Jon Schnepp

Jon Schnepp, ‘Metalocalypse’ Writer-Director, Dies Age 51

Jon Schnepp, a writer, director and performer who has contributed to animated and comedic stand-outs such as Adult Swim’s Metalocalypse, has died from complications following a stroke ... Continue Reading →
James Gunn

James Gunn Axed as ‘Guardians’ Director Over Offensive Tweets

James Gunn has been fired from his directing gig on Disney/Marvel’s hit Guardians of the Galaxy film series following the exposure of social media posts from before his association ... Continue Reading →

Web-Based Creative Incubator Illuminati Launches

A new web-based content company, Illuminati Entertainment, has launched this week to offer a fresh approach to pop culture entertainment and education. Seeking to revolutionize the ... Continue Reading →
Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab

Genius Brands Network Hits XUMO Platform

Genius Brands International announced a pact to bring its Genius Brands Network — including Kid Genius Cartoon Channel and Baby Genius TV — to the premiere live and OTT ... Continue Reading →

eOne Adapting ‘Skin&Earth’ Comics by Pop Artist Lights

Entertainment One has secured the IP to futurist-fantasy comics series Skin&Earth, written and illustrated by alt-pop singer/songwriter Lights. The first six issues will be adapted ... Continue Reading →
INVADER ZIM: Enter the Florpus

SDCC: First Look at Nick’s All-New ‘Invader Zim’ TV Movie

During Nickelodeon’s Friday panel, Comic-Con attendees got an exclusive first look at the upcoming original TV movie Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus — and the footage has made ... Continue Reading →
Jon Gisby

Jon Gisby Appointed MD of DHX’s WildBrain Network

DHX Media has appointed Jon Gisby as Managing Director at WildBrain, the content & brand company’s rapidly growing digital kids’ network and studio in London. Gisby brings 20 ... Continue Reading →
The Snow Queen: Fire and Ice

‘Snow Queen 3’ Heads to Southern Africa

Wizart Animation announced that The Snow Queen: Fire and Ice — the third installment in its globally successful feature franchise — is heading south for a debut theatrical ... Continue Reading →
Princess Mononoke

‘Princess Mononoke’ Returns for Ghibli Fest, New Clip & Tix Giveaway!

Hayao Miyazaki’s acclaimed 1997 film Princess Mononoke is coming back to US cinemas as the next event in Studio Ghibli Fest 2018. The fantasy-adventure boasts an English dub cast ... Continue Reading →

The Medieval Madness and Magic of ‘Disenchantment’

***This story originally appeared in the August ‘18 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 282)*** If you still weren’t sure that we’re living in a magical golden age of TV animation, ... Continue Reading →