Ciwen Media Group partners with China’s national broadcaster Chinese Central Television to air Franklin and Friends on CCTV Kids Channel.
Atomic heads to MIPCOM with three new series, the animated Scapegoats and Max Mashup, and Minimum Wage, a live action-animation hybrid featuring two 15-year-olds on a mission.
Disney Channel acquires Guru Studio’s hit preschool show for its channels in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, extending the show’s reach throughout every continent.
The Visual Effects Society announces business roundtables for 2013 VES Summit; Women in VFX, Facilities of the Future, Crowd Sourcing Funds, Virtual Studios and The Art of the Deal in Content Creation among 12 featured interactive sessions.
Women In Animation hosts “Women Write Royal,’ a panel with all four woman writers on the Disney Junior series, Sofia the First, on Thursday, October 24, at the Animation Guild in Burbank.
Cartoon Connection Canada returns this year October 28-31 at the Loews Hôtel Le Concorde in Quebec City, with producers and buyers from 15 different countries taking part in the Speed Meetings aimed at connecting international collaborations and productions.
The 2013 edition of Italy’s VIEW Conference and VIEWFest highlights storytelling in all its forms, with presentations from filmmakers, animators, visual effects artists, and game and transmedia developers.
The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival announces the lineup for the 2013 edition taking place October 18 – 20.
Essential Media and Entertainment announces their MIP Slate which includes Bubble Bath Bay, My 24, and Alien TV.
Sony Pictures Releasing, INDAC and FMX 2014 announce a special screening of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 followed by a talk, via Skype, with directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn.
Animation Magazine announces more 2013 award recipients, including voice-acting legend June Foray, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement-Hall of Fame Award; DreamWorks Animation’s Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco, who will receive this year’s Original Vision Award; and DQ Entertainment Chairman and CEO Tapaas Chakravarti, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement-Hall of Fame Award for his contributions to the growth of the animation industry in India.
The Vancouver International Film Festival announces the highlights of its slate of animated films for the 2013 edition of the festival, including the Canadian premiere of Ari Folman’s The Congress, as well as screenings of Max Andersson and Helena Ahonen’s Tito on Ice and Hosoda Mamoru’s Wolf Children.
James L. Brooks to be honored with the 11th annual Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award during the NATPE 2014 Market & Conference in Miami on Tuesday, January 28.
Presentations for French hybrid series The Science of Botheration and Team TO’s 3D animated Joe Giant, directed by Arthur Qwak, become the two most highly-attended events in the history of the European animation marketplace.
Timothy Reckart's Oscar-nominated film Head Over Heels wins the Cartoon D'Or award for Best European short animated film.
USC research professor will present Advances in Achieving Photoreal Digital Actors at the 2013 VIEW Conference.
USC Research Professor Paul Debevec to present a talk, entitled Advances in Achieving Photoreal Digital Actors, on Thursday, October 17, at the VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy.
Adult Swim announced the schedule of their panel and talent signings at New York Comic Con, Friday, October 11, and Saturday, October 12, 2013.
Rainbow heads to MIPJunior with Royal Academy, a comedy series that takes an exciting new look at classic fairy tales.
Victory Arts announces their MIPCOM slate which includes Plane Jane, Hugz and Kissez, Shirley Locks, and more.
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.