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Irish Academy Reveals Animation Shortlist

The Irish Film and Television Academy has announced its shortlist of nominees in the Animation, Short Film and Feature Documentary categories (but we only care about the first two, ... Continue Reading →
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Euro Toons Thrive at 2013 Cartoon Forum

The 2013 edition of Cartoon Forum, the three-day TV animation pitching and co-production event held in Toulouse France drew a record attendance of 850 professionals, pitching 68 European ... Continue Reading →
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‘Science of Botheration’ Is Most Popular Show at Forum

Vivement Lundi’s Science of Botheration presentation at this past week’s Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France, proved to be the most popular session of the event. With 354 ... Continue Reading →
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69 Projects to Make a Splash at Cartoon Forum

The European TV animation event Cartoon Forum has released its list of accepted series projects which will be pitched to the industry at the 2013 edition. This year, 69 projects will ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tilly’ Makes New Friends With Nine TV, DVD Deals

Aardman Animation has secured nine new TV and DVD deals for Walker Productions and JAM Media’s preschool series Tilly and Friends. Having been appointed distribution partners for ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC to Re-Commission ‘Roy’

JAM Media announces that their Royal Television Society award-winning children’s show Roy has been tapped by the U.K.’s CBBC for a third and fourth season, each at 13 x ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Tributes Honor Gulli, Monster, Jam Media

Cartoon Forum wrapped up its 2012 edition with its annual Cartoon Tributes, honoring French channel Gulli, Monster Entertainment and Jam Media. Gulli was awarded the Broadcaster of ... Continue Reading →
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Fifteen Companies Nominated for Cartoon Tributes

Fifteen companies from nine European countries are on the list of finalists for Cartoon Tributes 2012, the annual awards for sector professionals to honor outstanding contribution to ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Lands New Deals for ‘Tilly and Friends’

Aardman has found new homes for Walker Productions and JAM Media’s preschool series Tilly and Friends. The 52 x 11-minute animated preschool series will now be seen on Germany’s ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Cries for Second Season of ‘Baby Jake’

Darrall Macqueen’s wonderful preschool series Baby Jake has been picked up for a second season by CBeebies in the U.K. The new season of the 26 x11” series will continue to focus ... Continue Reading →