Cartoon Network Acquires Global Rights to New “Transformers: Robots in Disguise” Series

by Ed Liuon January 13, 2015
CARTOON NETWORK ACQUIRES GLOBAL RIGHTS TO HASBRO STUDIOS’ NEWEST SERIES, TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE Next Series in Beloved Franchise to Air on Cartoon Network Channels in Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East Following Earlier U.S. Deal Los Angeles, Jan. 13, 2015 – Cartoon Network has acquired the global rights to start airing […]

PR: Nickelodeon UK Debuts New Online Game ‘SpongeBob QuestPants’

by Grant Whiteon January 12, 2015
SpongeBob QuestPants launches exclusively in the UK today. Now available to play on – London, Monday 12th January 2015 – Nickelodeon UK today unveils the new online adventure game series, SpongeBob QuestPants.  The first episode in the series, The Legend of Dead Eye Gulch, is now available to play on Compatible with desktop, […]


PR: Anime Limited Welcomes Jeremy Graves to Team AL

by Grant Whiteon January 5, 2015
Glasgow, UK January 05, 2015 –  Anime Limited are thrilled to announce the addition of Jeremy Graves to its growing team in Glasgow. Jeremy joins Anime Limited as Marketing Executive, taking over community management, supporting ongoing marketing activities, PR and promotional work. Growing the team to a whole 4 full time people, we are incredibly […]

Laika Announces Its Next Film, “Kubo and the Two Strings”

by Todd DuBoison December 29, 2014
Laika Animation’s fourth feature film will be Kubo and the Two Strings, Laika President and CEO Travis Knight and Focus Features CEO Peter Schlessel announced last week. The film is the first entry in a new three-picture deal announced between the two companies in October, which have also collaborated on Laika’s prior films Coraline, ParaNorman and […]

Welcome to the Wayne

Toonzone Interviews Billy Lopez For The UK Premiere Of “Welcome to the Wayne”

by Grant Whiteon December 24, 2014
Welcome to the Wayne, Nickelodeon’s first ever original online animated series, has launched in the United Kingdom on the official Nick App and Nick websites ( and The series focuses on Ansi, a meek young boy who has recently moved with his family into the titular apartment complex. The Wayne is full of eccentric […]
Redesigning Christmas

Celebrating (and Redesigning) Christmas with Torill Kove and the NFB

by Ed Liuon December 18, 2014
The National Film Board of Canada has posted animator Torill Kove’s latest clip inspired by the characters in her short film “Me and My Moulton.” “Redesigning Christmas” pits the main character’s architect parents and their principles of good design against the holiday season. Redesigning Christmas from National Film Board of Canada on Vimeo.


“Transformers” Fan Forum Reveals ‘The Allspark Foundation’ Charity

by Grant Whiteon December 15, 2014
After many successful charity drives on behalf of the Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Transformers/My Little Pony fan community The Allspark has announced the formation of a committed charity foundation. Their first charity focus will be to raise $10,000 by February 28th for the Hospital’s Scrabble Ball, due to be held March 7th. Those within the US […]
Welcome to the Wayne

PR: Nickelodeon UK Opens Its Doors To First Ever Digital Series: Welcome to the Wayne

by Grant Whiteon December 12, 2014
NICKELODEON OPENS ITS DOORS TO FIRST EVER DIGITAL SERIES:WELCOME TO THE WAYNE Expect quirky, crazy and hilarious adventures at the tip of your finger with Welcome to the Wayne available on the Nick App, and from Monday 22nd December 2014  London, Friday 12th November 2014 – Nickelodeon UK is to launch its first animated […]


Mamoru Hosoda’s Next Film Is “The Boy and the Beast”

by Todd DuBoison December 11, 2014
In a press conference held at the headquarters of Toho Co, Ltd. in Japan, The Boy and the Beast (a.k.a. Bakemono no Ko) was announced as the next feature film from director Mamoru Hosoda (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars, Wolf Children). The film is being produced by Nippon TV and Studio Chizu, […]

17 Animated Films Considered For 2015 Golden Globe Nominations

by Todd DuBoison December 10, 2014
This week, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association identified seventeen different animated feature films that qualified to be considered for nominations for the 2015 Golden Globe Awards. The nominees will be announced on Thursday, December 11 at 8:20 AM EST, one month prior to the award ceremony on January 11, 2015. NBC will broadcast the 72nd […]