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Paul Lasaine Talks the Not So 3D World of ‘What If…?’

The production designer on Marvel Studios’ and Disney+’s first-ever animated series discusses the difficult, tireless work his ‘five-headed Hydra’ team performs poring over every detail of the stylized, mostly 2D show’s environments, lighting, color, and cinematography.

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HBO Max Drops All-New ‘Little Ellen’ Trailer

Upcoming animated series celebrates individuality and imagination while following the hilarious antics of a 7-year-old Ellen DeGeneres; headlining the launch of Warner Media’s Cartoonito Kids & Family’s preschool block, the show debuts Monday September 13.

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Tonko House’s ‘ONI’ Series Lands Anime Screenwriter Mari Okada

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 10, 2021 at 9:43am

Currently in production at Netflix, the project, inspired by Japanese folklore, features a unique, handcrafted style designed by studio co-founder and show creator Daisuke ‘Dice’ Tsutsumi; join production team for big reveal at today’s 9:00 pm Lightbox Expo talk, ‘Journey of Tonko House.’

The Small Blue Wrecking Crew is Back! ANIMATIONWorld

40 Years in the Making: ‘The Smurfs’ Return to TV

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 1:05pm

Head writers Peter Saisselin and Amy Serafin discuss the iconic franchise’s first all-new animated television series in nearly four decades; the ‘Smurf-tacular’ CG animated show premieres Friday, September 10 on Nickelodeon

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Apple TV+ Reveals ‘Wolfboy and the Everything Factory’ Trailer

All-new 2D animated series follows the epic adventures of Wolfboy, an imaginative oddball who discovers a strange realm at the center of the earth; all 10 episodes hit the streamer Friday, September 24.

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‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ Official Trailer and Key Art Released

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 9:00am

Series star Kate Mulgrew and executive producers Kevin and Dan Hageman unveiled the materials at yesterday’s Star Trek Day celebration; show debut set for October 28 with a one-hour premiere.

Much More than a Gay James Bond ANIMATIONWorld

Secret Agents for Change: Netflix’s ‘Q-Force’ Finally Arrives

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 5:44pm

Executive producer Gabe Liedman's new animated superspy series may have begun life with the phrase ‘Gay James Bond,’ but it quickly blossomed into so much more - a fun, unabashedly ‘queer’ workplace ensemble comedy about a group of loveably annoying misfit LGBTQ+ geniuses.

The Master Occultist Gets a Special; Business Headline News

'Adventure Time: Distant Lands – Wizard City’ Now Streaming on HBO Max

Based on the animated series by Pendleton Ward, the fourth and final ‘Adventure Time: Distant Lands’ special explores the backstory of mild-mannered occultist and loyal Princess Bubblegum assistant Peppermint Butler.

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Wonder Media Addresses Teen Suicide in ‘My Life is Worth Living’ Animated Series

Produced in partnership with the Cook Center for Human Connections, project provides a safe, nonjudgmental platform using relatable teen stories to teach suicide prevention strategies; episodes available on show’s YouTube channel.

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Riki Group’s ‘The Fixies’ and ‘Kikoriki’ Open New CTV Audience Frontiers with VlogBox

Leading edutainment studio is moving quickly to tap into growing international and US appetite for streaming kids’ content through new connected TV channels outside the Google-owned platform world.

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DreamWorks Drops Trailer and Images for ‘The Croods: Family Tree’ Series

Coming to Peacock and Hulu on September 23, the new CG animated comedy, inspired by the hit film, ‘The Croods: A New Age,’ follows the Croods and the Bettermans as they learn to live with each other on prehistory’s most idyllic farm.

Who Doesn’t Love a Slacker Teen? Headline News

Exclusive Clip: ‘Duncanville – Witch Day 2’ Season 2 Finale

By Dan Sarto | Friday, August 27, 2021 at 9:49am

In this season's final episode airing August 30 on FOX, at the annual Witch Day Festival, Jing becomes possessed when Kimberly’s magic potion actually works, while Duncan and friends enter a haunted Circuit City and Jack tries to finally win Annie a stuffed animal at the milk bottle toss.

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‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ Nabs its Villains

John Noble and Jimmi Simpson are welcomed aboard as the show’s bad guys, joining the cast that includes Kate Mulgrew reprising her role from ‘Star Trek: Voyager,’ on the upcoming CG animated ‘Star Trek’ series; show debuts on Paramount+ later this year.

Hypothetically Speaking ANIMATIONWorld

Designing the Infinite Possibilities of Marvel Studios’ ‘What If…?’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 2:00pm

Executive producer Brad Winderbaum knew right away that the limitless creative canvas his new anthology series needed to explore any story, at any place in time, could only be achieved in animation.

Where Exactly is Arcadia? ANIMATIONWorld

Bigger Can be Better: The Titanic Conclusion to Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Trollhunters' Franchise

Chad Hammes, Linda Chen, and Alfonso Blaas talk about scaling heights and finding balance in the production of DreamWorks Animation and Netflix’s 'Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans.'

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Television Academy Announces Juried Winners for 73rd Emmy Awards

‘Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal,’ ‘Love, Death + Robots,’ and ‘The Simpsons’ are honored for outstanding individual achievement in animation, to be presented at the upcoming 2021 Creative Arts Emmy Awards running September 11-12.

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You Had Me at ‘LANA!’: ‘Archer’ Season 12 Premieres on FXX

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 1:00pm

Justin Wagner and Chi Duong Sato once again share creative and production insights as FXX’s hit animated comedy returns for a new set of good old fashion, dysfunctional, sexually charged, and often drunkenly performed globe-trotting spy missions; the new season kicks off today, August 25.

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Netflix Drops ‘Maya and the Three’ Teaser Trailer, Cast and Images

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 6:13am

Zoe Saldaña, Diego Luna, Danny Trejo, and Queen Latifah lead an all-star cast in Jorge R. Gutiérrez’s highly anticipated 9-chapter tale, coming this Fall, of a Mesoamerican-inspired warrior princess on an epic quest to fulfill an ancient prophecy and save humanity from the vengeful gods of the underworld.

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Netflix Drops ‘Cowboy Bebop’ First Look Images and Release Date

By Dan Sarto | Monday, August 23, 2021 at 8:27am

Live-action adaptation of the beloved sci-fi neo-noir anime, starring Daniella Pineda, John Cho and Mustafa Shakir, debuts globally on November 19.

Who Doesn’t Love a Slacker Teen? Headline News

Exclusive Clip: ‘Duncanville – Jurannie Park’

By Dan Sarto | Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 9:00am

In the new episode airing August 23 on FOX, Annie is suspended from her job and bonds with a group of birds that soon invade her home, while Kimberly tries to ask a boy out over the phone and Duncan struggles to jump up to a high branch like his friends.

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SCAD AnimationFest Returns Virtually September 23-25

The acclaimed event will offer online access to a global audience of creatives and enthusiasts; program includes panels with industry professionals from Nickelodeon, Fox Animation, Paramount+, Bento Box, and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios.

Where Exactly is Arcadia? ANIMATIONWorld

Jeff Danna Talks ‘Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans’ Music

The composer follows-up his work scoring Guillermo del Toro’s ‘3Below’ and ‘Wizards’ series by creating music for the CG animated feature finale of DreamWorks Animation and Netflix’s epic fantasy franchise.

The Master Occultist Gets a Special; Business Headline News

HBO Max Drops 'Adventure Time: Distant Lands – Wizard City’ Clip and Images

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 9:06am

The fourth and final ‘Adventure Time’ franchise special explores the backstory of mild-mannered occultist and loyal Princess Bubblegum assistant Peppermint Butler; show premieres September 2 on HBO Max.

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Ferly and Wild Child Animation Team Up on ‘Butthole Biscuits’

Studios will co-create and develop a new animated adult comedy series that poses the important question, ‘What’s it like for the biscuits at the bottom of the biscuit barrel?’ We can’t wait to find out!

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