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Brand New Series “LEGO Nexo Knights” Coming To Cartoon Network UK This February

by Grant Whiteon January 13, 2016
Following on from successful airings of LEGO TV series including Hero Factory, Ninjago and Mixels plus specials focusing on licensed characters including Star Wars and Justice League, Cartoon Network UK will continue their partnership with the toy company by premiering brand new series LEGO Nexo Knights on Monday 1st February at 6pm. New episodes will […]
Check Out This Short: “Jinxy Jenkins & Lucky Lou”

Check Out This Short: “Jinxy Jenkins & Lucky Lou”

by Peter Paltridgeon December 24, 2015
What happens when the luckiest woman in the world and the unluckiest MAN in the world meet by chance on the streets of San Francisco? Do they hit it off? Naturally. Does that mean their first few minutes together go smoothly? Far from it. Jinxy Jenkins seems to have misfortune and pratfalls follow him wherever […]

Check Out This Short: “Wire Cutters”

Check Out This Short: “Wire Cutters”

by Peter Paltridgeon December 23, 2015
Everyone reading this has probably seen WALL-E already. But there’s more than one story you can tell about a robot working on a desolate planet. This award-winning short, created by Jack Anderson, is about a boxy bot that spends its days looking for treasure until it has an encounter with another bot….but the similarities to […]
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Aardman Animations Showcase Cinema Advert To Promote UN Global Goals

by Grant Whiteon October 14, 2015
Aardman Animations have unveiled the world’s first global cinema advert, aimed at promoting the Global Goals initiative which seeks to implement a series of seventeen UN targets for social equality and climate change. The advert was produced by Sir John Hegarty in partnership with SAWA Global Cinema Advertising Association, Project Everyone and BBH. Founded by […]

First Trailer For Angry Birds Movie Is Out

First Trailer For Angry Birds Movie Is Out

by Peter Paltridgeon September 23, 2015
Rovio’s phone game Angry Birds unleashed a tornado of Angry Birds-related junk just a few short years ago, and the zealous quest for quick cash may have oversaturated the property into oblivion. It takes time to make an animated movie, though, typically about four years. Thus, four years after Angry Birds hit its peak, we’ll […]
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PR: Prepare For Monster Truck Adventures In “Blaze and the Monster Machines” On Nick Jr. UK

by Grant Whiteon February 16, 2015
Ready, Set, Go! Join Blaze and his monster machine friends as they race their way on to Nick Jr. UK this March.  Fasten your seatbelt and hold on tight for brand new animated series Blaze and the Monster Machines,racing onto Nick Jr. with an hour-long premiere on Friday 6th March at 4:00pm. The series follows […]

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Review: “Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion” – Whaddya got?

by Grant Whiteon October 3, 2014
I love Star Wars. You love Star Wars. Even that crazy old guy down the street who says his teeth are talking to him loves Star Wars. It’s a cultural icon and mythology that few other sci-fi or movie series can compete with. Although people might have their misgivings about the prequel trilogy that finished […]
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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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Review: “Strange Hill High (UK Edition)”: Puppet Ghoul School Fun

by Grant Whiteon July 21, 2014
Josh Weinstein is the co-creator and show runner of Strange Hill High, an interesting case of an American industry veteran steering a British production. Many will remember Weinstein working with Bill Oakley to run what is seen by many as the final leg of the ‘golden age’ of The Simpsons. Airing on CBBC (who seem to […]
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MGM Announces CGI/Live-Action Hybrid “Pink Panther” Movie

by Ed Liuon April 1, 2014
Deadline.com reports that MGM will be making a CGI/live-action hybrid movie resurrecting the Pink Panther franchise, drawing influence from both the live-action Blake Edwards films and the Friz Freleng and David DePatie cartoons. Walter Mirisch, executive producer of the live-action films and the TV cartoons, is named as the producer alongside Blake Edwards’ widow Julie […]