Posts Tagged ‘animation’

PR: UK Theatrical Release for “A Letter to Momo”

by Grant Whiteon February 4, 2015
Glasgow, UK February 4, 2015 –  Anime Limited are happy to announce the theatrical release of Production I.G’s award-winning film A Letter to Momo in the UK. The film will be screening as part of The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme. Seven years in the making and created by Production I.G, the studio that brought […]

UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce March Highlights

by Grant Whiteon January 30, 2015
You know who else likes Cartoon Network UK’s March schedule? My mom! From 2nd March Mega Mondays brings all new episodes of Regular Show (4:30pm),  Adventure Time (5:00pm) and The Amazing World of Gumball (5:30pm). Sibling block Funsize Fridays has the weekend start covered with 15 minute episodes of the same trio along with Steven […]


PR: Learn The Fun-damentals Of Coding With Nickelodeon UK’s Code-It

by Grant Whiteon January 16, 2015
Nickelodeon characters including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and SpongeBob help kids learn to code  at London, Thursday, 15th January 2015 – Nickelodeon UK today unveils its newest online experience, Code-It. Designed to help kids explore the fundamentals of computer coding and complementing the new national curriculum, Code-It is aimed at kids aged six to […]
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Toonzone Interviews Billy Lopez For The UK Premiere Of “Welcome to the Wayne”

by Grant Whiteon December 24, 2014
Welcome to the Wayne, Nickelodeon’s first ever original online animated series, has launched in the United Kingdom on the official Nick App and Nick websites ( and The series focuses on Ansi, a meek young boy who has recently moved with his family into the titular apartment complex. The Wayne is full of eccentric […]

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Pokémon Animation Channel Comes to Amazon Fire TV

by Shawn Hopkinson December 19, 2014
You now have more place to get your Pokémon animation fix. The Pokémon Company International today announced its Pokémon animation channel is now on Amazon Fire TV. This is an additional way to stream Pokémon supplementing already existing content already on Netflix, Hulu, iTunes, and the Pokémon TV app. And it looks like the options […]
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PR: Nickelodeon UK Opens Its Doors To First Ever Digital Series: Welcome to the Wayne

by Grant Whiteon December 12, 2014
NICKELODEON OPENS ITS DOORS TO FIRST EVER DIGITAL SERIES:WELCOME TO THE WAYNE Expect quirky, crazy and hilarious adventures at the tip of your finger with Welcome to the Wayne available on the Nick App, and from Monday 22nd December 2014  London, Friday 12th November 2014 – Nickelodeon UK is to launch its first animated […]


PR: Aardman and NFTS Drive Animation Industry Internship Scheme, UK Powerhouses Join Forces To Develop Homegrown Industry Talent

by Grant Whiteon September 8, 2014
Aardman Animations / NFTS Character Animation course reel Sept – Nov 2013 from Katie Daniels on Vimeo. AARDMAN AND NFTS DRIVE ANIMATION INDUSTRY INTERNSHIP SCHEME UK POWERHOUSEs JOIN FORCES TO DEVELOP HOMEGROWN INDUSTRY TALENT Monday 8th september Following the success of last year’s inaugural Certificate in Character Animation, Aardman and The NFTS are running the […]
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Comic Con 2014: Selected Animated Schedule

by Alex Beanon July 14, 2014
Comic Con 2014: Selected Animated Schedule The 2014 version of the annual Comic Con in San Diego is just around the corner and since just about everybody who is anybody in the major animation television industry will be making their presence known, ToonZone has provided a selected schedule of most of the big television names […]


Terry Gilliam Recycles Animation For Monty Python Live Show

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2014
The first of 10 reunion shows for the legendary mostly-British comedy troupe Monty Python is in the books and the lone American member, Terry Gilliam, trotted out mostly recycled versions of his original animations and sketches for the original television show, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, which ran from 1969-74. Gilliam’s iconic foot made its expected […]
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Shoots For Photorealistic Facial Animation

by Shawn Hopkinson July 1, 2014
The very first image released of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, before we even knew it was called that, was of an extremely detailed face. If you’re going to have near photorealistic human figures like that one and the game’s uncanny Kevin Spacey in the role of its villain, some advanced animation is required to […]