America’s favorite explorer is back with Dora the Explorer: It’s Haircut Day! This four-episode DVD set includes “Dora’s Hair-Raising Adventures,” where Boots receives his first haircut.
Fox has decided to pull a hurricane-themed crossover event from its animation lineup due to the recent tragic events in the American South that have killed more than 300 people, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Do you write part time? Do you write for just a few hours a day? Are you writing a spec screenplay a few days a week or month? If you answered any of these questions in the affirmative you may be losing more time (and creativity) than you think. Let me give you a few suggestions that will help you get a lot more writing done...
The following six animated short films came out of the Cartoon Network Development Studio Europe, based in London.
Firdaus Kharas, Chairman of Chocolate Moose Media and Culture Shift launched today a new global campaign to prevent domestic violence and abuse. The campaign targets are adaptation in 73 languages, use in 100 countries, to be viewed by 1 billion viewers.
Turner Broadcasting has announced it will rollout its UK preschool channel Cartoonito across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, increasing the brand’s distribution to 125 million homes in 112 territories.
Straight out of a successful MIPTV, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a unit of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), today announced a partnership with Bulgarian entertainment broadcaster, TV7, to launch the first localised Nickelodeon branded block for TV viewers in Bulgaria.
DQ Entertainment, the Global entertainment production and distribution company together with Al Jazeera Children's Channel ("JCCTV"), are pleased to announce the signing of multiple exclusive broadcast agreements with 22 Arabic states for the broadcasting rights of three iconic DQE animated productions - 'The Jungle Book', 'New Adventures of Lassie' and 'Mysteries and Feluda'.
Move over Iron Man, Spider-Man and Batman, the world’s first environmentally-conscious superhero on the block plans to offer kids action-packed adventure and a chance to help save the environment.
Following on the heels of MIP-TV, Breakthrough Entertainment has finalized a record-breaking company array of license deals totaling over 200 hours of children’s, documentary, lifestyle and factual programming for the Middle East, it was announced by Nat Abraham, Vice President, Distribution.
Steven Banks, the former head writer on SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, will serve as head writer on THE GOVERNATOR, reports Variety.
Animation’s most beloved characters are back in an all-new series, The Looney Tunes Show, premiering Tuesday, May 3, at 8 p.m. (ET, PT) on Cartoon Network.
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Diego travels the globe rescuing animals in Go, Diego, Go!: Diego Saves The World, a six episode compilation DVD.
Join Max and Ruby for a rainy day adventure in the all-new DVD, Max & Ruby: Rainy Day Play! Created by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, Max & Ruby: Rainy Day Play! will be released on April 12, 2011, and sold for the suggested retail price of $16.99.
Animation Domination newcomer BOB’S BURGERS has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by Kevin Reilly, President of Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company.
As reported a week ago, Arnold Schwarzenegger announced at MIPTV an animated project with Andy Heyward's A Squared and now EW reveals the details.
Leading children’s and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi, and Walker Productions, the production arm of leading independent book publisher Walker Books, have entered into a major new co-development deal for Walker Books’ quirky comedy book series Scream Street.
Join Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts characters as they help their pal Linus break free from his attachment to his security blanket in Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, the first new Peanuts special in five years.
A music competition for kids, family game shows based on iconic, beloved brands, and an animated Warren Buffett are among the nine new original programs that will join ten returning popular series with new episodes in the 2011-2012 program lineup on The Hub television network, a destination for kids and their families.
In my previous post, How to Turn Microsoft Word into a Terrific Screenwriting Program, I explained how to use Word’s “styles” to automatically create script formatting. I received a blog comment from Ben Cahan, the creator and co-founder of Final Draft, who pointed out that a true screenwriting program was more than just “margins and capitalized slug lines and character names”. Ben makes a good point. Whereas Word allows you to easily and automatically format basic script elements such as slug line, action, character name, parenthetical, dialog and transitions, that’s about all it can do. Final Draft, in contrast, does those things and much more.