Mike Scully

‘Simpsons’ Scully Lands Multi-year Deal at Fox

Mike Scully can’t get enough of Fox Animation. The former exec producer and show runner of The Simpsons recently signed a multi-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television. “Thanks ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Picks Up Film Pair from Leo Matsuda

Accomplished Disney animator Leo Matsuda, who wrote and directed the Head vs. Heart themed short Inner Workings which screened ahead of Moana in 2016, has sold two feature film projects ... Continue Reading →
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Latin American Animation Day Returns to LA March 24

On Saturday, March 24, East Los Angeles College will host Latin American Animation Day, presented in partnership with Cinema Without Borders as the fourth annual East Los Angeles College ... Continue Reading →
James L Brooks

James L. Brooks to Receive Writers Guild 2018 Laurel Award

Screenwriter, director and producer James L. Brooks — who has crafted iconic feature films Terms of Endearment, Broadcast News and As Good as It Gets in addition to being a driving ... Continue Reading →
David Silverman

AFM: China Lion Gets Its Paws on ‘Extinct’ from ‘Simpsons’ Alums

Multi-territory distributor China Lion Entertainment Production has boarded animated feature project Extinct, from director David Silverman (Monsters, Inc., The Simpsons Movie) and ... Continue Reading →
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2017 World Animation Celebration Judges Announced

The official judges panel for The World Animation Celebration 2017 international short film animation festival have been announced, with pros from across the animation and visual effects ... Continue Reading →
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Festival Report: Italy’s BergamoTOONS a Celebration of Laughter

The month of June ended on an animated note in northern Italy thanks to the inaugural edition of the BergamoTOONS Festival, which became “the world capital of cartoons” from June ... Continue Reading →
Leo Matsuda

‘Inner Workings’ Creator Leo Matsuda Signs to WME, Gotham Group

Annie Award-nominated animation artist and writer-director of the Disney theatrical short Inner Workings (released with Moana), Leo Matsuda, has signed on with WME and Gotham Group ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Vet David Silverman Set for Italian BergamoTOONS Fest

This summer, the north of Italy plays host to a three day celebration of animation as the BergamoTOONS Festival runs June 22 through. In addition to free symposiums, film screenings ... Continue Reading →
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Woohoo! Fox Renews ‘Simpsons’ for Record 29th & 30th Seasons

Fox has set a new TV land precedent by ordering 29th and 30th seasons of global pop-culture phenomenon and animation icon, The Simpsons. The renewal will bring the series’ episode ... Continue Reading →