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E3: Cuphead Trailer Evokes Old School Animation

by Alex Beanon June 10, 2014
If you are a fan of the old school animation styles from the 1920s and 1930s, then “Cuphead” is the video game for you. With all art designed by hand using the traditional cel animation techniques, “Cuphead” from MDHR Studios has the distinct look and feel of an old school cartoon but with video game […]
A Letter to Momo

PR: “A Letter to Momo” to Open on July 23, 2014, at NYC IFC Center

by Ed Liuon June 10, 2014
GKIDS SETS RELEASE DATE FOR “A LETTER TO MOMO” OPENS JULY 23 AT NYC’S IFC CENTER FOLLOWED BY NATIONAL EXPANSION IN TOP MARKETS ACROSS THE U.S. ****** WINNER GRAND PRIZE – NEW YORK INT’L CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL “Stunning!” “As gorgeous as ‘Momo’ is to behold, the film’s sensitive portrayal of a teenager dealing with grief […]

TripTank Gets Second Season On Comedy Central

by Alex Beanon June 10, 2014
After a successful, recently completed eight-episode first season run, the Comedy Central animated comedy anthology series “TripTank” has received a second season order from the network for 20 more episodes. Season Two of “TripTank” is expected to begin on Comedy Central in Autumn 2014.

Disney Planning “Lion King” Pre-Schooler Series “The Lion Guard”

by Ed Liuon June 10, 2014
The Wall Street Journal reports that Disney Junior is developing a new TV series based on 1994’s hit movie The Lion King. Titled The Lion Guard, the new show is scheduled to debut in November 2015 and will center on Kion, the son of The Lion King’s Simba. Kion will be the leader of a […]

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PR: LAIKA to Premiere Final Trailer for “The Boxtrolls” at Annecy Int’l Film Fest on June 11, 2014

by Ed Liuon June 10, 2014
LAIKA TO WORLD-PREMIERE FINAL THEATRICAL TRAILER FOR THE BOXTROLLS AT ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL ON JUNE 11 VOICE CAST INCLUDES BEN KINGSLEY, TONI COLLETTE, ELLE FANNING, ISAAC HEMPSTEAD-WRIGHT, JARED HARRIS, SIMON PEGG, NICK FROST, RICHARD AYOADE, AND TRACY MORGAN [Portland, OR; June 5, 2014] – LAIKA will unveil the final trailer for its upcoming […]

Review: “Transformers Animated: The Complete Series” is Energon-y Goodness

by Neo Yion June 9, 2014
Transformers Animated is an odd duck: simultaneously the redheaded stepchild, yet praised beyond comprehension. I’ve seen multiple complaints about the art direction and its kid-centric appeal (which is strange since the show not only aims for that demographic, but its closest counterpart – the G1 cartoon – is hardly any less cheesy), while the show […]

Stick Man Moves From Book To Short Film

by Alex Beanon June 9, 2014
If you liked “Room on the Broom” then there is a good chance you might like the next book from children’s author Julia Donaldson that is scheduled to be turned into an animated short film – “Stick Man” – about the woody title character who must find a way to return to his family in […]

PR: Nickelodeon Greenlights “The Loud House” with 13-Episode Order

by Ed Liuon June 9, 2014
NICKELODEON GROWS ITS CONTENT FAMILY WITH 13-EPISODE ORDER OF THE LOUD HOUSE, THE FIRST SERIES TO BE GREENLIT OUT OF ITS 2013 ANIMATED SHORTS PROGRAM Network Also Announces  Next 11 Original Animated Shorts From Its 2014 Program Burbank, Calif.–June 5, 2014–Nickelodeon has announced a 13-episode order of The Loud House, the first series to be […]