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Stuttgart Taps 39 Projects for Animation Production Day

A healthy total of 39 animation projects representing the efforts of 14 different countries have been selected to take part in the 10th edition of Animation Production Day at the Stuttgart ... Continue Reading →
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‘Long Long Holiday’ Receives Best Children’s Program Award

The Paris Radio and Television Club in France gave a nod to the quality of local productions by awarding the Best Children’s TV Program honors to The Long Long Holiday. The 21st edition ... Continue Reading →
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Superights Picks Up Vivement Lundi’s ‘Horn Quartet’

Superights has signed on to handle distribution of Vivement Lundi!’s The Horn Quartet, which was pitched by the French studio at Cartoon Forum last September. The half-hour special ... Continue Reading →
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Jetpack Secures Commissions for ‘The Sisters’

Global distributor Jetpack Distribution has secured a commissioning deal with French broadcasters M6 and Canal+ for The Sisters, a new 52 x 11 series for kids 6-10. The 2D animated ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Light Chaser Animation Releases First VR Story Short Sent Beijing studio’s debut effort goes behind the screen of a lover’s text quarrel into the world of emoji characters. Oculus’ ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie to Welcome 700-Plus Pros

Cartoon Movie 2016 — taking place March 2-4 in Lyon, France — is planning to see over 700 animated feature producers, investors, distributors, sales agents, video game companies ... Continue Reading →
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Patricia de Wilde Named Director of Marketing for TeamTO

Paris-based studio TeamTO has promoted consultant Patricia de Wilde to the permanent position of Director of Marketing and New Business for the entire TeamTO group. The appointment ... Continue Reading →
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Watch Next Media Developing ‘Elvis Riboldi’

Paris-based production house Watch Next Media — founded last March by industry vet Philippe Alessandri — has entered a development deal with Canal+ on a new 52 x 11 animated ... Continue Reading →
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Superights, Folivari Ink Three-Special Deal

French entertainment company Superights has signed its first deal with neophyte production company Folivari to distribute three TV specials adapted from hit comic books by Benjamin ... Continue Reading →
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France TV Racks Up Toon Sales

FranceTV Distribution has gotten 2015 off to a busy start, securing multiple deals for three of its animated properties. The distributor has picked up rights to seasons 1 and 2 of Studio ... Continue Reading →