Comic and Toon Vet George Carlin Dies

Best known for his controversial stand-up routine highlighting the ‘seven words you can’t say on TV,’ comedian and actor George Carlin showed a more G-rated side later ... Continue Reading →

Monster Maker Stan Winston Dies

We were stunned and saddened to learn of the untimely passing of visual effects legend Stan Winston. The four-time Oscar-winning make-up and animatronics wizard behind such blockbusters ... Continue Reading →

Superbad Writers Head to Springfield

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’the writing duo behind Superbad and the upcoming Pineapple Express‘have signed on to write an episode of The Simpsons. “We called The ... Continue Reading →

Sam Register joins WB Animation

Cartoon Network veteran Sam Register has joined Warner Bros. Animation as exec VP of creative affairs. The Hollywood Reporter says he will be in charge of running the day-to-day operations ... Continue Reading →

Indie Animator PES

This month, Paramount Home Entertainment released the third edition of Mike Judge and Don Hertzfeldt’s anthology series The Animation Show on DVD which features shorts such as ... Continue Reading →

Korman Was a Cartoon Vet

Actor Harvey Korman, best known for The Carol Burnette Show and such Mel Brooks films as Blazing Saddles and High Anxiety, passed away Thursday at the age of 81. In addition to his ... Continue Reading →

Kid Show Creator David Mitton Dies

We’re saddened to hear of the sudden passing of children’s television veteran David Mitton, who wrote and directed more than 180 episodes of Thomas the Tank Engine. At the ... Continue Reading →

Harry Potter Actor Murdered

The young British actor playing Ravenclaw student Marcus Belby in the upcoming Warner Bros. production Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was stabbed to death during a fight in ... Continue Reading →

Ross Takes Creative Stance at Jetix Europe

Jetix Europe has appointed Orion Ross has been appointed to the newly created position of VP of original content and creative. Reporting to senior VP of programming Marc Buhaj, Ross ... Continue Reading →

Ramachandra Heads Entertainment at Galleon

U.K.-based intellectual property owner, manager and developer Galleon Holdings plc has hired MILIA award winner Mahesh Ramachandra as global director of entertainment. Working with ... Continue Reading →