Briefly: New Nick Toys; "Sound Effects in Animation" Seminar; Disney Studio Tour
* Nickelodeon has announced new toys and merchandise based on long-time hit SpongeBob SquarePants and new show Ni Hao, Kai-lan at this year’s Toy Fair 2009.
* A special presentation on “Sound Effects in Animation” will be presented on Saturday, February 21, 2009, at the Arts Exchange in White Plains, NY, as part of the “It All Started Here” exhibition chronicling the area’s involvement in the growth and development of the animation industry. [Westchester.com]
* Rotten Tomatoes has posted a photo tour of the Walt Disney Animation Studios in Burbank, CA, currently dominated by art for Bolt.