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The Jetsons To Be Revived In The Form of A Live-Action Sitcom

by Peter Paltridgeon August 17, 2017
Remember George Jetson? His boy Elroy? Daughter Judy? Jane, his wife? How would they look if real people stuffed themselves into their 60’s-era future-vision clothing and acted out their parts? We’re about to find out. ABC has ordered a new Jetsons TV series in the form of a live-action sitcom. The pilot is currently being […]
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WB Announces Porky Pig 101, The First Chronological Looney Tunes DVD

by Peter Paltridgeon August 16, 2017
Did you ever notice how…scattered WB’s home video releases of their classic Looney Tunes library are? Why do the shorts keep getting packaged as a trail mix of decades, when most of the collectors who make up the market prefer chronological order? Who knows, but that practice may be coming to an end. It depends […]

Los Angeles Anime Film Festival Celebrates 100 Years Of Anime

by Peter Paltridgeon August 14, 2017
Did you know anime is now 100 years old? Don’t you think that sounds like a good excuse to throw as many landmark anime films on the big screen at the same time? Then you’re way ahead of the Los Angeles Anime Film Festival (LA-AFF), which features a blockbuster lineup of anime hits, one after […]

Bri’ n Chris – A Four Year Journey

by Greg91on August 14, 2017
Writer/director Michael Wakelam started creating the short film “Life of Bri’ n Chris” over four years ago as a passion project. With a limited team and an almost non-existent budget, the eight-minute short took a very long time to create. Fortunately the team’s enthusiasm for the project helped drive them to complete the project. The […]

Luke Chueh Animated Shorts in Development with Munky King

by Greg91on August 14, 2017
Artist Luke Chueh is working with the toy designer company Munky King to produce animated shorts based on his work. Munky King has already worked with Chueh to create toys based on his art for a decade now. Development company Tiny Giants is a part of the project that is bringing his art to life, […]

Animation Abroad – DreamEast Pictures’ Valt The Wonder Deer

by Joshua Baileyon August 14, 2017
I’ve written about several Chinese animated programs in these articles, but DreamEast Pictures’ Valt The Wonder Deer stood out to me because it was largely made in the United States. The studio, founded in 2014 by SkyOcean Group, was dedicated to creating content for a worldwide audience and to help facilitate an understanding of Chinese […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2017 – Jeremy Shada & Hynden Walch ‘Adventure Time’ Panel

by Grant Whiteon August 13, 2017
London received two visitors from the Land of Ooo in the form of Jeremy Shada (Finn the Human) and Hynden Walch (Princess Bubblegum). As they took their seats, Hynden prompted Jeremy to pose a question to the audience- “What time is it?!”, with “ADVENTURE TIME!!” being the rousing response. The panel was focused entirely on […]

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Disney Will No Longer Distribute The Studio Ghibli Catalog In The US

by Peter Paltridgeon August 11, 2017
Is a relationship between two animation titans finally coming to a close? It would appear so as Disney announced this week it would cease distributing the Studio Ghibli library in America. What company is this valuable library being handed to? GKids, a distributor based in New York and mostly known for foreign films. They have […]
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Hasbro Expands First HASCON Guest List to Add Susan Blu, Flo Rida, Maddie Ziegler, and More

by Ed Liuon August 11, 2017
Hasbro Expands All-Star Lineup for First-Ever HASCON with Flo Rida, Maddie Ziegler, Isabela Moner, David Ortiz, Jackie Bradley Jr., Eh Bee Family and the cast of ‘Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters’ Just Announced: Performance by Flo Rida and Meet and Greets with Maddie Ziegler, Isabela Moner, Eh Bee Family, David Ortiz, James White, Jackie […]