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The annual New York-based children’s entertainment event Kidscreen Summit has unveiled its full 2013 conference agenda online at summit.kidscreen.com/2013/agenda/expanded. Running over three full days, with a Master Classes and meetings-only day, the program offers more than 75 keynotes, panel discussions, presentations, debates and networking/pitching formats—all featuring respected thought leaders and [...]
Fans of Sony’s CG take on Peyo’s little blue heroes The Smurfs are in for a holiday treat this year as Sony Pictures Animation preps The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol for Cartoon Network! Taking cues from the Dickensian classic, the special—directed by Troy Quane–will premiere December 5 at 7:30 p.m. [...]
French studio Alphanim has sold three of its animated series to U.S. premium cable channel Starz. The studio has made key sales to Australia, South Korea, Eastern Europe and Finland. The announcement was made today by Pierre Belaïsch, Managing Director of Alphanim. “With these new sales, we are delighted to be [...]
Cartoon Network’s acclaimed series The Amazing World of Gumball took home the BAFTA Award for Best Animation on Sunday (Nov. 25). Created by Ben Bocquelet, the hit series is exec produced by Bocquelet, Michael Carrington and Daniel Lennard and has won numerous honors since it first aired in May of [...]
How the talented team at Screen Novelties brought a familiar 2D toon to 3D life in It’s a SpongeBob Christmas! special. You can call it the Rankin-Bass legacy—the reason we tend to enjoy our classic animated holiday programming spiced with a touch of stop-motion magic. It’s only natural that kids [...]
Aardman Digital has produced a new online game Cartoon Network’s award-winning series The Amazing World of Gumball. “Dino Donkey Dash” is based on popular episode “The Quest” and will consist of fast-paced mini-games which create a fun and engaging online experience for kids. It will launch on Cartoon Network websites [...]
While you’re slaving over a hot stove this Thanksgiving, here’s one thing to be thankful for: Cartoon Network is planning a very merry bonanza of new animated holiday specials—plus a 24 hour marathon of Christmas-y classics starting Christmas Eve at 6 p.m. The week long special programming even kicks off [...]
Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has announced that CiTV U.K. has renewed the hit animated kids comedy series Almost Naked Animals (52 x 22) for a third season. The 2D-animated show which is produced and distributed by 9 Story was recently nominated for a BAFTA Kids’ Vote Award. The series blends [...]
Yes, it’s that time of the year when we begin to feel that gnawing sense of panic, reminding us that the holidays will be with us in less than a couple of months. If you’re looking for a few solid gift ideas for that talented animator or toon fan in [...]
If you’re a fan of Pendleton Ward, creator of Cartoon Network’s fantastic Adventure Time—and who isn’t?—you’ll want to check out his new show Bravest Warriors, which debuts on the new YouTube channel, Cartoon Hangover, today. The hot new series, which is directed by Breehn Burns, co-creator of Dr. Tran follows [...]