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Breakthrough, Teletoon Launch ‘Rocket Monkeys’ Sales

Canadian toon house Breakthrough Entertainment will introduce its new Flash-animated series Rocket Monkeys to the MIPCOM market this week, president of distribution Nat Abraham announced. ... Continue Reading →
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The Tooning Up of ‘Car Talk’

Here’s a pop-quiz for pop culture geeks: what do Jack Benny, Abbott and Costello, and Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, from NPR’s Car Talk, all have in common? Give up? They ... Continue Reading →
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The Kinder, Gentler Robots Are Here!

The Hub’s Transformers Rescue Bots opens the door to a more peaceful universe for younger fans of the franchise. Just when you thought the masters of the Transformers franchise had ... Continue Reading →
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Pixie Award Winners Are Announced

The Third Annual Pixie Awards, honoring outstanding work in animation, effect and motion-graphics, has unveiled its list of winners for the 2012 edition. The Pixies received a record ... Continue Reading →
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McCarron Is Atomic Cartoons’s New Head of Production

Vancouver-based Atomic Cartoons (Atomic Betty) has brought in Jennifer McCarron to head up production at the studio, supervising in-house production teams. Over the past 15 years, ... Continue Reading →
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Arrrrrr! Atomic’s ‘Pirate Express’ to Set Sail in Cannes

Vancouver-based animation studio Atomic Cartoons (Atomic Betty) will launch its new show, Pirate Express, which is currently at the development stage with Teletoon, Canada, to the MIPCOM ... Continue Reading →
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Pixie Awards Offers 2 Free Entries for Animators and FX Pros

The 3rd Annual Pixie Awards is making animators and FX professionals an “offer too good to refuse”— two free entries in the upcoming awards competition. Sponsored by the ... Continue Reading →
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Atomic, Ellipseanime Get OK to Develop ‘Pirate Express’

Vancouver-based Atomic Cartoons is proceeding with development on Pirate Express, an animated comedy series for children ages 7-11. With a green light from Teletoon Canada, the 52 x ... Continue Reading →
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Simmons Named Partner in Atomic Cartoons

Rob Simmons, a veteran animation industry finance executive, has been named partner at Vancouver-based Atomic Cartoons Inc. Simmons, who has written and executed many co-production ... Continue Reading →