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Iberian broadcasters RTVE and Canal Panda have picked up Platinum Film’s boys’ action series Matt Hatter Chronicles. Public broadcaster RTVE will debut the 26 x 30-minute CGI series on its Clan TV channel, while Canal Panda has struck a dual territory pay TV deal for Portugal and Spain for this [...]
Entertainment industry veteran Brenda Wooding will launch Kid Glove, her new boutique production, distribution and rights management company at MIPCOM this year. The first project under the new shingle is Viking Kong, an animated comedy for 6-11 year olds. The new Kid Glove is organized into three divisions. Kid Glove [...]
Tayrona Films and Arc Productions, both based in Toronto, have agreed to a deal to finance and produce for animated feature films. According to The Wrap, each company will contribute two films in the deal. Arc has The Legends of the Underzoo from director Kevin Almeida and writer Jeff Treppel [...]
Kung Fu Panda director John Stevenson will direct the upcoming sequel to last year’s CG-animated feature Gnomeo and Juliet. The new garden gnome adventure is titled Sherlock Gnomes and will be produced by Elton John’s company Rocket Pictures. The British rock star is also writing new songs for the sequel, [...]
Gnomeo and Juliet and Shrek 2 director Kelly Asbury is going to have a very busy year. Not only is he writing Sony’s upcoming Pooch Café project, he is also in talks to direct Kazorn & The Unicorn, says Deadline.com. Produced by Sam Raimi, Josh Donen and Russell Hollander, Kazorn [...]
If you didn’t get your fill of Shakespearean garden gnomes with last year’s Gnomeo and Juliet, here’s some good news. Producers Elton John, Steve Hamilton Shaw and David Furnish are working on a sequel to the CG-animated comedy, according to Deadline.com. The original film’s writers Andy Riley and Kevin Cecil are [...]
HIT Entertainment has signed Toronto-based Arc Productions (formerly Starz) to animate the new season of its CG-animated preschool hit Thomas & Friends. This deal marks the first global television series the studio will produce, following a series of successful theatrical movies including Gnomeo and Juliet and 9. Airing in over [...]
After lending his music and producing cache to last year’s Gnomeo and Juliet feature, music legend Elton John plans to develop an animated movie based on the best-selling series Nerds by author Michael Buckley. Deadline.com reports that John’s Rocket Pictures recently acquired film fights to Nerds: National Espionage, Rescue and [...]
The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn scored a major notch in its awards belt by taking home the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature at a ceremony Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The film,which uses motion-capture and animation techniques, surely benefitted from the star power [...]
The long list of nominees for this year’s Orange British Academy Film Awards were revealed yesterday. The BAFTA Animated Feature category includes The Adventures of Tintin, Arthur Christmas, Gnomeo and Juliet, Puss in Boots and Rango. It’s interesting to note that the Brits opted for Arthur Christmas and Gnomeo and [...]