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R.I.P. Will Schaefer (1928-2007)

Will Schaefer, a prolific composer whose work has been heard in numerous TV shows, passed away on June 30, 2007 at the age of 78. His work can be heard in The Flintstones, The Jetsons, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, as well as live action, including The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, Gunsmoke, I Dream of […]

First Official Image of 2008's "Transformers Animated"

Cartoon Network and Hasbro have announced Transformers Animated, a new 2-D animated series centering on the battle between the heroic Autobots and the villainous Decepticons, to air on Cartoon Network in early 2008. A 90-minute special and a full 26-episode season has been ordered. Matt Youngberg (Teen Titans, The Batman) was named as the supervising […]

PR: Cartoon Network and Hasbro Join to Create "Transformers Animated"

Cartoon Network and Hasbro Join Forces to Create TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED Latest Action-Adventure Series to Premiere 2008 on Cartoon Network The TRANSFORMERS saga has captivated kids for more than 20 years. Coming on the heels of the highly anticipated live-action theatrical film being released July 3rd, by DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures, Cartoon Network and Hasbro, […]

To Infinity and Beyond! A Snapshot of Modern Animation

This weekend, the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA) in New York City is hosting their annual Art Festival. The following article was submitted to the show organizers to be included in the show’s program. Like comic books, animation is often viewed as a medium suitable only for children. As with comics, this perception […]

PR: Toonami Jetstream, NFL Rush to debut Eyeshield 21 online in the US

Japan’s revolutionary concept ‘sports anime’ has become a household favorite for both kids and adults alike. Sports anime allows viewers to get inside the heads of the players while they’re playing, something impossible to do with real time sports. This new phenomenon originated in Japan, and with Eyeshield 21, is now poised to expand internationally. […]

Sony Music Group and Nickelodeon Team Up for Multimedia Properties

The Sony Music Group and Nickelodeon have just announced a deal to co-produce and co-finance television and music projects over the next four years. The two companies have collaborated before on soundtracks for hit shows like SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer. The first project to come from the new partnership will be the original […]

PR: Sony Music Label Group and MTV Networks' Nickelodeon to Make TV & Music Together

SONY MUSIC LABEL GROUP AND MTV NETWORKS’ NICKELODEON TO MAKE TV AND MUSIC TOGETHER Companies Sign New Global Agreement to Co-Develop, Co-Produce and Co-Finance TV Series, Original Movies and Records Partnership Debuts this Fall with Release of Original Music Soundtrack from Nick’s Top ‘Tween Series, The Naked Brothers Band NEW YORK, June 14, 2007 – […]

A Note of Recognition for...the Top 5 Fathers and Top 5 Father Figures in Animation

We had so much fun with the Top 5 Animated Mothers article for Mother’s Day that we decided that we had to do a follow-up for dads. Presented for your enjoyment are Toon Zone News’ opinionated picks for the top 5 animated dads in honor of Father’s Day, plus a collection of the top 5 […]

YTV Announces August 2007 Highlights

YTV and Treehouse have announced their programming highlights for August 2007. Highlights include a Sneak Peek Week for new shows coming in September 2007 like Storm Hawks and Legion of Superheroes; the Summer Phreakend of spooky cartoons like Danny Phantom; No Pants Day with Jimmy Neutron and SpongeBob SquarePants; and movie blocks on Saturdays and […]

'Transporter' Screenwriter To Deliver Animated 'Gatchaman'

Imagi Studios Gatchaman the hiring of veteran screenwriter Robert Mark Kamen to write the screenplay for their upcoming CGI-animated Gatchaman movie, directed by TMNT‘s Kevin Munroe and currently scheduled for completion in late 2008. A veteran writer who has enjoyed a writing partnership with French producer and director Luc Besson, Kamen has authored 18 produced […]

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