Veteran animator Don Bluth and his artistic partner Gary Goldman have donated more than 1 million pieces of their animation artwork to the Savannah College of Art and Design. The gift, valued at several million dollars, includes animation cels, drawings, and sketches from works such as The Secret of N.I.M.H., An American Tail, All Dogs […]
Inker Walden Wong is the focus of an article at Comicon.com’s PULSE News. Wong discusses his techniques and his approach to inking comics for DC such as Justice League Unlimited, Day of Vengeance, and The Human Race.
An assortment of comic book previews are available throughout the Internet. – A profile on Marvel Comics writer Daniel Way at Comicon.com’s PULSE NEws includes several preview pages for Wolverine #35, which was released last week. – Newsarama.com has a four-page preview of Udon Studio’s Exalted #1, on comic book stands now. The fantasy comic […]
An article in the Los Angeles Times covers the premiere of The Boondocks on Cartoon Network (free registration required). Both Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder and Cartoon Network vice president Mike Lazzo were interviewed for the article. It also notes a long line of prominent African-Americans, including the Rev. Al Sharpton and Bill Cosby, who are […]
The Batman has been a love/hate show for franchise fans since the very moment it was announced. A feeling that it could never top Batman: The Animated Series didn’t help, but some remained cautiously optimistic that it could prove a refreshing take on the Caped Crusader. Now I watch and enjoy the series, but it’s […]
The original Justice League was a little on the bland side. Sure, the occasional episode was magnificent, but too many generic alien baddies decreased enjoyment of the show. Batman: The Animated Series, most of Superman: The Animated Series and Batman Beyond raised the bar so high that Justice League seemed like a pale attempt to […]
Aardman Animations has several animated TV series in the works for both the U.S. and the U.K., ICv2 reports. Among them: * Chop Socky Chooks — a computer-animated series about kung-fu chickens (U.S.) * An American hybrid version of U.K. series Creature Comforts, editing together interviews with real people and animation (U.S.) * Forty episodes […]
Buena Vista International Television has promoted Orest Olijnyk to senior VP and MD, Canada, according to C21Media. Olijnyk will continue to report to Laurie Younger, president of BVITV, and will oversee sales, marketing, and operations for the company’s distribution business across Canada.
As part of a slew of deals announced at Mipcom by Southern Star, Nickelodeon Australia has acquired the animated series Faireez, World Screen reports.
4Kids Entertainment will kick off the Thanksgiving holiday season with a special appearance from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles will appear for the first time before more than 2.5 million spectators and 50 million television viewers at the 79th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, walking the Parade route and greeting their fans as […]