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2013 Emmy Nominations Announced

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The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. Categories with an animated property in contention are: Outstanding Animated Program Bob’s Burgers “O.T.: The Outside Toilet” (FOX/20th Century Fox Televsion) Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness “Enter the Dragon” (Nickelodeon/DreamWorks Animation & Nickelodeon Productions) Regular Show: The […]

Manga UK Holds Fan Vote To Determine Second "Steins;Gate" Cover

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The first UK volume of Steins;Gate came with the announcement that Manga had received exclusive rights to use the original Japanese covers. After picking the first volume cover themselves, the second volume has been put up for a fan vote with three possible designs to choose from. The cover which recieves the most votes will […]

"American Dad" Moving To New TBS Neighborhood

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Stan, Francine, Roger, Klaus, Steve, Hayley – and Ricky Spanish, we are presuming – will be moving to a new network neighborhood on TBS beginning in the 2014 season. Created by Seth MacFarlane, the animated showcase of the dysfunctional Smith family [and their pet alien] antics is entering its 11th season on the Fox network. […]

NY Times on DreamWorks Animation's Chief Creative Officer Bill Damaschke

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The New York Times has profiled Bill Damaschke, the chief creative officer of DreamWorks Animation SKG, and his increasingly important role in the studio’s films, including the upcoming Turbo.  Among other topics, the article discusses the many initiatives that are causing DreamWorks’ CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg to spend less time in creative decision-making on the features, […]

PR: Rob Sorcher and Mike Lazzo Elevated at Cartoon Network and Adult Swim

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Turner Broadcasting’s Young Adults & Kids Media Group Align Content, Digital And Gaming  Mike Lazzo Named Executive Vice President/Creative Director, Adult Swim Rob Sorcher Named Executive Vice President/Chief Content Officer, Cartoon Network   Rob Sorcher and Mike Lazzo have been named Executive Vice President/Chief Content Officer for Cartoon Network and Executive Vice President/Creative Director, Adult […]

"Despicable Me 2" Rules Box Office in Premiere Weekend with $82.518M in Ticket Sales

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Universal/Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 easily conquered the box office in its debut weekend, taking in an estimated $82.518 million in ticket sales to put it comfortably ahead of Disney’s remake of The Lone Ranger, which came in a distant second with an estimated $29.432 million in ticket sales. The premiere was also much larger […]

Review: "The Legend of Korra - Welcome to Republic City" UK Premiere

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The prospect of making a sequel for a creator must be equal parts ecstatic and terrifying. People love that first story you told so much that both they and your sponsors have allowed you to have a chance to expand on it, to revisit the world you envisioned and extend it with new ideas. At […]

New York Voiceover Intensive with Debi Derryberry on July 27, 2013

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The Lau Lapides Studio will be hosting voice actor Debi Derryberry (Jimmy Neutron, Zatch Bell, and Draculaura in Monster High, among others) for two voiceover intensive workshops on Saturday, July 27, 2013. Session 1 will run from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM and session 2 will run from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at B-11 […]

PR: Nickelodeon Animation Promotes Megan Casey and Claudia Spinelli

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Nickelodeon Animation Promotes Megan Casey and Claudia Spinelli Megan Casey Named Vice President, Current Series, Nickelodeon Animation Claudia Spinelli Named Vice President, Current Series, Nickelodeon Animation NEW YORK – July 2, 2013 – Megan Casey and Claudia Spinelli have been promoted to Vice President, Current Series, Nickelodeon Animation.  The announcements were made by Rich Magallanes, […]

Boom! Goes The Merger…

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In a merging of independent comic minds, Boom! Studios has enveloped Archaia and the two will be as one from this point onward. The marriage of the comic minds will make Archaia titles an imprint of Boom! Studios. Archaia is perhaps most noted for “Mouse Guard” and Jim Henson’s “A Tale of Sand” while Boom! […]

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