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Disney Announces Animated Feature Schedule Through 2018

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Walt Disney Feature Animation has announced its slate of movies scheduled through 2018, adding 8 new films to the 6 already announced: Monsters University – Pixar (June 21, 2013) Frozen – Walt Disney Animation (November 27, 2013) The Good Dinosaur – Pixar (May 30, 2014) Big Hero 6 – Walt Disney Animation/Marvel (November 7, 2014) […]

Zack Snyder & Bruce Timm to Collaborate on Animated Short for Superman 75th Anniversary

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The Hollywood Reporter has unveiled Warner Brothers’ Superman 75th Anniversary logo, also announcing that an animated short film is in the works, with Man of Steel director Zack Snyder collaborating with an array of DC Comics talent, including longtime producer Bruce Timm, director Jay Oliva (who also storyboarded several sequences in Man of Steel), WB […]

PR: Nickelodeon Draws Nearly 4 Million Viewers to "Sanjay and Craig" Debut

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NICKELODEON DRAWS NEARLY 4 MILLION VIEWERS TO SANJAY AND CRAIG ANIMATED SERIES DEBUT Nick also Wins May, Marks 18 Weeks of Consecutive Growth with Kids, Total Viewers NEW YORK–May 29, 2013–Nickelodeon’s new animated series Sanjay and Craig tallied 3.6 million total viewers for its Saturday, May 24, premiere, driving double-digit gains with kids 2-11 and […]

Mike Mitchell Named to Direct DreamWorks' "Trolls"

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Mike Mitchell (Shrek Forever After, Sky High and Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked) has been named by DreamWorks to be the director of Trolls, a feature film based on the famous troll dolls with their trademark shocks of colorful hair. The screenplay is to be provided by Erica Rivinoja (South Park, Up All Night), with […]

LA Times on the Hub's Gamble on "SheZow" Lifting Ratings

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The Los Angeles Times has used the upcoming premiere of SheZow on the Hub Network to examine the health of the network, a little over 2 years after its debut. The article quotes chief executive Margaret Loesch on the upcoming premiere, where a 12-year old boy inherits the powers and costume of the female superhero […]

Toonzone Interviews Christian Jacobs on "The Aquabats Super Show!"

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I found that interviewing the Aquabats’ Christian Jacobs was one of those cases where people who do comedy are often very serious about it, and how it takes a great deal of intelligence to do stupid well. Jacobs is no stranger to Hollywood, having started his career at the ripe age of 4 after his […]

Toonzone at MCM London Comic Con May 2013 - Shinichiro Watanabe Q&A

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Attending the event to promote the forthcoming releases of Cowboy Bebop HD and Kids On The Slope, the appearance marked the renowned Watanabe’s first visit to the UK. Well known industry veteran and Anime Ltd representative Andrew Partridge asked questions, with Watanabe generally speaking through an interpreter though occasionally offering English responses. Things began with […]

Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2013 - Anime Industry Panels

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The Anime Industry panel was split across the Saturday and Sunday. The Saturday panel opened with two surprise announcements from Manga- Attack on Titan and the live action Space Battleship Yamato have been licensed by them, with trailers running on the theatre’s main screen. No specific dates are currently set for Titan but Yamato is […]

NY Times on the Rise of Brigham Young University's Animation Program

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The New York Times Magazine has taken a look at the rise of the Brigham Young University animation program as a somewhat unlikely rise as a feeder program for Hollywood’s top animation studios. The university was singled out by Pixar president Ed Catmull in a speech on campus in 2008, and a 14-person team at […]

Anime Boston 2013: Sunrise Official Panel Report

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Sunrise Japan came to Anime Boston for the first time this year and gave a presentation on some of their upcoming projects and made several announcements.  They announced the launch of Daisuki-a joint project between themselves, Aniplex, Toei and Toms.  They also announced that multiple titles formerly held by Bandai Entertainment USA are currently being […]

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