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Going Inside “Inside Out” with Pixar Producer Jonas Rivera

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2015
When he was a student at San Francisco State University, Jonas Rivera saw a screening of “Luxo Jr.” and was so impressed that he cold-called Pixar to ask about a job. An unpaid internship to work on Toy Story led to his lengthy tenure at the company, as he’s moved up from that internship to […]
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How to Design a 11-Year-Old Kid’s Head for “Inside Out,” the Ralph Eggleston Way

by Ed Liuon November 2, 2015
Production designer Ralph Eggleston joined Pixar Animation Studios in 1992 during the development of Toy Story, and has earned credits on almost every Pixar film since. His work has been pivotal in the look and feel of numerous Pixar movies, including Toy Story, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, and WALL-E. His directorial debut for the animated […]

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“The Peanuts Movie” Roundtable Interview: Noah Schnapp, Hadley Miller, and Francesca Capaldi

by Christopher Glennonon October 30, 2015
Rounding out the almost entirely child cast of the upcoming The Peanuts Movie is Noah Schnapp as Charlie Brown, Hadley Miller as Lucy, and Francesca Capaldi as the Little Red-Haired Girl. Toonzone News, along with other members of the press, sat down with them for an interview during a press day earlier this summer at […]
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NYCC 2015: “Wabbit” Woundtable with J.P. Karliak, Bob Bergen, Gary Hartle, and Jeff Bergman

by Ed Liuon October 27, 2015
At New York Comic Con 2015, Toonzone News was able to sit in on a press roundtable session with Wabbit voice actors Jeff Bergman, Bob Bergen, and J.P. Karliak; and producer Gary Hartle. Interviews have been edited for better flow in print. Questions asked by Toonzone News are marked. Bob Bergen has been the iconic […]

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NYCC 2015: Whoooaa! “Regular Show” Roundtable with J.G. Quintel and Sean Szeles; and Paula Spence, William Salyers, and Sam Marin

by Ed Liuon October 26, 2015
At New York Comic Con 2015, Toonzone News was able to sit in on a press roundtable session with several cast and crew members of Regular Show to discuss the latest and greatest in Cartoon Network’s hit series and the just-released Regular Show: The Movie (which was still a few days off from being released […]
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“The Peanuts Movie” Roundtable Interview: Harriet Glickman and Marleik “Mar Mar” Walker

by Christopher Glennonon October 23, 2015
Harriet Glickman is the retired teacher who wrote a letter that inspired Charles Schulz to introduce Franklin, an African American child, in the Peanuts comic strip. Marleik “Mar Mar” Walker provides the voice of Franklin in the upcoming The Peanuts Movie. Toonzone News, along with other members of the press, sat down with them for […]

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NYCC 2015: “Batman: Bad Blood” Roundtable with Phil Bourassa, Jay Oliva, James Tucker, and Jason O’Mara

by Ed Liuon October 22, 2015
At New York Comic Con 2015, Toonzone News was able to participate in press roundtable interviews with cast and crew members for Batman: Bad Blood, the upcoming animated feature from DC Animation. Unfortunately, we had to duck out before we could chat with Gaius Charles, voice actor for Luke Fox/Batwing. Let’s hope he can come […]
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Galloping Through “Equestria Girls Friendship Games” with Ishi Rudell and Josh Haber

by Ed Liuon October 16, 2015
Since its debut on the Hub Network in 2010, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic has become a genuine pop culture phenomenon, spawning a rabid, cross-demographic fanbase and the Equestria Girls spinoff franchise of movies. The third Equestria Girls installment, Friendship Games, has just been released, further advancing the story of the former Pony Sunset […]

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Toonzone News Interviews Wit Studio’s Kotomi Deai & Hiroshi Shimizu About “The Rolling Girls”

by Grant Whiteon September 29, 2015
This past weekend Wit Studio’s Kotomi Deai and Hiroshi Shimizu attended MCM Glasgow Comic Con to promote their work on the studio’s latest hit The Rolling Girls, licensed by Anime Limited for UK Blu-ray and DVD release in 2016. Collectively the pair have ample experience in the Japanese animation industry and Toonzone News got the […]
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Kevin Kliesch – Composing Music Fit for a Princess on “Sofia the First”

by Christopher Glennonon September 28, 2015
Kevin Kliesch has worked as a composer and orchestrator on over 100 feature films including Enchanted, Tangled, and Frozen. His first Annie Award nomination came in 2012 for his work on ThunderCats. That same year, he went on to receive two more nominations from BSO Spirit for their Jerry Goldsmith Awards in Best Television Score […]