"Turok: Son of Stone" Comic Coming in September 2008

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2008
The latest Dark Horse Comics advance solicitations reveals that a Turok: Son of Stone comic book will be shipping on September 24, 2008. Based on the recent direct-to-video animated movie, the 88-page trade paperback will be written by producer Tad Stones and will retail for $14.95 and be available for pre-order next month. The solicitation […]

Newsarama Interviews "Naruto" Voice Cast (UPDATED April 9, 2008 with Part 2)

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2008
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed three members of the voice cast of Naruto: Maile Flanagan, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, and Liam O’Brien. The three discuss their influences and what it’s like to work on the show and with each other. (UPDATED April 9, 2008) Part 2 of the interview with Flanagan, McGlynn, and O’Brien has gone […]

SoundtrackNet Interviews The Track Team About "Avatar"

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2008
The SoundtrackNet website has interviewed Jeremy Zuckerman and Benjamin Wynn, a.k.a. The Track Team, about their work on Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender. The thorough interview with the pair discusses their inspirations for the musical themes and sound design of Avatar, and provides behind-the-scenes information about how they work. Several MP3 files of the musical […]

NY Anime Festival Bumped Back by Two Weeks

by Maxie Zeuson April 9, 2008
The New York Anime Festival will move its 2008 date back by two weeks, from Septermber 12-14 to September 26-28, convention organizers said today. No reason was given for the shift, other than that the NYAF had “discussions” with the Jacob Javits Center, which is hosting the event. [Source: New York Anime Festival] [Read the […]

PR: NYAF Announces New Dates

by Maxie Zeuson April 9, 2008
The New York Anime Festival (NYAF) today announced new dates for its 2008 show — September 26th through the 28th at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. The New York Anime Festival, a Japanese pop culture convention from the creators of the New York Comic Con, held its first event on December 7-9, […]

Black Book Interviews Ralph Bakshi; Details on Bakshi NY Appearances in April

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2008
The Black Book website has posted an interview with Ralph Bakshi, the legendary animator behind films such as Fritz the Cat, the animated Lord of the Rings, and the controversial Coonskin. The highly opinionated Bakshi speaks candidly about his youth, the reactions he’s gotten for many of his cartoons, and why he left Hollywood. (NOTE: […]

Disney Announces Next 10 Animated Movies Through 2012

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2008
Walt Disney Studios has announced the next 10 animated movies coming from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios. The movies will be released between now and 2012, and all Disney and Pixar animated features will be released in Disney Digital 3-D starting with Bolt, coming later this year. Two Pixar movies will be getting sequels: […]

PR: Walt Disney Studios Rolls Out Slate of 10 New Animated Movies Through 2012

by Ed Liuon April 8, 2008
The Walt Disney Studios Rolls Out Slate of 10 New Animated Motion Pictures Through 2012 – DISNEY’S ‘FAIRIES’ DIRECT-TO-DVD FRANCHISE WILL ALSO DEBUT NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire/ — The Walt Disney Studios unveiled a diverse and ambitious slate of 10 new animated feature films from Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios to be released […]

"The Mighty B!" Premiering April 26

by Maxie Zeuson April 8, 2008
The Mighty B!, a new animated series starring Saturday Night Live‘s Amy Poehler, will premiere on Nickelodeon on Saturday, April 26, at 10:30am (ET/PT), the network said today. The series centers on the adventures of the ambitious Bessie Higgenbottom, a member of the Honeybee scout troop determined to win every Honeybee badge. Andy Richter plays […]

Briefly: New Series from Amberwood, Imira; "64 Zoo Lane" Getting DVD Release

by Maxie Zeuson April 8, 2008
* Amberwood Productions and Studio100 have signed a deal to co-produce Super Mega Hyper Pets, an animated action comedy about an eight-year-old boy and his three superpowered pets. [World Screen] * Spain’s Imira Entertainment and Korea’s VOOZ Character Systems will co-produce Myo & Ga: The Life of a Hero, a new CG-animated series for Korea’s […]