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Nick Picks Up Global Rights to ‘The Day Henry Met’

Distributor Monster Entertainment and Dublin-based production house Wiggleywoo announced that Nickelodeon has acquired the international broadcast rights to the award-winning preschool ... Continue Reading →
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U.K.’s Hodder to Publish ‘Bottersnikes’ Books

U.K. kids entertainment company Cake and Australian producers Cheeky Little Media and Mighty Nice have signed a U.K. publishing deal with Hodder Children’s Books for their new ... Continue Reading →
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Roberto Genovesi Teases Cartoons on the Bay 2016

Roberto Genovesi, the artistic director of Italy’s Cartoons on the Bay festival, being held in Venice April 7-9, talks toon trends and what makes this 20-year-old event unique (cartoonsbay.com/en). ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoons on the Bay Deadline Extended

Organizers of the annual Cartoons on the Bay festival have extended the submission deadline for the 2016 edition to February 15. The 19th iteration of the event will take place in Venice, ... Continue Reading →
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French Short Wins Top Prize at Istanbul Animation Fest

The ninth edition of the Istanbul Animation Festival took place in the historic Turkish metropolis this week, and the top prize winner this year has been announced as French director ... Continue Reading →
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Rai Fiction Announces Hybrid Production Slate

Italian pubcaster Rai Fiction announced new animated productions on the final day of the Cartoons on the Bay festival in Venice. The productions are part of a slate mixing live action ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoons on the Bay Sets Pulcinella Award Nominees

The nominees have been announced for the 2015 Pulcinella Awards, with the winners set to be announced the Cartoons on the Bay festival set for next week in Venice. The nominees are: TV ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoons on the Bay Winners and Pics

France dominated the 2014 edition of Cartoons on The Bay, taking home six Pulcinella Awards at Venice event that ran April 10-12. The winners of the competition are as follows: • ... Continue Reading →
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Italy’s Cartoons on the Bay Set for Venice in April

After taking a couple of years off, Italy’s animation festival Cartoons on the Bay will be holding its 17th edition in Venice, April 10 to 12th. The event, which is co-produced ... Continue Reading →
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SLR Greenlights ‘Captain Flinn’ Series

Australia’s SLR Productions has greenlit production of a new 52 x 11 animated series, Captain Flinn and The Pirate Dinosaurs, with local broadcast partner Nine Network and international ... Continue Reading →