Category: Cartoons

Headline News Beavis and Butt-Head, Good Vibes Return to MTV on Dec. 15

Viewers are in for another special two-hour animation block, with all-new back-to-back episodes of Mike Judge’s “Beavis and Butt-Head” at 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, followed by two new episodes of “Good Vibes” at a special time, at 11:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. ET/PT, this Thursday, December 15 on MTV.

Headline News A Squared & Tata Elxsi Form Joint Venture

Further signaling India's growing presence in Hollywood, the visual effects and engineering division of Indian conglomerate Tata is buying a majority share in a Los Angeles-based kids' animation firm.

Headline News Wrinkles Starts Oscar Qualifying Run Tomorrow

The Feature Animated Film Arrugas (Wrinkles) nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 2012 ANNIE Awards will be screened at the LAEMMLE FALBROOK 7 from Dec 9th to Dec 15th at 1.20PM daily.

Blogs CTN-X: A Student's Perspective

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 2:00pm

CTNX is for the young and hungry, boasting a crowd of current students and the recently graduated, who are looking at an angle into their beloved, but notoriously tough, contemporary animation industry. There’s no doubt the event will keep on drawing in professionals, studios, and students, but it remains to be seen whether it can live up to high expectations. Seeing young talent engage with their idols, and feeling their way into a field they are clearly passionate about, is where CTN truly shines.

Headline News Simpsons Season 14 Comes to Blu-ray and DVD

Humans! You are cordially invited to a feast for the senses with the Dec. 6th release of “THE SIMPSONS” SEASON 14 Blu-ray and DVD from the foolish earthlings at Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Headline News 39th Annie Award Nominations Announced

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 39th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation.

Headline News FOX Announces Napoleon Dynamite Debut, Bob's Burgers Return

FOX is announcing 2011-2012 midseason premiere dates for new and returning series, including the return of AMERICAN IDOL; the debuts of new dramas TOUCH, ALCATRAZ and THE FINDER; and the launch of new animated series NAPOLEON DYNAMITE.

Blogs CTN-X Is Back in Its Third Year

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 3:57pm

Now in its third year, CTN Expo has gotten over some of its growing pains. Gone was the hectic chaos that was last year's event, replaced with the efficiency that so impressed in its inaugural year. Los Angeles has been in need of a quality animation gathering and this fills the bill nicely.

Headline News The Adventures Of Tintin: Season One Makes U.S. DVD Debut

The all-time classic comic strip comes to life as an animated adventure in this complete Season One DVD release on November 22 from Shout! Factory, in association with Corus Entertainment Inc.’s Nelvana Enterprises.

Headline News WordGirl Gets Special Two-Part Holiday Episode On PBS KIDS GO!

Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, announced today that the Emmy Award-winning series WordGirl will debut a special two-part holiday episode, “A World Without WordGirl,” Friday, December 16 on PBS KIDS GO! (check local listings).

Headline News Cartoon Network Brings Annoying Orange from Net to TV

Iconic internet phenomenon The Annoying Orange is breaking out of the virtual kitchen as Cartoon Network announced today they’ve acquired the television rights to the most-watched web series of all-time.

Blogs Bernard Derriman and Everyone Else Has Had More Sex Than Me

By Joe Strike | Monday, November 21, 2011 at 1:14pm

Well, I finally got to speak to Bernard Derriman. Speak as in actually talk to him, as opposed to our Email ‘conversation’ back in 2005 when I wrote about animated music videos and his now justly famous Everyone Else Has Had More Sex Than Me. Our paths crossed again when I wrote about Fox’s new Sunday night cartoon Allen Gregory.

Derriman directed two out of the show’s seven initial episodes; if the series gets renewed (which all depends on how much America takes an arrogant pipsqueak to their hearts) he’ll be doing more of them. At the moment he’s busy with Fox’s other Sunday night backup toon Bob’s Burgers.

Headline News WGA West Awards McDuffie & Kress

Animation writers Dwayne McDuffie and Earl Kress have been posthumously named co-recipients of the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ (AWC) 14th Annual Animation Writing Award, recognizing their outstanding contributions to the craft of animation writing, as well as their work with the Writers Guild in organizing animation.

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