World Animation & VFX Summit to Honor Phil Roman, Bonnie Arnold

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit will honor Phil Roman, iconic animator and founder of Film Roman, and How to Train Your Dragon 2 producer Bonnie Arnold at ... Continue Reading →

Growth Spurt

Canada’s deep talent pool, excellent infrastructure and generous tax incentives are fueling a new boom in animation and visual-effects work. Michael Hefferon Few countries as ... Continue Reading →

Market Showcase: Atomic Cartoons

Award-winning Atomic Cartoons is an independent full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District with a satellite studio in beautiful downtown Kelowna. Atomic ... Continue Reading →

U.K. Studios, Canadian Companies Explore Co-Pros

Pact (Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television), the U.K. trade association for independent film, TV, digital and media producers, has announced that British animation companies ... Continue Reading →

The Mixel Invasion Has Begun!

Cartoon Network and LEGO join forces to introduce the world to cute, collectible monsters called Mixels. Last summer, right around Comic-Con, ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes Part II

+ Atomic Cartoons will be bringing three new animated treats along in its luggage to the MIPCOM market, including the studio’s first live-action hybrid series Minimum Wage, a ... Continue Reading →

Atomic Expands with Yeti Farm

Vancouver’s Atomic Cartoons has inked a joint venture agreement with Kelowna, BC-based animation studio Yeti Farm Creative. The exclusive three-year deal–worth up to $3 ... Continue Reading →

Atomic, Sticky Pictures Set Sail with ‘Pirate Express’

Canadian studio Atomic Cartoons and Australia’s Sticky Pictures are hoisting the mizzenmast and starting production on 26 half-hour episodes (52 x 11) of Atomic’s original ... Continue Reading →

Teletoon Order Includes New ‘Inspector Gadget’ Series

Teletoon Canada is resurrecting Inspector Gadget. A new CG version of the beloved series from DHX Media was one of two new series commissioned by the network, with the other being a ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ Magic Light Pictures, the U.K.-based company behind the success of film and licensing properties The Gruffalo and Room on the Groom is building up its operation with two key appointments. ... Continue Reading →