Tuesday July 8, 2008 – Ottawa, Ontario – The Television Animation Conference kicks off its 5th year with the announcement of top level keynote speakers Brown Johnson, the President of Animation for Nickelodeon, MTVN Kids and Family Group; Seth Green and Matt Senreich co-executive producers, writers, and directors of Robot Chicken, on September 17th & […]
To celebrate the release of Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Heroes on DVD, The Marvel Animation Age and Toon Zone News managed to catch up with the show’s story editor Chris Yost in an email interview to talk about his experiences on the show. MAA/TZN: How did you get your start in the animation business? CHRIS […]
* Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan’s production house, Red Chillies Entertainment, will begin production on an animated film titled Ravan. It is expected that Khan will provide the voice of the lead character. [Bollywood Mantra] * The Pudong New Area government has announced a plan to attract 200 animation and cartoon enterprises at the Zhangjiang High-tech […]
Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products have announced a partnership with French fashion designer Corinne Cobson to produce an original line of Dora the Explorer clothing and accessories for mothers and daughters. Called “Dora par Corinne Cobson,” the line will debut in Winter 2009 and will be sold primarily (but not exclusively) at Cobson’s International boutiques.
Canada’s YTV has released their programming schedule for the month of August. Highlights include a sneak peek at The Mighty B! and a marathon of Pokémon episodes, in addition to the usual array of animated movies. For full details, read the press release here.
MILESTONES, THE MIGHTY B AND MARATHONS THIS AUGUST ON YTV (July 2, 2008 – Toronto , Canada ) This August, YTV will celebrate 20 years of family-friendly programming with classic favourites like Rugrats and Goosebumps, plus an exclusive sneak peek of the new Nickelodeon series The Mighty B starring SNL’s Amy Poehler, as well as […]
IMAGI STUDIOS AND SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT BRING ASTRO BOY TO L.A.’S ANIME EXPO® 2008 ð Voice talent includes Nicolas Cage, Donald Sutherland ð Los Angeles, June 24, 2008 – Imagi Studios and Summit Entertainment will be at Anime Expo® 2008 (Booth #913 and #915) introducing its upcoming CG-animated motion picture ASTRO BOY. A special edition ASTRO […]
TVShowsOnDVD.com has revealed the back cover of Avatar the Last Airbender Book 3, Vol. 4 DVD. The DVD will include the final six episodes of the show, and the newly released artwork gives the subtitles for each episode in the four-part finale. The artwork also reveals that commentary tracks will be provided, although not for […]
Between Avatar the Last Airbender, Yin Yang Yo!, Skunk Fu, Chop Socky Chooks, and Kung Fu Panda, there seems to be a bit of a glut of cartoons on the market that are exploiting kung fu as a plot element. Some of these cartoons aim for reverent lifts from the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon school […]
Variety is reporting on the slate of projects underway at Laika Studios, the animation studio owned by Nike’s Phil Knight after he purchased the famed Will Vinton studios. Their first feature film will be Coraline, a stop-motion project directed by Henry Selick (The Nightmare Before Christmas) based on the novel by Neil Gaiman. The movie […]