Somnius

Telus Storyhive Team Wins TAC’s Pitch This! Competition

The team of Denver Jackson and Alain Williams won the Pitch This! Competition at the Ottawa International Animation Festival’s TAC with their pitch for the 13 x 22 min. series Somnius. ... Continue Reading →
Chris Nee and Jennifer Oxley

Pushing Real Diversity in Kids’ Toons: Chris Nee and Jennifer Oxley in Conversation at TAC

One of the highlights of this year’s TAC conference in Ottawa was an inspiring panel featuring two highly regarded TV animation creators: Chris Nee (Doc McStuffins, Vampirina) and ... Continue Reading →
Super Science Friends

OIAF TAC: How to Create Successful Animated Digital Content

Don’t get too sensitive about audience feedback. Know exactly who your audience is and respond to their needs. Don’t forget that there are a lot of financial resources and government ... Continue Reading →
Mutafukaz

‘Mutafukaz,’ ‘Walk on Girl’ Fill Out 1st Animation Is Film Fest Program

Having revealed an impressive initial feature slate and jury a couple weeks ago, Animation Is Film has announced that tickets are now available for its inaugural edition and the full ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

VIEW Conference to Premiere Making of ‘The Breadwinner’ Presentation

With the 18th annual edition rapidly approaching, VIEW Conference organizers have announced that the Turin, Italy confab of animation, gaming, VFX, VR and computer graphics will present ... Continue Reading →
Masaaki Yuasa

OIAF: Masaaki Yuasa’s Double Exposure

Over the past 10 years, Japanese TV and film director, writer and storyboard artist Masaaki Yuasa has received a lot of attention for ... Continue Reading →
Bubu and the Little Owls

Portfolio Packs ‘Little Owls,’ ‘Cyberchase’ Toons for MIP

Worldwide producer-distributor Portfolio Entertainment will be bringing a refreshed lineup of kids’ content to the MIPCOM market in Cannes next month, including two new animated ... Continue Reading →
Chris Robinson

OIAF: No Time for Conventional Narratives!

The fall season officially begins this month when the much-loved Ottawa International Animation Festival opens its doors for a week ... Continue Reading →

Gigglebug Puts ‘Best & Bester’ Foot Forward at Cartoon Forum

Finnish animation studio Gigglebug Entertainment. The shop behind hit preschool series Gigglebug, has unveiled its latest original property at Cartoon Forum, Best & Bester. The ... Continue Reading →
Zombillenium

‘Zombillenium,’ ‘Nelly & Simon’ Among Cinekid Fest Additions

Amsterdam’s Cinekid festival for film, TV and digital media has revealed an initial raft of title in its lineup, having previously revealed that the fest will open with Copenhagen ... Continue Reading →