Kids’ social network Grom has acquired Top Draw Animation, a Philippines service animation studio whose projects include My Little Pony, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, and Tom & Jerry.
Hasbro has bought the studio that animated “Wander Over Yonder,” “Gumball,” and “Danger Mouse.”
The Animation Guild continues to grow, giving union benefits to more animation artists throughout the LA animation industry.
“The studio is, in a way, the best thing we’ve ever done,” says Aardman co-founder Peter Lord.
Nickelodeon Animation does not currently have a president.
“He told me the whole second half was unusable…upon seeing the finished animation later, HE USED MY ENTIRE BOARD SHOT FOR SHOT!”
A Los Angeles animation studio creating work that appeared on Disney and Nick-owned platforms didn’t pay it artists for months and suddenly shut down.
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Illumination’s Chris Meledandri is taking over Dreamworks Animation.
A Comcast deal could potentially spell the end of Dreamworks’ feature animation division.