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Summer Camp Island

Cartoon Network Greenlights “Summer Camp Island”

by Ed Liuon January 30, 2017
Pack Your Bags for Summer Camp! Cartoon Network Greenlights 2017 Sundance Film Festival Selection Summer Camp Island Based on Original Short Created by Julia Pott Cartoon Network greenlights Summer Camp Island, a wildly imaginative animated series based on the original short created by Julia Pott (Adventure Time). Having completed a momentous run at this year’s […]

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Craft Offers Free Facebook Art Galleries

by Peter Paltridgeon January 30, 2017
A couple months ago we reported on a new web service called Craft which maintains a database of over 22 animated projects (and growing) where all development artifacts are displayed in their entirety, from the scripts (with notes) to character design, backgrounds, color keys, concept art, storyboards, and animation tests. The material was gathered directly […]
Adventure Time: Islands

Review: “Adventure Time: Islands” Offers Closure for Finn and Fans

by Todd DuBoison January 30, 2017
Adventure Time: Islands is the second 8-part miniseries for Cartoon Network’s venerable franchise following the highly successful Stakes in the seventh season. Long-time fans will find Islands richly rewarding on many fronts. Just as Stakes offered both backstory and closure for fan-favorite character Marceline, Islands does the same for lead character Finn the Human. Season […]

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Dan Harmon Explains What’s Taking Rick And Morty So Long

by Peter Paltridgeon January 27, 2017
Adult Swim is one of those rare networks that will give its creators as much time as they need to create each season of their shows — which is both a blessing and a curse; a blessing on the creators’ end and a curse for everyone else. By now people are seriously starting to wonder […]
Ronja the Robber's Daughter

Review: “Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter” Mostly Robs Your Time

by Ed Liuon January 27, 2017
My review of Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter could begin and end with the statement that I couldn’t get through all 13 screener episodes of the show that Amazon Studios sent over to us, even after multiple attempts. The anime series from Studio Ghibli and Saltkråkan (the Astrid Lindgren company) looks extremely impressive in its pedigree […]

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New Steven Universe Episodes Premiere Weekly Starting February 10

by Peter Paltridgeon January 26, 2017
By now Steven Universe fans have gotten used to the Steven Bomb….they haven’t grown to accept it, but they’ve come to expect it. Steven goes without new adventures for months, all of a sudden there are like 20 of them, then there is nothing for a few more months. When a week of new Stevens […]
Kubo and the Two Strings

Kubo, Moana & Zootopia Nominated For Oscars

by Peter Paltridgeon January 24, 2017
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released its official nominations list for this year’s Oscars, and between the 874th and 875th mentions of La La Land you can find a short list for Best Animated Feature. DreamWorks Animation was completely shut out, and those jabbering yellow things never even got through the […]

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Samurai Jack’s New Season Premieres In March

by Peter Paltridgeon January 23, 2017
We’ve known for a while that Cartoon Network and Adult Swim are producing ten new Samurai Jack episodes, but throughout 2016, the network refused to commit to an airdate. Now, thanks to a new promo spot that aired last night, we know exactly when Jack is Back: March 11 at 11:30 PM. The spot was […]