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Vote in the Toon Zone Animation Awards 2016! (Deadline 3/4/2017)

by Eileen Cruzon February 27, 2017
The Nominations for the Toon Zone Animation Awards 2016 have been chosen, and now it’s up to the members of Toon Zone to choose the winners! Voting is very easy, just GO HERE and fill the form while following the instructions. This is the form that needs to be filled in order to vote for […]

Animation Abroad – Giggle Garage’s Origanimals

by Joshua Baileyon February 23, 2017
There are a great many preschool cartoons in existence, which is why it is important for new ones to stand out.  Origanimals, by Giggle Garage Animations in Malaysia, certainly succeeded in standing out.  Its visual style charmed me back when I first came across it last year; I adored the way that the characters and […]

Animation Abroad – Rainbow Cat & Blue Rabbit

by Joshua Baileyon February 17, 2017
It has four seasons, a theatrical movie and a number of spin-off cartoons, yet chances are, you’ve never even heard of it. Its dramatic themes briefly got it banned in its home country of China, with scenes depicting numerous bloody wounds, on-screen deaths and even torture. 虹猫蓝兔, which translates to Rainbow Cat & Blue Rabbit, […]

Animation Abroad – Glue Studios’ Rimba Racer

by Joshua Baileyon February 7, 2017
It’s often easy for even the most avid fan of animation to overlook a great deal of what the world has to offer. We may live in the age of digital distribution, but most animated programs that are created never get the chance to be seen by audiences outside of their home countries. It is […]

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Archer Season Seven Arrives On DVD & Blu-Ray March 28

by Peter Paltridgeon February 1, 2017
Fox Home Entertainment has announced the release date for Season 7 of Archer on disc formats…it’s March 28! Strangely, their press release below only mentions the DVD and not the Blu-Ray (which hits markets on the same day). Perhaps the Blu doesn’t contain the mentioned “special feature” of a removable robot face. Scroll onward for […]
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Craft Offers Free Facebook Art Galleries

by Peter Paltridgeon January 30, 2017
A couple months ago we reported on a new web service called Craft which maintains a database of over 22 animated projects (and growing) where all development artifacts are displayed in their entirety, from the scripts (with notes) to character design, backgrounds, color keys, concept art, storyboards, and animation tests. The material was gathered directly […]

The Tangled Series Will Debut With A TV Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon January 16, 2017
In a few weeks the Disney Channel will begin running Tangled: The Series, a sequel serial to the 2010 feature film and a prequel to the short that followed it. In this series Rapunzel and Flynn aren’t married yet, perhaps because they’re dealing with some new problems… One of the most obvious will be made […]
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Xiaolin Showdown Season 2 Coming To DVD January 10

by Peter Paltridgeon January 5, 2017
WB Archive has finally announced they will be continuing the rollout of Xiaolin Showdown on DVD. Season Two will be available January 10 in the form of a MOD title sold on their website and major e-retailers such as Amazon. That only took eleven years! Season One of the beloved Kids WB series was first […]

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Submit Your Questions for the Live AMA with Animation Director Tod Polson on December 8

by Peter Paltridgeon December 1, 2016
On December 8, Craft is hosting a live AMA (Ask Me Anything) with Tod Polson, an award winning animation director, designer, and teacher. Some of his projects include the Emmy award winning El Tigre for Nickelodeon, the Oscar nominated feature The Secret of Kells, and the Golden Globe nominated The Book Of Life. In 2013, […]
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An Alphanumeric Look Back At Mainframe Studios

by Peter Paltridgeon November 30, 2016
This is one of the rare times we’re going to link you to a BuzzFeed page, but we have good reason today. The normally fluffy site has published a detailed history of Mainframe Studios — one of the world’s premiere computer animation factories. Starting with the Dire Straits’ Money For Nothing video in the mid-80’s […]