Paperboat Reveals Animation Slate, Including ‘Kabuliwala’ Adaptation (EXCLUSIVE)

Click here to read the full article. Toronto-headquartered animation outfit Paperboat Animation Studios has revealed a new slate. The slate is led by “Kabuliwala: Man from Kabul,” a 3D animated feature based on the classic short story by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. The story, which has already been adapted several times as live-action features, tells the story of the bond between a 6-year-old girl from Kolkata, India, and an immigrant hawker from Kabul, Afghanistan. Paperboat co-founder and chief creative director Soumitra Ranade, whose credits include “Bombay Rose” and “The World of Goopy and Bagha,” adapted the story and will direct. The project...
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DC Releases Poster For Batwheels Animated Series

The characters of DC Comics have made their way into animation in countless different ways, ranging from adult-oriented to decidedly family-friendly affair. The new series Batwheels is expected to be the latest entry in the latter category, with a preschool-oriented series following anthropomorphic versions of the various cars and vehicles of the DC universe. Following the most recent casting updates surrounding Batwheels, HBO Max and Cartoon Network debuted the first official poster for the series. You can check it out below.
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10 Anime That Ended Too Soon

Anime fans have known for years to "not hold their breath" when it comes to their favorite shows continuing. Unlike American shows or cartoons, anime rarely go beyond 26 episodes, and if they do, it's usually a lengthy run. This is due to different production cycles compared to North America, but it can also cause shows to be left feeling incomplete.

Locksmith Animation Reteams With DNEG on ‘That Christmas’

UK-based Locksmith Animation confirms that it awarded the digital production of its second movie That Christmas to DNEG Animation, following their collaboration on Locksmith’s debut animated feature, 2021’s Ron’s Gone Wrong. London-headquartered VFX company DNEG, which recently created the Oscar-winning VFX on Dune and is Christopher Nolan’s go-to effects house, expanded into feature animation with Ron’s Gone Wrong. Current work at DNEG Animation includes a feature adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, helmed by William Joyce.More from The Hollywood ReporterNetflix Inks $350M Visual Effects Services Deal With DNEG'Ron's Gone Wrong' Animation Studio Locksmith Options 'The Lunar Chronicles''Dune' VFX House DNEG Going Public in $1.7 Billion SPAC Deal Said Locksmith...