Pat the Dog

MIP: Fresh Toons, New Deals Lead Up to Cannes Confab

FranceTV Distribution has a couple animated highlights among its diverse MIP slate. First up, a brand-new 3D season of Little Brown Bear, the famous preschool series from Bayard. The ... Continue Reading →
FremantleMedia Kids & Family

BLE: Nelvana Strikes Exclusive UK Agreement with FMK

Nelvana Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of Nelvana, has announced a strategic partnership with FremantleMedia Kids & Family (FMK) to represent its products and ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

Manchester Animation Fest Reveals 2017 Program

The Manchester Animation Festival returns to the city’s HOME venue for the third year in a row November 14-16, 2017, bringing a three-day celebration of the best and brightest ... Continue Reading →
Trollhunters

‘Trollhunters’ S2 Recruits Mark Hamill, Lena Headey and David Bradley

Netflix has announced three stellar additions to the voice cast for season two of DreamWorks Trollhunters, from Guillermo del Toro. Accomplished voice actor and Star Wars hero Mark ... Continue Reading →
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FMK, CBBC Send ‘Danger Mouse’ on Third Season Mission

FremantleMedia Kids & Family and CBBC are calling in the World’s Greatest Secret Agent for another run of animated adventures in Danger Mouse. The next installment of 26 x 11 ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Irish Animation Awards Winners Announced

The second edition of the biennial Irish Animation Awards took place in Dingle over the weekend at a ceremony in The Skellig Hotel. The well-attended event included representatives ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Irish Animation Awards Shortlist Revealed

The shortlist of contenders for the 2017 Irish Animation Awards has been published ahead of the ceremony, set for Saturday, March 25 in Dingle. Presented by Animation Ireland, the second ... Continue Reading →
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Bert Habets Replaces Anke Schäferkordt as RTL Co-CEO

Anke Schäferkordt has announced she is stepping down from her post as co-CEO of Luxembourg-based entertainment giant RTL Group and resigning from the group’s board of directors ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

’Stranger Things’ Star Matthew Modine Joins Animated Film ‘My Love Affair with Marriage’ Recent SAG Awards nominee (and no stranger to voice acting for animation) signs on to ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC Adds Tiger Aspect’s Tim Searle, Ups Anna Davies

UK’s CBBC Productions has boosted its scripted production team with the appointment of Tim Searle, formerly of Tiger Aspect, to oversee its animated comedy division; and the elevation ... Continue Reading →