Posts Tagged ‘animation’
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Don Bluth Launches “Dragon’s Lair: The Movie” Kickstarter

by Peter Paltridgeon October 26, 2015
Animator Don Bluth and producer Gary Goldman have worked together on a lot of projects, “some of them iconic,” they say. But the one project they’ve never been able to make is a full-length movie version of their laserdisc-based Dragon’s Lair video game. As of today, they’ve launched a Kickstarter to put together something to […]
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Watch The Trailer For The Venture Bros. Season Six

by Peter Paltridgeon October 20, 2015
Someday, we will need to get answers from Adult Swim as to why some of their shows take so excruciatingly long to make. The last new episode of The Venture Bros. appeared on July 21, 2013. There was an hour-long special to fill in the gap (“All This And Gargantua-2”) that aired in January of […]


Cartoon Network UK Announces “Anything” App

by Grant Whiteon October 6, 2015
Following on from successful distribution in the US, Cartoon Network UK have announced that the channel’s Anything app will be released in EMEA countries from the end of October. Supported by both iOS and Android, Cartoon Network Anything is focussed on providing a mix of games, activities and clips lasting ten to fifteen seconds on […]
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Animated Ghostbusters Picture In Production At Sony

by Peter Paltridgeon October 2, 2015
Yes, Sony plans to still make live-action Ghostbusters movies. But, apparently, they want to make an animated version as well. Variety reports that an animated Ghostbusters movie has entered production, with the director of the original picture, Ivan Reitman, at the helm. Why? I dunno. Barring another North Korean hack, we’re not getting any answers. […]

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Brad Bird Wants To Make A Hand-Drawn 2D Animated Horror Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon September 21, 2015
Few present-day names are more revered in animation than Brad Bird, who was responsible for The Iron Giant and The Incredibles. Lately, however, he’s been shifting his attention to the genre of live-action, where he hasn’t been so lucky, his latest effort being the box office flop Tomorrowland. Perhaps this is why he’s returning to […]
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Review: “We Bare Bears” Cartoon Network UK Premiere: A Honey Of A Show

by Grant Whiteon September 4, 2015
When I reviewed the superb Over The Garden Wall earlier this year, I spoke of the renaissance that has been occurring with Cartoon Network originals in recent years. While original programming has always been one of the network’s strong points, the current crop have hit a new stride with some great creator driven content that […]


David Baddiel Encourages Children To Enter Cartoon Network UK’s Imagination Studio Awards

by Grant Whiteon September 2, 2015
Cartoon Network UK have announced the launch of their Imagination Studios Awards, an initiative to encourage children to engage with the creative process of animation. Linked to their newly unveiled online Imagination Studios, which will enable fans to learn more about the behind the scenes making of their favourite Cartoon Network shows, the awards are […]
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Animated Music Video Inspired By Game Of Thrones

by Peter Paltridgeon July 30, 2015
Indie band Scarlett Parade has premiered a lovingly-animated music video to accompany their new song, “White River.” The animation was created by former Gobelins and Disney students Anthony Lejeune, Lea Justum & Manddy Wyckens. According to band member Adam Jones, “The video tells the story behind the lyrics of the song, a tale of a […]


Chris O’Dowd Narrates New Nick Jr. UK Show “Puffin Rock”

by Grant Whiteon April 24, 2015
Irish actor and comedian Chris O’Dowd (The IT Crowd, Moone Boy) will be taking the role of narrator in Nick Jr’s new animated series Puffin Rock. Produced by an alliance of Oscar nominated Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon, Penguin Random House Children’s publishing and Dog Ears media, the series focuses on the puffling Oona and […]

‘ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks’ Coming To Nick Jr. UK This April

by Grant Whiteon March 16, 2015
BAGDASARIAN PRODUCTION’S FAMOUS CHIPMUNKS MAKE A PITCH PERFECT DEBUT ON NICK JR. IN NEW SERIES ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMUNKS Go nuts for Alvin, Simon, Theodore and the Chipettes in the animated series ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks premiering this April. London, 16th March 2015 – The world-renowned Chipmunks are bringing havoc and humour to Nick Jr. […]