As one of Toon Boom’s flagship studios in Québec, Oasis Animation today announced that in view of its upcoming project Lucky Fred, a 52 episode eleven-minute series for 6-12 year olds to be aired on Disney Channel in Spain, France, Italy, Germany, India & Australia, the studio will double its workforce and space.
Mercury Filmworks announces former Teletoon production executive Travis Williams as the new head of its development team.
The legacy and creativity of Chuck Jones, one of animation’s pioneering director-producers, will be brought to life with the opening of The Chuck Jones Experience, an interactive exhibit at Circus Circus Las Vegas designed to “Educate, Inspire & Entertain” people of all ages.
Joe Strike chats with Futurama co-creator David X. Cohen about bringing the former Fox series to Comedy Central.
Netflix has made it easier and more fun for kids and families to instantly watch a huge range of kid-friendly TV shows and movies with its new "Just for Kids" experience.
The Disney XD premiere of “Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension” became Disney’s XD’s No. 1 movie telecast on record (includes Toon Disney) in Kids 6-11 (698,000/2.8 rating) and Boys 6-11 (407,000/3.2 rating), and ranked as the network’s No. 3 telecast overall in the target demos.
Comedy Central has greenlit a new animated series titled BRICKLEBERRY from Daniel Tosh (TOSH.0), reports Deadline.com.
Turner Broadcasting has announced it will launch a high definition simulcast of Cartoon Network on Sky.
I’m going to use this post to vent a little—but also to make a point specifically for the benefit of all the producers around the world who want to make animated features.
Martin "Dr. Toon" Goodman gets a rare opportunity to travel to Cybertron and interview the Transformers firsthand.
Lauded by kids and adults around the world, the animated series “Phineas and Ferb” reached another pinnacle by inspiring a Disney Channel Original Movie, “Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension”.
Special Guest: Sean Kenin
Welcome to the most current content-ed and contented episode of the FFAF oeuvre. Alan and Joel sit down with the very Sean Kenin, voice-actor to the stars, to discuss his unique and defining role in the hit smash cinema-kapow, The Smurfs. Sean Kenin - made of pure magic.
PLUS, stick around for a very special bonus montage audio fantasy spectacle at the end of the end of the end music.
Nelvana Enterprises’ new animated comedy series, Scaredy Squirrel, will debut in the U.S. on Cartoon Network on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 7 p.m. ET/PT, airing weekly in the same time slot.
With summer in full swing, The Hub television network, a destination for kids and their families, will present a special “Dog Days of Summer” programming event August 8-14 featuring a week of dog-themed movies, culminating in the return of all-new episodes of one of the network’s most popular series, the animated “Pound Puppies.”
Nickelodeon Russia, a unit of Viacom International Media Networks, today announced SpongeBob SquarePants, the iconic character from Nickelodeon's global hit series, is coming to Moscow in a new and glamorous way.
NASCAR'S Sprint Cup series points leader Carl Edwards guest stars as Eddie Clutch in a new episode of Disney XD's hit animated series "Kick Buttowski – Suburban Daredevil," SATURDAY, AUGUST 6 (8:30-9:00 a.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD.
Nickelodeon, the number-one kids’ brand and largest producer of television animation in the world, has picked up a third season of T.U.F.F. Puppy, the newest hit animated series from Nicktoon hit-maker Butch Hartman (The Fairly OddParents), it was announced today by Brown Johnson, President, Animation, Nickelodeon and MTVN Kids and Family Group.
Ever get a big fish on the line only to have it get away before you could pull it into the boat? You probably didn’t set the hook. Rule #1 in fishing: set the hook. The same is true in screenwriting, only you’re not trying to hook a fish, you’re trying to hook the audience. You don’t need a fishing rod, you need ten great pages.
The Jim Henson Company, Random House Children’s Books and Paramount Home Entertainment have partnered with Amtrak for a nationwide promotion in August to support the season premiere on PBS KIDS of Dinosaur Train: Dinosaur Big City on August 22 and the DVD release on August 23.
TELETOON Canada inc. announced today the five finalists in each of its English and French contests for the TELETOON at Night Pilot Project.
In the season premiere episode of FAMILY GUY, “Powerball Fever,” the Griffins gamble and hit the jackpot, so FOX wants fans to get in on the action.
Leading entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi is continuing to build momentum for its hit property Poppy Cat, securing three new licensing partners in the UK.
On July 26, 2011, Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro, Inc., will unleash Conan The Adventurer: Season One in a 2-DVD set, featuring all 13 action-packed episodes.
Relativity Media’s President of Worldwide Production Tucker Tooley announced today the studio has optioned the feature film rights for Voltron from World Event Productions, and will adapt the live-action big screen version from the 1984 cult-classic animated series Voltron: Defender of the Universe.