ESPN Toon Wins Sports Emmy

Animation production studio Animax Ent. won a Sports Emmy Award for Off-Mikes, a weekly original animated series that appears on ESPN.com. Animax and ESPN.com jointly accepted the award ... Continue Reading →

Mozilla Honors Toons with Firefox Flicks

Mozilla Corp., the company behind the popular Firefox web browser, has announced the winners of its first user-generated short film contest, Firefox Flicks. From a field of 300 submissions, ... Continue Reading →

ILL Clan Spoofs Nintendo’s Wii

Nintendo yesterday announced that its next-generation console, developed under the codename ‘Revolution,’ will officially be called ‘Wii,’ and today there’s ... Continue Reading →

SCI FI Building Broadband Channel

At Wednesday’s Upfront presentation in New York, SCI FI Channel execs announced that the cable network will launch a content-rich broadband channel on May 8. Dubbed SCI FI Pulse, ... Continue Reading →

Disney Toons Phoned in to India

The Walt Disney Co. this week began offering 30-second animated series for cell phones in India, according to Daily Variety. Disney Mobile Theater, a venture with telco Airtel, will ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Net, VIZ Launch Toonami Jetstream

Cartoon Network and leading anime licensor VIZ Media announced plans to debut a new broadband service dubbed Toonami Jetstream. The joint venture will provide on-demand, full-length ... Continue Reading →

ER Rubs Magic Lantern for Digital Content

U.K.-based independent media group Entertainment Rights Plc. (ER) has appointed interactive media company Magic Lantern to develop new media content that leverages ER’s library ... Continue Reading →

Meet the Robinsons Trailer Online

Despite rumors of some major reworking going on, Disney has released a first look at its upcoming CG-animated feature film, Meet the Robinsons. The sci-fi comedy is based on the William ... Continue Reading →

Frederator Goes Old School with Toon Podcast

Frederator Studios today launched ReFrederator, a podcast of vintage cartoons that can be found on the web at www.refrederator.com. The new toon outlet is a sibling to the studio’s ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Launches Online Contest

Finally, a chance to strut your slapstick stuff for Comedy Central! The giggle-wielding network has teamed up with web video hot spot IFILM to kick off Comedy Central’s Test Pilots, ... Continue Reading →