Marvel Rising

‘Marvel Rising’ Is the Dawn of a New Era

***This story originally appeared in the Aug. ‘18 issue of Animation Magazine (#282)*** It’s about time Marvel fans got to see some amazing, diverse, female superheroes join forces ... Continue Reading →
Our Cartoon President

Animated People: The Dynamic Trio of ‘Our Cartoon President’

Showtime’s adult satirical show Our Cartoon President has had the tough challenge of presenting an animated version of the goings-on of the White House at a time when the real world ... Continue Reading →
Massive Monster Mayhem

Animated People: Art Spigel Creates ‘Massive Monster Mayhem’

Since its debut last fall on Nicktoons, DHX Media’s sci-fi competition series Massive Monster Mayhem has engaged young contestants in futuristic missions that involve live game play, ... Continue Reading →
Fancy Nancy

Meet Disney Junior’s High-Spirited Heroine ‘Fancy Nancy’

Animation veteran Jamie Mitchell is no stranger to fun young heroines who know how to make the best of every situation. After all, he exec produced Disney’s popular Sofia the First ... Continue Reading →
Animated United Nations Women screen film for HeForShe by Jenna Caravello.

CalArts Students Create Animated Spots for UN’s Gender Equality Project

Over the past few months, CalArts (California Institute of the Arts in Santa Clarita) teachers Pia Borg and Soyeon Kim and the students in their Animated United Nations Women class ... Continue Reading →

News Bytes: ‘Miraculous’ at Comic-Con, Imagen Awards, iPi Soft V.4, and More

‘Miraculous’ Panel and Signing Happening at Comic-Con Jeremy Zag, the producer of ZAG HEROEZ, Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir, (Netflix) and founder of ZAG Animation, ... Continue Reading →
The Simpsons

Animation Actors May Go on Strike for Fair Streaming Pay

Actors union SAG-AFTRA is considering a strike involving actors who work in animation over refusal of employers to provide scale wages or residuals for streaming services such as Netflix ... Continue Reading →
PIG: Dam Keeper Poems

Tonko House Offers Free Episode of ‘PIG: Dam Keeper Poems’

Tonko House has made an episode of its Annecy Award-winning and Annie-nominated series PIG: Dam Keeper Poems available for online viewing for a limited time only. You can watch the ... Continue Reading →
Ingress: The Animation

Netflix and Crafter Developing Animated ‘Ingress’ Show

Can the world handle an animated show based on mobile phone augmented reality game Ingress? The folks at developing company Crafter, Netflix and Fuji MTV are working on a new animated ... Continue Reading →
Camp Nick Box Camping Rocko Vinyl Figure

Nick Announces Exclusive Comic-Con Toys

The folks at Nickelodeon have announced some of the cool tie-in toys and merch that will be available exclusively at the San Diego Comic-Con (at the Nick booth, #4113). This year, Nick ... Continue Reading →