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Animation Headline News

Digital Animation for Freelance Producers Event Comes to U.K.

Digital Animation for Freelance Producers is six-day program exploring animation and CGI from a producers viewpoint.

The program includes evaluating all aspects of animation through design to delivery, budgeting and scheduling within a 3D environment, demystifying jargon, breaking down the roles within animation and CGI, and managing clients and artists within a 3D environment.

Cartoons Headline News

Wubbcast Podcasts for Preschoolers

The Wubbcast is the world's first video podcast for pre-schoolers. It packages together some of the world's nicest cartoons for pre-schoolers and makes them available for the iPod or PSP each week.

The Wubbcast is free and will launch in March with a 10-minute episode featuring the characters and music from the upcoming Nick Jr. show WOW! WOW! WUBBZY! and two other great cartoons.

Filmmakers submitting shorts to the Wubbcast will keep all the rights and retain complete ownership of their work.

Producers Headline News

PGA Announces First Producer of the Year for Animation Noms

For the first time, the Producers Guild of America has issued nominations for Producer of the Year Award Animated Film. The list of five is a list of the top performing animated features of 2005. Box office champ MADAGASCAR from DreamWorks earned Mireille Soira a nod. For Disneys CHICKEN LITTLE the nominee was Randy Fullmer. Foxs ROBOTS Jerry Davis, John C. Donkin and William Joyce were all nominated. For Warner Bros. CORPSE BRIDE, the nominees are Tim Burton and Allison Abbate.

Producers Headline News

Comicbook Writer Tapped for The Spirit Feature Script

Comicbook writer Jeph Loeb has been hired to adapt Will Eisners THE SPIRIT for the big screen, reports VARIETY. Odd Lot's Gigi Pritzker and Deborah Del Prete will produce, along with Batfilm's Michael Uslan. Exec producers are Benjamin Melniker and Steve Maier with co-producers being F.J. DeSanto and Linda McDonough.

The story follows a presumed dead masked detective who uses his questionable existence as an advantage in fighting crime in Central City.

Producers Headline News

Spy-Hunter Producers to Tackle Psi-Ops

SPY-HUNTER producers Adrian Askarieh and Chuck Gordon have obtained the feature rights to Midway's PSI-OPS videogame, reports VARIETY. The producers hope to secure a director and pitch the project to various studios by the beginning of September. The story follows a psionic agent who has had his memory erased that must infiltrate a band of rogue agents who were in training with him.

Producers Headline News

Kim Possible Producers Get Writing Gig on Live-Action/CG Enchanted

KIM POSSIBLE exec producers Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle have been signed by Walt Disney to rewrite live-action/CG feature ENCHANTED. Adam Shankman has already signed on to direct the film.

The story starts out in an animated fairy tale where a poor girl gets banished from the kingdom by the evil queen for falling in love with the prince. Her banishment lands her in live-action New York City, which the young girl quickly falls in love with. However, things get difficult when the prince and the queen come to the real world looking for her.

World Headline News

Who Will Animate Fox's Cat and Mouse?

Now that director Kevin Lima (TARZAN and 102 DALMATIANS) has been signed to helm Fox's live-action/animated CAT AND MOUSE next year, the search is on to see who will perform the 2D animation for the opening 10 minutes of the comedy. According to a spokesman, the production team is meeting with animators and studios in L.A., New York and Canada. But it has not been determined whether an animation director and crew or a one-stop shop will be hired.

Internet Headline News

Annecy Exclusive, Internet: There’s Plenty Of Content But No Money

Internet creation still continues, in spite of the deep-rooted difficulties that are threatening producers. Even though Internet films can be found in the Annecy 2003 official competition for the second year running, the online production sector is suffering from a lack of financing since the famous "explosion of the Internet bubble." After the prosperous years, helped along by the certainty of creating something new for a new media, the little world of Web creation began to fade, with many companies giving up or trying more lucrative activities.

Film Events

Bologna Children's Book Fair

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, April 2, 2003 at 11:00am
Begins: April 2, 2003

One of the world's leading children's publishing events held each spring for publishers, authors and illustrators, literary agents, TV and film producers and many others involved in children's media. This year the show will again feature a TV/Film Rights Center with a website for password-holders only to check a continualhy-updated list of film rights available from the fair's exhibitors. Registered TV and film producers may alo add their properties to the site.

Sound Headline News

Clifford Top Dog In Daytime Emmy Race

CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG was the big winner again of four nominations, topping all other animated shows, at The 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Award nominations announced on March 12, 2003. Almost exactly a year ago, on March 13, 2003, CLIFFORD led the animation pack with five noms. The PBS series is produced by Scholastic Productions and Mike Young Productions. Close behind was Nicks DORA THE EXPLORER, nabbing three nominations, including one for Outstanding Children's Animated Program.

Producers Events

Producers Guild New Media Council - DVD Producers Mixer

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, March 7, 2003 at 11:00am
Begins: March 7, 2003

Join the PGA New Media Council for the first in a series of industry Edutainment Networking Events. Our panel discussion on DVD Production will be led by Jeffrey Lerner - PGA Board Member, Producer and Co-Head of the DVD Division at New Wave Entertainment. Jeffrey

Show Events

Cal Arts 2002 Producers Show

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, November 20, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: November 20, 2002

California Institute of The Arts (CAL ARTS) presents this exclusive off-campus Asifa-Hollywood screening of its 2002 PRODUCER'S SHOW. This is the showcase of the best work from current crop of character animation students. Most are very funny, all are visually creative and the show itself is a sneak peek at the character animation superstars of tomorrow. Wednesday November 20

Media Events

New Media Producer's Mixer

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, September 4, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: September 4, 2002

If you are a producer of new media, animation, games or visual FX, the Producers Guild of America's New Media Council would like to invite you to a night of fun and inspiration on September 4, 2002 as we celebrate our Council and present exerpts of noted new media productions. There is no charge for the event.

6:30pm-10:00pm at The Knitting Factory, 7021 Hollywood Blvd. (323) 463-0204.

This event is exclusive to the PGA Members, qualified Producers interested in joining the PGA and their guests. You must RSVP by 8/30 to (310) 358-9020 x2037.

Producers Headline News

Clifford Is Big At Daytime Emmy Nominations

The 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Award nominees were announced on March 13, 2002 and Scholastic Productions CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG walked away with five nominations, topping all other animated shows. Close behind was another PBS series, ARTHUR, which tied with The WBs JACKIE CHAN ADVENTURES at three nominations each. Nicks DORA THE EXPLORER nabbed two noms including one for Outstanding Children's Animated Program.

Mipcom Headline News

MTV Networks' Tom Freston, Personality Of The Year For MIPCOM 2001

Reed Midem Organisation has named MTV Networks' chairman and chief executive officer, Tom Freston, the personality of the year for the 18th MIPCOM, the International Film and Program Market for TV, Video, Cable and Satellite. The award celebrates MTV Networks' outstanding leadership and creative contributions to the global entertainment marketplace among the MTV, VH1 and Nickelodeon brands as MTV celebrates its 20th anniversary. MIPCOM hits Cannes, France on October 8 - 12, 2001.

Producers Events

eStreaming World

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, March 6, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: March 6, 2001

eStreaming World's goal is to connect streaming media producers with enterprise executives to help both parties generate revenue growth. Attendees can find producers who can enhance their company Websites and help move their business into the next level of Internet activity.

Producers Events

The 23rd Monte-Carlo Television Market

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, February 19, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: February 19, 2001

As the first European market of the year, the 23rd Monte-Carlo Television Market gives buyers and sellers an opportunity to search for or sell mid-season replacement series. The market offers exhibitors the chance to submit up to six programs to be included in the market's Videotheque library and cinema type screening rooms. Each year the market gives out the European Producers' Award to recognize producers who help bring quality products to life.

Contact Information:(Monaco office)4, bd du Jardin ExotiqueMC 98000Monaco

Producers Headline News

eStreaming World Brings Together Streaming Media Producers & Enterprise Execs

* Tuesday, March 6 Thursday, March 8, 2001. Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

eStreaming World's goal is to connect streaming media producers with enterprise executives to help both parties generate revenue growth. Attendees can find producers who can enhance their company Websites and help move their business into the next level of Internet activity. For more information contact eStreaming World at: E-Mail: info@estreamingworld.com; or Web: http://www.etvworld.com/estream/framestre.htm.

Mipcom Headline News

MIPCOM Preview: The World Converges On Cannes

MIPCOM, the International Film and Programme Market for TV, Video, Cable and Satellite, hits Cannes, France on October 2 6, 2000. MIPCOM facilitates programme sales, deals, new contacts and joint ventures on a global basis. MIPCOM includes a five-day TV industry tradeshow, including a conference progamme on Television in the New Economy called MIPCOM: The International Trading Floor. MIPCOM brings together producers, distributors, broadcasters, Webcasters, worldwide cable and satellite operators, buyers, co-producers and investors from around the globe.

Mipcom Headline News

The Television World Converges On Cannes

MIPCOM, the International Film and Programme Market for TV, Video, Cable and Satellite, hits Cannes, France on October 2 - 6, 2000. MIPCOM facilitates programme sales, deals, new contacts and joint ventures on a global basis. MIPCOM includes a five-day TV industry tradeshow, including a conference progamme on Television in the New Economy called MIPCOM: The International Trading Floor. MIPCOM brings together producers, distributors, broadcasters, Webcasters, worldwide cable and satellite operators, buyers, co-producers and investors from around the globe.

Producers Headline News

"Home Movies" on UPN

By Amid Amidi | Friday, December 25, 1998 at 12:00am

UPN has ordered thirteen episodes of "Home Movies," a new half-hour primetime animated sitcom from Tom Snyder Productions, the producers of Comedy Central's "Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist" and ABC's Saturday morning series, "SquiggleVision" (aka "Science Court"). The series will be done in the producer's trademark production technique, "SquiggleVision" which is also used on Snyder's other shows. Tentatively scheduled to premiere in April, comedian Paula Poundstone, Brendon Small, and H.

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