World Animation Summit: Understanding Hybrid Studios

For smaller up and coming studios, the hybrid model — studios with a foot in the commercial, gaming and feature film pools who create their own content as well as produce content ... Continue Reading →

World Animation & VFX Summit Sets First Round of Industry Panelists

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit has unveiled the initial list of industry panelists and guests for this year’s event. The World Animation & VFX Summit ... Continue Reading →

Six New Pilots Now on Amazon

Amazon has launched six new kids’ pilots on its Instant service in the U.S., U.K. and Germany. The projects include animated projects The Adventures of Knickerbock Teetertop, Lost ... Continue Reading →

Cynopsis Names 2014 Animation Innovators

Steve Borst and Gary “Doodles” Di Raffaele, co-creators of Nickelodeon’s Breadwinners; DreamWorks Animation’s head of TV development Peter Gal; Blue’s ... Continue Reading →

ASIFA Unveils List of 41st Annie Awards Nominees

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood has announced the nominations for the 41st Annual Annie Awards. In the Best Animated Feature category, 2D is holding its own ... Continue Reading →

Hulu Greenlights Second Season of ‘The Awesomes’

Hulu has renewed its popular animates superhero comedy series The Awesomes for a second season, says The Hollywood Reporter. The show, which is created by SNL’s Seth Meyers and ... Continue Reading →

Bento Box Launches Original Content Division

Burbank-based animation studio Bento Box Entertainment, which is best known for producing the animation for FOX TV’s Bob’s Burgers and Comedy Central’s Brickleberry, is now ... Continue Reading →

Putting Himself ‘Out There’

How South Park veteran Ryan Quincy tapped his awkward phase for IFC’s first original cartoon. Cheer up, Generation X: There’s a new adult-targeted toon on the TV block that’s ... Continue Reading →

Fox Places 13-eps ‘Murder Police’ Order

What do you get when you take one of the comedy brains behind Family Guy and the ultra popular crime drama genre and mix them up into one kooky toon? Fox TV is hoping the combo will ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom & Bento Box Introduce New Pipeline

Toon Boom Animation and Bento Box Entertainment have created an exclusive and state-of-the-art digital animation production pipeline uniquely designed for Bento Box’s production on ... Continue Reading →