CBeebies Adds Three New Shows to Upcoming Slate

BBC’s Children’s Channel CBeebies has announced several new shows that put the spotlight on female characters and voices: A co-commission with BBC Learning, Melody (20×7-minute) ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ BBC’s CBeebies has begun airing 10 new episodes of Karrot Animation‘s 2D animated preschool series Sarah & Duck as of August 12, following its hugely successful debut ... Continue Reading →

Intl. 3D Society Picks a New Name

The International 3D Society has changed its name to the International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society. “New advances in display technologies to enable features such as auto-stereoscopic ... Continue Reading →

Former Aardman and BBC Execs Launch New Org

Aardman Animations’ former head of broadcast Miles Bullough and former BBC creative executive Jesse Cleverly have founded Wildseed Studios, a next-generation entertainment content ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →