It’s Day Four and, as I’m told is the norm in Ottawa, the weather here has changed completely. The city is now dotted with umbrellas and bathed in a beautiful sheen of water.
The Animation Conference (TAC) has wrapped up and we are now in our third full day of festing. And I still have to fill you in on all of yesterday’s events. Here we go…
SouthParkStudios.com to stream 234 South Park episodes back-to-back starting Saturday, September 21.
Series creator Craig McCracken share the style guide for Disney Channel’s Wander Over Yonder on the web.
Naughty Tortoise and Studio Liddell debut transmedia action-comedy series Sankari to Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France.
Broadcasters Nick Jr. UK and RTÉjr sign up Puffin Rock, a new animated children’s TV series featuring narration by Irish actor Chris O’Dowd.
Squid and the Whale director Noah Baumbach has been covertly directing DreamWorks Animation’s Flawed Dogs feature, an adaptation of Berkeley Breathed’s illustrated novel.
The Walt Disney Co. pushes back 'The Good Dinosaur', the Pixar movie that had been set for release in 2014, making next year the animation studio's first without a feature film since 2005.
Turkish children's network Minika acquires seasons one and two of V&S Entertainment’s animated preschool series, Everything’s Rosie.
9 Story Entertainment announces its slate of new episodes and shows set to launch at MIPCOM, including animated comedy series Numb Chucks.
kaboom! Entertainment signs a raft of new Halloween deals, which includes the acquisition of the rights for Daddy, I’m a Zombie from Porchlight Entertainment.
Adventure Time: Jake the Dad compilation DVD release now available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group.
41 Entertainment grants TV rights to MBC3 for PAC-MAN series; names licensing & merchandising agent and toy partner.
DreamWorks Animation expands its TV portfolio with the acquisition of the Chapman Entertainment Library, including beloved brands Fifi and the Flowertots, Roary the Racing Car,Raa Raa the Noisy Lion and Little Charley Bear.
South Park honored with an Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program; new 17th season kicks off with ten all-new episodes on Wednesday, September 25.
OIAF announces talks, presentations and workshops with animators including Craig Bartlett, JG Quintel, Adam Elliot, Chris Landreth and highly acclaimed Oscar-nominee Koji Yamamura.
I’m asked questions all the time about pitching animated TV series. Do I need a bible? — Do I need a pilot script? — Do I need artwork? —Do I need a few minutes of animation? Rather than tell you what I think you need, let me illustrate the reality of pitching with two personal anecdotes...
Nickelodeon announces a brand-new Dora the Explorer half-hour primetime special, “Dora’s Great Roller Skate Adventure,” premiering on Sunday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT).
Randy Cunningham 9th Grade Ninja returns for second series on Disney XD; hit Irish-produced animated series to return to screens in early 2014.
Kids’ and family entertainment content distributor CAKE announced an agreement with Cartoon Network US for two more seasonal specials – A Monsterous Holiday and The Naughty List.