Second series will see 52 new 11-minute episodes set for delivery in 2016, with 60-minute special set to follow in 2017; new ‘Bob the Builder’ shorts set to launch on YouTube in August 2015.
Geographical Region: Europe
With 177 films in competition, the 25th World Festival of Animated Film runs June 9-14 in Zagreb, Croatia.
Former HIT Entertainment VP and CBeebies controller joins super-Indie Kids division to run The Foundation.
‘Thunderbirds Are Go’ is the new CGI-animated remake of the classic 1960s TV series co-produced between ITV Studios, New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures and Weta Workshop.
Entertainment One Licensing reports strong retail sales and growing TV audiences for ‘Peppa Pig’ in Brazil with plans for experiential retail events that will drive growth in 2015.
The first feature produced by Paris-based TeamTO, ‘Yellowbird’ is directed by Christian De Vita and designed by art director Benjamin Renner.
The help celebrate the 45th anniversary re-release of the Rolling Stones’ seminal album, ‘Sticky Fingers,’ Trunk Animation creates a lyric video for “Wild Horses.”
New version of 3D content creation software delivers new creative tools and enhances workflow and productivity.
m4e appoints Planeta Junior as its new consumer products agent for ‘Tip the Mouse’ in France and the CEE-territories Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.
The Mill+ creates a host of colorful characters, including dancing camels, pirates, pharaohs and parrots, all led by a LEGO dragon which sweeps through the city, mimicking the iconic LEGOLAND rollercoaster ride.
Iconic animated series from headed to Discovery Kids Latin America, Russia’s TiJI, Ireland’s TG4, Belgium’s RTBF and Ketnet , Zappelin in The Netherlands, Just4Kids in Benelux, Isreal’s Hop, Serbia’s Prava i Prevodi, and Slovenia’s RTV.
FMX 2015 conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia to spotlight ‘Minions’ and ‘Assassin's Creed 4.’
Animated Com Award offers prizes for applied animation in the categories of advertising, spatial communication and technology.
Internationally renowned filmmaker Andreas Hykade is named Director of the Institute of Animation at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg, Germany.
Rwandan-Belgian musician Stromae critiques social media culture in new video directed by Oscar-nominated ‘Triplets of Belleville’ director Sylvain Chomet.
Alongside co-producers Rainbow and German television network ZDF, 26 new episodes with more adventures of Mia and the unicorns of Centopia to be delivered by the end of 2016.
Submissions for Best Animated Short, Best Animated Student Short, Best Commissioned Animation, Best Animated Documentary and Best Animated Music Video will be accepted until July 1, 2015.
Croatian animator, designer and illustrator Petra Zlonoga creates the trailer and visuals for the 25th Animafest Zagreb Festival.
Produced by Method Animation, DQ Entertainment and Marvel Entertainment, ‘Iron Man: Armored Adventures’ travels to four continents.
Fifty-three short films have been selected to screen at Annecy 2015 -- with 30 percent of them made by women -- including 10 films competing in the Off-Limits category and 33 out of competition.
Paris-based graphic and motion design company rolls out a new set of whimsical bumpers for France’s TF1.
Held in Batumi, Georgia October 5-10, the deadline for submissions to the 7th International Festival of Animated Films TOFUZI 2015 is June 30.