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A Face Made for Voice-Over

Few men in the history of animation had as hard a time forging a career as actor Regis Frick. It was not that Frick wasn’t a good actor; in fact, his recitations of Shakespeare were ... Continue Reading →
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D23 Fanniversary: A Toon Lover’s Impressions

As I sat in my seat at the Newark Museum auditorium, I realized that I was spending an afternoon ogling lost Ferdinand Horvath sketches from the ’30s and also singing along with ... Continue Reading →
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MIPTV: Nelvana Invites ‘Zack’ & ‘Mike’

Corus Entertainment’s Canadian toon studio/distributor Nelvana Enterprises will be hyping two animated series in production at MIPTV this year–the new oddball comedy Zack ... Continue Reading →
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Method Appoints Christian Kubsch President

Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, has announced that industry veteran Christian Kubsch has joined the studio as president. Kubsch will oversee Method’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Free Birds’ No Turkey

Relativity and Reel FX studio have announced that their animated project formerly known as Turkeys has been officially retitled as Free Birds. The CG animated feature will be released ... Continue Reading →
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NAB Show: Maxon Reveals Vegas Plans

Maxon has unveiled the extent of its participation in the 2013 NAB Show, taking place in Las Vegas April 8-11. The company will be based at Booth #SL5316 (hours: Mon.-Wed. 9 a.m.-6 ... Continue Reading →
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Tricon, Mercury Unite for ‘Unicorn’

Tricon Films & Television and Mercury Filmworks have announced they will co-develop and produce a new animated series for kids 4-7 called Go Away Unicorn! (52 x 11), based on the ... Continue Reading →
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Special Clip: ‘Zambezia’ Takes Wing

The folks at Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have released an exclusive clip from their new DVD / Blu-ray release, Triggerfish Animation Studio’s animal epic Adventures in Zambezia. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Empire Strikes Out’ on DVD

It’s time to dust off the ol’ lightsaber as LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out [Fox, $14.98] tops our DVD watch list this week. The half-hour special, which aired on Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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176 Films to Vie at Annecy 2013

After slogging through 2,461 submitted films, artistic director Marcel Jean and his team have selected 176 films to compete for the coveted Cristal prize at the 2013 Annecy International ... Continue Reading →