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Toonzone Goes to the "Free Birds" Premiere Press Conference

by 90'sCartoonManon October 31, 2013
Jimmy Hayward gained early directorial prominence as a commercial director and was one of the original animators of the computer-animated television series ReBoot. He then joined Pixar Animation to work on the first Toy Story and worked with the company for over a decade. He later joined 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios as […]
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toonzone at MCM London Comic Con October 2013 - Manga Entertainment UK Panel

by Grant Whiteon October 30, 2013
Chaired by Manga UK’s community liaison Jeremy Graves, acquisitions and marketing manager Jerome Mazandarani and product manager Andrew Hewson, the first announcement of the panel was that Dragonball GT will be released in two sets in 2014. The first set will be released in January with the second set following soon after in March.  This […]

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toonzone at MCM London Comic Con October 2013 - Mega Ultimate Voice Talent Panel

by Grant Whiteon October 30, 2013
Taking to the stage in the spacious Theatre A of the convention, guests Richard Epcar, Ellyn Stern, Yuri Lowenthal, Tara Platt, Elias Toufexis, Troy Baker and Roger Craig Smith began things by jovially introducing themselves and select highlights of their voice acting careers. Asked for favourite role they’ve played, Tara enthusiastically offered Wonder Woman to […]
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"Octonauts" Links with NOAA; Disney Premieres New Pre-School Toon on Disney Jr. App

by Ed Liuon October 29, 2013
The New York Times notes a deal between Silvergate Media, producers of the Disney Jr. show Octonauts, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to “raise awareness of ocean exploration and science and advance NOAA’s mission.” The deal is expected to include themed events at aquariums, joint development of educational materials, and collaboration on […]

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Legendary Rocker Slash's 'Slasher Films' and Anthony Leonardi III Present "Nothing Left To Fear"

by Grant Whiteon October 23, 2013
Fetch Publicity have sent us the poster and release details for Nothing Left To Fear, Slasher Films debut release. “From production company Slasher Films (founded by rock legend Slash), Gore Verbinski’s protégé and visionary director Anthony Leonardi III, brings us NOTHING LEFT TO FEAR, a terrifying and bloodcurdling vintage horror film. NOTHING LEFT TO FEAR will […]
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Lou Scheimer, Filmation Co-Founder, 1928 - 2013

by Dan Collinson October 18, 2013
Cartoon Brew reports that Filmation Co-Founder and Producer Lou Scheimer passed away on Thursday at the age of 84. Scheimer got his start in animation working for companies like Warner Bros., Larry Harmon, and Hanna-Barbera until he co-founded Filmation Productions in 1962 along with Hal Sutherland and Norm Prescott. The studio produced animated shows like […]

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PR: Who's Coming to London Comic Con? Special Guest Round-Up

by Grant Whiteon October 17, 2013
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 25-27 OCTOBER Who’s Coming to London Comic Con? Special Guest Round-Up MCM London Comic Con, the biggest event of its kind in Europe, returns to ExCel London on 25-27 October. As well as hosting a galaxy of great sci-fi, movie, games, comics,  anime and cosplay content, we’ve […]
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PR: Shaun the Sheep Scores With Rugby World Cup 2015 Partnership

by Grant Whiteon October 17, 2013
SHAUN THE SHEEP SCORES WITH RUGBY WORLD CUP 2015 PARTNERSHIP   Bristol UK, Thursday 17th October 2013 – Aardman have partnered with Elite Sports Properties UK Ltd (ESP), Master Licensee for Rugby World Cup 2015 (RWC 2015), in an exciting joint licensing programme starring family favourite, Shaun the Sheep.  The licensing initiative will include a […]

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PR: Namco Bandai Games UK Announce Biggest Ever Line-Up For MCM London Comic Con 25th-27th October

by Grant Whiteon October 15, 2013
NAMCO BANDAI GAMES UK ANNOUNCE BIGGEST EVER LINE-UP FOR MCM LONDON COMIC CON 25th-27th OCTOBER Critically acclaimed Dark Souls II, Dragon Ball Z: Battle Of Z, Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst and Tales of Symphonia: Chronicles to lead the charge at this year’s MCM London Comic con at London’s Excel NAMCO BANDAI […]
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"Angry Birds" Movie Gets Directors

by Alex Beanon October 10, 2013
The popular mobile phone video game Angry Birds [which recently released a Star Wars-themed version of the game] has not one, but two directors for its upcoming animated 3D movie. Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly will share first-time directing duties for the film. Kaytis comes from Disney where he worked on Tangled, Wreck-It Ralph, and […]