Thunderbird, Flux, Telegael Team on ‘Wiki the Kiwi’

Vancouver’s Thunderbird Films is joining forces with New Zealand’s Flux Animation Studios and Ireland’s Telegael on a new CGI preschool series called Wiki The Kiwi. The companies ... Continue Reading →

Preschooler Series ‘the WotWots’ Wins Parents’ Choice Award

The animated preschooler series the WotWots has been honored with a Parents’ Choice Award in the television category for spring 2011. The category selects content based on being ... Continue Reading →

Big Idea Taps New Zealand’s Huhu for VeggieTales Projects

VeggieTales creator Big Idea Entertainment has signed a multimillion dollar, two-year production deal with the New Zealand-based Huhu Studios animation company. The deal calls for ... Continue Reading →

The Hub to Air Second Season of ‘the WotWots’

New Zealand-based Pukeko Pictures is close to completing production on the second season of the animated series the WotWots, which will air in the United States on The Hub. The second ... Continue Reading →

Titles, Release Dates Set for ‘The Hobbit’

The cinematic return to Middle Earth that is The Hobbit has set both dates and titles for the two-part adaptation. The first film will be titled The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and ... Continue Reading →

Jackson Video Offers Peek at ‘Hobbit’ Production

For fans of J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Hobbit, the wait for a movie version has been a long time coming. No one knows this better than Peter Jackson, the director who has begun production ... Continue Reading →

Oktobor Animation Opens in Auckland

Oktober Animation, a new studio created and launched by Omnilab Media, Oktober and Backyard Animated Pictures, has opened its doors in Auckland, New Zealand. The new studio is a large ... Continue Reading →