Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming sci-fi action adventure Pacific Rim has...
Italian animation shop Gruppo Alcuni, the studio behind toons such as Pet Pals, Symo and Rose and Leonardo, has found a new home for its action adventure toon SLASH:// on Al Jazeera’s Children’s Channel. The 26 X 20 series has also been sold to RTP, Canal Panda, Klub 100 and [...]
Indie animation producers in Italy continue to deliver the goods despite tough financial challenges and the slow growth of revenue from multimedia projects. A lot has happened and evolved in the Italian animation business since the heydays of Bruno Bozzetto’s Allegro Non Troppo in the mid-1970s. While the state-funded RAI [...]
Here’s the latest sales and pickup deals from around the globe: • Spellbound Entertainment secured an ongoing commitment from CBeebies for the popular preschool series, The Koala Brothers. Under the deal, the BBC will re-license The Koala Brothers series 1-3 as well as a 46 minute Christmas special, The Koala [...]
Attention artists and students: If you were planning on submitting your work for the 39th SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, set to take place in Los Angeles August 5 -9, it’s time to act as the deadline for submissions is January 10. The 2012 Art [...]
Kidscreen has announced its list of nominees for its annual Awards. The shortlisted entries will be continuing in the competition through a final round of judging. Winners will be announced at the annual Kidscreen Summit held at the Hilton in New York City on Thursday Feb. 9. Here are the [...]
From saving Frodo to “Cowabunga!,” actor Sean Astin has joined the voice cast of Nickelodeon’s all-new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series. Astin, who is best known for his role as Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings and voicing the lead in the animated series Secret Agent Oso, will [...]