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Google ATAP Taps Nexus for ‘Rain or Shine’ Spotlight Story

Nexus director Felix Masse is in the Google Spotlight as he joins a stable of internationally acclaimed filmmakers creating 360-degree immersive storytelling experiences for mobile platforms.

Little Airplane Productions Headline News

Little Airplane Bringing ‘Domo’ Special to MIP Jr.

Little Airplane Productions joins forces with NHK, NEP and Big Tent Entertainment on new long-form production for online sensation ‘Domo.’

Licensing Headline News

Raydar Media Secures Rights to New Kids Series Ahead of MIP Jr. and BLE

Titles include one of Australia’s leading preschool series, ‘Sydney Sailboat,’ and CBeebies' hit live-action series ‘Teacup Travels.’

Licensing Headline News

m4e Headed to Brand Licensing Europe

German brand management and media company will introduce its new production ‘Wissper, a co-production with Absolutely Cuckoo, Telegael, Discreet Art Productions and BASTEI Media, at BLE 2015.

Awards Headline News

Superights Scores at Cartoon Forum

Superights receives Cartoon Forum’s Cartoon Tribute as investor/distributor of the year; pitch session for Benjamin Renner’s ‘The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales’ ranks as most popular session of the animation co-production marketplace.

Festivals Headline News

Nicolas Ménard’s ‘Loop Ring Chop Drink’ Wins Top Animation Prize at 2015 Encounters Fest

Nina Gantz’s ‘Edmond’ wins the NextGen Skills Academy Best of British Award, and ‘I Got This’ by Tom Gran & Madeline Grossi receives the 2015 Anijam Award.

Ottawa International Animation Festival Headline News

‘Small People with Hats,’ ‘Over the Garden Wall’ Top Ottawa Fest

Student thesis film ‘Small People with Hats’ by Sarina Nihei wins the grand prize for short animation at the 2015 edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival; Cartoon Network’s Emmy-winning miniseries ‘Over the Garden Wall’ is awarded the grand prize for best animated feature.

Awards Headline News

'The Bigger Picture' Wins Cartoon d’Or at Cartoon Forum 2015

Daisy Jacobs’ Oscar-nominated animated short ‘The Bigger Picture’ is named the winner of the 2015 Cartoon d’Or at the 26th edition of the European pitching and co-production event in Toulouse, France.

Awards Headline News

Academy Unveils 2015 Student Medalists

Alyce Tzue of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco wins gold medal for ‘Soar’; CalArts student Seth Boyden takes the silver for ‘An Object at Rest,’ and SVA students Nicholas Manfredi and Elizabeth Ku-Herrero take the bronze for ‘Taking the Plunge.’

2D Headline News

Frankie Helps Tackle Global Production for ‘Wussywat the Clumsy Cat’

Cospective’s cloud- and web-based review solution enables global production pipeline across four cities and two continents for Baby Cow Animation’s ‘Wussywat the Clumsy Cat.’

Netflix Headline News

Netflix Announces ‘Las Leyendas,’ First Series to Be Produced in Latin America

Created by Anima Estudios in Mexico, season one of the children’s series featuring the work of writer/producer James Krieg will premiere worldwide on the streaming service in 2017.

Marvel Headline News

Marvel’s Animated ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Series Blasts off Sept. 26

Disney XD and Marvel to debut the highly anticipated animated series, ‘Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy,’ with one-hour special on Saturday, September 26 on Disney XD.