‘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

Atomic Cartoons Starts Production on ‘The Last Kids on Earth’

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

Mercedes Milligan/ Animation Magazine  Thunderbird Entertainment’s animation studio Atomic Cartoons has kicked off production on an animated adaptation of The Last Kids on Earth — Max Brailler’s New York Times bestselling book series. The adventure-comedy toon will launch on Netflix streaming around the world in 2019. The announcement comes with a first look at the … Read More

Announcing WGC Screenwriting Awards Finalists

February 26, 2018Entanglement, Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Thunderbird Releasing

The Writers Guild of Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the 22nd annual  WGC Screenwriting Awards. The awards celebrate Canadian screenwriters and the scripts they write in a gala evening hosted by Gavin Crawford, writer, comedian, and host of CBC Radio’s Because News. Gavin’s long-time accomplice, screenwriter Kyle Tingley, is this year’s awards show … Read More

Beat Bugs to sing for CBC Kids

February 22, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Beat Bugs, Industry News

Lauren Malyk/ Kidscreen  The Beatles-inspired Netflix series will make its Canadian linear debut this month. Netflix’s Beatles-inspired children’s series Beat Bugs is headed to CBC Kids. The first two seasons of the animated series will debut on the pubcaster’s kids block on February 26. It is set to air at 7:30 a.m. weekday mornings and at 8 a.m. … Read More

Golden Reel Awards: Oscar Nominees ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘Dunkirk’ Among Sound Editor Winners

February 18, 2018Blade Runner, Industry News, Thunderbird Films

Carolyn Giardina /The Hollywood Reporter The Motion Picture Sound Editors spread the wealth at its 65th MPSE Golden Reel Awards, held Sunday at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. In the feature competition, it gave one award apiece to sound editing Oscar nominees Blade Runner 2049 (effects & foley) and Dunkirk (music score). It also gave one award … Read More

Blade Runner 2049 wins two awards at the BAFTAs

February 18, 2018Blade Runner, Industry News, Thunderbird Films

Sandra Gonzalez/ CNN (CNN) The 71st British Academy Film Awards were presented Sunday. Cinematography “Blade Runner 2049” *Winner “Darkest Hour” “Dunkirk Hoyte” “The Shape Of Water” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”   Visual Effects “Blade Runner 2049” *Winner “Dunkirk” “The Shape of Water” “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” “War for the Planet of the Apes”  

ASC Awards: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Wins For Theatrical, ‘The Crown’ Tops TV — Complete Winners List

February 17, 2018Blade Runner, Industry News, Thunderbird Films

Dino- Ramos Ray /Deadline The American Society of Cinematographers celebrated their 32nd annual ASC Awards and Blade Runner 2049 walked away with the marquee Theatrical Picture Prize while Netflix’s The Crown, Genius, and 12 Monkeys won on top TV honors Blade Runner 2049 winning the theatrical trophy puts it ahead in the Oscar race. In the past 32 years, 13 ASC winners went on to receive the Academy Award … Read More

Thunderbird Receives 22 Canadian Screen Award Nominations

January 16, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Beat Bugs, Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Never Steady, Never Still, Thunderbird Releasing

News Release/ Thunderbird Entertainment  The Canadian Screen Awards nominations were announced at a press conference in Toronto today. Vancouver’s Thunderbird Entertainment received 22 nominations across the companies. The Kim’s Convenience team received a total of 12 nominations, including Best Comedy Series, and Best Performance by an Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series. In the film category, Never Steady, … Read More

Canadian Screen Awards 2018

January 16, 2018Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Never Steady, Never Still

CBC NEWS Literary revamp Anne, crime drama Cardinal, TV sitcom Kim’s Convenience and historical drama film Hochelaga, Land of Souls are among the top contenders for the Canadian Screen Awards. Organizers unveiled the latest nominees Tuesday in Toronto for the annual celebration of excellence in film, television and digital media productions. The awards are administered by the Academy of Canadian Cinema … Read More