Party Down at OIAF’s ‘NIGHTOWL’ Sci-Fi Affair

The Ottawa International Animation Festival turns 40 this year, and joining in the lineup of celebratory events is the just-announced NIGHTOWL party. An “interactive, multi-level ... Continue Reading →

Guru Joins ‘Breadwinner’ Production

Toronto-based Guru Studio has come on board international animated feature co-production The Breadwinner, joining co-producers Aircraft Pictures (Canada), Cartoon Saloon (Ireland) and ... Continue Reading →
Lyndsey Gallant

Lyndsey Gallant Tapped as Creative Director at Guru Arcade

Guru Arcade — the “indie plus” game developer house at Guru Studio on Toronto — has appointed accomplished games artist Lyndsey Gallant as Creative Director. The outfit ... Continue Reading →
Al Kahn

Licensing Guru Al Kahn Forms Entertainment Company

Alfred R. Kahn, founder of 4Kids Entertainment, Inc., and writer, actress and producer Jillian Crane have teamed up to form CraneKahn — an international children’s entertainment ... Continue Reading →

Market Watch: Kidscreen Summit

The pre-Kidscreen chaos continues, and the TV animation business is abuzz with new project announcements, partnerships and sales. Here’s a quick study sheet to review before you head ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom, Guru Sign Collaboration Deal

Toon Boom Animation, the makers of Harmony and Storyboard Pro, have entered a technology partnership with Toronto’s Guru Studio. Under the agreement, the engineers of both R&D ... Continue Reading →

Asian Animation Summit Wraps Confidently

After watching 23 pitches from Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia, India and China at the Asian Animation Summit, the departing delegates had plenty to reflect on concerning what ... Continue Reading →

23 Projects Picked for Asian Animation Summit

A healthy 23 animation concepts have been selected to be showcased at the 2015 Asian Animation Summit, taking place in Jeju, South Korea from December 7-9. Works representing the best ... Continue Reading →

Dispatches from TAC in Ottawa

Attendance is high and the discussions vigorous at this year’s Television Animation Conference, a two-day industry event that kicked off Sep 16 and is held in conjunction with Ottawa ... Continue Reading →

Netflix Adding Three Original Preschool Toons

Netflix is expanding its programming offerings through its Internet TV streaming service by adding three new animated series to its slate of original preschool content. On the heels ... Continue Reading →