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The Art And Science Of Laika

by Peter Paltridgeon August 7, 2017
What kinds of behind-the-scenes videos are the best kinds in our opinion? Our vote goes to stop-motion productions, like those of famed animation studio Laika. Want to watch the process in action? The best thing about watching Laika’s production process is that everything is actually there. Computers are involved to some extent (as they are […]

“The LAIKA Experience” in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter from July 14-23, 2017

by Ed Liuon July 6, 2017
“THE LAIKA EXPERIENCE” TAKES UP RESIDENCE IN SAN DIEGO’S GASLAMP QUARTER JULY 14-23, 2017 Oscar®-winning Animation Studio, Creators of Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls and Kubo and the Two Strings, Pulls Back the Curtain on its Artistry and Tech Magic for PRIDE and Comic Con Visitors At Bespoke Fifth Avenue Storefront Drawings for Customized LAIKA film-centric […]

Toonzone Podcast Episode 12

by Eileen Cruzon March 16, 2017
Welcome to Episode 12 of the Toonzone Podcast! This episode is hosted by Todd “GWOtaku” DuBois. The podcast panel includes Eileen “Harley” Cruz and the legendary Jeff Harris. In this episode of the Toonzone Podcast the group discusses the 2017 Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short Oscar winners and nominees, what video games they’re […]
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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 […]

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“Zootopia” Takes Home Best Animated Feature Oscar; “Piper” Wins Best Animated Short

by Ed Liuon February 27, 2017
The 89th annual Academy Award winners were announced in a ceremony last night, with Disney’s Zootopia taking home the Oscar for Best Animated Feature and Disney/Pixar’s “Piper” winning for Best Animated Short Film. Of the remaining categories with an animated film in contention, the Best Original Song award went to “City of Stars” from La […]
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Kubo, Moana & Zootopia Nominated For Oscars

by Peter Paltridgeon January 24, 2017
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released its official nominations list for this year’s Oscars, and between the 874th and 875th mentions of La La Land you can find a short list for Best Animated Feature. DreamWorks Animation was completely shut out, and those jabbering yellow things never even got through the […]

Holiday Gift Guides 2016

by Eileen Cruzon December 19, 2016
It’s holiday gift guides time! We’re in the last stretch of 2016, and we’ve been racking our brains for Digital, Blu-ray & DVD, Comics & Collectibles, and Video Games related gifts for friends and family for the holidays. Everyone loves that warm and fuzzy feeling you get as you see the smile on someone’s face […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2016 – Digital, Blu-ray and DVD

by Eileen Cruzon December 15, 2016
It’s holiday gift guide time! We’re in the last stretch of 2016, and we’ve been racking our brains for Digital, Blu-ray, and DVD related gifts for friends and family for the holidays. Everyone loves that warm and fuzzy feeling you get as you see the smile on someone’s face when you’ve given them a gift […]
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Props From Coraline, Kubo And More Returning To Universal Studios

by Peter Paltridgeon December 8, 2016
If you missed the LAIKA exhibit at Universal Studios this past summer, you’re getting a second chance. The world-class animation studio is bringing the attraction back for three weeks this holiday season. “From Coraline to Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience” is a nifty collection of models, sets, puppets and props that were all used in […]