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FlipaClip App for iOS and Android Lets Artists Animate for Free

by Eileen Cruzon April 3, 2017
FlipaClip is a free animation app available for Android and iOS devices. It allows users to quickly and easily create and share animation. It is intended to bring the animation flipbook feel into the digital realm. We recently spoke with CEO, Jonathan Meson, about the origin of FlipaClip and everything that’s going on with the app and its […]

Toonzone Interviews Butch Hartman on “Bunsen is a Beast”

by Christopher Glennonon February 24, 2017
Michigan native Butch Hartman has been with Nickelodeon for 18 years, spearheading four successful series including: The Fairly OddParents, Danny Phantom, T.U.F.F. Puppy, and the new series Bunsen is a Beast. Hartman began his animation career as an assistant animator on An American Tail. He created his own shorts for What a Cartoon!, and also […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2016 – Takeshi Honda Interview

by Grant Whiteon February 13, 2017
Takeshi Honda has many prolific credits in the Japanese animation industry, including Evangelion (both the original series and new movies), Ponyo, Millennium Actress, Kill la Kill and Space Dandy. Toonzone News had the chance to pose some questions to him during his UK visit on behalf of Studio Khara and Anime Limited. TOONZONE NEWS:  I’d […]
Justice League Dark

The “Justice League Dark” LA Premiere Red Carpet: Phil Bourassa, Ray Chase, Matt Ryan, and Nicholas Turturro

by Christopher Glennonon February 7, 2017
At the Justice League Dark premiere at Los Angeles’ Paley Center for Media, Toonzone News was able to catch up with character designer Phil Bourassa, and actors Ray Chase (Jason Blood/Etrigan) Matt Ryan (John Constantine), and Nicholas Turturro (Deadman). PHIL BOURASSA TOONZONE NEWS: You’ve worked on these movies and Young Justice for a while, who […]

Toonzone Interviews Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery on “Voltron Legendary Defender” Season 2

by Ed Liuon January 20, 2017
Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery have put their stamp on modern action animation, with both racking up numerous credits on TV shows like Justice League, Justice League Unlimited, Avatar the Last Airbender, and The Legend of Korra, as well as earning numerous credits on the DC direct-to-video animated features (and hey, if you don’t […]
Mike Rowe Paranormal Action Squad

Exploring “The Paranormal Action Squad” with Writer/Producer Mike Rowe

by Ed Liuon November 28, 2016
There’s Mike Rowe the Dirty Jobs host and there’s Mike Rowe the animation writer/producer who cartoon fans may recognize from his tenures on Family Guy and Futurama (the latter of which earned him an Emmy Award). The latter Mike Rowe began his show business career on the New York City stand-up scene before landing gigs […]

Justice League Dark

NYCC 2016: The “Justice League Dark” Roundtables: Jason O’Mara, James Tucker, Jay Oliva, Phil Bourassa, and Matt Ryan

by Ed Liuon October 17, 2016
At New York Comic Con 2016, Toonzone News was able to participate in press roundtable sessions with the cast and crew of the upcoming Justice League Dark animated feature film. Participants included actors Jason O’Mara (Batman) and Mark Ryan (John Constantine); director Jay Oliva; producer James Tucker; and character designer Phil Bourassa. Questions asked by […]

NYCC 2016: “Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders” Roundtables with Special Guest Hero Adam West

by Ed Liuon October 10, 2016
At New York Comic Con 2016, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brought out cast and crew of the upcoming animated feature Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders for press roundtable sessions before the screening and panel discussion: director Rick Morales, writer/producers James Tucker and Michael Jelenic, and actor Adam West (Batman). The session was held before […]

Otakon 2016: LeSean Thomas On “Cannon Busters” and Creative Collaboration

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison September 16, 2016
A South Bronx native, LeSean Thomas is a young creator that’s achieved a varied and active career. The earliest days of his career in animation include character design and layout on Showtime’s web series WhirlGirl, and the creation of UBO Network’s web series BattleSeed as its director, producer and writer. During the early 00s he […]