Manimation Line-Up Announced

MIDAS and the Children’s Media Conference have released the full line-up for Manimation 2015 — an animation industry conference taking place in Manchester, U.K. on November ... Continue Reading →

‘Ethel & Ernest’ Voice Cast Announced

Production has kicked off on an animated feature adaptation of Raymond Brigg’s graphic novel, Ethel & Ernest, and the full voice cast line up has been revealed. Jim Broadbent ... Continue Reading →

Hoho Preps New ‘Wind in the Willows’ Series

Kids’ production and rights company Hoho Entertainment (Cloudbabies, Abadas) is joining forces with Martin Gates Productions (MGP) and Cloth Cat Animation for a brand new animated ... Continue Reading →

Monster Entertainment to Release Martin Gates’ Library

Irish distributor and producer Monster Entertainment will distribute a new upgraded, HD catalog of Martin Gates Productions’ shows. The deal, which coincides with the Martin Gates’ ... Continue Reading →

Holy Awesome, CG-Animated Show, Batman!

Glen Murakami and Mitch Watson chat with us about Beware the Batman, their highly anticipated animated series on Cartoon Network. While Superman’s new incarnation is packing theaters ... Continue Reading →

‘Bambi’ Designer Mel Shaw dies at 97

Mel Shaw, one of Disney’s most versatile and talented visual development artists, designers, and storymen who contributed to numerous Disney animated favorites from Bambi through ... Continue Reading →

British Animation Icon John Coates Dies at 85

We are saddened by the news that beloved British animator John Coates, the man behind such revered projects such as The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine and the Oscar-nominated special The ... Continue Reading →

Cosgrove, Hall and Fitzpatrick Plan New Preschool Toon

U.K animation veterans Brian Cosgrove and Mark Hall have teamed up with Francis Fitzpatrick to deliver a new animated series called Pip! Based on a series of charming bedtime stories ... Continue Reading →