Usagi Yojimbo

Gaumont Options Stan Sakai’s ‘Usagi Yojimbo’ Comics

Gaumont has optioned the iconic samurai rabbit comic-book series Usagi Yojimbo from creator, writer and illustrator Stan Sakai, for development into an animated TV series. The project ... Continue Reading →
Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney Taps New Writer for Animated Movie

It’s helter skelter (last Beatles joke, I swear) as famed Beatle and Wing Paul McCartney has found a replacement writer for his animated film in development, High in the Clouds. Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
Mirai no Mirai (Mirai of the Future)

Mamoru Hosoda’s ‘Mirai of the Future’ Gets Japanese Release Date

Mirai no Mirai (Mirai of the Future), the latest project from acclaimed animated fantasy filmmaker Mamoru Hosoda, has been slated for release in Japan on July 20, 2018 after previously ... Continue Reading →
Laura Laas

Laura Laas Appointed VP Animation TV Sales at Gaumont

LA- and Paris-based entertainment mainstay Gaumont has appointed Laura Laas as Vice President, International TV Sales, Animation. Charged with selling the company’s TV toon slate ... Continue Reading →

Gaumont Options ‘Star Shards Chronicles’ for Animated Series

Nicolas Atlan, President of Animation for Gaumont, announced that the Paris- and LA-based company has optioned global rights to the epic trilogy The Star Shards Chronicles, from New ... Continue Reading →
Rodolphe Guenoden

Rodolphe Guenoden to Direct FDNY Animation ‘The Bravest’

Rodolphe Guenoden, a Gobelins graduate and longtime DreamWorks Animation artist, has been tapped to direct new animated feature The Bravest. The announcement was made by Main Journey ... Continue Reading →
Kristen Bell

Gaumont Partners with Kristen Bell for ‘Do, Re & Mi’

The first new series from Gaumont under the leadership of President of Animation, Nicolas Atlan, has been announced as Do, Re & Mi (52 x 11), a whimsical musical adventure produced ... Continue Reading →

People on the Move: Hires, Promotions & Departures

+ Glasgow-based Axis CG studio — which provides animation for video game, film and TV projects like its VES Award-nominated Halo 5: Guardians cinematic — has appointed Jon ... Continue Reading →

TeamTO Suits Up for ‘PJ Masks’ & ‘Skylanders’ Seasons

French CG studio TeamTO has been confirmed it will be back in the production saddle for the second seasons of two high-profile animated series: Activision’s Skylanders Academy, ... Continue Reading →

Nicolas Atlan and Terry Kalagian Head Gaumont Animation Biz

Gaumont Vice-CEO Christophe Riandee has announced that the company is expanding its animation activities in the U.S., growing its animated feature division and increasing activity for ... Continue Reading →