2 New Stephen Colbert Animated Projects Coming to Comedy Central

[ad_1] With the ink barely dry on its massive $900 million deal with South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, MTV Entertainment Studios has just announced two new projects slated to air this fall on Comedy Central that build on the network’s long legacy of political satire. The first, Fairview, is a weekly, hyper-topical, …

Watch ‘My Own Drum Remix’ Video with Missy Elliott from ‘Vivo’ Soundtrack

[ad_1] Atlantic Records, Netflix, and Sony Pictures Animation just released a vibrant new visual, My Own Drum Remix, featuring Missy Elliott and Vivo’s Marta. The energetic dance video includes 3D animated sequences of the musical’s animated characters, dancing along and singing to the beat. Directed by Evan Hara, it features Tik Tok stars Enola Bedard, …

Crunchyroll Announces Fall 2021 Anime Slate

[ad_1] Crunchyroll has just announced a new Fall 2021 line-up with more than 30 series, including Platinum End, Crunchyroll and Adult Swim original series Blade Runner: Black Lotus, SAKUGAN and the Crunchyroll Original series High Guardian Spice. Check out the trailers for titles streaming on Crunchyroll this season: Blade Runner: Black Lotus – (A Crunchyroll …

France’s TeamTO Gets By with a Little Help from Their Friends

[ad_1] Founded in 2005 by Guillaume Hellouin, Corinne Kouper, and Caroline Souris, TeamTO is one of Europe’s leading creative animation companies. With a studio of over 300 artists, offices in Paris, Los Angeles, Beijing and Toronto, and an animation facility in Bourg-Lès-Valence, TeamTO has produced more than 370 hours of animation over the past 15 …

Federation Kids & Family Inks ‘Presto! School of Magic’ Distribution Deal

[ad_1] Kids’ content distributor Federation Kids & Family (part of Federation Entertainment) has struck a series of deals with key international broadcasters for the TeamTO produced 2D animated comedy series Presto! School of Magic. Produced with M6 and TéléTOON+, the series previously sold to RTBF and VRT (Belgium), has now been picked up by Discovery …

Sony YAY! Picks Up ‘Oggy and the Cockroaches’

[ad_1] French studio Xilam Animation has secured a deal with Sony Pictures Network India (SPNI) for its flagship non-dialogue comedy franchise, Oggy and the Cockroaches. SPNI will launch the original classic 2D animated series, which spans seven seasons and 500 episodes, on Sony YAY! starting October 11. “As the popularity of Oggy and the Cockroaches …

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Cartoon Network’s ‘Drawn To’ Series

[ad_1] Cartoon Network is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Drawn to Rhythm. The new installment of the series features two talented kids showing off their dancing skills and discussing the connection and importance their heritage plays in their lives. Lorenzo practices several musical instruments including the piano and xylophone and talks about his love of …

5 NFB Shorts Screening at 2021 Ottawa Animation Festival

[ad_1] The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) will feature five National Film Board of Canada (NFB) animated shorts, including the world premiere of the final film in Marta Pajek’s acclaimed animation trilogy, Impossible Figures and other stories I, a Poland/Canada co-production. This year’s event has extended its run from September 22 to October 3, with …

Another Chance at Unplanned Parenthood in ‘Teenage Euthanasia’

[ad_1] It’s not every day that the mother who abandoned her child returns… as a living corpse, ready for a second chance at unplanned parenthood.  But that’s the premise of Adult Swim’s newest animated series, Teenage Euthanasia, which premiered yesterday, September 19. “We had wanted to do things with an unlikely teenage daughter-mother pairing,” says …

SCAD AnimationFest Announces Full Program Lineup

[ad_1] Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) has just announced the lineup for its fifth annual SCAD AnimationFest, presented by SCADFILM, running September 23-25, 2021. The online festival features three days of special guests, screenings, presentations, panels with leaders in animation, and a curated showcase of student work. Global access will be available to creatives and …