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Global TV News Bytes: ‘Fuzzyworld,’ ‘Monkey See Monkey Do’

Monster Ent. to Pitch Fuzzyword at Forum: Ireland’s Monster Entertainment is presenting its new animated series Fuzzyworld to Cartoon Forum and MIPCOM this fall. The series is ... Continue Reading →
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ILM’s John Knoll to Keynote View Conference

Industrial Light & Magic’s chief creative officer John Knoll will deliver the keynote at the VIEW vfx and computer graphics conference in Turin, Italy (October 15-18). “We ... Continue Reading →
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Gagne’s ‘Saga of Rex’ Short Debuts on YouTube

We’ve been following the many ventures of animator, game designer and all-around talented artist Michel Gagne closely for the past few years. We are happy to announce that this ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Prebuys Beakus’ Preschool Show ‘Toggle’

CBeebies has prebought the first season of Beakus Studio’s new preschool series Toggle. The 52 x 5″ series will launch in 2015. The new toon is described as an inventive, ... Continue Reading →
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The Acknowledged Art of Gary Baseman

Even with the growing awareness of cartooning as an actual art, it is still rare that a popular cartoonist is honored with an exhibition of his work in an established museum. Graphic ... Continue Reading →
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Canada’s NFB Launches McLaren Animation App

The National Film Board of Canada is launching a new iPad app, based on the films of Oscar-winning animator Norman McLaren. Some of the influential director’s works have been converted ... Continue Reading →
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Carl England Assumes MD Role at Platinum

Nigel Stone, CEO of U.K.-based indie film and kids’ TV production studio Platinum Films, has announced that Carl England has been appointed as the company’s new managing ... Continue Reading →
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John Knoll Upped to ILM’s Chief Creative Officer

Oscar-winning vfx veteran John Knoll has been promoted to Chief Creative Officer at Industrial Light & Magic. Knoll, who joined ILM In 1986, has been a vfx supervisor for the house ... Continue Reading →
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Nexus Partners with ‘Were-Rabbit’ Producer Jennings

London-based animation studio Nexus as announced an exclusive partnership with multi-award winning toon producers Claire Jennings, Christopher O’Reilly and Charlotte Bavasso to develop ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman, Sony & BinWeevils Launch Animation Contest

British BAFTA-winning social website BinWeevils.com has joined forces with Aardman Animations and Sony Music to find the best pop video animator in the U.K. This innovative new competition ... Continue Reading →