Cartoon Network has issued a press release announcing the February 18 debut of Where’s Lazlo, the first original one-hour Camp Lazlo movie. The movie will reveal the past history of the campers and how drastically the arrival of Lazlo the monkey changed life at Camp Kidney Bean. Read the full press release here.
A press release from Corus Kids Television contains programming highlights for March 2007, including the debuts on YTV of Tony Hawk: Boom Boom Sabotage, two Rugrats specials, and the season 2 finale to Avatar the Last Airbender. Strawberry Shortcake will get the spotlight on companion channel Treehouse. Read the full press release here.
Writer and cartoonist Jules Feiffer will be receiving this year’s Animation Writing Award for lifetime achievement from the Animation Writers Caucus of the Writers Guild of America, West, according to animation writer Mark Evanier. Feiffer has written in a variety of media, including comics, prose, and animation. A profile of Feiffer by Evanier is appearing […]
A brief article on SciFi Wire reports that TMNT, the latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles feature film, is “in crunch time,” according to director Kevin Munroe and producer Thomas K. Gray. The current efforts “include 400 people working in Hong Kong six days a week who have been animating the TMNT film since 2004,” and […]
Director Tad Stones has posted a sneak peek at some of the bonus material coming for the Hellboy Animated DVDs, including a look at the comic book that will be shipping with the DVDs, screenshots of the documentaries, and photos of the voice actors at work. The description on the blog page does not indicate […]
The Monkey Hits the Road in “Where’s Lazlo?” Premiere of Camp Lazlo’s First Feature Movie on Sunday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. (ET, PT) Camp Lazlo explores what life was like as a bean scout at Camp Kidney before an optimistic Brazilian monkey named Lazlo came to camp in the premiere of its first ever […]
SHOW-DOWNS, FAIRYTALES AND MONSTER MASHES THIS MARCH ON CORUS KIDS TELEVISION (January 29, 2007 – Toronto , Canada ) It’s going to be a busy month as Corus kids vote for their favourite show, dream with magical fairies and hang out with spooky monsters this March on YTV, Treehouse, and Discovery Kids! Tune in to […]
With a career spanning for 30 years, odds are pretty good that you’ve seen a cartoon that Frank Nissen has worked on. After an apprenticeship in commercial and educational programming, Nissen began his directorial career on such cult classic TV specials as Cosmic Christmas and The Devil and Daniel Mouse. His touch can also be […]
Newsarama.com has spoken to Pixar animator Sanjay Patel about his recently released book The Little Book of Hindu Deities, a primer on the Hindu pantheon aimed at younger readers. Patel discusses his aesthetic choices, how own personal history colored the reasons for doing the book, and how it went from a self-published volume to a […]
Don Hertzfelt’s animated short film “Everything Will be OK” has won the Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival (note: link goes to PDF file). The win is notable because animated shorts compete alongside live-action ones at Sundance. (via Amid Amidi at Cartoon Brew)