Dispatches from TAC in Ottawa

Attendance is high and the discussions vigorous at this year’s Television Animation Conference, a two-day industry event that kicked off Sep 16 and is held in conjunction with Ottawa ... Continue Reading →

‘YaYa & Zouk’ Launches in Canada

Montreal’s ToonDraw Productions will see its new animated TV series YaYa & Zouk premiere on two broadcasters in the coming days as it launches on Saturday, Sept. 12 on Radio-Canada ... Continue Reading →
Mipcom 2014

MIPCOM 2014: Quelque chose de Cartoons

It’s that magical time of year when Cannes, France’s Palais des Festivals (and any bars within walking distance) are jam-packed with content creators and buyers from across the ... Continue Reading →

PGS Secures Multiple Sales for ‘Super 4′

PGS Entertainment has secured a raft of global sales for the new Playmobil-inspired animated series Super 4 (52 x 11). The show is produced by Morgen Studios and Method Animation under ... Continue Reading →

Co-pro ‘Shutterbugs’ Starts Production

Big Jump Productions, Amberwood Entertainment and Tricon Kids & Family have begun production on the animated preschool series Shutterbugs, developed in association with TVO, Ontario’s ... Continue Reading →
Frédéric Back

Frédéric Back Dies of Cancer at age 89

The animation community is mourning the loss of Frédéric Back, the two-time Oscar-winning animator who passed away from cancer at the age of 89 on Dec. 24. The German-born, French-educated ... Continue Reading →

‘Geronimo Stilton’ Travels to Germany

Co-production and distribution partners Atlantyca Entertainment and Moonscoop have secured a deal to bring Geronimo Stilton, the animated series based on the popular children’s books ... Continue Reading →

BRB’s ‘Zoobabu’ Offers Fun Riddles for Preschoolers

BRB Internacional’s new animated series Zoobabu, which contains 3D stereoscopic riddles for youngsters is having a great month. The entertaining toon is set to air on Disney in ... Continue Reading →

Happy Films’ ‘Bookaboo’ Booked in Canada

FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced two new Canadian deals for Happy Films’ award-winning pre-k show Bookaboo. The first deal will have Happy Films’ co-producing a new ... Continue Reading →

‘Geronimo Stilton’ begins Sophomore Season on Rai2

Atlantyca’s brilliant mouse reporter Geronimo Stilton is ready for a second season of cheese-filled adventures on RAI 2, beginning this Monday (Oct. 24) at 7:19 a.m. (yes, that’s ... Continue Reading →