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Women Of Animation Release Open Letter Denouncing Harassment

by Peter Paltridgeon October 20, 2017
The fallout from the Weinstein scandal has inspired women across the entertainment industry to go public with their stories of men abusing their positions of power to get away with sexual harassment. This week multiple women came forward with harassment stories involving animation veteran Chris Savino, who has now been fired from Nickelodeon. The problem […]
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NYCC 2017: Watch The Trailer For Animated Constantine

by Peter Paltridgeon October 9, 2017
Remember when we assumed The CW had no plans to put out a trailer for their Constantine cartoon yet? We were thankfully wrong. Care to check it out? This is just terrific. The artists behind these CW Seed shorts got to work to the full limits of their talent here — a lot more is […]

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NYCC 2017: More Hey Arnold! Is Possible After The Jungle Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon October 6, 2017
Today the release date for Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie was revealed by Nickelodeon, but will that be the final time we see Arnold? Are Craig Bartlett and his crew interested in doing more? Bartlett told the crowd today at New York Comic-Con that they’re all hoping they get to. Olivia Hack stated The Jungle […]
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Bob’s Burgers Coming To The Big Screen In 2020

by Peter Paltridgeon October 4, 2017
Hold onto your grills — is that a Bob’s Burgers feature film we spot on Fox’s movie calendar? Can we really expect it in just three years? It’s true, friend — Bob, Linda, Tina, Louise and Gene, and possibly Jimmy Jr, are coming to theaters. The show’s creative team is working on a Bob’s Burgers […]

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David S. Pumpkins Returns In An Animated Halloween Special

by Peter Paltridgeon September 28, 2017
Remember how SNL’s David S. Pumpkins took over the Internet last year? He basically just says his name and “Any questions?” afterward. Is that enough material for a half-hour animated special? We’ll find out together. NBC revealed today that they’ve commissioned an animated Halloween special to air next month starring Pumpkins. Bento Box Animation will […]
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The Magic School Bus Rides Again In New Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon September 5, 2017
Can Netflix’s new Magic School Bus cartoon stand up to the 1990s original? Are fans prepared for the changes? Previously announced as The Magic School Bus 360˚, the newly-titled The Magic School Bus Rides Again debuted its first trailer this morning. People who grew up with the original cartoon have been waiting for this moment […]

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Alf Clausen, Composer For The Simpsons, To Be Replaced

by Peter Paltridgeon August 30, 2017
Why was one of the longest-running employees still with The Simpsons let go this week? And who will replace him? Variety reports that Alf Clausen, who has composed the musical score for the long-running series since its second season, has been laid off. Alf told the trade paper that according to his conversation with producer […]

Animation Abroad – DreamEast Pictures’ Valt The Wonder Deer

by Joshua Baileyon August 14, 2017
I’ve written about several Chinese animated programs in these articles, but DreamEast Pictures’ Valt The Wonder Deer stood out to me because it was largely made in the United States. The studio, founded in 2014 by SkyOcean Group, was dedicated to creating content for a worldwide audience and to help facilitate an understanding of Chinese […]

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Voiceover Director Andrea Romano Officially Retires

by Peter Paltridgeon August 1, 2017
Andrea Romano, one of the most influential figures in the modern animation industry, has announced her retirement. Romano directed the voice recordings for over 40 animated shows, over 50 movies and over 20 video games. Her resume includes the grand majority of quality cartoons made in the last thirty years, beginning with DuckTales and leading […]
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RIP June Foray: Animation Legend Was 99

by Peter Paltridgeon July 27, 2017
June Foray, one of the most prolific figures in classic animation, has passed away after 99 years of life. She will go down in history as one of the most iconic voice artists the medium of animation has ever had. It’s going to be hard to top Foray’s record. Her career spans a record 71 […]