PR: Rotten Spellers- Nick Jr. UK Launches Wallykazam! By Revealing Britain’s 50 Most Common Misspellings

by Grant Whiteon October 6, 2014
Wallykazam! clip from Nickelodeon UK on Vimeo. ROTTEN SPELLERS – OCCASSIONALLY, BRITS FACE EMBARRASSMENT AS THEY STRUGGLE TO SPELL NECESSARY WORDS –   London, Monday 6th October – ‘Embarrassment’, ‘occasionally’ and ‘necessary’ have been named among the words Brits have most difficulty spelling, it emerged yesterday. Researchers, who carried out a study among 2,000 adults, […]


Aardman And BFI Win The Lottery

by Alex Beanon October 4, 2014
Aardman Animations along with the British Film Institute, using $1.6 million British lottery funding, will work to develop new animated feature films over the next two years to three filmmakers of filmmaking teams as long as they go through the BFI Aardman Animation Development Lab. Applications to be one of the three filmmakers/filmmaking teams to […]

‘Doctor Puppet’ Fan Stop Motion Series Launches Indiegogo Campaign For Musical Christmas Special

by Grant Whiteon October 3, 2014
Fan produced ‘Doctor Who’ stop motion series Doctor Puppet has announced an Indiegogo campaign to help produce a musical Christmas special this year. The ongoing series focuses on the Eleventh Doctor (the current incarnation at the time of the series start) on a quest to find out who is abducting his past incarnations from time, […]


Anime Limited Licenses ‘Gundam Reconguista in G’ For UK & Republic of Ireland

by Grant Whiteon October 2, 2014
Scottish based anime licensor Anime Limited have this evening announced they have obtained UK rights to Gundam Reconguista in G, original creator Yoshiyuki Tomino’s series for the franchise’s 35th anniversary. The announcement (which follows a similar one by Madman’s Anime Lab for Australia/New Zealand and Wakanim for France) includes simulcast and home media rights, with […]

PR: Daniel Radcliffe locks Horns with MCM London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon October 2, 2014
DATE: 24th OCTOBER   LOCATION: EXCEL LONDON   Daniel Radcliffe is to attend October’s MCM London Comic Con to promote his latest film, the supernatural, offbeat thriller Horns. He will attend the Friday of the Excel London event, which is expected to attract over 115,000 visitors. From master-of-horror Alexandre Aja (The Hills Have Eyes, Piranha […]


PR: Aardman And BBC Wales Bring Dylan Thomas Poem To Life

by Grant Whiteon October 2, 2014
DYLAN THOMAS POEM BROUGHT TO LIFE IN NEW ANIMATED FILM TO BE PREMIERED ON NATIONAL POETRY DAY A short animation from BBC Wales, featuring a performance by Michael Sheen of Dylan Thomas’s poem The Hunchback in the Park, will premiere on BBC iPlayer on National Poetry Day (Thursday, October 2). The 3-minute film, animated by […]

PR: Aardman Release Shaun the Sheep’s ‘Sheep Stack’ Game & Offer Fans The Chance To Design Their Own Levels

by Grant Whiteon October 1, 2014
Sheep Stack is the official new mobile game from Shaun the Sheep, where flying by the seat of your pants has never been so much fun! Friday 26th september- Aardman Animations have today launched a new official Shaun the Sheep game which is available on iOS and Android. With a pair of pants on a […]

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Toonzone Interviews Ben Stassen, Co-Director of “Thunder and the House of Magic”

by Ed Liuon September 30, 2014
Belgian filmmaker Ben Stassen has been a longtime proponent of 3-D cinema. He founded nWave Pictures in 1994, producing CGI films for theme park rides and IMAX theaters. Several of his films are also in the “4-D” market, where 3-D movies are mated to physical effects to create an even more immersive experience. His most […]
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A Look Ahead At The Winter 2014 Nickelodeon Highlights In The UK

by Grant Whiteon September 30, 2014
With the summer over and year’s end not far away, Nickelodeon UK have announced their plans for the twilight months of 2014. As usual this includes a healthy number of animated shows. November will see the main channel air A Fairly Odd Summer, the latest Fairly OddParents live action movie starring Drake Bell and Daniella […]