Studio 100 Media signs a licensing pact with ITI Neovision in Poland for its key animation properties ‘Maya the Bee’ and ‘Florrie’s Dragons.’
Geographical Region: Europe
3D animated comedy about a frog with an identity crisis wins award for Best Family Film at its world premiere at the Niagara Integrated Film Festival 2014.
Preschool entertainment company HIT Entertainment appoints Karen Davidsen in the role of Director of Production, Global Content; Phil Molloy as Senior Creative Manager, Global Content; and Luca Magnani as Global Brand Director, Thomas & Friends.
Technicolor-owned creative studio MPC collects a prestigious Gold Lion at Cannes for its work on the game trailer for Assassins Creed “Black Flag: Defy.”
9 Story Entertainment licenses an additional 26 episodes of the animated comedy series ‘Camp Lakebottom’ to Disney XD in the U.S.
Taking inspiration from the illustrations of Charley Harper and iconic 1920s and 30s travel posters, Trunk directors Alasdair Brotherston + Jock Mooney embark on a painterly journey for the International Maritime Organization.
Nexus Director Kibwe Tavares is named one of the top 20 young global directors at Saachi & Saachi YDA showcase, receiving the prize for Best Short Film for ‘Jonah’ at the CFP-E and SHOTS YDA awards.
Fremantlemedia Kids & Family Entertainment announces major distribution and licensing deal with German kids network Super RTL for new pre-school property ‘Kate & Mim-Mim.’
ShortsHD strikes its biggest movie deal to date, acquiring Oscar-nominated animation icon and pioneer Bill Plympton’s entire library of award winning shorts and feature films for global distribution on all ShortsTV and ShortsHD platforms.
As the company expands with new projects for television, Michelle Martin joins the Nvizible team in London’s Soho district.
Colin Firth exits the CGI/live-action family film ‘Paddington,’ noting that “It’s been bittersweet to see this delightful creature take shape and come to the sad realization that he simply doesn’t have my voice.”
The Oscar-nominated French director of ‘The Illusionist’ and ‘The Triplets of Belleville’ moves forward with ‘The Thousand Miles,’ a live-action/hand-drawn animation hybrid film inspired by various works and unpublished writings and drawings of Federico Fellini.
CAKE announces a raft of newly signed deals, as well as brand-new seasons of some of the biggest titles in Eastern Europe.
Thirty-three years since the classic animated series ‘Danger Mouse’ first aired, FreemantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment unveils plans to bring back the popular adventure comedy kids show to CBBC.
Turner Broadcasting announces the return of the international phenomenon; worldwide debut in 2016 with all-new television series and licensing program.
HIT Entertainment to produce brand-new CG animated series based on the iconic Fisher-Price Little People brand.
Transmedia entertainment company Atlantyca Entertainment licenses the first two seasons of its popular animated series ‘Geronimo Stilton’ to Network 10 and Universal Pictures in Australia and New Zealand.
GPU-driven digital painting application enables the creation and sharing of customizable tools for generative art projects.
Following last year’s feature Cristal winner ‘Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury,’ Brazilian animation is once again in the spotlight at the 38th edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
The MIFA breaks records again with a 2 percent rise in accreditations and over 500 exhibiting companies, a 13 percent increase and an all-time high since the International Animation Film Market’s creation in 1985.
Creative Directors Eric "Bibo" Bergeron (‘Shark Tale,’ ‘Road to El Dorado’) and Mike de Seve (‘Beavis and Butt-Head Do America’) form Monkey’s Uncle, a joint venture with a consortium of industry creatives set to write and develop new animated feature IPs.
Special Prizes at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival are awarded, with seven prizes presented from programs representing over 80 countries.
TWC-Dimension releases the first full-length trailer for the CG/live action hybrid feature ‘Paddington.’
Ireland’s Academy Award-winning animation studio Cartoon Saloon announces a new short film, ‘Somewhere Down the Line,’ set to premiere at the 26th Galway Film Fleadh.