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The legacy of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood will continue on PBS, thanks to a new animated preschool show, slated for fall of 2012. The show, which is called Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood centers on the world of four-year old Daniel Tiger and is based on the next generation of the original characters from [...]
Production has begun on Abadas, a 52 x 11 minute TV series that Irish toon house Kavaleer Productions is co-producing with Welsh studio Dinamo Productions. The series is described as a a multi-layered interactive word and sound association series for preschool viewers which offers a mixture of animation and live-action. [...]
Butch Hartman’s hit animated series T.U.F.F. Puppy has been picked up for a third season with a 20-episode order by Nickelodeon. The clever series, which premiered in October of 2011, has been a ratings smash for the cabler, averages 2.6 million viewers, taking the Number 2 spot, right behind SpongeBob [...]
To the delight of Tron fans everywhere, Disney XD has made an early clip of its upcoming new animated series Tron Uprising available online. Featuring the voices of Elijah Wood, Mandy Moore, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Paul Reubens, Lance Henriksen and Bruce Boxleitner, the series will premiere on the cabler in the [...]
Peyo’s beloved little blue creatures come to CG life in Sony’s Smurfalicious 3-D hybrid extravaganza. It’s been 53 years since Belgian artist Pierre “Peyo” Culliford came up with the idea of a pastoral village inhabited by The Smurfs (or Les Schtroumpfs as they are called in French) who were only three [...]
Industrial Light & Magic helps intergalactic creatures invade the Wild West in Universal’s Cowboys & Aliens. The latest ripple in the tidal wave of comic-book-based films hitting theaters this year may be light on spandex, but it’s big on originality (and opportunities for mind blowing effects work). Based on the [...]
Teletoon Canada has set five finalists in each of its English and French contests for the Teletoon at Night Pilot Project. The project solicited aspiring and professional animators to submit their show ideas for a chance to win $10,000 and the opportunity to attend North America’s largest animation conference and [...]
A federal judge has ruled the heirs of comic book artist Jack Kirby cannot reclaim copyrights to such well-known Marvel characters as the Fantastic Four, Hulk and the X-Men. Kirby’s heirs had filed in 2009 notices of copyright termination with Marvel for dozens of characters the artist had created or [...]
Gang of Seven Animation has announced a new $100 million Animation Film Fund in partnership with the Chinese Government. One of the first films slated to be financed through the fund is a reboot of the 1990s popular animated television series Biker Mice from Mars, which ran from 1992-1996 and again [...]
It’s time to get Smurfy, as the little blue forest-dwellers take on the combo of Cowboys & Aliens at the box office. Sony/Columbia’s stereoscopic 3D hybrid take on the classic comic-strip characters and Saturday-morning cartoon stars arrives in theaters this week. The Smurfs is set to open in almost 3,400 [...]