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BAFTA Unveils 2012 Children’s Awards Nominees

The British Academy of Film & Television has announced its 2012 Children’s Awards nominees, which aim to recognize the best in the U.K.’s kids entertainment industry. Animation: The ... Continue Reading →
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Animator Run Wrake Has Died

U.K.-based animator and illustrator Run Wrake, whose 2005 short film Rabbit won the Best Film Award at the British Animation Awards as well as the McLaren Award at the Edinburgh Film ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Reveals Cool Season 5 News

Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother) and Donald Glover (Community) will be featured in a special episode of Cartoon Network’s hit animated series Adventure Time, the network ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Greenlights ‘Gumball’ Season 3

Turner Broadcasting has commissioned a third season of critically acclaimed cartoon The Amazing World of Gumball, the debut series from its London-based Cartoon Network Studios Europe. ... Continue Reading →
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British Animation Icon John Coates Dies at 85

We are saddened by the news that beloved British animator John Coates, the man behind such revered projects such as The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine and the Oscar-nominated special The ... Continue Reading →
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Spain’s Imira Touts a Strong Sales Period

Barcelona-based Imira Entertainment has signed a raft of sales in Spain from its library of third-party content. RTVE has acquired two shows including live action tween-skewed series ... Continue Reading →
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Matthew Broderick to Guest on ‘Adventure Time’

Bueller is going to hang with Finn and Jake! Actor Matthew Broderick (Bee Movie, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off) will play The Dream Warrior, a new character to be featured in an upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gumball’ Returns to Cartoon Network on August 14

Cartoon Network’s acclaimed animated media series The Amazing World of Gumball will begins its second season on the air on August 14 at 7 p.m. The mixed-media show which won a BAFTA ... Continue Reading →
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Happy Films’ ‘Bookaboo’ Booked in Canada

FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced two new Canadian deals for Happy Films’ award-winning pre-k show Bookaboo. The first deal will have Happy Films’ co-producing a new ... Continue Reading →
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Coleman is Animal Logic’s New Head of Animation

VFX and CG animation veteran Rob Coleman has been tapped as the new head of animation at Sydney and Los Angeles studio Animal Logic. The two-time Oscar nominee (Star Wars: The Phantom ... Continue Reading →