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Kevin Kliesch – Composing Music Fit for a Princess on “Sofia the First”

by Christopher Glennonon September 28, 2015
Kevin Kliesch has worked as a composer and orchestrator on over 100 feature films including Enchanted, Tangled, and Frozen. His first Annie Award nomination came in 2012 for his work on ThunderCats. That same year, he went on to receive two more nominations from BSO Spirit for their Jerry Goldsmith Awards in Best Television Score […]

“Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin II” To Receive World Premiere At MCM London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon September 27, 2015
Anime Limited have announced plans to present a special ‘MCM Loves Anime’ film festival the Saturday of next month’s MCM London Comic Con (23rd-25th October), an off shoot of AL’s involvement with the annual Scotland Loves Anime event. The centrepiece of the event will be the world premiere of Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin II: Artesia’s […]

Nickelodeon Goes Back to the 90’s by Launching “The Splat”

by Ed Liuon September 25, 2015
NICKELODEON TAKES FANS BACK TO THE ‘90S WITH THE LAUNCH OF “THE SPLAT,” BRAND-NEW DESTINATION FOR ICONIC NICK CONTENT, STARTING MONDAY, OCT. 5, ON TEENNICK *Follow “The Splat” on Twitter @thesplat, Instagram @thesplatgram, Facebook, YouTube, Vine, Tumblr and Pinterest. #TheSplatIsComing NEW YORK – Sept. 24, 2015 – Millennials who crave the iconic Nickelodeon shows of […]

Jon Hamm Set to Guest Star on “SpongeBob SquarePants”

by Ed Liuon September 25, 2015
Actor Jon Hamm (Mad Men) has been confirmed as an upcoming guest star on Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants. According to the material sent to us by Nickelodeon PR: “[Jon Hamm] will play the role of Don Grouper – a charismatic head ad executive of the ad agency Grouper, Goby & Koi. His sharp mind and devastating […]

Going Back to “Hotel Transylvania” with Genndy Tartakovsky and Michelle Murdocca

by Christopher Glennonon September 25, 2015
Genndy Tartakovksy made his name among animation fans for directing and producing Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, and Star Wars: Clone Wars. He made his feature film directing debut with the first Hotel Transylvania, and returns to direct Hotel Transylvania 2. Michelle Murdocca worked as vice president of production at the inception of Sony Pictures Animation […]

“Game of Thrones” Stars Ian McElhinney & Ian Beattie To Attend MCM Glasgow Comic Con 2015

by Grant Whiteon September 17, 2015
The North remembers Game of Thrones this September with a pair of actors from the hit HBO show due to attend MCM Glasgow Comic Con, being held 26-27th September at the SECC. Both Ian McElhinney (Ser Barristan Selmy) and Ian Beattie (Ser Meryn Trant) will be in attendance at the Scotland event to meet fans […]

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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce October Highlights

by Grant Whiteon September 16, 2015
It’s treats not tricks with Cartoon Network UK’s October schedule. From Monday 5th-Friday 23rd, fans can catch all new episodes of The Amazing World of Gumball weekdays at 5:30pm and new episodes of Teen Titans Go! at 6:30pm. On Mondays these can be found within the Mega Mondays block, which also has new episodes of […]
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“Over the Garden Wall,” “Adventure Time” Dominate Animated 2015 Creative Arts Emmys

by Ed Liuon September 15, 2015
The Television Academy announced the winners of the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday, September 12, 2015, with Cartoon Network dominating the categories for animation and Over the Garden Wall (and its original short “Tome of the Unknown”) and Adventure Time claiming four and two awards, respectively. The specific winners in each category are: […]

Glen Keane to be Featured Speaker at “Future of StoryTelling” Conference on October 7-8, 2015.

by Ed Liuon September 11, 2015
The Future of StoryTelling Conference will be held in New York City on October 7-8, 2015, an invitation-only summit that gathers leaders in communications, media, entertainment, and advertising to explore the evolution of storytelling from all angles: creative, technology, critical, formal and financial. One of the featured speakers will be animator Glen Keane, who will […]

Apple Finally Targets Artists With iPad Pro

by Peter Paltridgeon September 9, 2015
When the original iPad made its debut at the dawn of this decade, my first thought was that it would make waves in the art community by finally making Cintiq-like drawing screens ubiquitous and easy to find. Then it turned out the iPad did everything BUT drawing. Your only options were to fingerpaint, or to […]