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Cartoon Network Latin America Plays Ball With Unicef

by Alex Beanon June 5, 2014
Cartoon Network Latin America joined forces with Unicef to support their “Vamos Jogar” initiative promoting the right to safe play for all children in Latin America and the Caribbean – plus it didn’t hurt that they included a cameo from Brazilian striker Neymar in their 60-second PSA just before the World Cup…

No More Fun Time At Rainbow’s End

by Alex Beanon June 4, 2014
It is officially the end of fun time at Rainbow’s End, as the man whose company created the UK children’s animated show “Boblins”, was jailed for fraud. David Griffiths, who fancied his company InspireGLG to be the “DreamWorks of the UK” and claimed that he had worked for Pixar, was jailed on fraud charges that […]

Netflix Goes All Adult Swim With Bojack Horseman

by Alex Beanon June 3, 2014
Netflix released their first trailer for “Bojack Horseman” – their 12-episode Adult Swimesque animated series which will launch on August 22, 2014. The series voice-stars Will Arnett as the lead character, Bojack, a talking horse who was once the star of a hit sitcom [a la Wilbur from “Mr. Ed”] but who is now just […]

PR: New York International Children’s Film Festival Announces 2015 Festival Dates & Call for Entries

by Ed Liuon June 3, 2014
NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2015 FESTIVAL DATES AND CALL FOR ENTRIES SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR THE OSCAR®-QUALIFYING FESTIVAL NYC EVENT TO TAKE PLACE FEBRUARY 27 – MARCH 22, 2015 May 29, 2014 – New York, NY – The 2015 New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF) will take place February 27 through March […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2014: Aniplex Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 2, 2014
Hosted by Yosuke Kodaka, Aniplex US’ Licensing Manager, the panel began with a brief video montage of popular titles that Aniplex were involved with including Kill La Kill. Stating that it was the companies first time hosting a UK panel, he asked for a show of hands to gauge awareness of the company over here […]

Achtung! Germany Has Very Efficient World Cup Cartoons

by Alex Beanon June 2, 2014
Germany expects to win the 2014 World Cup and perhaps no media corporation is more certain of that outcome than Tele 5, which has commissioned a live daily animation show called “Hoggschde Konzentration” to comedically follow the daily events of the German men’s national team as they compete in Brazil beginning next week. There will […]

Hasbro Teaches Humans and Bots How To Ride Your Dinobot

by Grant Whiteon June 2, 2014
The official Transformers YouTube channel today unveiled a trilogy of cartoon shots instructing one on how to properly ride a mighty Dinobot. Inspired by theatrical shorts from Warner Brothers and Disney, the shorts are a comedic promotion for the upcoming Transformers 4: Age of Extinction and its related toyline, both of which introduce the fan […]

Vortexx to Become One Magnificent Morning in September 2014

Exclusive: Traditional Saturday Morning Programming Ends This Fall as Saban Brands Pulls the Plug on the Vortexx

by on May 30, 2014
Traditional Saturday morning programming on U.S. broadcast television will come to an end this September when the Vortexx programming block on the CW Network will be replaced with One Magnificent Morning, a five-hour E/I programming block geared toward teens and their parents. The block will contain inspirational and entertaining live-action programming that focuses on family-friendly topics; […]