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"Coraline"'s Henry Selick Gets Tex Avery Animation Award from AFI

The American Film Institute has awarded its Tex Avery Animation Award to Henry Selick, director of The Nightmare Before Christmas and Coraline, at the AFI’s Dallas International Film Festival. Local station WXII spoke with Selick briefly about the award and the legacy of Tex Avery, the labor of love in making Coraline, and the challenges […]

"Avatar: The Last Airbender" Wins Peabody Award

The Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia announced the list of winners of the 2008 George Foster Peabody Awards, a prestigious award celebrating the best of electronic media. Among the eclectic list of winners is Nickelodeon’s anime-influenced action cartoon Avatar: The Last Airbender. The ceremony, hosted by […]

"Venture Bros" Season 3 DVD: Third Time Around with Those Seexxxxy Children

It’s understandable if a TV show starts getting more insular by the time it hits its third season. So, it’s not intended as a criticism to say that the new DVD or Blu-ray set of The Venture Bros.‘ third season is not a very good introduction to the show’s wonderfully demented world. You should probably […]

EA and Starz Go to Hell for Animated "Dante's Inferno"

Electronic Arts and Starz Media’s Film Roman announced production of an animated movie based on Dante’s Inferno, expanding on the previously announced video games for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. To retell the epic poem’s journey through the nine circles of Hell, the producers will commission “unique visions from multiple studios with experience creating […]

Toon Zone News Interviews the Brave and Bold James Tucker!

In our last interview with James Tucker, Batman: The Brave and the Bold was four months away from its debut on Cartoon Network! Now, just past the halfway point of the initial order of 26 episodes and a triumphant appearance at the 2009 New York Comic Con, we were able to sit down with Tucker […]

Seth Rogen on 'Monsters vs. Aliens'

Australia’s Herald Sun has interviewed Seth Rogen on his role as the blobish character B.O.B. in the Dreamworks Animation feature film Monsters vs Aliens. Rogen jokes that in addition to providing the voice that the character was based on him physically as well: “It was all a motion capture performance. That’s just my naked body […]

Marvel Animation Age & Toon Zone Interview Greg Weisman on "Spectacular Spider-Man"

Greg Weisman is a veteran of the television animation business with nearly 2 decades of experience under his belt and a resume that includes work for the likes of Disney, DreamWorks, and Warner Brothers. He is best known as supervising producer and story editor for Gargoyles, a television show that still inspires incredible dedication in […]

New Video Clip from "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Season Finale "Hostage Crisis"

Toon Zone News is proud to present the following new video clip from “Hostage Crisis,” the season finale of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Click the image to play the clip (requires QuickTime): <!– You can also right-click here (control-click on a Mac) to download the movie (37.5 MB) if the video above does not […]

AWN Interviews "Venture Bros." Co-Creators on Season 3 Blu-ray and Season 4

AWN has interviewed Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer, the co-creators of Adult Swim’s Venture Bros., about the upcoming release of season 3 on Blu-ray and the next season of the show, which debuts in November 2009. Publick and Hammer discuss how the show has evolved since its origins as a Johnny Quest parody, the decision […]

"G.I. Joe" Season 1 Part 1 Deploys on DVD on July 21, 2009

TVShowsOnDVD is reporting that G.I. Joe Season 1 Part 1 will be coming to DVD on July 21, 2009. The 4-disc set will run approximately 700 minutes, chronicling the on-going battles between the elite counter-terrorist team of the title and the would-be world dominators of Cobra. No artwork or special features are available at this […]

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