Emily Whinnett Director of Programs

Soho Square Productions, part of Soho Square Studios Group, announces the appointment of Emily Whinnett to the new company as director of programs. Calling on her 13-plus years of experience ... Continue Reading →