Disney animator Priscillano "Pres" Romanillos died from complications due to leukemia on July 17th at his home in Tujunga, reports the LA TIMES.
Famed Oscar-winning animation director, graphic artist, cartoonist and creative force Gene Deitch has once again updated his online book “How To Succeed In Animation” with a brand new essay that captures his feelings on the role of the animation director in any animated project.
Kip King, one of the original Groundling comedians, died of a long illness on July 15th, reports VARIETY.
Women In Animation International (WIA) has lined up an exciting panel of top uber-indie executives for a panel discussion titled “Thriving Indies,” to be presented as part of the organization’s annual meeting on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 6 Point Harness Studios.
Coming up July 21-25 is the BIG annual San Diego Comic-Con, and once again Bill will have a booth to sell his DVDs, books and CD's.
Therein lies the lesson of Thomas Jane’s quest to play the role of comic book anti-hero Jonah Hex. The star of HBO’s popular series Hung once lobbied to play the theatrical role of Jonah Hex and, though he fell short in that attempt, Jane has found another path to the character as the disfigured cowboy’s voice in the DC Showcase Original Short, Jonah Hex.
The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards.
Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants special, "The Clash of Triton" (Monday, July 5, 8 p.m., ET/PT), raked in 5.2 million total viewers and ranked as the night's top show on broadcast and basic cable TV with kids 2-11, kids 6-11 and tweens 9-14.
Coolabi has today announced that production is underway in the UK to bring the much-loved children’s literary character Poppy Cat to television screens.
TV producer Reveille has inked a first-look deal with Mechem Media to produce family-friendly animated programming, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Corus Entertainment’s premium preschool network Treehouse is pleased to announce the world premiere of the first ever Dr. Seuss inspired animated series, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! on Saturday, August 7 at 5:30 p.m. ET starring Martin Short as the voice of the Cat.
Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, announced today that the Emmy Award-winning WordGirl will aim to beat the heat of July with a weeklong programming event called “There’s A New Villain in Town.”
This was my first time at MIFA (Marche International du film d'animation) and I could not have been more pleasantly surprised by the experience. Taking in the splendor of Lake Annecy's turquoise waters while meeting friends for cocktails in an ancient village immersed in a steady flow of creative energy was invigorating.
Jason Isaacs, renowned for his villainous turn as Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, assumes another dark iconic role as the voice of Ra’s al Ghul in Batman: Under the Red Hood, the latest entry in the ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 Movies coming July 27, 2010 to Blu-ray, DVD, OnDemand and for Download.
Now Boomerang, the commercial-free home of classic animation, celebrates summer with a little rock 'n roll, naming Josie the featured star of July's Boomeroyalty weekends. Beginning July 3, the network with showcase favorite Josie and the Pussycats episodes every Saturday and Sunday, 2 - 4 p.m. (ET).
HEROES director and comics veteran Jeph Loeb has been hired by Marvel to head its new TV division, reports VARIETY.
Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, and the National Football League, the most popular sports league among kids, are entering into their first production partnership to create the new, original animated short-form series, Rush Zone: Guardians of the Core for Nicktoons.
To save an earthbound Kryptonian, the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight unite once again – this time to battle the powerful forces of Darkseid – in Superman/Batman: Apocalypse, the ninth entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 Movies coming September 28, 2010 from Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation.