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SDCC 2017: First Look At “Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling”

by Peter Paltridgeon July 20, 2017
Rocko’s Modern Life is about to get more modern. Nickelodeon let loose over two minutes of clips from the highly-anticipated new TV special, Static Cling, during San Diego Comic-Con. As Rocko says, “I don’t think we’re in the 90’s anymore.” The final Rocko cartoon of the original run ended with Rocko, Heffer and Filburt getting […]

SDCC 2017: New Voltron Trailer; Dates For Third And Fourth Seasons

by Peter Paltridgeon July 20, 2017
The highlight of today’s Voltron panel at San Diego Comic-Con was the release of the official trailer for the third season. We learned that the show will gain new episodes August 4 and also that another season would follow this October. The trailer also reveals some details about the upcoming seasons, so SPOILERS ahoy if […]

CBS Producing Animated Halloween Special Starring Michael Jackson

by Peter Paltridgeon July 12, 2017
Long long ago, there was a serious effort by the broadcast networks to produce animated specials for Halloween. The practice faded away by the late 90’s, but thanks to the efforts of CBS, it’s coming back. And, apparently, so is Michael Jackson. That’s correct — CBS will be airing a one-hour Halloween special this fall […]

A Hurricane Of DuckTales Characters Revealed

by Peter Paltridgeon June 8, 2017
A duck-blur of new information was released today regarding Disney XD’s upcoming DuckTales TV series. We’ve seen Scrooge, Donald and his nephews, and even Gizmoduck, but no one else. Today the production crew revealed to Entertainment Weekly what the entire supporting cast looks like. There are a lot of familiar faces here, but a couple […]

Animation Abroad – Dazzling Star’s Beijing Opera Cats

by Joshua Baileyon May 17, 2017
The Chinese animation industry has been growing rapidly in the past decade, with a number of quality animated movies and television programs being released each year. One show that I’ve had my eye on for a while now is Beijing Opera Cats, which premiered in 2015 and was created by Dazzling Star Animation. I first […]

The Emoji Movie Cannot Be Stopped

by Peter Paltridgeon May 16, 2017
Today the big trailer for Sony’s Emoji Movie was unveiled during a special nautical event at the Cannes Film Festival. A big pier in front of the historic Carlton Hotel was decked out with emoji-related decorations and people dancing around in round yellow costumes. T.J. Miller, who voices one of the main characters, parachuted onto […]

Animation Abroad – Motion Pictures’ Pumpkin Reports

by Joshua Baileyon April 14, 2017
With the recent announcement of Invader ZIM‘s return as a television movie, I couldn’t help but ponder how neglected the alien invader sub-genre has been in animated programs. It’s such a fun premise: an alien invader comes to earth, infiltrates society and tries to take over the world while defending themselves from humans who saw […]

FlipaClip App for iOS and Android Lets Artists Animate for Free

by Eileen Cruzon April 3, 2017
FlipaClip is a free animation app available for Android and iOS devices. It allows users to quickly and easily create and share animation. It is intended to bring the animation flipbook feel into the digital realm. We recently spoke with CEO, Jonathan Meson, about the origin of FlipaClip and everything that’s going on with the app and its […]

Take On This Contest From A Music Video Legend with FlipaClip

by Peter Paltridgeon March 24, 2017
Two of the most famous bits of animation created for music were a-Ha’s “Take On Me” video and Paula Abdul’s “Opposites Attract,” and they were both made by the same man: Michael Patterson. He’s done others, but those are the biggest on his resume. He’s currently a professor of animation at USC. Now Patterson is teaming […]
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Every Captain Planet Episode Coming To Digital Download

by Peter Paltridgeon March 21, 2017
Cartoon Network and Turner Broadcasting announced today they’re about to release all 113 episodes of the 1990 environmentally friendly animated series, Captain Planet and the Planeteers. iTunes, Vudu, Playstation, XBox, Amazon Video and Google Play will all get their own versions, and each season will be sold individually at $9.99 to $14.99 depending on the […]