Big City Greens

Making Disney Channel’s ‘Big City Greens’

Shane and Chris Houghton’s Animated Guide to City Life When brothers Shane and Chris Houghton were growing up in St. Johns, Michigan, they were used to living a simple life surrounded ... Continue Reading →
Space Between Stars

Guru Explores ‘Space Between Stars’

Toronto’s hot animation hub Guru Studio (Paw Patrol, True and the Rainbow Kingdom, The Breadwinner) has unveiled the first trailer for its latest short film, Space Between Stars. ... Continue Reading →
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Animated People: Olan Rogers Blasts Off into ‘Final Space’

This week, we catch up with YouTube star and indie filmmaker Olan Rogers, who created the original TBS/Conan O’Brien/Conaco animated series Final Space along with writing partner ... Continue Reading →
Hot Streets

‘Hot Streets’: Not Your Father’s FBI Show!

If you like your animated shows edgy, unconventional and packed with surreal humor, the folks at Adult Swim think you are likely to flip for their latest offering, Hot Streets. Created ... Continue Reading →
Klaus

Ho Ho Ho! Netflix Puts Sergio Pablos’ ‘Klaus’ on Nice List

Netflix announced Friday that it has snatched up exclusive global rights for the upcoming animated family comedy, Klaus — the directorial debut for Despicable Me story writer ... Continue Reading →
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The Mane Event: My Little Pony: The Movie Gallops to Theaters

My Little Pony has come a long since it was first introduced by Hasbro as a colorful toyline in the early 1980s. After inspiring several TV projects, home video specials and movies, ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Dates 2017 Edition

Brooklyn’s Animation Block Party is preparing to take to the burrough’s Rooftop Films and BAMcinématek once again in 2017. The 14th annual festival will take place July 27-30, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Glammys – School of Fashion Vlog’ Sells to Turner’s Boing

Glammys – School of Fashion Vlog, the first animated production from Italian indie European Television Service, has sold to Turner for broadcast on its Boing channel in Italy, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jane the Virgin’ Gets Animated with Cuppa Coffee

When an upcoming episode of hit live-action series Jane the Virgin called for an animated fantasy sequence, CBS and CW turned to Toronto-based Cuppa Coffee Studios to deliver. The season ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom, Guru Sign Collaboration Deal

Toon Boom Animation, the makers of Harmony and Storyboard Pro, have entered a technology partnership with Toronto’s Guru Studio. Under the agreement, the engineers of both R&D ... Continue Reading →