Haifaa Al-Mansour

Director Haifaa Al-Mansour Toons Up ‘Miss Camel’ at ShadowMachine

Writer-director Haifaa Al-Mansour, who made history as Saudi Arabia’s first female feature director with the award-winning drama Wadjda (2012), has teamed with animation studio ShadowMachine ... Continue Reading →
Castlevania

Frederator Animation Roster Grows Under WOW! Umbrella

Since becoming part of WOW! Unlimited Media in October of 2016, Frederator Networks has continued to be at the forefront of next-gen kids and youth animation through its Frederator ... Continue Reading →
Little Princess

Illuminated Films at 25: A Very British Kind of Magic

***This article was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** As the founder of British animation studio The Illuminated Film Company, which celebrates its 25th ... Continue Reading →
Octonauts

Silvergate Media Unveils Strongest Prod Slate Yet

London-based TV production and brand licensing company Silvergate Media has revealed details of its rapidly expanding kids’ animation production slate — strengthened by ... Continue Reading →
The Witch Sisters

Kid Glove, James Proimos Conjure ‘Witch Sisters’ Shorts for Sesame Studios

Children’s and family entertainment company Kid Glove, founder Brenda Wooding and award-winning author, illustrator and animation creator/co-director James Proimos have teamed up ... Continue Reading →
Paradise P.D.

Netflix Greenlights ‘Paradise P.D.’ from ‘Brickleberry’ Creators

Netflix is adding to its adult animation lineup, greenlighting a new 10-episode series, Paradise P.D., from Brickleberry creators Waco O’Guin and Roger Black. The 2D animated cop ... Continue Reading →
The Ollie & Moon Show

Cottonwood’s ‘Ollie & Moon’ Make New Broadcast & Licensing Pals

Distributor Federation Kids & Family and its sister production company Cottonwood Media have brought on another raft of broadcast and licensing partners across Europe for animated ... Continue Reading →
Ashley Postlewaite / Darrell Van Citters

Renegade Animation at 25: The Little Toon Train that Could

How much of a challenge has it been to keep an animation studio up and running throughout the industry’s vast technological and artistic upheaval of the past 25 years? You can definitely ... 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 →
The Horn Quartet

Annecy Announces 2018 TV & Commissioned Selections

Following the announcements of the short film competition selections, organizers of the Annecy International Festival of Animated Film have revealed that 23 TV projects and 31 Commissioned ... Continue Reading →