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Marza Animation Planet, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sega Sammy Holdings Inc. in Japan, has started pre-production on its first original CG-animated feature, Robodog. The news was announced by the studio’s new CEO Masanao Maeda, who recently joined the company after spending 20 years as president and COO of Sega. [...]
New Zealand’s national broadcaster, TVNZ has ordered the first season of the new adventure comedy series Matt Hatter Chronicles for its free commercial channel TV2. The 26 x 30-minute HD CGI animation, which targets five to 10-year-olds, will premiere in 2013 as part of TV2’s Spring line-up on 2Kids weekend [...]
Australia’s Network Ten has nabbed boys’ animated adventure-comedy Matt Hatter Chronicles for its digital free-to-air channel, ELEVEN, series producer Platinum Films has announced. The 26 x 30 HD CGI show will premiere in 2013 as part of ELEVEN’s Toasted TV line-up. Produced by leading U.K. indie Platinum Films and Toronto-based [...]
The 10th anniversary celebration of Sony Pictures Animation (SPA) continues with a five-week series of special screenings featuring SPA’s collection of animated and hybrid films, as well as reunions with filmmakers participating in Q & As following each screening, rare footage/materials from the SPA archives and giveaways. The series, which [...]
Songs from Cars 2, Gnomeo & Juliet, Happy Feet Two, The Muppets, Rio and Winnie the Pooh are among the 39 numbers vying for a nomination in the Oscar race. The original songs, along with the motion picture in which each song is featured, are listed below in alphabetical order [...]
With the potential to nab five nomination spots instead of just three this year, the toon industry is sure to see a wider variety of films vying for the Best Animated Feature award come Oscar time—but which of the 2011 releases will be leading the pack, and which will be [...]
Early award season watchers seem to be unable (or unwilling) to pick frontrunners in the animation race this year. But most of them have high hopes for a certain Belgian boy reporter and his dog Snowy. A wise man once said that the greatest friend of truth is time. So, [...]
Eighteen features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 84th Academy Awards. The 18 submitted features are: The Adventures of Tintin Alois Nebel Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Arthur Christmas Cars 2 A Cat in Paris Chico & Rita Gnomeo & Juliet Happy Feet [...]
Toronto-based Arc Productions, formerly known as Starz Animation, is producing the animation for Matt Hatter Chronicles, a high-end 3D television series produced by Platinum Films and Dream Mill. The series is an original production for Nickelodeon U.K. and Teletoon Canada, and has global distribution from Endemol Worldwide. Matt Hatter Chronicles is [...]
Arc Productions, formerly known as Starz Animation, continues its management restructuring under its new Canadian owners in preparation for expanded growth. After four and a half years as EVP and head of studio, David Steinberg is leaving the company to pursue his own projects. As part of the restructuring, Arc [...]