Aardman Creates ‘Discomforts’ for Charity

Playing on its hit British television series Creature Comforts, Aardman Animations is hoping to challenge and change attitudes about disabled persons with ‘Creature Discomforts,’ ... Continue Reading →

Dawkins Upped at Nickelodoen

Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group has promoted Nicktoons Network general manager Keith Dawkins to senior VP of Nickelodeon Programming Partnerships. In his new role, Dawkins will ... Continue Reading →

Shrek Characters Hock HD DVD

As Shrek the Third gets set to make its home video debut on Nov. 13, characters from the animated smash hit will be seen extolling the virtues of HD DVD in print and television ads. ... Continue Reading →

FlickerLab Animates Pink Panther

Those who love the classic Pink Panther cartoon series are sure to get a kick out of a new advertising campaign for the Virginia Lottery. The 30-second animated spot titled ‘Camouflage’ ... Continue Reading →

Simpsons Game a Parody Fest

The Simpsons team revealed at Comic-Con a couple of the popular titles that will be parodied in the upcoming video game as the show’s Emmy-winning writers and voice cast team ... Continue Reading →

Method Creates VFX for 300 Director’s Beer Spot

Having brought Frank Miller’s graphic novel, 300, to the big screen, director Zack Snyder took some time to sell some spuds and brought vfx house Method along for the ride. For ... Continue Reading →

Danger Rangers on New Mission

Proving again that animation can save lives, Educational Adventures has teamed with fire safety products manufacturer Kidde to launch a new national, multi-year sponsorship campaign ... Continue Reading →

W!LDBRAIN Goes Long for Esurance

Those who enjoy the Esurance TV ads animated by W!LDBRAIN will be able to catch the debut of the campaign’s first long-form commercial during the FX Network’s premiere of ... Continue Reading →

S4 Brands Chiller Channel

Launching a new cable network can be a scary proposition, but that’s the whole point of NBC-Universal Cable Entertainment’s Chiller, new all-HD channel featuring 24-hour ... Continue Reading →

Blockbuster Scores With Bowl Ad

The latest Blockbuster commercial starring animated pet-store hamsters Carl and Ray led the pack of Super Bowl ads in a national study conducted by HCD Research. The group polled 600 ... Continue Reading →