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Cool Stuff: Space Alone

Space Alone was created by Ilias Sounas, illustrator, designer and animator. In this short, we meet a space alien with one more day available in his quest to find life. There’s not a whole lot of actual animation in this, but the shots are well-framed, the backgrounds are gorgeous and the character designs are cheek-pinching […]

Word Balloon Interviews James Tucker & Michael Jelenic on "Batman: Brave & the Bold"

The Word Balloon podcast has interviewed James Tucker and Michael Jelenic, producers of Batman: The Brave and the Bold on Cartoon Network. Among other topics, the pair discuss their different backgrounds and approaches to comic book superheroes and briefly discuss some upcoming guest stars and plot lines on the show.

"Up", "Fantastic Mr. Fox" and "Coraline" Nominated at the BAFTAs

It has been announced that Up, Fantastic Mr. Fox and Coraline have been nominated for the Orange British Academy Film Awards in the Animated Film category. In addition, Up has been nominated for Original Screenplay, Music and Sound. Fantastic Mr. Fox has also been nominated for Music. The three nominees in the Short Animation category […]

"Phineas and Ferb" Marathon Slated for February 7, 2010, on Disney XD

Disney XD will be running a Phineas and Ferb marathon on Sunday, February 7, 2010, from 8:00 – 5:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific), highlighting Perry the Platypus (a.k.a. super secret superspy Agent P). Specific episodes were not announced, but guest stars are slated to include Jane Leeves, Corbin Bleu, Moises Arias, Jennifer Grey, Jennifer Stone and Cloris […]

New "Penguins of Madagascar" Special "Dr. Blowhole's Revenge" Premieres Feb 15, 2010

Nickelodeon has announced a new Penguins of Madagascar special titled “Dr. Blowhole’s Revenge” will debut on February 15, 2010, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). In the special, Neil Patrick Harris will guest star as the evil Dr. Blowhole, a malevolent dolphin determined to flood the world to wipe out all land mammals and eliminate the Penguins, […]

Toonzone Presents: Video Clip from Upcoming New Ep of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars"

Lucasfilm and Cartoon Network have released a new video clip from “Lightsaber Lost,” the upcoming new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars slated to debut on Friday, January 22, 2010, on Cartoon Network. Click the image to play the clip (requires QuickTime): <!– The full press materials, including comments by director Giancarlo Volpe, follow. […]

Cool Stuff: Après la Pluie

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If you haven’t seen this short yet, you’re in for a treat. Après la Pluie teaches us the dangers of fishing with bananas. This short was created by the team of  Charles-André Lefebvre, Manuel Tanon-Tchi, Louis Tardivier, Sébastien Vovau and Emmanuelle Walker as their final project as students of Gobelins. Enjoy! Après la Pluie ©2008Gobelins from Emmanuelle […]

Cool Stuff: Alma

When I was 4 years old, I saw the Twilight Zone episode, Living Doll and it screwed with my tiny, little noggin’. I kid you not when I say it scared the hell out of me. My grandmother had bought me “life-size” doll earlier. After viewing that show I stopped playing with it (just to […]

This "Archer" Hits the Bullseye

On paper, Archer is the kind of thing to put you in black, black mood: Another Adam Reed animated series, this one parodying the superspy genre with the same passive-aggressive, absurdist approach he brought to Sealab 2021, nailed into place by the perpetually underperforming Jon Benjamin in the title role. Get Smart by way of […]

Cool Stuff: The Nature of Battle

Here’s a short from Emily Carr University of Art and Design graduate, Nat Dart. So far as environmental propaganda goes, this one was fairly enjoyable. It uses well-thought out shots, shadows and muted colors to convey the stark, war torn landscape. Biplanes fly overhead. The music lulls you into a relaxed state and then yanks you […]

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