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FX Greenlights "Chozen" Animated Series

by Ed Liuon March 28, 2013
Among a list of new series announcements and the upcoming launch of the FXX Network, Fox has greenlit a new animated series comedy Chozen from Grant Dekernion, Danny McBride and the team behind Eastbound & Down. The series centers on a white rapper just released from prison on a quest for redemption. Voices are to […]

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Nickelodeon Hosting "Doodles and Noodles" Event on April 3, 2013, in New York City

by Ed Liuon March 28, 2013
Nickelodeon is hosting a “Doodles and Noodles” event in New York City on April 3, 2013, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Lodge (1515 Broadway, 7th Floor). The outreach event is for artists and illustrators to draw, eat and mingle with other artists in the NY area, as well as Nickelodeon Preschool staff. Interested […]
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PR: "Necessary Evil: Villains of DC Comics" Documentary to Begin Production at WonderCon March 29-31, 2013

by Ed Liuon March 27, 2013
“Behind every great hero, there are a whole lot of villains.” – Geoff Johns NEW DOCUMENTARY NECESSARY EVIL: VILLAINS OF DC COMICS LEGENDARY VILLAIN CHRISTOPHER LEE NARRATES BURBANK, CA (March 26, 2013) – The Joker, Bane, Deathstroke, Darkseid and Lex Luthor — the scariest and most menacing villains in DC Comics’ universe — take center […]

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Annecy Animation Festival Announces 176-Film Slate for 2013

by Ed Liuon March 27, 2013
The Annecy Animation Festival has announced that a field of 2,461 submissions has been narrowed down to 176 films slated to compete in the 2013 Annecy International Animated Film Festival & Market from June 10-15, 2013. The full set of selections and categories is available at the Annecy web site.
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PR: Nickelodeon Marks Winning Week with 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards & Strongest Gains of the Year

by Ed Liuon March 26, 2013
NICKELODEON MARKS WINNING WEEK WITH 26TH ANNUAL KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS AND STRONGEST GAINS OF THE YEAR Star-Studded Live Telecast is Week’s Top Program with Kids and Tweens, Reaches More Than 12 Million Viewers, Sets New Voting Record with 392 Million Votes Cast Globally NEW YORK–March 26, 2013– Fueled by a week of surging ratings and […]

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Zenkaikon 2013: Sunday.....guuhhhh.....Sunday

by Weathermanon March 26, 2013
I suppose it’s a mark of a good con when you wake up Sunday morning and want more sleep.  Either than or it mean your roommates get up waaaayyyyy too early and love to chatter.  Or maybe it’s both?  Regardless, Sunday is definitely chilluns time on the con floor as most of the adults are […]

Toonzone Interviews Stuart Forrest, CEO of Triggerfish, on "Adventures in Zambezia"

by Ed Liuon March 26, 2013
Stuart Forrest is a longtime animator and the current CEO of Triggerfish Animation Studios, based in Cape Town, South Africa. He began Triggerfish by doing stop-motion animation in his living room (much to the annoyance of his wife), before going on to doing animation for Sesame Street for six seasons, along with commercials and 30-minute […]

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"The Croods" Takes Box Office Crown in Debut Weekend with $44.7M Ticket Sales

by Ed Liuon March 25, 2013
DreamWorks Animation SKG’s The Croods has taken the top spot at the box office in its premiere weekend with an estimated $44.7 million in ticket sales domestically, bringing it even with the opening takes of How to Train Your Dragon ($43.7M) and Megamind ($46M) and well ahead of Rise of the Guardians ($23.77M). The opening […]
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PR: Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2013 Winners

by spidey4545on March 24, 2013
KATY PERRY, SELENA GOMEZ, JUSTIN BIEBER, ONE DIRECTION, KRISTEN STEWART, DWAYNE JOHNSON, LEBRON JAMES, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, JOHNNY DEPP, THE HUNGER GAMES AND MORE WIN COVETED ORANGE BLIMPS AT NICKELODEON’S 26th ANNUAL KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS KIDS CAST RECORD-BREAKING 387 MILLION VOTES GLOBALLY KCA Host Josh Duhamel, Sandra Bullock, Josh Hutcherson, Dwight Howard, Pitbull, Amanda Seyfried, Neil Patrick Harris and Nick […]