Zixx is a live action show fused with CG, and through a convoluted, top secret arrangement that involves several illegal off-shore bank accounts and Sean Connery (or something), I am one of the only Americans watching it. The CG’s by Mainframe, creators of ReBoot. The show is mostly good stuff. Zixx, Flanngo, and three humans […]
Legendary Disney animator Ollie Johnston will be the first animator to receive the prestigious National Medal of Arts in an Oval Office ceremony at the White House on Thursday, AWN reports. The medal, awarded each year by the President to those who have made extraordinary contributions to the creation, growth and support of the arts […]
Canadian toon house Amberwood Entertainment has picked up two new animated preschool properties from Australian producer Mini Studios: Rob the Robot and Debra the Zebra, according to C21Media.
Nickelodeon has announced their slate of holiday-themed programming, entitled “Ha-Ha Holidays.” PR Newswire has details.
Nick Jr. has announced “Nick Jr.’s Frosty Fridays,” a series of marathons which will air Fridays from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET/PT) on December 9, December 16, and December 23. PR Newswire has the full schedule.
Pixar Animation Studios on Tuesday announced financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended October 1, 2005. For the quarter, Pixar earned $27.4 million or $0.22 per diluted share on revenues of $45.8 million. These results compare to earnings of $22.4 million or $0.19 per diluted share on revenues of $44.5 million, achieved in the […]
Launched in October of this year, The Character Design Blogspot interviews and displays art from various character designers working in Animation, Movies, Games, Illustration, and Comics. Its latest interview is conducted with Game Designer Tim McBurnie.
The Los Angeles Times reports that several Los Angeles-area black community leaders are organizing a protest over Aaron McGruder’s Boondocks animated series, which debuted on November 6 on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim (free registration required). Their specific grievance is over the repeated and frequent use of “the N-word” and its many variations. Their efforts will […]
Updated (11/8): Added Finalized Cover Art BURBANK, California – Get ready for more “Gargoyles” with GARGOYLES SEASON 2 (Volume 1), available on DVD for the first time on December 6 from Buena Vista Home Entertainment. This DVD set features 26 exciting second season episodes of the popular show. Fans will enjoy the special DVD bonus […]
Magical girl anime is dead. No, really, I think it’s a mostly fair assessment. The genre certainly has seen better years, and lately otaku with creepy complexes are as much the target audience as children, at least if posters in the otaku-centric Megami magazine for shows like Lyrical Nonoha and figurines aimed at otaku for […]