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 →
The Burden

Ten Questions for Niki Lindroth von Bahr

It’s been a great year for Swedish artist Niki Lindroth von Bahr. Her brilliant musical short The Burden, which featured singing and dancing animals fighting existential despair in ... Continue Reading →
Trollhunters

‘Trollhunters’ S2 Recruits Mark Hamill, Lena Headey and David Bradley

Netflix has announced three stellar additions to the voice cast for season two of DreamWorks Trollhunters, from Guillermo del Toro. Accomplished voice actor and Star Wars hero Mark ... Continue Reading →
Rebecca Campbell. Credit: ABC/Bob D’Amico

Rebecca Campbell Named President of Walt Disney Co. EMEA

Walt Disney International has announced that Rebecca Campbell, President, ABC Owned Television Station Group and ABC Daytime, will take on the role of President, The Walt Disney Company ... 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 →
Peter Rabbit

Trailer: James Corden Leads a Barnyard Bacchanal in SPA’s ‘Peter Rabbit’

Columbia Pictures has dropped the trailer for its modernized, CG animation/live-action hybrid take on the world of Beatrix Potter: Peter Rabbit. Produced in partnership with World of ... Continue Reading →
Isle of Dogs

Trailer: Things Get Hairy in Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’

Fans of Fantastic Mr. Fox finally get a first look at indie film icon Wes Anderson’s next animation project, Isle of Dogs. From the man-encroaches-on-pastoral-idyll theme of 2009’s ... Continue Reading →
BoJack Horseman

Netflix Re-Ups ‘BoJack Horseman’ for Fifth Season

The “clingy execs” at Netflix have earned their keep with the news that Raphael Bob-Waksberg’s award-winning, widely acclaimed BoJack Horseman will return to the streaming service ... Continue Reading →
Wishfart

‘Wishfart’ Brings Its Magic to CITV UK, MIP Markets

CITV UK acquired national free TV rights for the magical comedy toon Wishfart, created by John Hazlett, Lienne Sawatsky and Dan Williams. The 20 x half-hour / 40 x 11 min. animated ... Continue Reading →