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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce February Highlights

by Grant Whiteon January 24, 2016
Cartoon Network UK leads the charge this February with the launch of brand new series LEGO Nexo Knights. Starting Monday 1st at 6pm, new episodes will air in said time slot every day that month. Also airing new episodes will be Supernoobs, starting weekdays from 22nd at 6:30pm. Valentines will be celebrated with A Regular […]

Aardman Produce Animated Short To Accompany Stephen Hawking’s Reith Lecture

by Grant Whiteon January 22, 2016
Commissioned by BBC Radio 4, Aardman have produced an animated short to accompany the station’s broadcast of noted scientist Professor Stephen Hawking’s recent Reith Lecture. Entitled ‘Inside his Head’, the short presents surreal, imaginative visuals inspired by scientific imagery to accompany dialogue taken from the lecture. A second, focused on Hawking’s explanation of Black Holes, […]

Aardman Partners With Alzheimer’s Research UK To #sharetheorange

by Grant Whiteon January 20, 2016
Alzheimer’s Research UK, ais London and Aardman Animations have combined forces in order to promote awareness of the disease. A new film starring and narrated by Christopher Eccleston aims to promote awareness of the damage the disease can perform on a human brain by usage of a time lapse animation of an orange, which weighs […]

2016 Annual Academy Award Nominees Announced

by Ed Liuon January 15, 2016
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released the full list of nominees for the 88th Annual Academy Awards. Categories with an animated film in contention are: BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY Bridge of Spies Ex Machina Inside Out Spotlight Straight Outta Compton BEST ANIMATED FEATURE Anomalisa Boy and the World Inside Out Shaun the […]

Brand New Series “LEGO Nexo Knights” Coming To Cartoon Network UK This February

by Grant Whiteon January 13, 2016
Following on from successful airings of LEGO TV series including Hero Factory, Ninjago and Mixels plus specials focusing on licensed characters including Star Wars and Justice League, Cartoon Network UK will continue their partnership with the toy company by premiering brand new series LEGO Nexo Knights on Monday 1st February at 6pm. New episodes will […]

Viewster Offering Omakase Subscription With Bonus Entry To Otakon 2016 Convention

by Grant Whiteon January 13, 2016
Viewster are currently taking subscription orders for their second Omakase box, themed around Naruto. But for a limited time not only will subscribers receive all the perks of a standard Omakase subscription including a box of exclusive merchandise and exclusive digital content, they’ll also receive free entry to Otakon 2016. Simply take out a subscription […]

Activision Blizzard Sets Up Duo For Making Movies of Its Games

by Alex Beanon January 13, 2016
Video game maker Activision Blizzard has set producer Stacey Sher to team with former Disney executive Nick van Dyk to run the newly created Activision Blizzard Studios. The pair will be co-presidents and lead an effort to create film and TV titles from Activision-Blizzard properties such as “Call of Duty”, “Skylander”, “Diablo” and “StarCraft”. Although […]

Richard Libertini, Actor, 1933 – 2016

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2016
Actor Richard Libertini passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2016, at the age of 82 due to cancer. Mr. Libertini began his career as a member of the renowned Second City improvisational troupe before moving to roles on stage and screens large and small starting in the 1960’s. He may be best recognized as General […]

“Inside Out” Wins 2016 Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature

by Ed Liuon January 11, 2016
The 2016 Golden Globe award winners were announced in a ceremony last night, with Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out winning the “Best Motion Picture – Anmiated” category over Shaun the Sheep Movie, The Good Dinosaur, The Peanuts Movie, and Anomalisa. The category was the only one of the Golden Globes with an animated feature or TV show […]

Pat Harrington Jr., Actor, 1929-2016

by Dan Collinson January 7, 2016
The Hollywood Reporter reported that actor Pat Harrington Jr. died on Wednesday from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 86. Mr. Harrington was best known as building superintendent Dwayne Flo Schneider on One Day at a Time from 1975-1984. He won a Golden Globe as well as an Emmy for his role. He also made appearances on […]