PBS Kids orders Alaskan toon

May 10, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Molly of the Denali

Nico Franks/ C21 Media PBS Kids in the US has ordered an action-adventure animated comedy that it says will be the first nationally distributed children’s series to feature an Alaska Native as the lead character. Molly of Denali (38×30’/1×60′), currently in production with PBS station WGBH and Atomic Cartoons in Canada, follows the adventures of … Read More

PBS KIDS Announces ‘Molly of Denali’ Series with Alaska Native Lead

May 9, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Industry News, Molly of the Denali

Mercedes Milligan/ Animation Magazine At the PBS Annual Meeting today, PBS KIDS announced Molly of Denali — a new animated series that will debut nationwide in summer 2019 across PBS stations, the 24/7 KIDS PBS channel and its digital platforms, and the first nationally distributed children’s show in the US to feature an Alaska Native lead character. … Read More

PBS Kids orders first Alaskan Native series

May 9, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Industry News, Molly of the Denali

Alexandra Whyte/ Kidscreen PBS KIDS is doubling down on diversity with a new greenlight for Molly of Denali(pictured), the first US nationally distributed children’s series to feature an Alaskan Native lead character. Co-Produced by WGBH Boston and Atomic Cartoons, the animated series will premiere next summer on PBS stations as well as the pubcaster’s 24/7 channel … Read More

Charlie Demers’s Taco Nazi gets animated

April 13, 2018Atomic Cartoons

Jon Cranny/ The Georgia Straight  Charlie Demers’s Juno nominated album Fatherland has some great bits including “Taco Nazi”. The folks at 604 records liked it so much that they had Atomic Cartoons give it the animation treatment. Check it out below:

Broadway Licensing Launches Junior Varsity Collection for Young Performers

March 26, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Beat Bugs, Industry News

Broadway World/ BWW News Desk Broadway Licensing has just announced the Junior Varsity Collection, which adapts some of their most popular titles into versions specifically created for young performers. Developed by leading educational experts and approved by school boards around the country, each show has been crafted to empower, engage and excite students while developing … Read More

How Beat Bugs helped Atomic Cartoons find its rhythm

March 22, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Beat Bugs, Industry News, The Last Kids On Earth

KidScreen/ Jordan Pinto  Atomic president Jennifer McCarron opens up about the studio’s new Vancouver digs and the global success of its original Beatles-themed co-pro. With Canada’s Atomic Cartoons announcing this week that it’s relocating its Vancouver headquarters to a new 35,000-square-foot facility, president Jennifer McCarron says the animation producer is now poised to expand its … Read More

Atomic Cartoons reanimates old Kit and Ace space

March 19, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Industry News

Vancouver Courier/ Saša Lakić  B.C. Premier John Horgan paid a visit March 19 to Vancouver’s Atomic Cartoons for the opening of the company’s new headquarters. The animation studio takes over the space at the corner of West Seventh Avenue and Manitoba Street, previously home to local fashion house Kit and Ace. Horgan said it was exciting … Read More

Netflix Orders Animated Series ‘The Last Kids on Earth’

February 28, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Corporate News, Industry News, The Last Kids On Earth

Etan Vlessing/ The Hollywood Reporter  Scott Peterson will serve as showrunner for the adventure comedy based on Max Brallier’s book series. Netflix has nabbed the animated adventure comedy The Last Kids on Earth, based on Max Brallier’s bestselling book series The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond. The serialized cartoon series is being produced by … Read More

‘The Last Kids On Earth’ Animated Comedy Series Based On Books Ordered By Netflix

February 28, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Industry News, The Last Kids On Earth

Denise Petski/ Deadline Production has begun on The Last Kids On Earth, a serialized animated adventure-comedy series based on Max Brallier’s bestselling book series for premiere on Netflix in 2019. Thunderbird Entertainment’s animation studio Atomic Cartoons is producing. The Last Kids on Earth follows 13-year-old Jack Sullivan and a band of suburban middle schoolers who live … Read More