Gigglebug Puts ‘Best & Bester’ Foot Forward at Cartoon Forum

Finnish animation studio Gigglebug Entertainment. The shop behind hit preschool series Gigglebug, has unveiled its latest original property at Cartoon Forum, Best & Bester. The ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum News: E.U. Support Plan and 2017 Honorees

A new E.U. Preferential Animation Support Plan was announced this week at the Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France. The new program zeroes in on the promotion, financing and retaining ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum: The Toon Pitch Parade of Toulouse

Each September, European animation producers, investors and broadcasters head over to the beautiful ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum: TeamTO & Nexus Spin ‘House of Magic’ into Series

Paris-based CG shop and content producer TeamTO and Belgian producer Nexus Factory are developing School of Magic, a new 52 x 11 min. animated series spin-off of Studio Canal’s international ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum Shifts Dates to Avoid General Strike

Organizers of the 2017 Cartoon Forum have responded to a general strike announcement by French trade unions by moving the dates of this year’s event up a day. To avoid the September ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mush-Mush and the Mushables’ CG Series in Development

France’s La Cabane Productions and Belgium’s Thuristar are planning to put the “fun” in “fungi” with a new CG animated comedy-adventure, Mush-Mush ... Continue Reading →
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Blue Spirit Increases 2017 Project Slate, Racks Up ‘Courgette’ Honors

With the success of Claude Barras’ acclaimed stop-motion feature My Life as a Zucchini (Ma Vie de Courgette) — which has won 20 awards to-date, including two Césars and ... Continue Reading →
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Friends Electric Opens Shop in LA & London

VFX studio Electric Theatre Collective has birthed a brand new, full-service production company and creative consultancy called Friends Electric, based in London and LA. Focused on ... Continue Reading →
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Call for Entries: Visegrad Animation Forum 2017

Central & Eastern Europe’s leading pitch event for animation, the Visegrad Animation Forum (VAF), is now open for submissions for its 5th annual edition. Projects can be entered ... Continue Reading →
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Euro Animation ‘Super Union’ Coheres at MIP

A “super union” of 14 different European animation organizations has been unveiled at MIPCOM in Cannes. Dubbed Animation Europe, the united force is comprised of production ... Continue Reading →