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Former Mill Artists Form New Milk VFX House

Six former members of vfx house The Mill have formed a new London-based vfx studio called Milk. The new shop will specialize in innovative 3D effects and character animation for both ... Continue Reading →
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Marc Craste & Studio AKA Deliver BBC’s Culture Spots

U.K.’s award-winning animation house Studio AKA has produced a 3×30 second spots highlighting BBC Radio 4’s new Cultural Exchange feature, which is billed as “a major new ... Continue Reading →
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IDW to Publish New ‘Rocky & Bullwinkle’ Comics

Here is a wonderful new comic-book venture we can all get behind. Over the weekend, we got word that San Diego-based IDW Publishing will be launching a new series featuring Jay Ward’s ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Preps ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Movie for 2015

Following in the footsteps of Wallace and Gromit, another popular Aardman character is getting ready for its big movie adventure. The Bristol-based animation studio announced today ... Continue Reading →
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Double Negative Opens New TV Branch

VFX company Double Negative has launched Double Negative TV, a new division of Dneg dedicated to visual effects creation for television. Dneg TV will be headed up by 20-year VFX veteran ... Continue Reading →
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The Mill Shuts Down TV VFX Department

Another day, another troubling news item about the beleaguered vfx industry. This time it’s London-based studio The Mill which revealed that it will close its TV visual effects unit, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peter Rabbit’ Hops to Nickelodeon

A new CG-animated series based on the works of Beatrix Potter is high-tailing it to Nickelodeon as the preschool-targeted show Peter Rabbit debuts on the channel Tuesday, February 19 ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Launches New Math-Based Show

A new math-themed animated series is slated to debut on U.K’s children channel CBeebies and the BBC Worldwide Channels later this year. The show, which is called Numtum Adventures, ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Toons to Stream on Amazon’s LoveFilm U.K.

Amazon.com-owned streaming video service LoveFilm has signed a deal with Disney in the U.K. and Ireland to air animated shows featuring Marvel characters. U.K. and Irish subscribers ... Continue Reading →
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New on Disc Today

Plenty of family friendly toon goodies are out on home entertainment shelves this week. Here’s the rundown:       The Amazing World of Gumball – The Mystery [Cartoon ... Continue Reading →