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A Capital Venture

Show creators Doc Hammer and Jackson Publick discuss tackling season five of The Venture Bros. for Adult Swim, and what keeps fans coming back for more. Back in 2003, as Adult Swim ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Snags ‘Trolls’ IP

DreamWorks Animation has acquired the IP for the fad-tastic Troll doll franchise from the Dam Family and Dam Things of Denmark with plans to reintroduce the bouffant characters to a ... Continue Reading →
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News From NAB

+ Avatar producer Jon Landau has revealed during the NAB Technology Summit on Cinema that the upcoming sequels to James Cameron’s 2009 sci-fi blockbuster will utilize new technologies ... Continue Reading →
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MIP-TV News Bytes

+ Guru Studio has announced the sale of season 2 of its preschool toon Justin Time (26 x 11) to Discover Kids Latin America. The deal was finalized by Guru’s LatAm and Spain agent, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Fraggle Rock’ 30th Anniversary DVD Set

The Jim Henson Company and Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment will be offering Muppet fans a rockin’ good time on disc as Fraggle Rock: 30th Anniversary Collection hits shelves on May 14. ... Continue Reading →
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PlaySquare, Curious Partner for New Prods

PlaySquare, creator of the ‘Touchable Television’ kids’ device interface, has announced a new investment and production partnership with Curious Pictures. Under the agreement, ... Continue Reading →
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Spike & Mike’s 30th Fest Extended to 4/13

There must be a lot of sick and twisted toon fans out there: due to sold-out screenings, Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation 30th Anniversary Extravaganza will be running additional ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Painter Edward Levitt Has Died

Edward Levitt, a background painter for Walt Disney Animation Studios during animation’s Golden Age and a key influence on the Cartoon Modern movement of the 1950s, died April 2 in ... Continue Reading →
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Titmouse’s ‘Owl’ Takes Wing on iTunes

Titmouse, Inc.—the L.A. studio behind Adult Swim’s The Ventures Bros., Metalocalypse and Black Dynamite—has their first original animated theatrical short The Hidden Life of the ... Continue Reading →
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Wallace & Gromit New Faces of VisitEngland

Britain’s national tourist board VisitEngland has recruited Aardman Animations’ globally known plasticine pals Wallace & Gromit as Tourism Trailblazers to encourage Britons ... Continue Reading →