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World Animation And VFX Summit Begins November 2

by Peter Paltridgeon October 7, 2016
How’d you like to learn the secrets of animation from Butch Hartman? There’s an easier way than tying him up and torturing him….he’ll give it out willingly! (For money.) Hartman is headlining the 2016 World Animation And VFX Summit in Marina del Rey, California. Other speakers this year include Jose San Román of Spain’s Ilion […]
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NYCC 2016: Day 1 Photo Gallery

by Ed Liuon October 7, 2016
It’s time for New York Comic Con 2016, and Toonzone is on the scene with reporters Todd “GWOtaku” DuBois, Sonia Lai, and yours truly. My coverage this year will only be for a very abridged day 1, but you still get photos. BATMAN: RETURN OF THE CAPED CRUSADERS PRESS ROUNDTABLES Attending the press session for […]

Review: “Adventure Time: I See Ooo” Virtual Reality Game – Step Into The Adventure

by Grant Whiteon October 5, 2016
The Internet has really changed the face of tie-in games. Online media quickly became a means to promote shows and movies, with the most common content being simple Flash games inspired by retro classics. The Internet age evolved rapidly, however, and thus so have the games. Cartoon Network have been a front runner of this […]
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“Adventure Time” Ending After Ninth Season, New Eps to Air Through 2018

by Ed Liuon September 29, 2016
The Hollywood Reporter covers Cartoon Network’s announcement that Adventure Time will be ending when it’s ninth season wraps up production, with new episodes airing through 2018. The hit series, created by Pendleton Ward, has earned six Emmy awards and several BAFTA and Annie Awards. The show has accumulated a massive fanbase, including the crew of […]

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Clay Martin Croker, Voice of Zorak 1962-2016

by Dan Collinson September 19, 2016
Vulture reports that animator and voice actor Clay Martin Croker passed away on Sunday. He was 54. Croker was best known as the voice of Zorak and Moltar on Space Ghost Coast to Coast, a late night talk show based on the classic 60s cartoon that aired on Cartoon Network. He also reprised the Moltar […]

Cartoon Network UK Study Finds Children Value Humour And Kindness As Qualities

by Grant Whiteon September 12, 2016
A study undertaken to promote Cartoon Network UK’s continuing Imagination Studios programme reveals that UK children prioritise noble traits such as humour and kindness. The nationwide survey of 6-12 year olds, their parents and teachers found that, whilst 63% of kids prefer to draw over write and the majority would start by designing how their […]

Archer Snags First Emmy Award

by Alex Beanon September 12, 2016
What is arguably FX’s best show – and definitely its best animated show – “Archer”, won its first Outstanding Animated Series Emmy after having been nominated on three previous occasions. The series, which recently completed its seventh season won the Emmy for its episode titled “The Figgis Agency.” “Archer” defeated some tough competition for their […]

“Berserk” Producer Reo Kurosu ‘Anime Guest of Honour’ For MCM Scotland Comic Con 2016

by Grant Whiteon August 26, 2016
Producer Reo Kurosu has been announced as the Anime Guest of Honour for MCM Scotland Comic Con, due to be held 24th-25th September at the SECC in Glasgow. Kurosu’s credits include the latest adaptation of Berserk, Fullmetal Alchemist and The Heroic Legend of Arslan. He will present a panel on the Saturday of the event […]

“The South Park 20 Experience” Premieres at Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills

by Ed Liuon August 24, 2016
THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA IN BEVERLY HILLS PRESENTS THE SOUTH PARK 20 EXPERIENCE A FREE, PUBLIC EXHIBIT TO CELEBRATE THE TWENTIETH SEASON OF THE HIT COMEDY CENTRAL SERIES ALL TWENTY SEASONS OF THE ICONIC SERIES WILL JOIN THE EXTENSIVE PALEY ARCHIVE EXHIBIT FEATURES TWENTY LIFE-SIZED ICONIC MOMENTS, TWENTY PIECES OF CURATED ARTWORK, DAILY SCREENINGS, […]