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Disney Animator Receives Medal of Arts

by Zeddon November 9, 2005
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 […]

Amberwood Acquires Two New Series

by Zeddon November 9, 2005
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 Announces "Ha-Ha Holidays" Schedule

by Zeddon November 9, 2005
Nickelodeon has announced their slate of holiday-themed programming, entitled “Ha-Ha Holidays.” PR Newswire has details.

Nick Jr. Announces "Nick Jr.'s Frosty Fridays" Schedule

by Zeddon November 9, 2005
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 Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

by Zeddon November 9, 2005
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 […]

Character Designers Interviewed at 'The Character Design Blogspot'

by screw on headon November 8, 2005
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.

"Boondocks" Language Triggers Protest

by Ed Liuon November 8, 2005
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 […]

'Gargoyles' Season 2, Volume 1 DVD Press Release (Updated)

by Bird Boyon November 8, 2005
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 […]

"Ultramaniac" Vol. 3: Average But Appealing

by Karl Olsonon November 8, 2005
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 […]

CINETOON on Teletoon: December 26 - January 8

by Zeddon November 8, 2005
The following is Teletoon’s CINETOON schedule for December 26, 2005 – January 6, 2006: Monday, December 26 9:00am: Scooby-Doo & the Alien Invaders 1:00pm: Pippi Longstocking Movie 4:00pm: Space Jam Tuesday, December 27 9:00am: Scooby-Doo & the Ghoul School 1:00pm: Race For Your Life, Charlie Brown 4:00pm: Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie Wednesday, December 28 […]