Meeting of the Masters

The best and brightest are preparing to descend on Marina del Rey for the fourth annual World Animation and Visual Effects Summit, set for Nov. 2-4. The World Animation and Visual ... Continue Reading →

World Animation & VFX Summit Sets First Round of Industry Panelists

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit has unveiled the initial list of industry panelists and guests for this year’s event. The World Animation & VFX Summit ... 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 →

Atomic Developing ‘Mariachi Zombie’

Atomic Cartoons will be developing Lunch Media’s Mariachi Zombie as an animated comedy series for kids seven to 11. The agreement for a 52 x 11 show comes after the film — ... Continue Reading →

Thunderbird Buys Atomic Cartoons

TV and film producer/distributor Thunderbird Films has acquired Vancouver-based Atomic Cartoons — an award winning company and one of North America’s leading animation studios. ... Continue Reading →

Only Days Left for Animation Summit Early Bird Tickets

It’s time to grab tickets for the 2015 World Animation and VFX Summit, as early bird ticket rates end June 30th. Purchase tickets through and join some of ... Continue Reading →

Atomic in Production on Hybrid Series ‘Nico Can Dance’

Vancouver-based Atomic Cartoons is growing its slate of hybrid offerings and is now in production on its first preschool TV series, Nico Can Dance!, which will be headed to broadcast ... Continue Reading →

Deep Panels Set Apart World Animation and VFX Summit

It was just two days, but the third annual World Animation and VFX Summit seemed to jam several lifetimes worth of experience in for the attendees. Staged at the California Yacht Club ... Continue Reading →

TELETOON Commissions Third Season of ‘Rocket Monkeys’

Corus Entertainment’s TELETOON network has commissioned a third 26 x 30 season of animated kids’ comedy Rocket Monkeys from Breakthrough Entertainment. The announcement ... Continue Reading →

Breakthrough Keel Hauls ‘Pirate Express’

Breakthrough Entertainment is expanding its children’s library with the acquisition of Pirate Express, which will debut at the MIPCOM market in Cannes this month. The 2D animated ... Continue Reading →