Nick Jr. Signs Pre-Sale Deal for "Quick Quack Duck"

by Ed Liuon May 31, 2012
C21Media reports that Nick Jr. has signed a pre-sale deal to develop and air Quick Quack Duck, a CGI series co-created by Yvette Kaplin (Ice Age, Beavis & Butthead) and Gili Dolev., The series is currently in pre-production, and follows a 7-year old boy and his duck as they explore a world resembling a pop-up […]

Pixar’s Ed Catmull at All Things Digital Conference: On Pixar, and Reflections on Steve Jobs with Larry Ellison

by Ed Liuon May 31, 2012
Ed Catmull, president and co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios and president of the Walt Disney Animation Studio, was a guest at the Wall Street Journal‘s All Things Digital, first as a guest being interviewed about his career at Pixar (summary at All Things D website, live-blog coverage at Forbes), and then in a panel with […]

"Superman vs. the Elite" – Stills, Interview, and Interview Clips with George Newbern on Being Superman

by Ed Liuon May 29, 2012
Warner Home Video has released several new stills from Superman vs. the Elite, the upcoming animated direct-to-video feature film coming to DVD, Blu-ray, and digital download services on June 12, 2012. In addition, several video clips and a press release interview have been released talking with George Newbern, who voiced Superman in the Justice League […]

"Brave" – New Clip, Ad, Sountrack, and "Adventures by Disney" Travel Information

by Ed Liuon May 25, 2012
Disney/Pixar has released a new clip from the upcoming movie Brave, “Fergus Shares a Legend”: A new parody video has also been released, “Freedom Broch,” just in time for the announcement of the official soundtrack, which will be released to music stores on June 19, 2012: Finally, Adventures by Disney has announced a Brave-themed travel […]

PR: Sketchers-Inspired "Twinkle Toes: The Movie" Comes to DVD on July 31, 2012

by Ed Liuon May 24, 2012
GET READY TO SPARKLE! ONE OF GIRLS’ FAVORITE CHARACTERS MAKES HER FEATURE FILM DEBUT IN A DAZZLING, ALL-NEW ADVENTURE TWINKLE TOES: THE MOVIE The Must-Own, Full-Length Film Inspired by the Best-Selling SKECHERS Girls’ Shoe Line Comes Exclusively to DVD July 31 From Universal Studios Home Entertainment (click to enlarge) Universal City, California, May 22, 2012 […]

"The Simpsons" 3D Short Film to Screen Before "Ice Age 4"

by Ed Liuon May 23, 2012
After the May 20, 2012, season finale for The Simpsons, an ad announced that a new 3D Simpsons short film will be screened before Ice Age: Continental Drift, the fourth Ice Age film which will be released to theaters on July 13, 2012. Titled “The Longest Daycare,” the new Simpsons short will center on Maggie […]

"Superman vs. the Elite" – New Clips & Stills Released Introducing the Elite

by Ed Liuon May 23, 2012
Warner Bros. Animation has released the following new clips from Superman vs. the Elite, the next new direct-to-video animated movie hitting DVD, Blu-ray, and On Demand on June 12, 2012. The movie is based on the comic book Action Comics #775 (“What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way?”) written by Joe Kelly […]

"Aaahh! Real Monsters" Season 2: I Scream For Monsters

by Classic Speedyon May 16, 2012
Aaahh! Real Monsters, which debuted in 1994, was Klasky-Csupo’s second NickToon, and represents a better time, before they milked Rugrats to death and started churning out similar-looking shows like As Told By Ginger and Rocket Power. If Aaahh! has a flaw, it’s that it’s too energetic. The show rarely stops for a breath; everything moves […]

Shock Till You Drop Visits Laika Animation for "ParaNorman" Set Visit, Director’s Interview

by Ed Liuon May 14, 2012
Shock Till You Drop has posted a report of their visit to Laika Animation Studios’ ParaNorman set, and also posting an interview with the film’s directors Chris Butler and Sam Fell. The set visit reveals how they met Laika CEO Travis Knight animating a scene for the movie, how the stop-motion puppets in the movie […]

"Superman vs. The Elite" Video Clip & Stills Released: "The Elite Arrives"

by Ed Liuon May 11, 2012
Warner Home Video has released the following new video clip and stills from Superman vs. the Elite, the upcoming DTV animated movie based on the comic book Action Comics #775 (“What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way?”) written by Joe Kelly with art by Doug Mahnke and Lee Bermejo. Click on any […]