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Expanding the Magical World of William Joyce

How Hurricane Katrina and a veteran children’s book advocate in New York City inspired an award-winning animated short and popular iPad app. Many months before critical favorites ... Continue Reading →
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Eye on the Oscars: Animated Shorts

Last month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences narrowed down the animated short list from the original qualifying 45 to 10 titles that advanced in the Oscar voting process. ... Continue Reading →
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The Animated Life Aquatic

Octonauts, the hit animated U.K. preschool show, finds a new home across the pond on Disney Junior this month. Sometimes you can tell a lot by the imaginative names of the recurring ... Continue Reading →
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Clockwork Magic

The Foundation’s preschool toon Tickety Toc delivers a bright, colorful world on Nick Jr. If you’ve ever observed a child’s instant delight at seeing a cuckoo clock for the first ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Announces Launch Date, Line-Up

Disney Junior, a 24-hour basic cable/satellite channel created for kids age 2-7 and their parents and caregivers, will launch Friday, March 23 at midnight in the U.S., it was announced ... Continue Reading →
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Moonscoop’s ‘Chloe’s Closet’ Gets a Second Season Order

Global entertainment house Moonscoop has greenlit a second season of its preschool show Chloe’s Closet. Moonscoop will co-produce a further 52×11’ episodes of the series with ... Continue Reading →
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Fox to Release Bakshi’s ‘Wizards’ Blu-Ray in March

Fox Home Ent. will release Ralph Bakshi’s influential animated feature Wizards in a special 35th Edition Blu-ray and book tie-in package on March 13. This “epic fantasy of peace ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ultimate Spider-Man’ Kicks Off Disney XD’s Marvel Block

Disney XD will launch Marvel Universe, a dedicated Marvel programming block, with the new series Ultimate Spider-Man as its centerpiece, on Sunday, April 1. Gary Marsh, president and ... Continue Reading →
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Tintin Leads the Pack with Six VES Noms

Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin picked up six Visual Effects Society Award nominations on Monday. The Paramount release was nominated for outstanding vfx in animated ... Continue Reading →
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Fox TV to Launch Latenight Animation Block

Fox TV is expanding its animation domination plans to late Saturday nights by launching a 90-minute block in Jan. 2013. “It’s something that we’ve been working on ... Continue Reading →