Chi-Chi, The Apprentice Sorceress

TV Bytes: ‘Chi-Chi’ Co-Pro, ‘Mr. Magoo,’ ‘School of Roars’

News dispatches from MIPTV and around the world. + Toonz Media Group, Neon Creation and Backbone Ent. inked a co-production deal for a new 3D CG kids’ fantasy-comedy, Chi-Chi, The ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Magazine’s Rising Stars of 2018

***These profiles were written by Ellen Wolff and Ramin Zahed for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** We are so proud to highlight this year’s talented, diverse ... Continue Reading →
Mr. Magoo

Xilam’s ‘Mr. Magoo’ Finds New Fans in Asia

Paris-based studio Xilam Animation has announced a raft of series sales in time for the Asia TV Forum this week. The studio has signed a presale for its brand new animated series Mr. ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM: Talking Toons with Xilam’s Du Pontavice

We had a chance to catch up with Marc Du Pontavice, president of Xilam Animation, who is attending MIPCOM with his brand new animated series Mr. Magoo. Du Pontavice is the mastermind ... Continue Reading →
Magic Adventures: The Crystal of Dark

‘Magic Adventures,’ ’44 Cats’ Most Watched Shows at MIP Jr.

Korean studio Hong Dang Moo’s animated series Magic Adventures: The Crystal of Dark and Italy’s Rainbow Media’s 44 Cats were the top most-screened shows at this week’s ... Continue Reading →
Oggy & the Cockroaches

Xilam Strikes 230+ Episode Deal with De Agostini Editore

Xilam, an award-winning animation company based in France, has announced the licensing of more than 230 episodes of children’s content to Italian TV network De Agostini Editore. ... Continue Reading →
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H. Jon Benjamin Talks ‘Archer’ Season 7

Everyone’s favorite animated baritone checked in from his “modest New York apartment” to discuss Archer season 7 with Animag editor Tom McLean. The new season is airing now on ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, UPA Animator Willis Pyle Celebrates his 100th Birthday

Celebrated Disney and UPA animator Willis Pyle’s 100th birthday will be celebrated with a special private event Sept. 3 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. Born on a small ... Continue Reading →
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Film Forum Celebrates John Hubley

New York City’s Film Forum will commemorate the centennial birthday anniversary of animation pioneer John Hubley with a double shot of special programming to be presented Tuesday, ... Continue Reading →
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An Animation Fan’s Holiday Gift Guide

Yes, it’s that time of the year when we begin to feel that gnawing sense of panic, reminding us that the holidays will be with us in less than a couple of months. If you’re looking ... Continue Reading →