P. Jayakumarar

Toonz Teams with Yellow Entertainment for Preschool Projects

India-base Toonz Media Group and Australia-based Yellow Entertainment announced a co-development and co-production partnership and distribution deal for multiple animated preschool ... Continue Reading →
Mark Miller

VFX Vet Mark Miller Heads Alkemy X LA Expansion

Creative content company Alkemy X is expanding to the West Coast, and has hired Emmy-nominated visual effects veteran Mark Miller to head its Los Angeles-based VFX and post-production ... Continue Reading →
American Gods

Stuff We Love: April’s Must-Have Books, Discs and Toys

***This feature was written for the April 2018 issue of Animation Magazine No. 279*** TROLL-TALLY RAD PARTY PACK With the new Trolls: The Beat Goes On DreamWorks Animation Television ... Continue Reading →
The Stolen Princess

‘Stolen Princess’ Kicks Off International Release in Romania

Animagrad and FILM.UA Group’s animated feature The Stolen Princess is commencing its international theatrical roll-out, beginning with 79 screens across Romania through local distributor ... Continue Reading →
The Shape of Water

‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Coco’ Win PGA Film & Animation Awards

The Producers Guild of America held its 29th annual Producers Guild Awards on Saturday night, bestowing the prestigious Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical ... Continue Reading →
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

‘Star Wars,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Top 2017 Box Office

Updated 1/1/18 Galaxies far, far away and tales as old as time are still as popular as ever. With 2017 officially behind us, Disney claimed the two top U.S. box office slots with the ... Continue Reading →
The Little Prince

Content Platform Mediawan Eyes Buy of ‘Little Prince’ Studio ON

Indie European audiovisual content platform Mediawan has entered exclusive talks with the shareholders of ON Kids & Family — a respected player in kids’ animation production ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Teasing ‘Jurassic World 2′, 70 Years of Polish Animation, An Addict’s POV & More

Ventana Sur 2017: A 10-Point Wrap Variety gives the low-down on South America’s leading market, giving special props to the Animation! program, featuring a strong line-up of five ... Continue Reading →
Peilin Chou

Peilin Chou Upped to CCO of Oriental DreamWorks; 5 Films Announced

Oriental DreamWorks has promoted Peilin Chou to the post of Chief Creative Officer and revealed five new feature film projects in the works. Chou had previously been Head of Creative ... Continue Reading →
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Rediscovering Oswald

Like many in the animation industry, I was very aware that Oswald the Lucky Rabbit was an early and popular animated character that ... Continue Reading →