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Surprise Bag Announces Joint Venture with marblemedia

Toronto-based entertainment producer marblemedia has joined forces with L.A.-based exec producer, writer and director Frank Saperstein and his newly launched entertainment development ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Guild Offers Panel on TV Development

If you’d like to learn about the state of TV animation development, you’d be wise to attend an informative panel discussion planned by The Animation Guild (Local 839) this Tuesday, ... Continue Reading →
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Tartakovsky and Hartman Lift Spirits in Ottawa

We had plenty of sunshine and lots of inspiring panels on the first two days of the Ottawa International Animation Festival and the TV Animation Conference (TAC) held this week in the ... Continue Reading →
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Hip, Hip, Foray!

I write these words on September 18, 2012, which happens to be the birthday of the First Lady of Animation, June Foray. What better time to once more celebrate the life and career of ... Continue Reading →
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Political Parodies: ‘Simpsons’ Premiere, ‘Drive-In Religion’

If you’re at all like us, there’s two things you can’t wait for: The end of the election season and the start of the 24th season of The Simpsons! The good news is ... Continue Reading →
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Ex-SNLer Slate to Write New ‘Looney Tunes’ Feature

A new hybrid live-action/animated feature film written by an ex-SNL cast member is the next step for Warner Bros.’ famous Looney Tunes franchise. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ... Continue Reading →
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Rauch Bros, Wray Animate ‘Facundo’ StoryCorps Short

Animation vets Mike and Tim Rauch and Bill Wray have animated a new short for StoryCorps. The short, titled Facundo the Great, is one of many stories adapted to animation by the national ... Continue Reading →
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‘Looney Tunes Show’ Returns Oct. 3 on CN

The Looney Tunes Show returns Oct. 3 for a second season on Cartoon Network. The series, produced by Warner Bros. Animation and featuring Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and pals living as suburban ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Movie Debuts 1st Little-Girl Princess, ‘Sofia the First’

Disney will introduce its first little-girl princess with the debut of Sofia the First: Once Upon A Princess, an animated Disney Junior television movie airing Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. on ... Continue Reading →
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Little Airplane, Studio 100 Team for ‘Bumba’ Series

Belgian family entertainment group Studio 100 and Little Airplane Productions plan to develop and co-produce an animated preschool series based on Bumba, a hugely successful puppet-based ... Continue Reading →