CG/stop-motion hybrid adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s beloved book directed by Mark Osborne of ‘Kung Fun Panda’ fame to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.
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FranceTV Distribution to manage channels in France on YouTube and Dailymotion for titles including ‘Blinky Bill,’ ‘Flipper & Lopaka’ and 3D animated preschool series ‘Zigby.’
‘Inside Out’ director Pete Docter, producer Jonas Rivera and co-director Ronnie Del Carmen will attend the Cannes premiere, along with members of the all-star English-language voice cast.
Agreement extension includes rights for remakes of the classic series ‘Maya the Bee’ and ‘Vic The Viking.’
Retail licensing deal with Viva Pictures Distribution includes ‘Speed Racer,’ ‘Gaturro’ and ‘Lola & Virginia.’
The sequel to 2012’s ‘The Snow Queen,’ directed by Alexey Tsitsilin and produced by Russia’s Wizart Animation, is set for a late 2015 release in Canada and the U.S.
NUKE Non-commercial is a free, non-watermarked version of the entire NUKE product family, with some light functional restrictions, available to anyone who wants to learn, explore and have fun with NUKE.
2015 Pulcinella Awards to be held on April 18 in Venice at the 18th edition of Italian international animation festival Cartoons by the Bay.
Till Nowak’s ‘Dissonance’ (Germany) wins Best Animation at the Oscar-qualifying short films festival held in Aspen.
Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia celebrates its 20th Anniversary with ‘20 Years of ‘Toy Story,’ presentation from VFX luminary Joe Letteri, ‘20 years of Weta Digital,’ and ‘40 years of Industrial Light & Magic.’
Following a raft of multi-territory content deals with Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, Millimages, CAKE, and EarthTree Media, kids TV & learning platform arrives in countries across Australia, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe.
Joint production company Hahn & m4e Productions developing ‘Miko Miko,’ ‘Rejected Toys’ and ‘Siggi’s Adventures’ ahead of MIPTV.
French production and post-production company is known for producing the animation for the ‘Asterix’ series and ‘Le Petit Prince.’
CGI reboot based on the original 1930’s book series written by Dorothy Wall is produced by Flying Bark Productions.
The Foundry to showcase new technologies in development aimed at solving key challenges in virtual and augmented reality content creation.
Kids’ TV production and rights management company to collaborate with new digital platform TotallyTween on 26-episode, two-minute interactive series.
BAFTA-nominated documentary series, ‘Children of the Holocaust,’ is shortlisted for the 2015 Annecy International Animation Festival in France in June.
Enhanced version of powerful node-based VFX, editorial and finishing suite NUKE STUDIO to be showcased at NAB 2015.
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.
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.