Spencer Cook

Animation Supe Spencer Cook Joins Framestore

VFX house Framestore announces that animation veteran Spencer Cook has joined the studio as Animation Supervisor on Disney’s upcoming live-action reimagining of Beauty and the ... Continue Reading →
CBeebies-150

CBeebies Orders Second Helping of ‘Hey Duggee’

BBC Worldwide has commissioned a second season of popular animated children’s series Hey Duggee from London-based production house Studio AKA. The 52-episode order is placed on ... Continue Reading →
filmlance-150

Filmlance Developing New ‘Moomin’ Series

Filmlance International, the production house behind the acclaimed Scandinavian thriller Bron (The Bridge), has entered a licensing agreement with Moomin Characters and Bulls Licensing ... Continue Reading →
bejuba-entertainment-150

Bejuba Picks Up ‘Deer Little Forest’ Rights

Canadian kids entertainment company Bejuba! Entertainment has inked a deal with Koko Rose Media, picking up global distribution rights for animated preschool series Deer Little Forest ... Continue Reading →
BAFTA-150

‘Inside Out,’ ‘Minions’ & ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Earn BAFTA Noms

The 2016 BAFTA nominations are in, and the top animation feature contenders this year will be Pete Docter’s heartstring-tugger Inside Out (Disney-Pixar), Pierre Coffin & Kyle ... Continue Reading →
Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek Named TheWIFTS Animation Awardee

Actress, producer and director Salma Hayek has been named as the recipient of The Women’s International Film & Television Showcase (TheWIFTS) Animation Award 2015 for her labor ... Continue Reading →
LAIKA-Celebrates-10th-Anniversary-150

LAIKA Celebrates 10th Anniversary in 2016

Portland, Oregon stop-motion house LAIKA — the award-winning studio behind hit films Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls and the upcoming original adventure Kubo and the Two Strings ... Continue Reading →
Ben-and-Hollys-Little-Kingdom-150

‘Ben and Holly’ Gets Russian Broadcast, Licensing Partners

Entertainment One has awarded the broadcast rights to its BAFTA and Emmy-winning preschool animation series Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom to Russia’s Carousel. Additionally, ... Continue Reading →
Jocelyn Stevenson

Kids Producer Jocelyn Stevenson to Receive BAFTA Special Award

Accomplished children’s television producer and writer Jocelyn Stevenson will be honored with a BAFTA Special Award at the British Academy Children’s Awards ceremony taking ... Continue Reading →
World-Animation-and-VFX-Summit-2015-150

World Animation Summit: Awards Gala Spotlight

Animation Magazine honored entertainment luminaries at the World Animation and VFX Summit Awards Gala, which opened the growing industry event at the California Yacht Club in Marina ... Continue Reading →