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Cartoon Headline News

Jason DeMarco Promoted at Cartoon Network/Adult Swim

Jason DeMarco has been promoted to vice president of strategic marketing and promotions for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, it was announced by Brenda Piper, chief marketing officer for Turner Broadcasting System’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media (AYAKM) group.

Headline News

Buzzco Creates Animation for TED’s Ted Ed Initiative

Buzzco recently animated a short film for TED’s new educational initiative, TED Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing, an open platform dedicated to providing high school and college teachers a new way to use video content on the web.

Disney Headline News

Disney Classics Head Back into the Vault

Time is running out for fans to own two of Disney’s beloved animated hits on Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: DIAMOND EDITION and BAMBI: DIAMOND EDITION will return to the Disney Vault on April 30, 2012.


The Friday Five - The Crowd, the Cloud, and the Chaos (Week of 4/13/12)

The Friday Five: Week of 4/13/12 - For the Remainder (Omer Ben David), MATATORO (Mauro Carraro, , Raphaël Calamote, Jérémy Pasquet), Solipsist (Andrew Thomas Huang), Remington Requiem (Jules Guérin), unnamed soundsculpture (Dan Franke, Cedric Kiefer)

Screenwriting Blogs

HOW TO WRITE FOR ANIMATION available again at

My book, How To Write For Animation, has just been released for the Kindle and other eBook formats. Read what Jeffrey Katzenberg, Stan Lee and others have to say about it. 

Animation Headline News

Classic Polish Animation Tours the U.S.

The Polish Cultural Institute New York has partnered with UNSOUND Festival, BAMcinématek, Detroit Institute of Arts and The Cinefamily to present the U.S. tour of POLISH ANIMATION WITH LIVE MUSIC BY BAABA, with dates announced in New York, Detroit and Los Angeles.

Animation Headline News

'Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest' Wins IFFF Award

“Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest,” animated by 11-year-old filmmaker and award-winning critic Perry Chen, received the award for Best Animation (age 8-13) at the 17th edition of the International Family Film Fest (IFFF).

Animation Headline News

Gary Cureton and Andrew Painter Join Amazing Spectacles

Amazing Spectacles, the Animation Production Company that operates within the Prime Focus Group has announced the signing of animation directors Gary Cureton and Andrew Painter.

Nominations Headline News

TV Animator Jim Duffy Dies at 75

Television animator Jim Duffy, who worked at Hanna Barbera and spent most of the last two decades supervising Nickelodeon's animated slate at Klasky Csupo, died Friday, March 23, after a long battle with cancer.